AT&T & Time Warner: Prepare For The Worst

When news broke that AT&T (T) was purchasing Time Warner (TWX) in a cash and stock deal valued at $107.50 for Time Warner holders I felt very confident that the move would improve AT&T’s profitability and widen its moat. AT&T was (and remains) one of my largest positions, so the news was welcome as I […] Read more »

Are You Thinking Of Buying Berkshire Hathaway? Consider Baby Berkshire Instead

Source: Berkshire’s annual letter A few days ago, Berkshire Hathaway (NYSE:BRK.A) (BRK.B) released its annual report. Markel Corporation (MKL) has not published it yet, but it released its full year results. As the readers of Warren Buffet’s letters already know, in 2015, he decided to slightly change the comparison criteria he had been using to […] Read more »

The Kinder Morgan Dividend Story Is About To Resume

By the Sure Dividend staff Kinder Morgan (KMI) has been a favorite dividend growth investment for many retail investors, until the company cut its payout by three quarters two years ago. After two years of low payouts, during which the company focused on reducing debt levels and finishing projects, things are about to change soon. […] Read more »

‘Black Panther’ Should Become Marvel’s Latest Billion-Dollar Movie This Weekend

Black Panther is already the biggest movie of 2018, and now the latest superhero blockbuster from Marvel and Walt Disney is on the precipice of cracking $1 billion in worldwide box-office revenue. Entering its fourth weekend in movie theaters, the movie still has its claws dug into the top spot at the box office as […] Read more »

Broadcom Shares Surge on Reports that Intel is Considering an Acquisition

Shares of semiconductor company Broadcom surged following a report on Friday that Intel is considering an acquisition. Broadcom’s stock rose 4% in after-hours trading on Friday to $264.21 after the Wall Street Journal reported of Intel’s interest in acquiring Broadcom, which engaged in a hostile takeover attempt of mobile chip maker Qualcomm. The Wall Street […] Read more »

Andreessen, others, invest in U.S. digital currency fund

NEW YORK (Reuters) – U.S.-based Multicoin Capital, an asset management firm with a long-term positive view on digital currencies, has raised capital from a slew of big individual and institutional investors led by influential venture capitalist Marc Andreessen, its co-founder and managing partner told Reuters. Kyle Samani, who co-founded Multicoin Capital last October, said capital […] Read more »

Apple's Swift Programming Language Is Now Top Tier

Apple’s programming language Swift is less than four years old, but a new report finds that it’s already as popular as its predecessor, Apple’s more established Objective-C language. Swift is now tied with Objective-C at number 10 in the rankings conducted by analyst firm RedMonk. It’s hardly a surprise that programmers are interested in Apple’s […] Read more »

5 Horrific (Yet,True) Cover Letter Mistakes, As Told By Recruiters

A hot topic of discussion these days in my industry is whether or not job seekers should bother writing cover letters. Some recruiters say they no longer read them. However, in my recent experience working with job seekers, I’ve seen plenty of well-written cover letters in the latest formats help candidates stand out and land job interviews. Unfortunately, most […] Read more »

Cryptocurrencies are risky for consumers, says BoE's Haldane

LONDON (Reuters) – Cryptocurrencies pose a risk to British consumers, though not to the financial system as a whole, the Bank of England’s chief economist, Andy Haldane, said on Tuesday. FILE PHOTO: A collection of Bitcoin (virtual currency) tokens are displayed in this picture illustration taken December 8, 2017. REUTERS/Benoit Tessier/Illustration/File Photo “There’s lots of […] Read more »

Pennsylvania Sues Uber Over Data Breach Disclosure

Uber faces more potential legal consequences for waiting to make public a major hack until a over a year after it happened. The Pennsylvania Attorney General filed a lawsuit against Uber Monday for violating the state’s data breach notification law, which says hacks should be disclosed within a “reasonable” time frame. Uber didn’t merely keep […] Read more »