International Flavors & Fragrances Inc (NYSE: IFF) engages in the manufacture and supply of flavors and fragrances used in the food, beverage, personal care, and household products industries. During the previous annual earnings, the company’s revenue grew by 9% at $3.6 Billion y-o-y for the full...
EOG Resources, (NYSE:EOG), the US-based independent oil and gas producer, is one of the few companies that have remained resilient through the commodity slump over the last few years. The company’s stock has grown over 25% in the last one year as the company continues to focus on delivering...
While today's economic environment has been challenging for fixed income investors, high yield bonds have provided some insulation from rising interest rates and the strong dollar that are affecting other fixed income asset classes this year.
GameStop Inc (NYSE:GME) has been facing challenges in the recent quarters and the sales have been declining for most of its segments. This can partly be attributed to higher revenues generated in 2017, led by the success of the Nintendo Switch console. However, looking forward, we forecast a mid-...
If ever there was a snapshot of our progress in tackling climate change, the Global Climate Action Summit was it. Thousands of leaders from all sectors of society convened in San Francisco to showcase their climate action and to push one another toward bolder solutions to tackle climate change.
Cronos Group has seen its stock price rise by over 70% over the last six months. While the rally has largely been driven by legalization in Canada and deal-making activity in the industry, Cronos’ bread-and-butter medical marijuana business is likely to remain a crucial driver for the company.
Trump’s goading of the Fed to keep rates low breaks a long-held practice of Presidents respecting Fed independence. Chairman Powell isn't poised to take the bait. But Trump's conduct is an opportunity for Powell to be more demonstrative in his public articulation of the Fed's stance and decisions.
Professional investors and their seemingly infinite resources seem to have a huge advantage over individual investors. However below are two simple techniques individuals can use to help level the playing field and potentially even outperform the pros.
Shipping is one of the world's most polluting industries, with the fuel it uses among the dirtiest there is. With new regulations set to force the industry to cut emissions, companies are looking for solutions. An Airbus subsidiary, AirSeas, is using giant kites to cut fuel use by up to 20%.
The Dow and S&P both made all-time highs yesterday as investors seemed to focus more on the strong economy and hopes for a bumper crop of earnings reports starting next month. Today is quadruple witching day, so increased volatility is possible.
In 1944, the Bretton Woods Agreement established a new global monetary system. Its hallmark was exchange-rate stability. Exchange-rate instability creates big problems. As we mark the 10th anniversary of the Lehman Brothers bankruptcy, we must ask, were exchange-rates stable in the fall of 2008?
Microsoft reported strong growth in revenues in fiscal 2017 and 2018 after a slowdown in revenue growth through FY 2016. The company sustained revenue growth in its Productivity & Business Processes (+20%) as well as Intelligent Cloud (+18%) segments in FY’18 ended June.
His victory is sweet after early this year, his opponents attacked him on a few issues and many exaggerated his demise, and he can now sympathize with Mark Twain’s famous phrase “reports of my death have been greatly exaggerated.”
The oil market has seen an upswing this year, with the global rig count rising by 9% year-over-year as of mid-September, and Brent crude prices up by close to 20% year-to-date, driven by the OPEC-led production cuts and some geopolitical uncertainties.
Canadian cannabis company Tilray's stock has jumped from an IPO price of $17 per share in July to a peak of more than $300 per share this week. With publicly-traded cannabis stocks still in uncharted territory, those looking to add them to a portfolio need to understand the market movers.
The latest episode of the Forbes Asia Investment Briefing comes from Jim Walker, who is the founder and chief economist of Asianomics Group. He tells us what's caught his eye this week, and what he'll be watching for over the coming weeks and months.
This new competitive landscape and shifting consumer preferences have huge implications for banking. It means we need to start from scratch and get rid of old notions about what a bank ought to be by traditional standards…
Charles Schwab saw a marked improvement across its key metrics in August. Interest earning assets, which generate over 49% of Schwab’s revenues, continued their robust growth (around 21% year over year).