U.S. equities bounded higher on Monday in response to the “as expected” French election result on Sunday night. The result was the largest one-day gain since March 1 — breaking stocks out of their recent funk.
In the end, the Dow Jones Industrial Average gained 1.1%, the S&P 500 gained 1.1%, the Nasdaq Composite gained 1.2% and the Russell 2000 gained 1.3%.....More>>>
It’s still a difficult time for income investors. Interest rates are predicted to rise in 2017, and Treasury yields are creeping up. But a 10-year Treasury bond pays less than 2.6% interest annually; guaranteed investments such as CDs and checking accounts offer returns of barely 1% a year. In that environment, high-yield dividend stocks look attractive … and that’s where....More>>>
After Republicans’ attempt to repeal Obamacare failed, a narrow plurality of Americans wants to see the party move on to other issues, according to a new HuffPost/YouGov survey.
The American Health Care Act, which was deeply unpopular during its brief lifespan, is no more popular in i