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>>>
It’s no surprise right now that the brick-and-mortar stores are on their last legs – all you have to do is follow the endless stream of upcoming store closures to know that.
The real problem is that the media heads are scaring everyone into thinking they need to dump their retail stocks.
But not all retailers are suffering…
In this segment fromMarket Foolery, host Chris Hill is joined by Motley Fool analystDavid Kretzmann as they break down how coffee-and-pastry focused JAB Holding Company will fit a fast casual brand into its privately held portfolio. With the acquisition, the JAB is expected to give thePanera Bread(NASDAQ:PNRA)team even more autonomy than usual.
A full transcript follows the video.
NEW YORK Stocks fellWednesday as the Dow dropped more than 100 points, putting more distance between the blue chipsand that elusive 20,000 mark.
Dow 20,000 has been in sight for several days now, with the index getting as close as a couple of dozen points from the milestone but never reaching it.
At the 4 p.m. ET close, the Dow stood0.6% lower for the day, off 111points and 166away....More>>>
Transocean (NYSE:RIG), like its offshore drilling peers, has lost a lot of value on the stock market since the oil crash began. More specifically, Transocean has lost close to 80% of market cap since the start of oil price crash in June 2014, but I think that the downside is limited going forward.
In fact, on analysing the fundamentals of the company, Transocean seems to be the best bet in....More>>>