San Francisco Mayor Ed Lee announced at a press conference yesterday that, starting next fall, community college will be tuition-free for all San Francisco residents through the City College of San Francisco.
As first reported by The San Francisco Chronicle, San Francisco would become the first city in the nation to make community college free to all city residents. Any....More>>>
Wells Fargo is having a hard time getting Americans to sign up for credit cards these days. Credit card applications at Wells Fargo plunged by 55% in February, the sharpest decline since the bank’s fake account scandal erupted last September. In addition, consumers opened 43% fewer checking accounts than a year ago and interactions with....More>>>
President-elect Donald J. Trump’s decision to pick Steven Mnuchin, a former Goldman Sachs partner, as the next Treasury Secretary is driving hopes on Wall Street that government sponsored mortgage giants Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac will be privatized in the new administration. “We’ve got to get them out of government control,” Mnuchin told Fox Business News on Wednesday morning....More>>>
Last week, women’s clothing retailer The Limited announced it was closing down all of its stores. It’s yet another casualty in the war on shopping malls and highlights the further transition of clothing retail to “fast fashion” and online formatting. It has been an ominous year for brick-and-mortar stores, but another one down could be good news for the survivors.
For years, Saudi Arabia was a close American ally, while Russia was a distant enemy.
That’s why America purchased a lot of oil from Saudi Arabia and very little from Russia. For the period 1973-2005, America’s oil imports from the Saudi kingdom remained steady, in the range of one to 1.5 million barrels per day. Over the same period, America’s oil imports from Russia....More>>>
investors looking for high-yield stocks all pretty much want the same thing: A steady cash stream. Maybe that cash stream is used to supplement income, or maybe its a way of using reinvested dividends to build wealth over very long time horizons. Either way, the only way one can do that is to find companies that can reliably pay that high yield dividend.
Enterprise Products Partners (NYSE: EPD) is an American natural gas and crude oil pipeline company, and with a $60 billion market cap, one of the largest. The company has had a difficult time since the start of the oil crash, with its stock price dropping by almost 40%. Despite this, as we w
Mid-Con Energy Partners (MCEP) is now waiting for its Spring 2017 borrowing base redetermination. Mid-Con's Spring 2016 redetermination was completed at the end of May, so the Spring 2017 redetermination will likely be completed soon.
The S&P 500 Index took a slight breather this week as investors digested a mixed jobs report, tensions in Syria and minutes from the Federal Reserve that showed officials are open to cutting back the Fed’s balance sheet later this year, further reducing monetary stimulus. Despite s
Buying and holding quality stocks for long periods of time is the only strategy that's proven to produce life-changing returns on capital on a consistent basis. Even so, it can be tricky to identify which stocks can truly stand the test of time.
The energy sector is feeling the pinch of low oil and natural gas prices, which has been a headwind for oil field services industry stalwart Helmerich & Payne, Inc. (NYSE:HP) and dragged down investor sentiment for midstream sector players Enterprise Products Partners L.P. (NYSE:EPD) and