Growth Investing

Sitting in his college dorm room, a student stared at his jar of coins, wondering what to do with them. Two years later, Jens Molbak started a company that allowed customers the convenience of pouring their change into a machine and getting dollars in return. Read More

Remember when big banks paid big dividends? Before the financial crisis Citigroup (NYSE: C) paid a quarterly dividend of $0.54; last quarter’s dividend was $0.01. Bank of America (NYSE: BAC) paid a per-share $0.64 quarterly dividend as recently as late 2008; December’s quarterly dividend… Read More

You could take a stab at Medivation, Inc. (Nasdaq: MDVN), whose progress on Alzheimer’s treatment has sent its shares soaring three-fold since March. But then there’s OncoGenix Pharmaceuticals Inc. (Nasdaq: OGXI), whose shares famously fell more than -30% in short order (mostly in one… Read More

Game on. The market is overreacting to an announcement today from GameStop (NYSE: GME) that it had trouble competing with Wal-Mart (NYSE: WMT) for holiday shoppers. Holiday sales were flat and GameStop lowered its guidance for the year, which ends in March, to between $2.23 to $2.27… Read More

A technology that this company is exploring can literally rock the earth, and possibly heat a city. More on that later. First, consider Iceland — the country, not your backyard during this coldest U.S. winter in decades. Iceland is home to the famous Blue Lagoon outdoor spa,… Read More