The yield on the benchmark 10-year Treasury note started the week on a tear, jumping to 2.99 percent and toying with the key 3 percent level that could trigger a reaction across global financial markets.
It always surprises me that older workers are willing to hurl themselves onto the job market. Yet, voluntary job-changing among late-career workers increased steadily between the 1980s and the mid-2000s before declining somewhat in recent years. Today, more than 40% of workers ages 58 to 62 have voluntarily changed jobs after age 50.
In an era when many workers have to work longer, an important....More>>>
On Dec. 20, 2017, the shares of Portola Pharmaceuticals (NASDAQ:PTLA), a bioscience specializing in the innovation and commercialization of drugs to treat blood disorders and cancers increased $4.13 to $55.12 (8.09% profits for traders) as of 2:01 pm EST. Previously, in part I and II research on the said firm, we went into details about the anticancer molecule cerdulatinib, and the Juggernaut....More>>>
Many investors think of China as rich. But outside of a handful of east coast exporting cities and Beijing, it is still poor and getting old. How will the government take care of all these people? (Photo by Kevin Frayer/Getty Images)
China’s getting old. In fact, they are getting older faster than anywhere else in the world. And the Chinese government has a very weak safety net....More>>>
US Bancorp (NYSE:USB) has long enjoyed a premium valuation over the rest of the large banks our country has to offer. The bank’s ability to generate other worldly returns when the rest of the industry seems to struggle has no doubt contributed to investors’ love affair with the stock. That has resulted in a stock that seems very expensive....More>>>
The stock market finished mixed on Tuesday, and although the Dow Jones Industrials still finished with a loss of more than 100 points, other major market benchmarks finished very close to the unchanged level on the day. Geopolitical pressure continued to hurt investor sentiment, and some bad news on the earnings front also cast a pall on trading during the regular session. Yet some stocks managed....More>>>
Tech titans Oracle Corporation (NYSE:ORCL) and Cisco Systems, Inc. (NASDAQ:CSCO) are cheap on a price-to-earnings basis and they generate buckets of free cash flow (FCF). Their FCF generation combined is about as much asthe GDP of Uganda’s38 million people. Even if all they did was grow earnings and FCF in line with inflation, they would be raging buys.....More>>>
U.S. equities drifted lower on Thursday as many of the trade dynamics we’ve seen since the election reversed. Stocks were weaker. Bonds were stronger. The dollar weakened. Gold rose. Interest rates declined.
There was no particular catalyst for the move. Just a nagging sense that many of these trades had become overextended and were vulnerable to profit-taking and short covering. In....More>>>
The picks below are part of Kiplingers Personal Finances annual Best List, a roundup of the best values in all the areas we cover from funds, stocks and ETFs to credit cards and bank accounts to cars, college, kid stuff, phone plans, travel and health. Discover all our Best List picks here.
Kiplinger’s Best List, 2016 Best Mutual Funds You Can Invest in for $125 or Less....More>>>
During the recession, it was much easier to find mega-conglomerates that fit our purchase criteria, but the upward march of stocks has significantly pared back the list of such candidates, notes Benj Gallander, editor of Contra the Heard.
General Electric (GE) — our Top Pick for conservative investors in 2017 — continues to play musical chairs, buying and selling subsidiaries....More>>>
Airbus SE Chief Executive Officer Tom Enders sketched out the company’s plans for the next generation of European fighter aircraft and warned that Brexit means the U.K. could miss out on future production.
Airbus’s German operation is working with French warplane specialist
Picking stocks in a bull market is so easy the GEICO caveman could do it. After all, when the broader market indices, like the S&P 500, trade at average price-to-earnings (P/E) and price-to-sales ratios (P/S) of 24.4 and 2.2, respectively, just about every stock in the index is rising.
DFSCoin (CURRENCY:DFS) traded 6.4% higher against the US dollar during the one day period ending at 9:00 AM Eastern on April 21st. One DFSCoin coin can currently be purchased for about $0.0488 or 0.00000560 BTC on cryptocurrency exchanges including CoinExchange and Cryptopia. In the last seven