If you want to make big gains in the market, you need to invest in growth. Just consider the gains you could have made during the U.S. consumer boom in the 1950s… From 1950 to 2015, U.S. gross domestic product (GDP) per capita rose 690%, adjusted for inflation. During that time, the S&P 500 soared 11,700% (not including reinvested dividends). Over the course....More>>>
New homebuyers have a number of things to consider before taking on a 3% down-payment mortgage loan, from nailing down how much house they can afford to choosing the right mortgage lender and thensecuring a low mortgage rateonce approved.
In the video segment below, The Motley Fool analysts Nathan Hamilton and Kristine Harjes talk about 3% down-payment mortgages and discuss a few important....More>>>
In my post yesterday, I mentioned that investors with advisors – even run-of-the-mill ones – often do better than DIY investors, mainly because they’re following the program set by their advisor, and the advisor is following the program in which he or she was trained, which is to, well, stick with the program – in markets both good and bad.
I happened to run across....More>>>
Late last week, small cap algae commercialization stockAlgae Dynamics Corp (OTCQB: ADYNF) announced a research agreement with the University of Waterloo to perform fundamental research on cannabis oil and its constituents in the context of the development and treatment of cancers of the colorectum, pancreas, breast and prostate. This announcement follows a previously announced new strategic initiative....More>>>
With most of the major indices at or near all-time highs, some investors are using this as an opportunity to take profits from their positions.
That's according to TD Ameritrade's Investor Movement Index, which tracks investing behavior and sentiment among customer portfolios. The IMX declined in September for the first time since March, indicating that investors decreased their exposure....More>>>
August Soybeans are trading at 1087 3/4, down 13 3/4 cents/bushel. September Soybeans are trading at
1070 3/4, down 14 cents/bushel. November Soybeans are trading at 1061, down 12 1/4 cents/bushel. August Soymeal is trading at 378.5 down 4.9 $/ton. August Soybean Oil is trading at 30.34, down 0.02 cents/lb.
Soybean futures are trading lower during early trading Thursday morning after....More>>>
Oakville, A6, based Investment company Lincluden Management Ltd buys Royal Bank of Canada, Crescent Point Energy, Rogers Communications, Bank of Nova Scotia, Cenovus Energy, Shaw Communications, Bank of Montreal, Manulife Financial, Potash of Saskatchewan, Canadian Imperial Bank of Commerce, sells Encana, Brookfield Asset Management, Oracle, Granite Real Estate Investment Trust, Chevron during the....More>>>
Social Security may be one of your largest assets. What and when you collect will make a huge difference to your lifetime benefits.
Todays column addresses whether to take spousal benefits at FRA, who’s affected by the new law, the WEP and Canadian pensions, the availability of spousal benefits and whether Social Security benefits must replace SSI benefits. Larry Kotlikoff is the founder....More>>>
Shale oil producer Whiting Petroleum (NYSE:WLL) is all set to benefit from an improvement in oil prices going forward as the company has managed to reduce its losses even in a challenging environment due to its cost control. In fact, driven by its focus on reducing costs, Whiting was recently upgraded by Stifel to “Buy” from “Hold” with a price target of $15. This implies....More>>>
Welcome back, geopolitical risk.
It would be an overstatement to say panicky investors are dumping stocks and other risky assets, but traditional havens are certainly getting a boost as potential flashpoints from Europe to the Middle East to East Asia suddenly return to the top of investors worry list.
Geopolitical concerns have clearly been on the rise over the last week or so with....More>>>