Every night in 1995, I would deposit money overnight in a different currency… Sounds strange, I realize. But back then, as the vice president of a global mutual fund, one of my jobs was to execute our fund's trades. Once our U.S. trading day was done, we wanted our money to work for us overnight as well. We might put our money into French francs, German marks, or....More>>>
Mid cap electronic manufacturing services (EMS) stock Jabil Circuit, Inc (NYSE: JBL), whos biggest customer would be Apple Inc (NASDAQ: AAPL), reported preliminary, unaudited financial results fiscal Q3 2017 earnings along with guidance that beat expectations. Net revenue was $4,490 million versus $4,311 million asDiversified Manufacturing revenue increased 14% whileElectronics Manufacturing revenue....More>>>
Starbucks Corporation (SBUX) operates as a roaster, marketer, and retailer of specialty coffee worldwide. The company initiated its dividend in 2010 and has been growing distributions rapidly since then.
While the company has only managed to increase dividends for four years in a row, I believe that it has the potential to reach dividend achiever status, and has the growth story to become....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>>>
My nest egg is invested in a relatively simple portfolio of stock and bond index funds. What’s a reasonable rate of return for me to expect in the future? –Paul
You ask an important question. Clearly, the returns you earn will affect such issues as how much you need to save each year to build a nest egg large enough to support you in retirement and how much you can reasonably....More>>>
Today, we continue our discussion of the core points of our retirement planning philosophy. If you missed part one, you can go back and read it here.
4. Avoid plans that require high returns
Higher assumed future market returns imply higher sustainable spending rates, which basically means if you expect to make more money in the future, you will spend more money....More>>>
A top editor for the New York Times provided more than an hour of testimony on Wednesday, as a federal judge in Manhattan continues to weigh whether to proceed with Sarah Palin’s defamation lawsuit against the newspaper.
Fielding questions from attorneys representing both Palin and his paper, Times editorial page editor James Bennet detailed the writing and research behind a piece....More>>>
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Deutsche Bank AG reached a final settlement with the U.S. Justice Department over its handling of mortgage-backed securities before 2008, resolving one of its biggest litigation risks.
The bank agreed to pay $7.2 billion and admitted to misleading....More>>>
Toward the end of trading Thursday, the Dow traded up 0.13 percent to 21,436.97 while the NASDAQ gained 0.24 percent to 6,248.63. The S&P also rose, gaining 0.17 percent to 2,439.68.
Leading and Lagging Sectors
Healthcare shares rose by 1.68 percent in the US market on Thursday. Top gainers in the sector included Sangamo Therapeutics Inc (NASDAQ: SGMO), Valeant Pharmaceuticals....More>>>
Strictly on an earnings basis, Ford Motor Company (NYSE:F) looks almost impossibly cheap. Ford stock trades at roughly 7 times 2017 analyst consensus EPS estimates. That’s despite the fact that the average Wall Street analyst expects a modest rise in 2018 profits. Looking just at those two numbers, the fact that F stock trades just off a four-year low seems far too pessimistic.