Non farm payroll numbers certainly disappointed Friday with the USD selling off following the report. Nonetheless, it is important to note that after revisions, an average of 232,000 jobs have been created over the last three months which is a very healthy pace of hiring.
Whilst hiring has been healthy over the last three months, low wage growth and underemployment continues to suggest the....More>>>
Marathon Peotroleum Corporation (NYSE:MPC) is a refining and midstream company. Recently, the company reported a very decent quarterly report, with approximately $801 million in net income. This result comes in a time where the crack spread, which refiners depend on, faces strong headwinds. Regardless, the strong net income dwarfs its dividend payment of $150 million....More>>>
Both sides of the Brexit negotiation are probing each others’ intentions and capabilities, whilst keeping a close eye upon their own restive and growing populist voters. Their reactions to the growing populist threats come straight from the same page. Prime Minister May has recently rolled out the Conservative Party version of Fabian research, originating in Beatrice and Sidney Webb’s....More>>>
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The American College of Financial Services has launched a scholarship program to help boost the number of African-Americans in the financial services industry.
According to the latest data from the U.S. Bureau of....More>>>
The stock market is near record-high territory, and it’s getting difficult to find beaten-up stocks to buy at a discount. However, one notable exception is real estate investment trusts (REITs) which have taken a beating as interest rates started to rise. Here are three REITs, all of which have dropped more than 10% over the past six months, that may be worth a look.
Self-Storage Investment Characteristics
I like self-storage real estate. Not only do these properties achieve strong returns on capital, but they also tend to perform fairly well during market downturns. After all, people need and want to store stuff regardless of the economic conditions. In fact, during a recession, it may be even cheaper to downsize the current large residence....More>>>
For years, scammers posing as agents from the Internal Revenue Service (IRS) have been targeting taxpayers. Another scam making the rounds this year highlights the danger of responding to those kinds of calls – even if you think you’re getting the upper hand.
As part of the current scam, fraudsters are making calls and asking, “Can you hear me?”....More>>>