Its practically an article of faith that, just as investors need to have both large- and small-company stocks in their portfolios, they must own both domestic and foreign shares. A widely cited paper by economists Haim Levy and Marshall Sarnat made the case for overseas diversification 46 years ago by looking at the performance of markets from 1951 through 1967. But Europe and Japan were growing....More>>>
It’s not just liberal critics taking President Trump to task for his latest crisis.
The conservative Wall Street Journal pleaded with the embattled president Wednesday to get his act together.
In an editorial titled “Loose Lips Sink Presidencies,” the Journal recounted the administration’s most recent problems, including Trump’s disclosure of classified....More>>>
Patriot One is a Canadian-based technology company that has developed an advanced concealed weapons detection system that delivers real-time warnings to keep potential attackers at bay and to keep the general public safe and secure. “Using radar and machine-learning algorithms that interpret the signal that comes back, every metallic object they’re carrying will resonate with a very....More>>>
Following the Brexit referendum, pro-European Union political forces have meaningfully strengthened their positions. According to the Eurobarometer survey, trust in the European Union has increased to 36%, up from 33% seen in the spring 2016 survey. That being said, Brussels’ immigration policy is still one of the top issues for the European electorate. In fact, as per the Eurobarometer survey,....More>>>
Oil has been on a rollercoaster ride, making and stealing fortunes for and from speculators. Since mid-June, oil has plunged approximately 60%, which has been due to oversupply and slowing global economic growth, the latter of which leads to reduced demand. Earlier this year Feb. 11 to be exact oil hit a low of $26.05/barrel. Some economists and analysts feel as though the $30/barrel level can....More>>>
When Warren Buffett dissolved his investment partnership in 1969 to focus on Berkshire Hathaway, the company he had acquired a few years earlier, he recommended that his clients invest in the Sequoia Fund (SEQUX). It was great advicefor more than three decades, anyway.
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When I recommended five low-risk funds to Kiplinger....More>>>
On Feb. 3, President Donald Trump signed an executive order that directed the Department of Labor (DOL) to do a cost-benefit analysis of the fiduciary rule, leaving both financial firms and retirees asking, “Will the fiduciary rule be delayed?”
Originally, the rule was supposed to go into effect on April 10 — just over a month away.
But before that happens, the....More>>>
U.S. stocks edged higher today, with five benchmark indices all closing at record levels as oil prices climbed higher.
It didnt take much to set those records. The S&P 500 jumped 16.29 points, or 0.75%, to close at 2,198.19. The Dow Jones Industrials ended at 18,956.83 after climbing 88.83 points, or 0.5%, and the Nasdaq Composite rallied 47.35 points, or 0.9%,....More>>>
Over the years, I’ve had my share of investing ups and downs. In that time, I’ve come to learn that I’m good at one kind of investing: finding future blue-chip stocks.
So what exactly am I looking for in these future blue-chip stocks to buy? I want stocks with a history of strong earnings, revenue and dividend growth.stock market for beginners:....More>>>
1. Inauguration Day: On Friday, Donald Trump will be sworn in as the 45th president of the United States.
Since his election, Trump has shown an uncanny ability to move markets. Bullish investors, girded by his pro-business rhetoric, have pushed the Dow closer and closer to 20,000 points. But the Republican has also introduced a degree of uncertainty. Trump has made a habit of targeting....More>>>