Jeff Sessions, the U.S. Attorney General, has entered the bad books of President Donald Trump ever since he recused himself from the Russia investigation, which is probing into the Trump campaign’s alleged collusion with Russia.
The president has stopped short of firing Sessions but has been publicly denouncing him, purportedly in a bid to force a voluntary resignation.
Self-inflicted wounds are the worst. Kneejerk, emotion-driven views of our finances does more to mess up our portfolios than almost anything short of another 2008-09 crisis. Marty Martin, a partner in the Chicago office of The Planning Center, shows us how to not do stupid stuff with our financial lives:
Thinking clearly about money is challenging. Acting in alignment with your....More>>>
Friday was a mixed day for the stock market; the Dow Jones Industrials fell slightly even as the S&P 500 (SNPINDEX:^GSPC) and Nasdaq Composite finished higher. The S&P 500’s gains of about a fifth of a percent were propelled in part by favorable economic data showing that retail sales climbed by 0.6% in December, driven by strong performance in the automotive sector. Solid bank earnings....More>>>
If you’re new to investing, the stock market can understandably seem confusing. However, understanding the stock market doesn’t need to be too difficult. While it’s impossible to explain every detail of how stocks and the stock market works in a single article, here’s an overview of the basics.
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It’s bonus season. And that means lots of workers are amassing too much company stock, says John Voltaggio, a managing director with Northern Trust in New York. He spends much of March talking clients into diversifying.
As employees move up in rank, they start to get meaningful bonuses, usually comprised of more and more equity-linked compensation like restricted stock. Every March—in....More>>>
Conventional wisdom suggests rising rates are bad for real estate investment trusts. In fact, that’s not always true. REITs have historically done well when the cost of money is increasing, asserts Keith Fitz-Gerald, editor of Total Wealth.
Between 1994 and 2013, for example, there were nine time periods when interest rates rose by more than 1% (or 100 basis points in trader speak)....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>>>
Yet another profit upgrade sent Fever-Tree Drinks Plc shares soaring in early London trading, propping up an already giddy valuation for the U.K. maker of premium tonic water and lemonade. Shore Capital analysts say that while they can see the growth opportunity, a price-to-earnings ratio o
Singapore's largest property developer, CapitaLand (OTCPK:CLLDY) (CATL.SI) had a pretty good 2017. Helped by improving conditions in Singapore and China, not to mention significant project openings, CapitaLand's local shares climbed 20% and the ADRs did even better.
A power outage hit the CES consumer electronics show in Las Vegas, dimming the lights in one of the main convention halls hosting demonstrations from the likes of LG Electronics Inc. and Samsung Electronics Co.
“There is an isolated power outage at the Las Vegas Convention Center. W