News Flash: Valeant, the once high-flying drug company, is changing its name! Just how important is a name-change in the fortunes of a company and what does it signify for the stock? Read More
Linda McDonough is a veteran hedge fund analyst who loves to break down company financial statements and identify market inefficiencies to uncover big opportunities. She believes in a boots-on-the-ground approach that includes surveying customers, interviewing company executives, or doing whatever it takes to see what others don't.
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Heaps of private equity have been filling the coffers of private companies, allowing them to grow into unicorns. A record year for new investments in private equity should result in a whole new herd of unicorns and that's not good news for the 2018 class of IPOs. Read More
Big Lots' issuance of a weak first quarter and full year guidance sent the stock tumbling. As predicted, soft furniture sales were the culprit. Target still felt the wrath of sellers despite a good quarter- analysis on both these stocks and more in this week's update. Read More
If suggested trade tariffs are enacted, the U.S. may find out the hard way that an isolated economy is an expensive one. Already lumber prices are at record highs due to a Canadian tariff. What recent news on steel and aluminum tariffs mean for the U.S. consumer. Read More
Instacart's new infusion of cash values the company 24% higher than last year. How and why grocery delivery companies are the most popular ones on the block and how to prosper from this giant trend. Read More
The mainstream media would have you believe the bears were celebrating during last week's market meltdown. But that's not entirely true. How fast and furious moves in the market can hurt those grizzly short sellers. Read More