You probably heard that stocks had their worst one-day fall this year last Wednesday. Is a big, bad, one-day move something to worry about? I wanted to find out… So I asked our True Wealth Systems computers a simple question… "What has happened to stocks in the past after one-day falls as big as Wednesday's (or bigger)?" I didn't know....More>>>
APPLETON, Wis. Kohls reputation for saving customers money through double-digit discounts and a popular rewards program recently took a hit in the household of Al Prokash.
Aftershopping at one of companys stores in Green Bay, Wis., Prokash and his family learned how a caveat in Kohls practices at the sales register effectively reduces the potential savings that customers can stack up.
Source: ThinkstockApril 20, 2017: The S&P 500 closed higher on the day, up 0.76% and17.71 points to 2,355.87. Separately the DJIA closed up 0.86% on the day at 20,579.12, up approximately 174.63 points.
Overall Thursday was an incredible day for the markets with all of the U.S. broad markets closing higher and the Nasdaq hitting a new all-time high. In terms of the sectors, everything....More>>>
Even with interest rates edging up lately, it still isnt easy to pocket much income from traditional stocks and bonds. But you may be overlooking preferred stocks, hybrid investments that offer a bit of both worlds.
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For income seekers, preferreds offer great deals. Yields average 6.1%, well above the 2.3% payout of the Barclays....More>>>
Fitbit (NYSE:FIT) recently announced an executive shakeup and business realignment to “reignite growth” at the struggling wearables maker, which lostmore than 60% of its market value over the past 12 months. Chief Business Officer Woody Scal andExecutive VP Tim Roberts, who oversaw the company’s social networking efforts, announced that they would step down at the end of March.....More>>>
AMD (NYSE:AMD) does not need a merger or buyout as some have written. Those days are long gone. If it were going to happen, it would have been two years prior when AMD was really feeling the pain and the balance sheet was a wreck. Since then they have drastically reduced debt while expanding product offerings. In this article we are going to cover a brief history, growth prospects, why a buyout....More>>>
Prenuptial agreements can make a world of difference in a divorce. Two very different stories follow and highlight the difference.
Actors Johnny Depp and Amber Heard were married in February 2015. Their marriage lasted approximately 15 months. They did not have a prenuptial agreement.
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Heard filed for a divorce in May 2016 and sought spousal support....More>>>
Energy prices drop and hundreds of companies find the ground under them gone. Those companies proceed over the financial cliff and many will never be seen again. Others will be unrecognizable to the market. The investors are cursing one loss after another and swearing to never look at an energy stock again. Well at least for a month anyway. Maybe a week?
Before that loss cycle gets repeated,....More>>>
Fears about a Donald Trump presidency may be misplaced, according to Goldman Sachs Group CEO Lloyd Blankfein in an interview published in the German newspaper Handelsblatt.
Blankfein, head of the worlds most prominent investment bank, said Trump would be a level-headed leader despite his controversial anti-immigration rhetoric and his protectionist stance on trade policies. Trump has proposed....More>>>
As the third quarter ends, it’s a good time to review market performance. U.S. investors should always think globally in this regard. The economically developed countries’ markets are not usually where the most money is made (or even made at all). 2016 has been no exception to this rule. South America has been leading the way all year and has maintained its top position during the third....More>>>