Two factors to consider when investing in a company is its industry category and life cycle. Industry categories fall into three broad groups: non-cyclical, cyclical and growth. Industry life cycles also fall into three broad groups: pioneering, growth and maturity. Below is a brief definition of industry categories and life cycles.
Friday night high school football is a wonderful tradition for our students and community. Thousands of students and community members pack our stadiums to enjoy great football against long-standing rivals. The excitement is high, the competition is fierce, and after a hard fought loss you are disappointed.
Can the Minnesota Business Partnership, which focuses on making the best possible use of existing funds, and Parents United, which urges that more money be spent on Minnesota’s public schools, find things they agree on?
As most of you regular readers know, this column focuses on issues pertinent to the markets, investing and Wall Street history. However, unlike most financial columns, I tend to spend much ink on how not to lose your money.