The financial services industry has been sounding a message loud and clear for decades – save more for retirement! Unfortunately, many people with retirement dreams are not actively saving for this long-term goal. According to the Economic Policy Institute, only about half of all American households have set aside any funds in a retirement account.
Upset with family conflict
Millions of Boomers are becoming senior citizens with 10,000 a day of us turning 65. A lot of us still have aging parents, now in their 80s, 90s and more. And by that age, a lot of these elders need some kind of help. Will it come from us, their aging adult children? All over this country, Boomer-aged adults are offering help whether physical or financial....More>>>
Context, Leaders and Laggards
I have a different approach to sport goods stocks in comparison to many investors. I find it difficult to value, trade and invest in any sport goods stock using the same approach. I have been short Under Armour (UAA, UA) for a while and started to accumulate Nike (NYSE:NKE) shares a few months ago. I have recently opened a long on Skechers (NYSE:SKX) and....More>>>
One thing that has been frustrating about chip giant Intel’s (NASDAQ:INTC) current seventh-generation Core processors for personal computers — and what will be frustrating about its upcoming eighth-generation Core processors — is their apparent lack of architectural innovation.
A brief review may be in order. Back in the second half of 2015, Intel introduced a processor....More>>>
U.S. equities are continuing to grind higher on Friday thanks to the resumption of the “Trumpflation” trade spurred by comments from President Trump this week that his tax cut plans would be released within the next few weeks.
The dynamic got an additional lift by his comments about the U.S. dollar’s valuation, which he thinks is too high.
Mobile means that, for the first time, pretty much everyone on earth will have a camera, taking vastly more images than were ever taken on film (how many pictures?). This feels like a profound change on a par with, say, the transistor radio making music ubiquitous.
Then, the image sensor in a phone is more than just a camera that takes pictures – it’s also part of new ways of....More>>>
Theratechnologies (OTCPK:THERF) is a small specialty pharmaceutical company (market cap: $153.74 million) focused on unmet medical needs among people infected with the human immunodeficiency virus (HIV). It has one approved product, EGRIFTA, a synthetic form of growth-hormone-releasing hormone available in Canada and in the U.S. to reduce excess abdominal fat due to HIV-related lipodystrophy. Despite....More>>>
Kimberly-Clark (KMB) is lower Monday, following a downgrade from Deutsche Bank, on the heels of its first-quarter earnings.
Analyst Bill Schmitz cut his trading on the stock from Buy to Hold, with a $130 price target. He writes that while the companys transformation in the past few years has been a thing of beauty its categories are slowing , as are its market share....More>>>