If small-company stocks offer the chance to get into businesses on the ground floor, and big blue chips offer world-beating stability, what do shares of midsize companies bring to the table? Historically, superior returns. Since 1980, the Russell Midcap index, which tracks U.S. stocks with $934 million to $34 billion in market capitalization (stock price times shares outstanding), returned 12.9%....More>>>
Office of Management and Budget Director Mick Mulvaney committed multiple serious federal budget and political sins the past two weeks that would have gotten any other cabinet member from a previous presidency fired. (Photo by Win McNamee/Getty Images)
Ask yourself these three questions:
1. How can the director of the Office of Management and Budget make an unprecedented $2 trillion....More>>>
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With the Federal Reserve deciding to keep interest rates where they are, investors looking for income are still up the creek without a paddle. With that in mind, dividend stocks continue to be a great draw for investors. The only problem is that with the markets being up so much, many dividend stocks aren’t exactly spitting out a ton of yield these days. The SPDR S&P 500 ETF Trust....More>>>
One of the advantages of being a dividend investor is that I invest in businesses that meet a certain qualitative and quantitative criteria. This allows me to focus on quality compounding machines with established track records. This discipline also allows me to avoid overpaying for those companies.
Even the best company in the world is not worth overpaying for. Another trait....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.
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Money is the top cause of stress in the U.S., the American Psychological Association reports, and the leading driver of stress in the workplace, according to studies by the National Business Group on Health, Aon Hewitt, PwC and
If youre bullish on oil, then Continental Resources (CLR) is the stock for you. I believe the company will likely significantly grow its earnings in 2018 due to higher realized prices and around 20% production growth. Meanwhile the company, which burned cash flows in 2017, will likely report str