Earnings are up 6.4% at Visa Inc.

Earnings are up 6.4% at Visa Inc.

A rise in processed transactions led to a 6.6% jump in revenue for this company during the most-recent quarter. 

A new mobile payment industry acquisition should complement the firm’s existing processing operations and could increase its business-to-business revenue. 

VISA INC. (New York symbol V; www.visa.com) gives you… Read More

What do playing the stock market and chess have in common?

What do playing the stock market and chess have in common?

Successfully playing the stock market — like chess—is never about going for broke.
Many investors like to use analogies from sports or the military to describe their investment approach, so they’ll often use the phrase playing the stock market. But if I had to compare our… Read More

Is Value Investing Still Relevant? Absolutely, If Done Correctly

Is value investing still relevant? Value investing has been used by many investors, in conjunction with other investment considerations, to profit over long periods
Is value investing still relevant? Yes—and here are some tips on how to do it successfully:

Value stocks are generally good bargains,… Read More

Q: I have held Cardinal Health Inc. (CAH) for a couple of years. It is not doing a lot. What are your views on its future potential for growth and the safety of its dividend? Thank you.

A: Cardinal Health Inc., $49.39, symbol CAH on New York (Shares outstanding: 292.4 million; Market cap: $14.4 billion; www.cardinalhealth.com), is a leading provider of products and services for the healthcare industry in the U.S. and internationally. Its clients include hospitals, healthcare networks, pharmacies, ambulatory surgery… Read More