By now, it should be apparent to anybody with a functioning cerebellum that our political and economic policy leaders are abject failures. After years of impotent monetary policy at the hands of the Fed, decades of incompetent foreign policy by several administrations, a dormant and corrupt Congress, and an activist Supreme Court rewriting the Constitution, the world....More>>>
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Sicker people’s tendency to choose some health insurers’ individual plans over others is so strong, and so hard to predict, that some big health insurers are facing huge Affordable Care Act risk-adjustment....More>>>
Our Long Idea reports aim to identify those firms that the market has overlooked and that, when analyzed beyond standard metrics, are significantly undervalued. These hidden gems provide excellent upside potential to any portfolio, with little downside risk.
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SAN FRANCISCO Shift, an online used car site that offers consumers test drives, is expanding its partnership with Hertz to sell the rental car company’s used vehicles.
For Shift, the deal provides an instant solution to an issue that vexes online car sellers: inventory. Thanks to Hertz’s national presence, Shift can expand beyond its three metro hubs instantly by tapping into....More>>>
People are often interested in studying the saving behavior of women.
I have generally resisted that approach because women have traditionally lived in households where the couple makes decisions jointly. In that world, I would think that married women and single women would look more different than men and women.
But the times are changing, so it makes sense to see if women are still....More>>>
Strategists at Bank of America Corp. (NYSE: BAC) are calling it “The Icarus Trade,” a reference to the story of the boy who ignored warnings and flew too close to the sun – and plunged to his death when his feather-and-wax wings melted from the heat.
The Bank of America prognosticators are using this tale from Greek mythology for the post-inauguration....More>>>
Shares of retailer Sears Holdings (NASDAQ:SHLD) tumbled 54.8% in 2016, according to data provided byS&P Global Market Intelligence. The company, which operates Sears and Kmart stores, suffered from significant declines in comparable sales throughout 2016. With sales collapsing and losses mounting, investors left the stock for dead last....More>>>
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
In Lahore and Karachi, American flags were burned in front of TV cameras after President Trump’s decision on Jan. 4 to withhold $2 billion of security aid from Pakistan to punish it for allegedly harboring terrorists. The country’s government issued angry statements claiming no ins