The allure of the largest U.S. technology companies is understandable given significant returns last year, but their sheer size is the reason for their eventual downfall and long-term stock underperformance, according to Rob Arnott, founder of Research Affiliates.
Penny for your thoughts on whether putting your retirement savings into bitcoin, the hot but crazy-volatile cryptocurrency, is worth risking a nest egg.
Some people are more than convinced. BitcoinIRA launched last year and Chief Operating Officer Chris Kline tells CNBC the company is doing roughly $1 million dollars in cash inflows a day. It began offering another cybercurrency, Ethereum,....More>>>
Liberty Tax Inc (NASDAQ:TAX) files its latest 10-K with SEC for the fiscal year ended on April 30, 2017. Liberty Tax Inc is engaged in providing retail federal and state income tax preparation services and related tax settlement products in the United States and Canada. Liberty Tax Inc has a market cap of $167.420 million; its shares were traded at around $13.20 with a P/E ratio of 15.90 and P/S....More>>>
Many people expect their living costs to drop in retirement, and while this might be true in certain cases, it isn’t always. Healthcare alone can eat up a large chunk of the average retiree’s budget, while other expenses, like housing, food, and transportation can really add up.
Since there’s a good chance you’ll need every penny you can get as a senior, you should....More>>>
Similar to most of the top players in the consumer packaged goods industry, Conagra Brands (CAG) has witnessed its volumes decline, bringing revenues down with it. The company did post net revenues of $2.17 billion during the second quarter, a healthy growth rate of 3.8%, but a single quarter of growth is certainly not a trend, and how Conagra performs over the rest of the year will play a huge....More>>>
Lenovo Group (HKSE: 992) (ADR: LNVGY), is a Fortune 500 company, a leader in providing innovative consumer, commercial, and enterprise technology, and holding the ‘number one’ position for tablet sales worldwide.
In the US (like a number of foreign companies) Lenovo trades on the pink sheets. The primary listing is in Hongkong, and the company offers dividends, (with a 2016 yield....More>>>
More and more, companies issue fixed-to-floating securities, and the public seems to like it. Investors take advantage of possessing these stocks as they are protected from higher interest rates. When holding an issue with fixed-to-floating dividend rate, your yield to worst is your YTC. If rates go higher, when the call date comes it will probably be hard for the company to finance itself on a....More>>>
Chicagoans are getting a break when it comes to paying a soft drink tax but it may not last.
A penny-an-ounce soda pop tax wasslated to take effect on July 1, but its imposition was put off by a local judge after the state retail merchants association and a group of local grocers challenged its legality. On Tuesday, the judge is expected to set a date for a hearing.
Industrial conglomerate General Electric (GE, $23.19 as of Oct. 18) stunned income investors in 2009, in the wake of the financial crisis and bear market, with a then-unthinkable cut to its longstanding dividend. But after years of trying to regain Wall Streets trust by rebuilding its payout to shareholders, fears of another reduction are mounting just as the company prepares to release its latest....More>>>
When buying a home, the most important numbers for mortgage lenders are the buyer’s credit score and the buyer’s debt-to-income ratio. The first is a summary of how the buyer has been managing debt and the second indicates whether the lender can reasonably expect the borrower to be
Pedro Parente, lauded for turning around Brazil’s state-oil giant Petrobras SA, agreed to become chairman of struggling food conglomerate BRF SA, a breakthrough that may end several weeks of fighting among shareholders over who will sit on its board.