Looking after your finances has always been important - but in today's day and age, it can sometimes be a little tricky to stay in credit on your bank account, so here are some tips that could help:
There's no foolproof way to know the future for GlaxoSmithKlineor any other company. However, certain clues may help you see potential stumbles before they happen -- and before your stock craters as a result. Rest assured: Even if you're not monitoring these metrics, short-sellers are.
There's no way to sugarcoat this: It was not a pretty year for pharmaceutical companies. While the S&P saw substantial gains over the last year, with the exception of Bristol-Myers Squibb and Novartis , every other major pharmaceutical company listed on the U.S. exchange saw their shares decrease. And neither of the two that were in positive territory actually surpassed the S&P 500.
Everyone would love to find the perfect stock. But will you ever really find a stock that gives you everythingyou could possibly want? One thing's for sure: If you don't look, you'll never find truly great investments. So let's first take a look at what you'd want to see from a perfect stock, and then decide if GameStop fits the bill.
With exploding wells, shifting regulations, and uncertainty for investors, some players in the oil, gas, and consumable fuels field are teetering on the verge of collapse, while others are poised to profit. It's among the most-watched industries among those who have created a watchlist with the Fool, and today we're able to single out the one energy player that is garnering the most attention.
Tonight, you'll ring in the new year, and the clock will start ticking to get going on all the resolutions you've made for 2011. As tough as it can be to follow through on promises to improve yourself and your finances, breaking it down into manageable steps can mean the difference between wishing for change and actually getting it done.