With the world as their oyster, many retirees take the opportunity to travel far and wide. But before you go, review your medical coverage. Medicare beneficiaries who have a health emergency outside the U.S. could be in for a big surprise.
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Retired Kiplinger editor Ken Dalecki, 74, who lives in the Washington,....More>>>
In a federal filing Monday morning, Harley-Davidson Inc. (NYSE: HOG) said that the tariff on motorcycles exported from the United States to Europe will rise from a current 6% to 31% and add an average of $2,200 to the price of a Harley in Europe. The tariff was implemented in retaliation for U.S. President Trump’s 25% tariff on European steel imports.
Biotricity (OTCBB: BTCY) is a comer in the rapidly growing medical device market and is a small cap to take notice of. Driving this lucrative market are; IoT-driven device connectivity, governmental pressure to cut healthcare costs, escalating hospital costs, a need to reduce hospital readmission rates, an aging population, and a high rate of people with chronic disease. The largest factor driving....More>>>
Ive been right about Tesla (NASDAQ:TSLA) thus far.
There seem to be only two schools on Tesla. You either love the carmaker, or you hate it with a passion. I fall into the latter category, not because I’m anti clean energy, or opposed to new entries to the auto industry, but because of the grandiose and inefficient management history the company has had under Elon Musk. Ive written....More>>>
Spirit Airlines(NASDAQ:SAVE)has one of the lowest cost structures in the airline industry, but that doesn’t mean that the carrier is immune to the pressures its fellow airlines are facing. For example, over the last two years, Spirit’s labor costs have climbed 4 percentage points, to 20% of total revenue. This is partly due to expanded pilot and crew hiring to accommodate increased capacity,....More>>>
After positive mid-stage trial data suggested earlier this year that it might be able to reshape the treatment of kidney failure in lupus patients, Aurinia Pharmaceuticals (NASDAQ:AUPH)has announced plans for a late-stage study that could eventually allow it to win regulatory OKs in the U.S., Europe, and Japan.
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Aurinia Pharmaceuticals is working on voclosporin,....More>>>
AT&T‘s DirecTV Now streaming TV service will be available to customers from November 30, marking the carrier’s most important launch since its 2015 acquisition of satellite TV behemoth DirecTV. The service, which is targeted at cord cutters and other households without pay TV services (a market estimated to be as large as 20 million), could be poised for a strong launch given its....More>>>
When an industry enjoys significant growth, individual stock valuations often rise with the tide. This firm’s inability to grow profits amidst record industry revenues raises a red flag. Add in significant competition, lagging margins, and an overvalued stock price, and it’s hard to justify any bull case. Nevertheless, this stock is up 48% over the past year. For these reasons and more,....More>>>
The Coca-Cola Co (KO) manufactures, distributes, and markets nonalcoholic beverages worldwide. This dividend king has paid uninterrupted dividends on its common stock since 1893 and increased payments to common shareholders every for 55 years in a row. Warren Buffett’s Berkshire Hathaway Inc.‘s (BRK.A,BRK.B) is the largest shareholder of the world’s largest....More>>>
Berkshire Hathaway Inc. (NYSE:BRK.A) is an American conglomerate with investments in a variety of businesses from American Express to Coca-Cola. It reported Q3 earnings last week, which were in line with analysts expectations, as the group revealed a 7% increase in operating profit compared to the same period last year.
Althoughthe group revealed mixed performance from its various subsidiaries,....More>>>
ITC has undertaken price hike of 6-15% in some of its lower-end cigarette brands (contributing ~20% to cigarette sales volume). The average price hike (with no price increase in key brands) stood at 2%. The recent price hike will have initial reac
Shopko will liquidate its assets and close all of its remaining locations by mid-June.
The company was unable to find a buyer for the retail business and will begin winding down its operations beginning this week, the company said in statement released Monday. The decision to liquidate will b