Assessing The True Value Of Your Investment Advisor

&l;p&g;The caricature of the grey-suited investment advisor who picks mutual funds and calls once a quarter to check in is quickly becoming a &l;em&g;Mad Men&l;/em&g;-like relic. Today&a;rsquo;s financial services include everything from paying the monthly bills to overseeing private airplanes, and even remembering your birthday. &l;img class=&q;size-full wp-image-53&q; src=&q;http://blogs-images.forbes.com/whittiertrust/files/2018/05/shutterstock_193481636.jpg?width=960&q; alt=&q;&q; data-height=&q;666&q; data-width=&q;1000&q;&g; The caricature of […]

Don’t Let Fear Or Greed Drive Your Investing

The buyers appeared to have dried up by last Friday’s open as after ten positive closes in the Dow Industrials the market became nervous ahead of President Trump’s DC speech. The stock market had traded lower several times last week but each day it has rebounded by the close. That was again the case on […]

How Tesla Motors (TSLA) Goal Bodes Well for CobalTech Mining (BNCIF, CVE:CSK)

Giving credit where it’s due, it was ValueWalk’s VisualCapitalist that laid out the alarming reality in this infographic, adding one little detail to the mix that many investors may not have realized. That is, every Model S built by Tesla Motors Inc (NASDAQ:TSLA) requires 22.5 kilograms of the element known as cobalt… one of the […]

Nelson Peltz Is In a League of His Own When it Comes to Activist Investing

When it comes to activist investing, Nelson Peltz, and Trian Fund Management LLC have managed to set themselves apart from the pack. Peltz, who will keynote at The Deal’s 2018 Corporate Governance conference on June 7, gained credibility among the institutional investor class following his acquisition and turnaround of Snapple Beverage Group in the late 1990s. […]

Yum China Is Still Learning How to Crack the Local Market

Yum China Holdings (NYSE:YUMC) can boast of many superlatives in the Chinese eating-out market. It’s the largest restaurant chain in China. With over 8,000 locations, it has more than 2.5 times the units of its next-largest competitor, Starbucks Corporation. It claims the mantle of being the biggest restaurant delivery system in China. And it counts […]