Bolting On Profits

  Market Scorecard Last week was a rough one on markets in both in South Africa and in the US. There is a Bloomberg headline this morning saying that $5 trillion of value has been given back on global stock markets recently. In the real world, at a company level, not much has changed. People … Continue reading Bolting On Profits

Cerner Courts Athena

  Market Scorecard On Friday the US Bureau of Labor Statistics reported that their economy added fewer jobs than expected, an addition of 157 000 jobs. One of the main reasons the number came in lower than expected was due to the Toys'R Us bankruptcy. Unemployment dropped again to 3.9%, it was as high as … Continue reading Cerner Courts Athena

He Gone

  To market to market to buy a fat pig. An hour before the US market opened, we had as one analyst put it "The most highly anticipated inflation number for the last 10-years". The expectation was for inflation of 1.7%; it came in at 1.8%. Confirming market fears, inflation is coming and so are … Continue reading He Gone

Health Savvy

"Via the Cerner Twitter platform, the company pointed out that only ten percent of all hospitals in the US allow patients to view, download or transmit records. This was research done by Nielsen. Only 15 percent of all patients have email access to their physicians. And only 20 percent have the ability to schedule appointments … Continue reading Health Savvy