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For newbies, it might seem like a good idea (and an exciting prospect) to buy a business that tells investors a good story, even if it lacks a history of revenue and profit altogether. But as Peter Lynch put it in One Up on Wall Street, ‘Long shots hardly ever pay off.’ So if you’re …

Howard Marks put it well when he said that, rather than worrying about stock price volatility, “the possibility of permanent loss is the risk I worry about … and every investor practice that I know is worried. So it seems like smart money knows that debt – which is usually involved in bankruptcies – is …

The Ericsson logo can be seen at its headquarters in Stockholm, Sweden on June 14, 2018. REUTERS / Olof Swahnberg / File Photo Register now for FREE and unlimited access to reuters.com Register now STOCKHOLM, Nov. 22 (Reuters) – Mobile telecommunications equipment maker Ericsson (ERICb.ST) announced Monday that it has agreed to buy cloud communications …

November 8, CorePoint Hosting (NYSE: CPLG) announced that he had agreed to be acquired. But there was an unusual twist here. This is what you need to know about the deal, why shareholders might get another small payment, and why it still won’t ‘make you whole’. Ultimately, however, the biggest issue for investors is what …

Some say volatility, rather than debt, is the best way to think about risk as an investor, but Warren Buffett said “volatility is far from risk.” It is only natural to consider a company’s balance sheet when looking at its level of risk, as debt is often involved when a business collapses. We note that …

What happened Actions of Telos (NASDAQ: TLS) fell this morning after the company released its third quarter 2021 results. The cybersecurity firm reported earnings that were not in line with analysts’ estimates, and management also lowered its guidance for the full year. Tech action was down 24% as of 11:40 a.m. EST Monday. So what …

Some have more money than common sense, they say, so even businesses with no income, no profit, and a record of failure can easily find investors. Unfortunately, high-risk investments are often unlikely to pay off, and many investors pay a price to learn their lesson. So if you’re like me, you might be more interested …

There are a few key trends to look for if we are to identify the next multi-bagger. In a perfect world, we would like a business to invest more capital in their business, and ideally the returns from that capital increase as well. This shows us that it is a composing machine, capable of continually …

The Statkraft osmosis plant in Tofte, Norway. Credit: Bjoertvedt / commons.wikimedia.org. Norwegian state-owned energy company Statkraft reported good results in the third quarter (Q3) of fiscal 2021 (FY21), thanks to higher electricity prices and better hydropower production. In the three months leading up to September, the company’s underlying profit before interest and taxes (EBIT) was …

Text size The Federal Reserve has said it will start declining this month. Kevin Dietsch / Getty Images The stock market reversed course and trended higher on Wednesday after the Federal Reserve said it would start cutting back on monthly bond purchases this month. The emergency support program was launched in response to the pandemic. …