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
After markets closed on Monday, Boeing Co. (NYSE: BA) announced that it will raise its dividend by 30% and renew its share repurchase program with a $14 billion authorization. The company also said it will cut production of its current model 777 from sevenper month to five beginning in August 2017.
While the dividend hike and share buyback are good news for investors, the production cut to....More>>>
General Electric Co. (NYSE: GE) had another tough week, but then, so did every other stock included in the Dow Jones industrial average. Every one of the 30 stocks posted a loss for the week, and the range of losses was from 2% to over 10%. GE stock lost about 4.5% last week, a smaller loss than 20 other Dow stocks, but not quite good enough to let the company shake its ranking as the worst performing....More>>>
Of all the basic tenets of modern financial theory, the Efficient Market Hypothesis (EMH) is one of the most controversial and disputed theories. For the uninitiated, the EMH posits that stock prices reflect all relevant price information, which means stocks always trade at fair value.
But if EMH were always true, investors would be wasting their time searching for undervalued stocks or stocks....More>>>
Penny stocks those stocks that trade for low prices, often with share prices of less than a dollar per share are dangerous. Period. Indeed, with a few exceptions, investors should steer clear of these uber-cheap stocks, which typically trade over-the-counter and not on a major exchange.
Call them penny stocks, microcaps or OTC stocks; by any name, theyre bad news. Promises of quick....More>>>
Apple Inc. stock is up 18% in the year-to-date. Bullish investor sentiment and a potential iPhone supercycle could lift AAPL stock even higher. Flickr
Cupertino, California-based Apple (NASDAQ:AAPL) has recently been in the news, mostly for the right reasons. Barring the chatter regarding its appeal against the European Union’s $14B tax charge, Apple is enjoying a lot of positive....More>>>
Cisco Systems, Inc. (NASDAQ: CSCO) reported fiscal third-quarter financial results after markets closed Wednesday. The networking giant said that it had $0.60 in earnings per share (EPS) and $11.9 billion in revenue, which compares with consensus estimates from Thomson Reuters that called for $0.58 in EPS and $11.9 billion in revenue. The same period from last year had $0.57 in EPS and $12.0 billion....More>>>
Eight men now control as much wealth as the world’s poorest 3.6 billion people, according to a new report from Oxfam International.
The men — Bill Gates, Warren Buffett, Carlos Slim, Jeff Bezos, Mark Zuckerberg, Amancio Ortega, Larry Ellison and Michael Bloomberg — are collectively worth $426 billion, the anti-poverty group said on Sunday.
If there’s one thing taxpayers fear more than owing the IRS money, it’s having their returns audited. While your chances of getting audited are statistically pretty low, it pays to be aware of the moves that could land you on the tax man’s watch list. With that in mind, here are three tax deductions that could result in an audit if you’re not careful about how you claim them.
It’s been three trading days since the U.S. Federal reserve hiked interest rates–and the stock market has been moribund ever since.
The S&P 500 declined 0.2% to 2,373.47 today, while the Dow Jones Industrial Average dipped 8.76 points to 20,905.86. The Nasdaq Composite finished little changed at 5,901.53. The Dow Jones Industrial Average has dipped44.24....More>>>
Last week, PayPal Holdings Inc (NASDAQ:PYPL) announced it would be acquiring the European-based payment-processing company iZettle for $2.2 billion in an all-cash deal. The money represents about one-third of PayPal's $7.8 billion war chest.
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&