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A new study out of the Cleveland Clinic found that obesity robs us of more years of our lives than any other preventable health issue. That means that of all the top lifestyle-related killers that are in our power to modify or treat including smoking, high blood pressure and high cholesterol obesity shortens life the most.
&l;p&g;Most of us have had to try to confront some awkward issues with aging parents. It might be getting them to talk about the need for help at home. It could be about giving up those car keys. Hardest of all, perhaps, is the subject of end of life and advance healthcare planning. Estate planners have documents for that, but no one in healthcare is going to understand them unless families or loved....More>>>
February 27, 2017: Markets opened lower Monday but picked up steam shortly after the bell and rose fairly steadily throughout the day. Energy and real estate were the leading gainers while telecom and consumer staples were the laggards. WTI crude oil for April delivery settled at $54.05 a barrel, up 6 cents on the day. April gold added 50 cents on the day to settle at $1,258.80. Equities were headed....More>>>
Is it possible to begin with nothing and acquire wealth in America? Is it still possible today? I've been studying that question for almost 20 years. And the answer is unequivocal: It is. It is still possible for ordinary, wage-earning Americans to become wealthy. From my research, I have seen that there are basically three ways to get rich: 1. Slowly (in....More>>>
U.S. stocks are only a few points away from new all-time highs… But not every part of the U.S. market has been thriving. Health care stocks recently fell 12% from their August highs to their pre-election lows… hitting an eight-month low in the process. Have they bottomed? Is it time to buy? Or is this the beginning of a major downtrend? Let's take a closer look....More>>>
Employing contrarian investing tactics is exceptionally difficult. Evolutionarily speaking, we are inclined to follow the majority and not stray from the pack. However, in investing, it can be extraordinarily lucrative to deviate from the consensus. The consensus view of Bed Bath & Beyond (NASDAQ:BBBY) is that the company faces several headwinds that will stagnate growth and cause the stock....More>>>
Shaw Communications (NYSE:SJR) has seen a strong reaction in its stock price in response to its 2nd quarter earnings report that showed significant subscriber performance in its cable and wireless segments. This was especially surprising as the company had lowered expectations ahead of the quarter. However, we think that the company is currently overvalued as it trades at a premium in forward EV/EBITDA....More>>>
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Enbridge Energy, Limited Partnership (NYSE:EEP) had its target price lowered by Barclays from $16.00 to $11.00 in a research report sent to investors on Tuesday morning, Marketbeat reports. The brokerage currently has an equal weight rating on the pipeline company’s stock.
Analysts predict that Container Store Group Inc (NYSE:TCS) will post sales of $231.21 million for the current quarter, according to Zacks. Two analysts have issued estimates for Container Store Group’s earnings, with estimates ranging from $230.11 million to $232.30 million. Container Stor