Hasbro’s Girl Power

  • Revenue up 57% year over year for girl toys. 
  • 50% up in eps
  • 39% net income 
  • Excited about new rogue one movie
  • Best quarter ever to date
  • Shares up 8%
  • Disney is in trouble still although other people doing well over it. As a person who owns Disney, I plan on buying more into it. 

Revenue was up in Hasbro’s Boy division, but it was the Girl division’s results that got Wall Street’s attention. Caterpiller’s CEO drives off into the sunset. Pepsi lays out an aggressive plan to cut sugar from its drinks.

* Duration: 17:10, Played: 1:18

* Published: 2016-10-17 12:10:18 PM

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Financials: All about Business Development Companies

BDC companies are very risky. They invest where banks don’t and lesson I’ve learned is to avoid it. 

BDC don’t have as many rules and it just seems like although there is high reward there is Hugh risk and not as much information. 

Business Development Companies (BDCs) are primarily small caps, but their dividends are anything but small. The industry offers investors double-digit dividend yields earned primarily by lending to, and investing in, companies that are too small for Wall Street. High yields come with high risks, however, and there is little public information about the investments that BDCs hold on their balance sheets. In this edition of Industry Focus: Financials, join The Motley Fool’s Gaby Lapera and Jordan

* Duration: 18:58, Played: 11:32

* Published: 2016-10-17 12:30:00 PM

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