The past twelve months was an eventful period of time for General Electric (NYSE:GE), as the company made (or announced) several transformative transactions in 2016, but unlike some investors, the market has not yet bought into the hype.
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As shown, GE shares have underperformed the broader market, S&P 500 (NYSEARCA:SPY), by a wide margin....More>>>
Traders work on the floor at the closing bell of the Dow Industrial Average at the New York Stock Exchange on August 16, 2017 in New York. Wall Street stocks rose early Wednesday ahead of the release of Federal Reserve meeting minutes expected to shed light on the prospects of another interest rate increase in 2017. (BRYAN R. SMITH/AFP/Getty Images)
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I had expected IAMGOLD (NYSE:IAG) to post an impressive turnaround in the second half of the year on the back of an improvement in gold prices and the company’s efforts of lowering its cost base. This is exactly what happened when the company released its third-quarter results a couple of weeks ago.
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Seasonal fireworks celebrate in the warm weather months over St. Basel’s Cathedral in Red Square. Russia’s Finance Minister Anton Siluanov says there is some upside coming to his country’s economy in 2017 following two long years of recession. (Shutterstock)
Next year is shaping up to be a much better one for the Russian Federation. Following back-to-back years of economic....More>>>
(Bloomberg) — Senate Republican leaders dropped provisions that would repeal two taxes on high earners in a revised draft of the Better Care Reconciliation Act, their health care bill, that was sent to the Congressional Budget Office, according....More>>>
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403(b) plans aren’t as well-known as other tax-favored retirement accounts, such as 401(k) plans or IRAs. But for teachers and many public-sector employees, employers often offer 403(b) plans as a way to save for retirement. With the same contribution limits as 401(k)s, 403(b) accounts can go a long way toward meeting your retirement needs. But to take maximum advantage of 403(b)s, you have....More>>>
Singapore's largest property developer, CapitaLand (OTCPK:CLLDY) (CATL.SI) had a pretty good 2017. Helped by improving conditions in Singapore and China, not to mention significant project openings, CapitaLand's local shares climbed 20% and the ADRs did even better.
A power outage hit the CES consumer electronics show in Las Vegas, dimming the lights in one of the main convention halls hosting demonstrations from the likes of LG Electronics Inc. and Samsung Electronics Co.
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In Lahore and Karachi, American flags were burned in front of TV cameras after President Trump’s decision on Jan. 4 to withhold $2 billion of security aid from Pakistan to punish it for allegedly harboring terrorists. The country’s government issued angry statements claiming no ins