Q: I’m wondering if I’m thinking correctly about my asset allocation with my investments. I’m 57 years old and plan on retiring in a few years. I have $900,000 in my individual retirement account, which is invested 100% in stocks (including 20% in international stocks), and I have $150,000 in certificates of deposit. I also have a home that’s paid for and worth about $750,000.....More>>>
New York, NY, based Investment company Grandfield & Dodd, Llc buys Enbridge, Johnson Controls International PLC, M&T Bank, Albemarle, Walt Disney Co, Gilead Sciences, US Bancorp, Abbott Laboratories, Vanguard Large-Cap ETF – DNQ, Clorox Co, sells Spectra Energy, St Jude Medical, Nordstrom, Emerson Electric Co, Chubb during the 3-months ended 2017-03-31, according to the most recent....More>>>
When Costco Wholesale (COST) announced its fiscal first-quarter earnings in December, its shares rose 1.3%, despite initial disappointment. And next month, Costco will release its December sales, which should show whether that reaction was justified. Baird’s Peter Benedict and team offer a preview:
Modeling December “core” comps (ex-gas/FX) of....More>>>
CVS Health (NYSE:CVS) reported its fourth-quarter financial results on Thursday. The big pharmacy services company beat its guidance, helped primarily by a strong performance from its pharmacy benefits management (PBM) segment. The bar had been lowered, however, because CVS reduced its fourth-quarter projections three months ago in light of contract losses to Walgreens Boot Alliance (NASDAQ:WBA).
President Trump’s executive order rolling back energy regulations is unlikely to spawn a surge of jobs or a quick reduction offuel prices, as the basic rules of economics maintain a powerful hold on the industry.
Will coal jobs suddenly come roaring back? Dont bet on it. Will the price of electricity go into reverse? Not likely. Will increased federal land rights for oil and natural....More>>>
Many developing and new traders struggle with comprehending the difference between the trades that will work from the trades that will not work, so veteran trader Mike Bellafiore of SMB Capital suggests they spice up their smart trade ideas with these four extra ingredients.
Here’s what I see from my seat as the managing partner of a proprietary trading desk in NYC with underperforming....More>>>
You can get some sweet deals if you avoid the noise and shop carefully. Instead of elves, though, you’ll need some smart robots.
The deals will come fast and furious, but don’t depend upon one site to deliver the best prices. You may even find better deals after the holidays.
Your first order of business is to get organized before you even log on. Got a list? Who do you....More>>>
The FOMC meeting announcement was just released following the two-day December Fed meeting. Here’s what we know so far…
As widely expected, the Fed raised its benchmark lending rate 0.25% to a new range of 0.50% to 0.75%. That makes a new midpoint of 0.625%. Market odds heading into today’s FOMC meeting announcement were 95%, according to CME Group’s FedWatch....More>>>
Shares of Control4 (NASDAQ:CTRL), a leading provider of automation and networking systems for homes and businesses that boasts products to personalize control of music, video, lighting, comfort, security, and communications as an entire premium smart home system, are soaring 20% higher on Friday as of 1:40 p.m. EST.
The surge in price was fueled by the company’s....More>>>
Barclays analyst Thomas Driscoll and team see more dividend cuts and equity raises coming for oil & gas stocks like Apache (APA), Devon Energy (DVN),Encana (ECA), Anadarko Petroleum (APC), and Marathon Oil (MRO). They explain why:
Leverage concerns will lead E&P companies to take strong steps to strengthen balance sheets. As oil price weakness has lingered,....More>>>