Rising tensions with North Korea and the recent threat to Florida from Hurricane Irma contributed to the slight decline in the S&P 500 Index last week. While news was otherwise slow, a handful of leading dividend stocks rewarded shareholders with news of higher divide
What if a judgment is entered against a debtor, but the debtor initiates an appeal of that judgment: Is the judgment still enforceable despite the appeal? In most circumstances, it is -- the judgment is in fact fully enforceable although the debtor has taken an appeal.
Self-inflicted wounds are the worst. Kneejerk, emotion-driven views of our finances does more to mess up our portfolios than almost anything short of another 2008-09 crisis. Marty Martin, a partner in the Chicago office of The Planning Center, shows us how to not do stupid stuff with our financial lives:
Thinking clearly about money is challenging. Acting in alignment with your....More>>>
Palo Alto Networks (NYSE:PANW) is scheduled report FYQ4 results on 8/30, after the market close. After reading some of the publicly available earnings previews out there, which I think are highly dissatisfactory, I decided to write my own for the benefit of the retail investor. I hope this preview will help you gain more insight into the key debate points going into PANW’s earnings and also....More>>>
Back in the 1980s, stock picking gurus such as Peter Lynch at Fidelity offered small investors a strikingly simple mantra: "Invest in what you know."
The idea was intuitive and highly attractive for a number of reasons. Essentially, if you noticed a small coffee chain with a line out the door, you bought that stock. If you worked in the aerospace industry, all the more reason to....More>>>
Friday was a mixed day for the stock market; the Dow Jones Industrials fell slightly even as the S&P 500 (SNPINDEX:^GSPC) and Nasdaq Composite finished higher. The S&P 500’s gains of about a fifth of a percent were propelled in part by favorable economic data showing that retail sales climbed by 0.6% in December, driven by strong performance in the automotive sector. Solid bank earnings....More>>>
Dear Mr. Trump, First, I would like to apologize for all the insightful and well-informed things I have written about you. But please keep in mind the context in which those remarks were made. Honestly, I think you're tremendous. Tremendous. I love you. You are an imbecile, it's true. But at least you are not a conniving, power-grasping, finger-pointing harpy. You at....More>>>
September 6, 2017: Here are four stocks trading with heavy volume among 74 equities making new 52-week lows in Wednesday’s session. On the NYSE, advancers led decliners by nearly 3 to 2 and on the Nasdaq advancers led decliners by about 4 to 3.
Yesterday, small cap clinical-stage biopharmaceutical stock Cellectis SA (NASDAQ: CLLS) reported that they had received notice fromFDA that a clinical hold was placed on both UCART123 ongoing Phase 1 studies -in acute myeloid leukemia (AML) and in blastic plasmacytoid dendritic cell neoplasm (BPD
The less than optimal customer reaction to the launch of Chipotle's (CMG) new Queso cheese was a reminder to investors that growth at the company is not going to easily be fixed by cheese spread/dip. After the E-coli outbreaks at restuarant in 2015, Chipotle's shares remain down 60% from their pe
Shares of the U.S.’ largest oil company Exxon Mobil Corporation (NYSE:XOM) have been hard hit so far this year — losing 15% over the past 8 months. This month, a second-quarter earnings miss and worries about the effects of hurricane Harvey have driven the shares to tra