As we all march with trepidation towards Election Day, (or week or month), I figured I’d weigh in on politics a bit again. And of course there’s a business angle
Month: October 2020
The Centre has set a target to purchase 74.2 million tonne (MT) of paddy (nearly 50 MT in terms of rice) in the current kharif marketing season (October-March), 18% higher than last season’s 62.7 MT, minister for food and public distribution Piyush Goyal said on Friday.
Terming the current agitation by farmers in Punjab as politically motivated, he said the Centre is prepared for a dialogue to
America goes to the polls on Tuesday (well, actually, America has been early voting for a few weeks, now), and while Democrat Joe Biden has a solid lead in the polls, there is some of evidence that President Trump may still win a second term. Finally, with all of the early voting, mass absentee ballots, and possible extended counting deadlines, we might not know on Tuesday night who the winner is.It’s a situation made of uncertainty, and financial markets don’t like that. Which brings us to dividend stocks.
India, European Union walk on same lines; ECB too keeps policy rates unchanged due to unstable inflation
Apple had a record September quarter in India; iPhone 12 getting tremendously positive response, says Tim Cook
David Iben put it well when he said, ‘Volatility is not a risk we care about. What we care about is avoiding the permanent loss of capital.’ So it seems the smart money knows that debt – which is usually involved in bankruptcies – is a very important factor, when you assess how risky a company is. As with many other companies Advanced Micro Devices, Inc. (NASDAQ:AMD) makes use of debt. But is this debt a concern to shareholders?
When Is Debt A Problem?
Debt is a tool to help businesses grow, but if a business is incapable
For investors, finding the right sign is part of the game. Stocks don’t necessarily pick themselves, and the investors who do pick them need to know that they’re making the right choice. Fortunately for investors – and the safety of their portfolios – there are reliable signals that a stock is worth buying. One of the best is the insider buying.Insiders are corporate officers, deeply invested in their company’s success or failure, they are usually stockholders themselves – but they are responsible for more than just their own portfolios. Corporate officers