By Sherri Snelling, Next Avenue Contributor
It all started with a fifth-grade class project. Scott Tarde, CEO of George G. Glenner Alzheimer’s Family Centers, which has operated dementia day care facilities in California’s San Diego county for 35 years, was amazed at his 12-year-old daughter’s enthusiasm over her Junior Achievement “BizTown” field trip.
Source: ThinkstockApril 10, 2017: The S&P 500 closed slightly higher on the day, up 0.07% and 1.59 points to 2,357.14. Separately the DJIA barely closed positive, up 0.01% on the day at 20,657.64, up approximately 1.54 points.
Looking at the sectors, Oil & Gas stocks were the big winners today along with industrials. Companies in the services sector also saw handy gains as well. There....More>>>
William Patalon III
As you folks know, I don’t have much use for Wall Street analysts.
At least, not as a group.
But over the years, there’s been some individual analysts whom I’ve liked and respected a great deal.
One of those analysts was a gent named Michael W. Ellmann, a onetime Shakespearian literature professor who’d become a securities....More>>>
Kate Spade & Company (NYSE:KATE) is a designer and manufacturer of women and men’s fashion products. The company primarily operates under two global, multichannel, lifestyle brands: Kate Spade New York and Jack Spade. Jack Spade offers fashion products for men, while Kate Spade New York sells handbags, apparel, and accessories for women and children as well as home products.....More>>>
Bonds have been tumbling since interest rates hit lows in July 2016, and the decline accelerated after the election. There’s been a partial recovery lately, but make no mistake, the outlook for bonds isn’t good, cautions Robert Carlson, editor of Retirement Watch.
Jeffrey Gundlach of the DoubleLine funds correctly forecast President Trump’s victory; he now expects....More>>>
As the stock markets descent gathers steam, one group stands out for particularly atrocious performance: the FANGs. Yes, the same big-capitalization high-tech companies that kept the overall market out of negative territory in 2015 are now leading the market down, and theyre doing so despite no appreciable deterioration in their fundamental prospects.
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