According To Sources Interviews Nomura Securities’ Event Team (Podcast)

In this episode of According to Sources, host Michael Samuels sits down with Jason Varano, executive director at Nomura Securities, to discuss NXPI/QCOM, AABA/BABA, DVMT/VMW, AKRX and a little CBS/VIAB. Varano specializes in special situations and risk arbitrage. Disclosure: I am/we are long CELG. I wrote this article myself, and it expresses my own opinions.…

Outside the Box: Sorry Bernie, stock buybacks aren’t to blame for America’s rising income inequality

Should stock buybacks be regulated? Senators Chuck Schumer (D-NY) and Bernie Sanders (I-VT), who is running for president as a socialist, evidently think so. They believe that our nation’s glory days can be restored by limiting corporate stock buybacks. According to the two senators, the 1950s-1970s were a golden age for workers because “American corporations…

Discover Financial: We Have ‘Discovered’ Compelling Return Potential Here

By Jonathan Weber Discover Financial Services (DFS) is a credit card and financial services company whose stock has the potential to produce compelling total returns throughout the coming years. Discover Financial Services should see solid earnings per share growth going forward, and on top of that this cheap dividend stock should benefit from multiple expansion,…

The Wall Street Journal: Nintendo names Bowser (the human, not Mario’s nemesis) president of U.S. division

Nintendo Co. said Thursday that Reggie Fils-Aimé, its longtime president of the U.S. division, is retiring in April. Fils-Aimé came to Nintendo of America in 2003 serving in the company’s sales and marketing department and became its president and operating chief in May 2006. His last day is April 15. The Japanese videogame publisher credited…