The dual effects of another likely Fed rate hike this year and the ongoing reverse QE as well as the European Central Bank's (ECB) announcement of tapering are likely to push up U.S. Treasury yields in the coming days.
Rates have remained at decent levels this year but investors probably need to gear up for a rising rate environment next year. Many will be cautious about their fixed income....More>>>
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Two more big companies are passing savings from the tax bill along to employees.
Verizon (VZ) said in an internal memo Tuesday that it’s giving 50 shares of restricted stock to full-time employees who aren’t executives. The amount will be calculated based on Verizon’s stock value on February 1.
The company explained that the grant will vest over two years and....More>>>
The stock market lost ground on Thursday, but declines in the major benchmarks were relatively modest as low levels of volatility continued to prevail. The Dow had been down as much as 145 points earlier in the day as investors weighed the possibility that the controversial firing of FBI Director James Comey could set back the Trump administration’s domestic agenda for tax cuts, health reform,....More>>>
Chairman, CEO & President of American Assets Trust Inc (NYSE:AAT) Ernest S Rady bought 52,778 shares of AAT on 08/09/2017 at an average price of $40.17 a share. The total cost of this purchase was $2.1 million.
American Assets Trust Inc is a self-administered real estate investment trust based in the United States. The company mainly invests in, operates, and develops retail, office,....More>>>
DOL Wont Delay June 9 Fiduciary Rule Compliance Date: Acosta
Distributions Out of a Cash Value Life Insurance Policy
A change added to the big health bill that the House passed May 4 could shut about one-sixth of U.S. sick people out of the individual major medical market, and push some of those sick people into employer-sponsored health....More>>>
Ionis Pharmaceuticals (NASDAQ:IONS) is a biotech company which develops RNA-targeted therapeutics and has been operating for over 26 years. The company has recently filed to spin-off its Akcea Therapeutic segment, focused on Volanesorsen and other drugs related to cardiometabolic diseases originated by lipid disorders.
Ionis Core, the company core segment, has developed a broad pipeline of....More>>>
DETROIT Volkswagen Group pleadedguilty Friday to three criminal chargesarising from its diesel emissions scandal, setting it up for a penalty that will probably propel its total costs fromthe debacle past the $20 billion mark.
U.S. District Court Judge Sean Coxin Detroitaccepted the plea but postponed agreeing to proposed fines and terms of a settlement. Another hearing was set for April....More>>>
JPMorgan’s Jamie Baker and Nishant Mani argue that “downside risk appears diminutive” in airlines like Delta Air Lines (DAL), Southwest Airlines (LUV), and American Airlines (AAL)–even if there’s a recession. They explain why:
Were over a year into fuels decline, and investor fears concerning a breakdown in discipline havent materialized.....More>>>
I read an article about Snap (NYSE:SNAP) CEO Evan Spiegel recently that was highly complimentary of the 28-year-old wunderkind. It got me thinking about Snap stock, which went over $10 on Mar 13 for the first time in six months, a hallelujah moment if there ever was one for Spiegel and the rest
Trade war stocks have varied across industries. As the China-U.S. trade war intensified, the attention fell on four sectors: semiconductors, autos, aerospace, and grains. Stocks such as Micron (NASDAQ:MU), Ford (NYSE:F), Boeing (NYSE:BA), and Archer-Daniels-Midland (NYSE:ADM) suffered as China h