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>>>
Toward the end of trading Monday, the Dow traded up 0.71 percent to 21,501.62 while the NASDAQ declined 0.43 percent to 6,114.12. The S&P also rose, gaining 0.33 percent to 2,431.35.
Leading and Lagging Sectors
Energy shares rose by 1.46 percent in the US market on Monday. Top gainers in the sector included Diamond Offshore Drilling Inc (NYSE: DO), CARBO Ceramics Inc. (NYSE:....More>>>
The Q4 2016 earnings report formid cap proppant and fracking stock U.S. Silica Holdings Inc (NYSE: SLCA)is scheduled for after the market closes onWednesday (February 22nd). Proppant and fracking stockswere crushed by low oil prices; but with oil prices stabilizing, drilling activity coming back to the oil patches.
A technical chart for mid cap U.S. Silica Holdings shows a nice uptrend over....More>>>
Brazilian and Russian stocks, joined by crude oil, top the table when it comes to price performance in 2016, while Britains vote to exit the European Union mangled the British pound.
Shanghai shares and, in particular, cocoa also lagged well behind.
The table below breaks down the price action, according to FactSet, in U.S. dollars through Thursday, Dec. 29, for a selected array of....More>>>
Social Security provides critical benefits to countless seniors and disabled Americans, but despite the program’s long-term standing, there has been talk in recent years of it running out of money. In fact, in a 2016 Transamerica survey, 77% of workers said they’re worried about Social Security going bankrupt by the time they’re set to retire.
But while the program isn’t....More>>>