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2016 Investment Review and Expectations for 2017

Fri, February 17, 2017 - 10:15:00 am
Mark Meulenberg, CFA, Chief Investment Officer of VNB Wealth, reviews 2016 and offers some insight for 2017.


Value Investor Insight - Interview With Mark Meulenberg

Thu, September 29, 2016 - 9:17:00 am
Some investors have a penchant for high-quality compounders and some for somewhat-hairy special situations. Mark Meulenberg has an affinity for both.


2015 Year in Review and a look forward to 2016

Thu, January 21, 2016 - 4:41:00 pm
Mark Meulenberg, CFA, Chief Investment Officer of VNB Wealth, reviews 2015 and offers some insight for 2016.


From the Desk of Mark Meulenberg, CFA, Chief Investment Officer

Fri, January 15, 2016 - 4:40:00 pm
Mark Meulenberg, CFA, Chief Investment Officer of VNB Wealth, shares some perspective and insight on the recent market volatility.


VNB Wealth Management highlighted in Value Investor Insight

Fri, October 16, 2015 - 3:42:00 pm
Value Investor Insight’s most recent edition highlights the investment opportunity in Discovery Communications (ticker: DISCK) as discussed with Mark Meulenberg, Chief Investment Officer for VNB Wealth Management.


Airbus opens China A330 plant amid market push

Tue, September 19, 2017 - 11:49:20 pm

Airbus opens China A330 plant amid market pushAirbus SE on Wednesday opened its Chinese completion plant for A330 jets, with hopes that an increased presence in the world's fastest growing aviation market would help boost demand for the firm's profitable ...



How $5 billion of debt caught up with Toys 'R' Us

Wed, September 20, 2017 - 8:20:51 am

How $5 billion of debt caught up with Toys 'R' UsThe largest U.S. toy retailer's decision to file for Chapter 11 bankruptcy protection on Monday took investors by surprise, given that the company faced no imminent debt maturities and had managed to overcome financial stress in the past by securing concessions from its creditors. The bankruptcy filing was the culmination of an unsuccessful seven-month effort by Toys "R" Us to find relief from its $5.2 billion debt pile, according to bankruptcy court filings and people familiar with the deliberations. The advisers that Toys "R" Us hired to fix its capital structure explored at least two deals with some of its creditors to raise money that would have helped the company stave off bankruptcy before the key holiday shopping season, avoiding a supply chain disruption stemming from vendor fears about repayment, a bankruptcy filing shows.



Diageo expects second half to drive full-year growth

Wed, September 20, 2017 - 8:20:39 am

Diageo expects second half to drive full-year growthDiageo, the maker of Johnnie Walker whisky and Smirnoff vodka, forecast stronger sales and profit growth in the second half of its financial year after a first half affected by negative factors in China and India and higher spending. The world's biggest spirits maker said earlier on Wednesday that its first-half sales growth would be hurt both by the Chinese New Year falling later than in 2017 and a ban on selling alcohol near Indian highways. Diageo gave the warning in a trading update ahead of its annual general meeting in London on Wednesday, sending its shares down 2 percent and making them the weakest performer on the FTSE 100 Index.



General Mills 1Q profit falls as yogurt sales decline

Wed, September 20, 2017 - 8:19:19 am

General Mills 1Q profit falls as yogurt sales declineProfit and revenue slipped at General Mills during first quarter with the downward sales trend for yogurt and cereal ongoing. Shares faded by 5 percent before the opening bell Wednesday, nearing multiyear ...



Oil Price Fundamental Daily Forecast – OPEC to Debate Extending or Deepening Supply Cuts

Wed, September 20, 2017 - 1:39:48 am

Oil Price Fundamental Daily Forecast – OPEC to Debate Extending or Deepening Supply CutsU.S. West Texas Intermediate and international-benchmark Brent crude oil settled slightly lower on Tuesday ahead of inventories reports from the American Petroleum Institute and the U.S. Energy Information Administration. November WTI Crude Oil settled at settled at $50.28, down $0.07 or -0.14% and December Brent Crude oil closed at $55.15, down $0.10 or -0.18%. Both … Continue reading Oil Price Fundamental Daily Forecast – OPEC to Debate Extending or Deepening Supply Cuts



You may be out of luck if you have an older iPhone or iPad — Here are the devices that can't run iOS 11

Tue, September 19, 2017 - 2:18:29 pm

You may be out of luck if you have an older iPhone or iPad — Here are the devices that can't run iOS 11Apple is releasing the latest version of its iOS operating system on Tuesday, but if you have an...



Jada Pinkett Smith fires back at claim that she's 'been in Scientology a long time'

Tue, September 19, 2017 - 2:02:19 pm

Jada Pinkett Smith fires back at claim that she's 'been in Scientology a long time'Jada Pinkett Smith took to Facebook on Tuesday to shut down ex-Scientologist Leah Remini's claim...



Brexit opens huge opportunity for UK: Syed Kamall

Wed, September 20, 2017 - 6:20:00 am

Brexit opens huge opportunity for UK: Syed KamallSyed Kamall, Conservative Member of the European Parliament (MEP) for London, discusses the impact of Brexit on the tech industry and immigration in the United Kingdom. And Dan Primack, Axios business editor, weighs in.



'Don't be sarcastic': Matt Lauer confronts Bill O'Reilly about sexual-harassment claims in tense interview

Tue, September 19, 2017 - 9:36:18 am

'Don't be sarcastic': Matt Lauer confronts Bill O'Reilly about sexual-harassment claims in tense interviewNBC host Matt Lauer grilled former Fox News host Bill O'Reilly in one of O'Reilly's first major...



The Latest: Envoy says China understands Myanmar's efforts

Tue, September 19, 2017 - 1:32:53 am

The Latest: Envoy says China understands Myanmar's effortsThe Latest on the violence in Myanmar's Rakhine state and the exodus of hundreds of thousands of Rohingya Muslims to Bangladesh (all times local): 11:50 a.m. Chinese Foreign Minister Wang Yi says that ...