With a surprising last-minute surge, the Dow Jones Industrial Average and S&P 500 finished at record highs on Friday, extending the 11th straight session-ending record for the Dow. The Dow ended up 0.96% for the week with the S&P 500 not far behind with its own 0.69% gain. However, some companies made news this past week, so without further ado, here are some of the markets’ biggest....More>>>
General Electric Co. (NYSE: GE) shares managed to post a gain of 3.3% last week, but it wasn’t enough for the industrial giant to move out of its rank as the worst-performing Dow Jones industrial average stock for the year to date. Even with the weekly gain, shares are down 22.7% so far in 2018.
The second-worst Dow stock so far this year is Procter & Gamble Co. (NYSE: PG), which....More>>>
Penny stocks those stocks that trade for low prices, often with share prices of less than a dollar per share are dangerous. Period. Indeed, with a few exceptions, investors should steer clear of these uber-cheap stocks, which typically trade over-the-counter and not on a major exchange.
Call them penny stocks, microcaps or OTC stocks; by any name, theyre bad news. Promises of quick....More>>>
Amaya’s stock has been on a wild roller coaster ride this year, with catalysts ranging from the CEO (David Baazov) being accused of insider trading, to takeover rumors, to failed mergers and now a formal bid by the aforementioned CEO. There have certainly been a lot of hopes and headaches, but I believe there is a strong underlining long case to be made on Amaya. I wrote a blog post about....More>>>
If you can’t remember the last time you took a vacation, you’re not alone.
More than half of U.S. workers who are offered paid vacation days won’t use them all this year, according to a new report from Bankrate.com.
Workers are leaving a median of seven vacation days on the table.
The excuses for not taking company-provided time off varied: some workers....More>>>
Bitcoin prices are the worst nightmare for blockchain critics. After breaking the previously unimaginable $10,000 level, bitcoin plummeted from profit-taking. But soon after, trading normalized, sending bitcoin well above $11,000. However, this robust success represents a quandary: interest for lower-priced “penny cryptocurrencies” has never been higher, yet relatively few know where....More>>>
Thomas McInerney, president and chief executive officer of Genworth Financial Inc., smiles during a Bloomberg Television interview in New York, U.S., on Friday, June 27, 2014. Photograph: Victor J. Blue/Bloomberg
The way you pay for long-term care insurance policies may be about to change in a big way.
Genworth, the biggest seller of stand-alone long-term care insurance,....More>>>
TOKYO–Japan’s consumer prices rose for the first time in more than a year in January as rising global oil prices gave Prime Minister Shinzo Abe and the Bank of Japan a helping hand in their campaign to overcome deflation.
The fractional increase in prices still leaves the central bank far from its 2% price goal, but it may fuel speculation over when the bank might consider raising....More>>>
Michael A. Robinson
“Look at market fluctuations as your friend rather than your enemy; profit from folly rather than participate in it.”
– Warren Buffett
It’s tough to argue with the”Oracle of Omaha.”
AndWarren Buffettis right: Investor “folly” creates some of the biggest money-making opportunities you’ll find....More>>>
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