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Top 10 Medical Stocks For 2018

Want to provide a health benefit to workers and encourage employees to save at the same time? Offer a high-deductible health plan combined with a health-savings account; it accomplishes both goals and likely encourages retention, too.

This sounds like Im mixing apples and oranges, but hear me out.

Founders at startups often agonize over retirement plans for employees. Not everyone....More>>>

Best Biotech Stocks To Invest In 2018

Xbiotech’s potential upside vs. downside

Xbiotech (NASDAQ:XBIT) has presented the abstract of its European Phase III trial of Xilonix to treat patients with metastatic colorectal cancer (mCRC) refractory to standard treatment at the ESMO GI (European Society for Medical Oncology) 2016, early July. The abstract has shown a 76% relative increase in clinical response rate (CRR), associated....More>>>

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When I last wrote about Weyerhaeuser (NYSE:WY), its agreement to acquire Plum Creek Timber was ten days old, and several uncertainties surrounded the company as well as its intended transaction. Both its and Plum Creek’s shares were trading oddly, suggesting that investors expected (implausibly) that the price to which it had already agreed might be raised. In fact, the price distortion that....More>>>

Top Safest Stocks To Invest In 2018

With viewership rapidly expanding into the hundreds of millions, eSports enjoyed some time in the spotlight at CES 2017 last week. Supernova analyst David Kretzmann was at the trade show in Las Vegas, and he spent some time getting the latest news for this growing industry from the VP and General Manager for eSports at Turner Sports.

Tune in to learn about how the media companies are approaching....More>>>

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How Much Cash Would It Take to Get You to Delay Retirement?

Deborah Fox: New Credit Crisis Is Brewing

5 Surprising Expenses Medicare Wont Cover

Editor’s Note: In-depth coverage of this issue can be found at Tax Facts Online, the premier reference on the taxation of insurance, employee benefits and investments.

While it is always important for clients to take....More>>>

Barnes & Noble Q1 Earnings: Not a Best Seller

Small cap book retailer Barnes & Noble, Inc (NYSE: BKS) reported fiscal Q1 2018 earnings before the Thursday market open with results missing expectations and shares falling off in the high single digits in morning trading. Total sales fell 6.6% to $853 million as comparable store sales decreased 4.9% after declines in non-book categories outpaced improved book trends during the quarter.....More>>>

Barnes & Noble Q1 Earnings: Not a Best Seller

Small cap book retailer Barnes & Noble, Inc (NYSE: BKS) reported fiscal Q1 2018 earnings before the Thursday market open with results missing expectations and shares falling off in the high single digits in morning trading. Total sales fell 6.6% to $853 million as comparable store sales decreased 4.9% after declines in non-book categories outpaced improved book trends during the quarter.....More>>>

Mid-Afternoon Market Update: Steelcase Tumbles Following Disappointing Earnings Report; Staples Shar

Toward the end of trading Thursday, the Dow traded up 0.13 percent to 21,436.97 while the NASDAQ gained 0.24 percent to 6,248.63. The S&P also rose, gaining 0.17 percent to 2,439.68.

Leading and Lagging Sectors

Healthcare shares rose by 1.68 percent in the US market on Thursday. Top gainers in the sector included Sangamo Therapeutics Inc (NASDAQ: SGMO), Valeant Pharmaceuticals....More>>>

Top 5 Bank Stocks To Buy For 2018

Pasadena, CA, based Investment company Poplar Forest Capital LLC buys Signet Jewelers, Zimmer Biomet Holdings, Abbott Laboratories, St Jude Medical, Weatherford International PLC, Keysight Technologies, sells Intersil, Allstate, Lincoln National, Bank of Americaoration, Microsoft during the 3-months ended 2016-12-31, according to the most recent filings of the investment company, Poplar Forest Capital....More>>>

Best Financial Stocks To Watch For 2017

Legendary investor Bill Miller is the former chairman and chief investment officer of Legg Mason Capital Management. He has been named fund manager of the decade by Morningstar and ranked as the top 30 most influential people in investing by SmartMoney. Below is an edited summary of his interview with The Investor’s Podcast where he talks about determining the intrinsic value of various....More>>>