Americans nearing and in retirement don’t know enough about retirement income planning according to a new survey by The American College of Financial services, as roughly 75% of survey respondents failed the 38-question retirement planning quiz. (The quiz can be taken here.) The research surveyed a total of 1,244 Americans between February 16, 2017 and March 1, 2017. The literacy rate survey....More>>>
Are you one of the 29% of Americans who say they will be more likely to seek advice from a financial professional in 2017? Perhaps you’re one of the 51% of those who don’t have an advisor that feel like they don’t have enough money saved to ask for input? If so, how will you know where to find unbiased guidance from people who are acting in your best....More>>>
House Speaker Paul Ryan of Wis. arrives for a news conference on Capitol Hill in Washington, Thursday, March 2, 2017. (AP Photo/J. Scott Applewhite)
For weeks (or, let’s be honest, years), Republicans in Congress have vowed to repeal the Affordable Care Act. Now, they’re finally showing their hand on what that repeal and replacement might look like.
The Act, sometimes....More>>>
There’s been an artificial intelligence revolution (AI) going on all around us for the last several years. It may not seem obvious at first, but it you look closely, the signs are everywhere. Natural language understanding powers virtual assistants on cellphones. Natural language processing is providing foreign language translations on websites. Mapping apps are giving directions, detecting....More>>>
For divorcees nearing retirement, time is of the essence to thoroughly analyze your financial readinessand Social Security is often not given its due attention. It not only ensures a consistent income stream, but it is also somewhat customizable to individual circumstances.
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Social Security benefits are far more complex....More>>>
On Wednesday,our Under the Radar Moversnewsletter suggested shorting small cap aestheticdevice stock Syneron Medical Ltd (NASDAQ: ELOS):
Syneron Medical is a pretty pre-emptive trade. We’re betting that yesterday’s high-volume surge was a blowoff top, AND we’re betting today’s huge outside-day reversal is indeed a signal that all the recent buyers are now turning into....More>>>
Willamette Valley Vineyards (NASDAQ: WVVI) is a nano-cap winery located in Turner, Oregon. The company produces various mid end, premium, and ultra-premium wines including the Pinot Noir, Chardonnay, Pinot Gris, Ros茅 and Riesling varieties. We usually cover tech stocks but we are big fans of wine and even bigger fans of undervalued stocks; WVVI certainly fits the bill for both. WVVI has enjoyed....More>>>
After successive waves of indiscriminate selling and buying, the easy money has been made in midstream master limited partnerships (MLP). Going forward, investors must have a firm grasp on underlying fundamentals to achieve differentiated returns.
Midstream operators continue to face operational headwinds, including volumetric declines in some basins, the general lull in demand for incremental....More>>>
On Wednesday, our Under the Radar Movers newsletter suggested small cap medical technology stock Medovex Corp (NASDAQ: MDVX) as a buy:
Medovex, however, is a different story… meaning we may stay in this position for a while, letting the trade turn into something more of an investment.
Take a look at the longer-term daily chart below. A series of higher lows and higher highs has....More>>>
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