After a rally in the first half of 2016, Coach’s (NYSE:COH) stock price has witnessed a decline, to levels seen at the beginning of the year. The company’s closing price rose to a high of $43.46 on August 1, but has seen a steady decline thereafter, with fears of a poor year-end performance. While Coach isn’t alone in being out of favor in the retail industry, however, given its....More>>>
Midway through trading Monday, the Dow traded up 0.29 percent to 23,627.34 while the NASDAQ climbed 0.04 percent to 6,891.83. The S&P also rose, gaining 0.09 percent to 2,604.65.
Leading and Lagging Sectors
On Monday, the non-cyclical consumer goods & services sector proved to be a source of strength for the market.
In trading on Monday, energy shares fell 0.70 percent.....More>>>
The S&P 500 (SNPINDEX:^GSPC) did well in 2016, producing another winning year and extending the bull market in stocks. Even though the index had some troubled times, strength in the U.S. economy and in fundamental business prospects for the index’s constituent stocks helped the market overcome challenges and continue its generally upward path. Technically, the S&P 500’s best....More>>>
“I felt like a human being who had been dropped into a shark tank.”
Fox News host Megyn Kelly says that’s what it felt like when Donald Trump was attacking her in interviews and in tweetstorms.
Kelly attracted Trump’s ire during the first GOP primary debate in August 2015, when she asked him about his track record of misogynistic comments. Trump criticized....More>>>
The traditional February lull in initial public offerings (IPOs) enters its second and final week, but a much anticipated offering is on tap for the following week. Last week also saw several new filings that we’ll take a quick look at here.
First, of course, is the scheduled March 2 IPO of Snap, parent of Snapchat, a camera app that wipes the photo or video after the receiver of the....More>>>
Over the years, I have had the opportunity to serve as a financial expert witness in a variety of divorce cases. I’m usually hired for a couple of reasons. To either investigate a claim that a former spouse may have moved or hidden assets before or during the divorce, or they misrepresented the value of their retirement account to avoid splitting the assets.
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>>>