This may be the best time for value over growth stocks in 17 years

Value stocks, which have been overshadowed by growth stocks including Amazon, Alphabet and Netflix, may make a comeback beginning this year as investors flock to defensive investments. That’s according to Justin Tugman, a portfolio manager at Perkins Investment Management in Chicago. Tugman said value stocks outperformed growth stocks for 15 straight quarters in 2002-2006 during…

2018 HW Tech100 Winner: Ignite Integration Solutions | 2018-04-02

Lending, Servicing, Real Estate, Investments Ignite, a custom software provider, offers solutions to mortgage lenders that enable them to control costs, streamline workflow and drive increased productivity and efficiency. The company offers a data and document export tool created to run on an auto-task scheduler for extracts to be available for a third-party vendor to…

2018 HW Tech100 Winner: Remine | 2018-04-02

Real Estate Remine is a new category in real estate technology – a platform that combines property and consumer data to create actionable intelligence for real estate professionals. Remine delivers new content around property and people and gives agents a visually rich experience of data. Real estate professionals have complete public record data and MLS…

College students’ struggles and the people who can afford private jets

Happy Tuesday, MarketWatchers! Here are your top stories in personal finance. Personal Finance How text messages can improve your kids’ reading skills Personalized text messages move people to take action. At what point should you be concerned about a data breach? Not all hacks are created equal. Financial-independence guru is back — and she’s asking…

Should you be investing in cryptocurrency?

Initial coin offerings are the latest red-hot investment trend, seeking to disrupt the traditional means of raising venture capital for startup businesses and firms. The market itself has witnessed an incredible expansion in the last year, but as the cryptocurrency market explodes and new coins flood the market, is the Securities and Exchange Commission looking…

CoreLogic: Home prices increase for seventh consecutive month | 2018-04-03

Home prices continue to surge, rising for their seventh consecutive month in February, according to the latest Home Price Index from CoreLogic, a property information, analytics and data-enabled solutions provider. Home prices increased 6.7% across the U.S. from February 2017 to February 2018, and increased 1% from the month before, according to the report. And…

The brand boycott of Laura Ingraham’s Fox News show barely registers with consumers

A slew of companies has cut ties with Laura Ingraham’s Fox News show, but the bold action hasn’t swayed consumers’ perceptions of those brands either positively or negatively. Nearly a dozen major companies decided to pull their advertising after Ingraham derided Parkland, Fla. high school shooting survivor David Hogg in a tweet. The February high…

2018 HW Tech100 Winner: Black Knight | 2018-04-02

Lending, Servicing, Investments, Real Estate Black Knight’s Enterprise Business Intelligence platform is comprised of two Black Knight solutions: LoanSphere Data Hub and LoanSphere Motivity. LoanSphere Data Hub is a centralized framework that gathers, aggregates and links Black Knight application with public records data. LoanSphere Motivity is an enterprise business intelligence solution that makes data easier…