Description: Cornerstone OnDemand CEO Adam Miller explains the company’s strategies. Source: Fortune.com – video report Date: Apr 21, 2016 Link: http://for.tn/1SvOpn6 Questions for Discussions: How did CEO Adam Miller answer the question posed in the title? What other factors do think allowed the firm to grow?
Monthly Archives: April 2016
Description: And many are questioning its long-term growth Source: Fortune.com – video report Date: Apr 21, 2016 Link: http://for.tn/1SvOqrb Questions for discussion: What does the report say about Netflix and the expectations for growth? Do you think the CVS strategy will be cost effective?
Description: McDonald’s Corp.’s comeback is gaining steam, fueled by all-day breakfast, value deals and lower commodity prices. Source: Bloomberg.com – video report Date: April 22, 2016 Link: http://www.bloomberg.com/news/articles/2016-04-22/mcdonald-s-profit-tops-estimates-on-all-day-breakfast-discounts Questions for Discussions: Explain McDonald’s financial turnaround. Do you think this is a longer-term trend?
Description: Much faster sales growth has driven outsized stock performance at Under Armour Source: MarketWatch.com Date: Apr 22, 2016 Link: http://www.marketwatch.com/story/why-under-armour-is-a-better-investment-than-nike-2016-04-21 Questions for Discussions: What is the basis for suggesting UA is a better investment than Nike? Do you agree with the assessments and recommendation?
Description: Eight unprecedented hours with “Mr. Everything,” Prince Mohammed bin Salman. Source: Bloomberg.com Date: Apr 21, 2016 Link: http://www.bloomberg.com/news/features/2016-04-21/the-2-trillion-project-to-get-saudi-arabia-s-economy-off-oil Questions for discussion: What does the report say about the Saudi economic plan and what does this mean for oil prices? Do you think the Saudi plan will succeed?
Description: Even though oil prices are rebounding Source: Fortune.com – video report Date: Apr 14, 2016 Link: http://for.tn/1qUEf6L Questions for Discussions: What does the report say about the impact oil prices have had on banking profits? Why is there reason to be optimistic about the economy going forward this year?
Description: Chesapeake Energy Corp., the deeply indebted shale producer, said this week that it can hang on to its $4 billion bank line as long as it posts just about everything it owns as collateral. Source: Bloomberg.com – video report Date: Apr 13, 2016 Link: http://www.bloomberg.com/news/articles/2016-04-12/oil-drillers-feel-the-pain-as-banks-slash-their-credit-lines Questions for discussion: What does the report say about this… Read more »
Description: And their stock prices reflect that remarkable track record Source: MarketWatch.com Date: April 13, 2016 Link: http://www.marketwatch.com/story/these-12-us-companies-have-increased-sales-for-at-least-60-straight-quarters-2016-04-13 Questions for discussion: What, if anything do these companies have in common? Do you think conditions that promoted growth will likely continue for the next year?
Description: Uber has been pushing to reach profitability in the US and Canada by the second quarter of 2016, and the company now says it’s made that goal, according to a new report by Bloomberg’s Eric Newcomer. Source: Yahoo.com/BusinessInsider.com Date: Apr 14, 2016 Link: https://finance.yahoo.com/news/uber-says-profitable-us-much-151211910.html Questions for Discussions: What do you think of the financials… Read more »
Description: “Let them sell their summer homes and jets, and return those fees to their investors.” Source: HuffingtonPost.com Date: Apr 14, 2016 Link: http://www.huffingtonpost.com/entry/nyc-divest-hedge-funds_us_570fd993e4b08a2d32b95bfa?utm_hp_ref=business Questions for discussion: What is the basis for dissatisfaction with the hedge fund industry? Do you think the public criticism of the industry is justified?