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(Bloomberg) — Senate Republican leaders dropped provisions that would repeal two taxes on high earners in a revised draft of the Better Care Reconciliation Act, their health care bill, that was sent to the Congressional Budget Office, according....More>>>
When will the world see its first trillionaire? A British charity estimates that it could happen within 25 years and that it will be none other than Microsoft founder Bill Gates.
Oxfam, the U.K. world hunger organization, meant to shame the world’s richest with its list of multi-billionaires. Which is odd, considering that Gates is a founder, with Warren Buffett, of The Giving Pledge....More>>>
With the current bull market entering its eighth year and the S&P 500 trading wellabove its historic average, it’s becoming increasingly difficult to find and buy cheap stocks today — challenging, but not impossible.
In fact, some of businesses’ biggest names trade at significant discounts to the market, including companies like Warren Buffett’s Berkshire Hathaway....More>>>
The biggest regional trade deal in history is in ruins. So what happens now?
President-elect Donald Trump said Monday that one of his first actions in office will be to withdraw the United States from the Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP), an agreement he had slammed as a “disaster” during his campaign.
The move shatters a key pillar of President Obama’s drive....More>>>
BMO’s M. Ian Somaiya and team contend biotech stocks like Gilead Sciences (GILD) Amgen (REGN), Celgene (CELG) and Regeneron (REGN) might be bottoming–but that a bounce back probably won’t happen until the second half of the year. They explain why:
The biotechnology industry has underperformed major market indices as growth for larger cap companies has....More>>>
Opiates are incredibly potent pain relievers forpatients with severe traumatic pain or dealing with end-of-life care, but they are also being increasingly abused. Robert Brooke, the CEO of small cap Vitality Biopharma, Inc. (OTCQB: VBIO), which is dedicated to the development of cannabinoid prodrug pharmaceuticals and to unlocking the power of cannabinoids for the treatment of serious neurological....More>>>
U.S. equities drifted lower on Thursday as many of the trade dynamics we’ve seen since the election reversed. Stocks were weaker. Bonds were stronger. The dollar weakened. Gold rose. Interest rates declined.
There was no particular catalyst for the move. Just a nagging sense that many of these trades had become overextended and were vulnerable to profit-taking and short covering. In....More>>>
The last time we saw today's setup, one group of stocks more than doubled in four years and left U.S. stocks in the dust... It has nothing to do with China. And it might surprise you... European stocks are now dirt-cheap compared with their U.S. counterparts. Based on histo
Rising tensions with North Korea and the recent threat to Florida from Hurricane Irma contributed to the slight decline in the S&P 500 Index last week. While news was otherwise slow, a handful of leading dividend stocks rewarded shareholders with news of higher divide
At some point in any romantic relationship, this question may arise: "Why do you love me?" The moment is fraught with danger and the answer needs to come quickly and without hesitation. Otherwise, well, who knows. The worst possible answer would be, "Because you're a person."<
You can make the argument that the Dow Jones Industrial Average isn’t necessarily the best representation of the entire U.S. economy anymore. That title goes to the S&P 500 Index. But you can’t deny that the 30 Dow Jones stocks are kingpins in their respective indus
The amount you can leave to heirs without facing federal estate tax is projected to top $11 million per couple in 2018--$5.6 million per person, according to Bloomberg BNA estimates, based on recently released inflation numbers. And the annual gift tax exclusion amount is projected to increase fo