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 “Which Door Should We Choose?” 

Vista Partners has published  “Which Door Should We Choose?” Vista Partners Weekly Market Update 2-3-18 and is accessible on our Newsletters Page. Each issue is written by Managing Director, John Heerdink and speaks to the activities of the market, influencers and specific featured stories from Vista’s...

So You Want To Be An “Intelligent Investor,” Huh?

The greatest investment advisor of the twentieth century, Benjamin Graham, taught and inspired people worldwide. He was British-born Jewish investor, economist, and professor as Benjamin Grossbaum May 9, 1894, and died September 21, 1976.  He is widely known as the “father of value investing,” and wrote...

Caterpillar’s Frank Crespo Retires

Dow 30 component Caterpillar, Inc. (CAT) is the world’s chief manufacturer of diesel and natural gas engines, construction and mining equipment, industrial gas turbines, and diesel-electric locomotives. Caterpillar, Inc. works to make sustainable progress possible and contributes to driving positive change on every continent. Caterpillar,...

Why Did American Express Acquire Artificial Intelligence Based Mezi?

American Express Company (AXP), and its subsidiaries provide customers and businesses globally with charge and credit payment card products and travel-related services. They look to enrich the lives of their customers and build business success. American Express Company recently acquired Mezi, a personal travel assistant...

Microsoft “Azure’s” Shareholders With Growth

Satya Nadella, chief executive officer of Microsoft stated, “This quarter’s results speak to the differentiated value we are delivering to customers across our productivity solutions and as the hybrid cloud provider of choice. Our investments in IoT, data, and AI services across cloud and the...

Pfizer Beats Street Reporting Q4 & Full-Year 2017 Earnings

Pfizer (PFE) reported earnings on 1/30/2018 of $0.62/share firmly beating estimates of $0.583 per share. Pfizer’s abbreviated notes are as follows: Full-Year 2017 Revenues of $52.5 Billion, Comparable with Full-Year 2016 Operationally; Excluding Impact of February 2017 Divestiture of Hospira Infusion Systems (HIS), Revenues Increased...

Warren Buffett’s Only 2 Rules For Investing

“Rule No. 1: Never lose money. Rule No. 2: Never forget rule No.1” -Warren Buffett Warren Edward Buffett is an American business magnate, investor, and philanthropist. Buffett serves as the Chief Executive Officer and Chairman of Berkshire Hathaway. He is considered by some to be...