Every night in 1995, I would deposit money overnight in a different currency… Sounds strange, I realize. But back then, as the vice president of a global mutual fund, one of my jobs was to execute our fund's trades. Once our U.S. trading day was done, we wanted our money to work for us overnight as well. We might put our money into French francs, German marks, or somewhere....More>>>
Real estate investment trusts (REITs), when picked carefully, provide generous dividends that will fund your retirement cash flow needs by themselves.
Today I’m going to show you how REITs are literally the best buy-and-hold asset you can put your money into – and I’ll introduce you to three powerful real estate plays yielding up to 7.8% annually. These....More>>>
The U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) on Wednesday said that 33 whistleblowers have received payments exceeding $100 million since the program’s inception. The SEC also reported that it has extracted more than $500 million in financial remedies from enforcement actions initiated by whistleblowers.
The largest award, $30 million was awarded in 2014, and the second-largest,....More>>>
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Large cap natural and organics supermarket stock Whole Foods Market, Inc (NASDAQ: WFM) reportedQ2 earnings after the Wednesday market close with several other announcements coming along side earnings. For the 12-week second quarter ended April9, 2017, total sales increased 1.1% to a record $3.7 billion. Including an estimated negative impact of 30 basis points from Easter shifting from the second....More>>>
Mid cap network communication platform makerUbiquiti Networks Inc (NASDAQ: UBNT) reportedfiscal Q4 2017 earnings before the market opened with shares surging 16.56% when the market closed. Revenues increased 23% year-over-year and 4.7% sequentially to $228.6 million, primarily driven by continued strong demand for new product offerings across the Company’s product lines. Enterprise Technology....More>>>
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When we compare the long-term performance of Apple’s (AAPL) stock price with the performance of the S&P 500 Index (SPY) and the NASDAQ Index (QQQ), we can see Apple has strongly outperformed the market index in the last 12 years, delivering over 3,400% return.
Since the beginning of this year, AAPL has continued....More>>>
One worker said his wages were stolen. Another said she was forced to work without overtime pay.
A third worker described her struggles to provide for a family of six children — on $8.75 an hour after years of experience in the food industry.
The three are current and former employees of CKE Restaurants, the fast-food company run by secretary of labor nominee Andrew Puzder....More>>>
For small cap marijuana and cannabinoid stocks or players, NASDAQ listedGW Pharmaceuticals PLC (NASDAQ: GWPH)and Zynerba Pharmaceuticals Inc (NASDAQ: ZYNE) along with OTC listed Cannabis Science Inc (OTCMKTS: CBIS) and Medical Marijuana Inc (OTCMKTS: MJNA) are probably the first stocks that come to mind. However, small cap Lexaria Bioscience Corp (OTCQB: LXRP) is focused on a unique niche that combines....More>>>
As the competition in the payments industry heats up with new technologies and competing platforms, companies in this sector must use laser-like focus to develop products that customers want and will use. In the payments industry, this usually means one of two things:
1) Ensuring all transactions are secure and safe; and
2) Removing friction from the payments process so that making....More>>>