Note to Alphabet: Stop Being Such a Baby and Pay a Dividend

Note to Alphabet (GOOGL)… or Google… or whatever you choose to call yourself these days: It’s time grow up, wear your big-boy pants, and start paying a dividend.

You’re a $500 billion company, for crying out loud, and your biggest rivals […] Continue Reading…

Video: Boeing Bucks the Multinational Trend and Overcomes the Strong Dollar

I joined CNBC’s Adam Bakhtiar last night to chat about Boeing’s (BA) earnings:

In Boeing’s report, what wasn’t said was actually more significant than what was said. The recurring theme this earnings season has been companies meeting earnings estimates but missing […] Continue Reading…

Is BP a Bargain After the $20.8-Billion Settlement?

Early this week, the Obama Administration announced that it had finalized the terms of its settlement with BP (BP) stemming from the 2010 Deepwater Horizon oil spill. The final price tag will come in at $20.8 billion, which was […] Continue Reading…

5 Important 401k Rules You Should Never Forget

After the beating most investors took last quarter, I have a feeling that when 401k statements get mailed out in the coming days, most will be left unopened and dropped in the trash. It was just that kind of […] Continue Reading…

Stuff On StockTwits That Made Me Laugh This Week

Oh no…not the dreaded angry cat pattern!

Best of day on stocktwits … @investazy Grumpy #cat pattern on $USDRUB chart"— Howard Lindzon (@howardlindzon) Oct. 1 at 08:49 PM