Vanguard Founder on Behavior and Investing
Jack Bogle discusses the gambling instinct and other behavioral influences on our investing habits.
Why the U.S. Consumer Is Doing Better Than You Might Think -- and What It Means for These 3 Companie
Consumer spending and hiring are coming in better than expected. That should boost the outlook for companies reliant on the consumer, including Clorox, Lowe's, and Costco.
Rogers Adoption Curves: iPhones and Organic Food
Once titans of innovation, Apple and Whole Foods Market are approaching industry maturity. Their breakthrough products, iPhones and organic food, are reaching market saturation. What's next?
Costco Wholesale Corporation Investors Have No Reason to Worry
Costco Wholesale Corporation has hit some bumps lately, but the long-term picture looks bright.
The Growing Threat to Whole Foods -- From Costco
The two companies couldn't be more different in their approach to retail, but they're set to clash in the years ahead.
Target: Opportunity or Still in the Cellar?
Due to the massive data breach, Target has become an enigma to many investors. The stock has rebounded over the past month, but is this sustainable or a head fake?
Economies of Kale 2: Don’t Forget About Costco and Kroger
The organic food industry’s real winners may not actually be household brand names like Wal-Mart or Whole Foods, but rather middle-of-the-road food retailers like Kroger and Costco.
A Big Quarter for Big Lots? Take a Closer Look
Shares of Big Lots surged following the release of fourth quarter earnings; however, the news was not all good.
Costco Misses Earnings: Time to Sell or Buying Opportunity?
Is the recent earnings miss from Costco a buying opportunity or a reason to sell?
Is the Law of Large Numbers Finally Catching up with Ross Stores?
Erstwhile high-flyer Ross Stores has disappointed its investors for the second quarter running. The recovering economy is partly to blame for this, as is the company's blistering past growth rate, which will be difficult to sustain over the long-term.