Southern Copper Looks Golden With These 2 Metrics

Southern Copper (NYSE: SCCO  ) carries $110.8 million of goodwill and other intangibles on its balance sheet. Sometimes goodwill, especially when it’s excessive, can foreshadow problems down the road. Could this be the case with Southern Copper? Before we answer that, let’s look at what could go wrong. AOL blows upIn early 2002, AOL Time Warner […]

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Planned job cuts up 14% in 2011

NEW YORK (CNNMoney) — Planned job cuts dropped in December but were up 14% overall for 2011, according to a report from outplacement consulting firm Challenger, Gray & Christmas. December’s total of 41,785 announced lay-offs was a 1.6% drop versus November, and was the lowest monthly total since June. Total announced job cuts for 2011, […]

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Will Chubb Help You Retire Rich?

Now more than ever, a comfortable retirement depends on secure, stable investments. Unfortunately, the right stocks for retirement won’t just fall into your lap. In this series, I look at 10 measures to show what makes a great retirement-oriented stock. Like it or not, most people need insurance. Chubb (NYSE: CB  ) is a company that […]

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