September 13, 2017: Markets opened mixed Wednesday and none of the major indexes has strayed far from the break-even line with less than an hour to go until the closing bell. The producer price index rose by 0.2%, a little less than expected. Among the sectors, energy has posted the largest gain following the report on U.S. inventories while real estate and healthcare lagged. WTI crude oil for October....More>>>
Google is facing a wave of angry customers after advertisements from major brands and the U.K. government appeared alongside content from hate preachers and extremist groups.
The British government has summoned the tech firm to explain itself after a newspaper investigation showed that taxpayer-funded ads were used on inappropriate content including videos from former Ku Klux Klan leader....More>>>
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Won’t $0.99 per gallon of gasoline be great? That is what some “experts” predict for the summer of 2016. Maybe it will happen; maybe it won’t. What is for sure is that the price of oil has collapsed over the past year, and many U.S. oil companies have gone out of business.
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It is the golden rule of mutual fund picking: If youre a do-it-yourself investor, avoid load funds, which charge commissions of up to 5.75% every time you buy shares. But were going to break that rule, sort of. Thats because many discount brokers, such as Fidelity and Charles Schwab, let you buy load funds without paying a sales charge.
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Target (NYSE:TGT), America’s second-largest discount retailer, shocked the investment community with a fiscal fourth quarter (ended Jan. 31, 2017) earnings miss. Management also slashed guidance for fiscal 2017 to a midpoint of $4.00 from analyst estimates of about $5.34.
Shares that had fetched above $85 during 2015 and north of $84 last spring opened at $57.41 on Tuesday. CNBC commentators....More>>>
WASHINGTON, DC – MAY 19: Copies of President Trump’s FY’18 budget books are stacked, at the Government Publishing Office, on May 19, 2017 in Washington, DC. (Photo by Mark Wilson/Getty Images)
The Trump administration budget is to be unveiled on Tuesday, though advanced information was available Monday evening. There’s already been detailed coverage trickling out,....More>>>
Stocks finished in the red today, as the market apparently decided it need to take a breather.
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The S&P 500 fell 0.4% to 2,165.17 today, while the Dow Jones Industrial Average dropped 77.80 points, or 0.4%, to 18,517.23. The Nasdaq Composite declined 0.3% to 5,073.90. The Dow’s drop ended its nine-day streak of new highs.
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