No good deed goes unpunished, as the saying goes. On first impression, that’s what happened to Dr. Robert McClendon, a Texas physician. He lent $100,000 to a business to cover its payroll. And then he got hit with a $4.3 million IRS penalty for the company’s payroll taxes, a penalty that was just upheld in court. But, as often happens with taxes, the situation is more complex. The....More>>>
Tesla is down nearly 20% in the past 2 weeks. (Photo credit should read KARIM SAHIB/AFP/Getty Images)
Yesterday, Tesla closed at $308, down almost 20% in just 2 weeks. Sharp drops like this often scare lots of people out of the stock. But one of our top managers, Gorden Lam, is not selling. The best defense against making a bad decision is to take the emotion out of it.
Tucson, AZ, based Investment company Sterling Investment Management, Inc. buys Berkshire Hathaway, McDonald’s, sells Berkshire Hathaway, Ryanair Holdings PLC during the 3-months ended 2016-12-31, according to the most recent filings of the investment company, Sterling Investment Management, Inc.. As of 2016-12-31, Sterling Investment Management, Inc. owns 43 stocks with a total value of $70....More>>>
Todays young people fear that they will never see Social Security benefits. The reality is, 3% of elderly Americans already dont.
The three main groups of people who never receive Social Security benefits include infrequent workers (44.3%) who do not have sufficient earnings to qualify for the benefits, immigrants who arrived in the U.S. at 50 or older (37.3%) and therefore havent worked....More>>>
Wells Fargo (WFC) has come a long way since its account-opening scandal–enough that it makes you wonder if that scandal has been forgotten on Wall Street. Not Argus analyst Stephen Biggar, who cut Wells Fargo today, arguing that the scandal remains an overhang for the banking giant following its earnings miss last week:
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We are downgrading....More>>>
In the world of investing, many ideas are so widely accepted that they go unquestioned. But conventional thinking is often wrong. Here's one piece of conventional investing wisdom we often hear: In times of panic, gold is a safe haven. Gold in your portfolio can help insure against losses when the stock market falls. As it turns out, this piece of conventional wisdom is correct.....More>>>
By Brenda Bouw
Concierge services. Treadmill desks. “Free-address” seating with no assigned spots. Large, open collaborative spaces. These are just some of the physical characteristics of the modern workplace.
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While they may sound like (optional) employee perks and simple design tweaks, such changes to the look....More>>>
Barclays analyst Jason Goldberg and team have “long been attracted to” shares of JPMorgan Chase (JPM), even before news that CEO Jamie Dimon spent $26 million dollars to buy shares in the mega-bank. With JPMorgan’s investor day coming up on Feb. 23, they explain why:
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We have long been attracted to the shares of JPMorgan, given....More>>>