Personal Capital Advisors Corp grew its stake in shares of Schwab US Broad Market ETF (NYSEARCA:SCHA) by 23.3% during the first quarter, according to the company in its most recent 13F filing with the Securities & Exchange Commission. The institutional investor owned 1,707,016 shares of t
Shares of Intercontinental Exchange (NYSE:ICE) have earned an average recommendation of “Buy” from the sixteen brokerages that are presently covering the stock, MarketBeat Ratings reports. Three investment analysts have rated the stock with a hold rating and thirteen have assigned
The stock market’s relentless march upward has pushed the prices of many companies higher. As investors bid up good and bad businesses alike, it can be hard to discern which companies are the best for long-term investors.
That’s especially true in the world of dividend stocks, where income-starved investors face greater temptation by the day to reach for high dividend stocks that....More>>>
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.
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>>>
Rules can be annoying sometimes, but many of them, such as "look both ways before crossing the street," can keep us alive and well. There are some valuable rules related to retirement, too, and if you keep them in mind, your last decades can be much more comfortable than they otherwise would hav
Intel (INTC) stock is performing remarkably well lately, shares of the semiconductor leader have gained over 50% in the past year on the back of better-than-expected financial performance from the company. With the stock trading near historical highs, investors may understandably feel reluctant
Robeco Institutional Asset Management B.V. lifted its stake in shares of Dicks Sporting Goods Inc (NYSE:DKS) by 13.2% during the 1st quarter, according to its most recent disclosure with the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC). The firm owned 103,584 shares of the sporting goods retailer&
News stories about Basic Energy Services (NYSE:BAS) have trended somewhat positive this week, according to Accern. Accern scores the sentiment of press coverage by reviewing more than twenty million blog and news sources in real-time. Accern ranks coverage of companies on a scale of negative one