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A trainload of Arch Coal rolls through Seattle. (AP Photo/Elaine Thompson, File)

Donald Trump’s surprise victory in the presidential race on Nov. 8 put some extra topspin on what had already been a surprising investment success for vulture investor George Schultze: Arch Coal. Shares in the St. Louis coal producer jumped 35% by the end of the week to over $85, not bad for a company....More>>>

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There is no doubt change is in the air across the U.S. after our recent historic election. And one of the likely first changes — or, at least, one of the first to be discussed — will be how to modify, dismantle or eliminate the Affordable Care Act, commonly referred to as “Obamacare.”

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The ACA was an unwieldy monster when it....More>>>

3 Industrial Stocks to Buy for Trump’s ‘Buy American’ Order

We all know that President Trump won the election by appealing to the idea of “making America great again.” A hefty dose of that came down to making sure Americans had jobs again. While most of his time in office has been mostly talking points and rhetoric on the subject, his latest executive order actually provides a real framework for getting America working again.


3 CEFs to Buy for Safe Yields and Upside (USA, GAB, JTD)

If you’re interested in getting into the S&P 500, it seems like a good time to do so. Earnings are rising, GDP growth is strong, the unemployment rate is falling, and wages are heading upward.

There’s just one problem: as I wrote a few months ago, the S&P 500 is a lousy bet.

There are a couple reasons why, the biggest being the income problem. If you buy....More>>>

Stocks Lower as Shutdown Threat Looms

U.S. equities bounced around the unchanged line on Friday before ultimately finishing lower on concerns about a possible government shutdown on April 28 unless President Trump and Congress can agree on a new spending bill. With contentious issues including border wall construction, taxes and healthcare still in play, an easy deal seems unlikely.

This fear is being offset by ongoing....More>>>

Earnings Scheduled For April 21, 2017

Related TRST Earnings Scheduled For October 21, 2016 Major Accounting Changes Are Coming To The Financial Industry Related MORN One Of The World's Most Powerful Women, Fidelity Personal Investing President Kathleen Murphy, To Tell Her Story At The Benzinga....More>>>

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Sex, Drugs and Pay-to-Play Fraud Hit New York Pension Fund: SEC

Less than 40% of workers said they have recovered financially from the recession that started in December 2007, according to a report from Transamerica Center for Retirement Studies. Thirteen percent said their recovery hasn’t....More>>>

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Last year, I was endlessly ringing the alarm bells about Japanese financials, particularly the impact of negative rates on profitability (e.g. net interest margin) and of money market reform and dollar strength on offshore funding, i.e. funding for overseas operations. (See here, here, and here.)

With all of the ‘happenings’ going on in the U.S. currently as it relates to politics....More>>>

Top 5 Gold Stocks To Invest In 2017

I had expected IAMGOLD (NYSE:IAG) to post an impressive turnaround in the second half of the year on the back of an improvement in gold prices and the company’s efforts of lowering its cost base. This is exactly what happened when the company released its third-quarter results a couple of weeks ago.

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In fact, IAMGOLD blew past Wall Street estimates for....More>>>

Some Sort of Messiah? Dow Ends Year Higher, Week Lower as Trump Rally Fades

Stocks finished higher this year despite (because of?) the surprise Donald Trump victory in the US presidential election and the UK’s decision to leave the European Union. The same couldn’t be said for this week.

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The S&P 500 rose 9.5% this year after falling 1.1% to 2,238.83 this week, while the Dow Jones Industrial....More>>>