Growth Investing

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

Governments like to print money. It’s one of the immutable laws of the universe. Like gravity, or the certainty that Johnson & Johnson (NYSE: JNJ) will pay a dividend next quarter. Paper money can be traced back to the year 960. Read More