Do you want to change careers? Are you absolutely sure?
From my own career change to the stories I hear from my clients and workshop students, often we think we want to change careers when the problem is our work environment instead. If you find yourself stuck, unsure what to do next, or t
Source: ThinkstockMarch 14, 2018: The S&P 500 closed down 0.6% at 2,749.61. The DJIA closed down 1.0% at 24,759.12. Separately, the Nasdaq was down 0.2% at 7,496.81.
Wednesday was a down day for the broad U.S. markets. At first all three major indices started out positive, but each quickly slipped to negative. Again, most of this selloff came at the end of the day. The S&P 500 sectors....More>>>
This is part three in my series outlining the importance of implementing a retirement income framework.
Last year, my colleague Alex Murguia and I spent considerable time developing and testing a framework we call the Retirement Income Optimization (RIO) Map™ for commercial use at McLean Asset Management, where I serve as the Director of Retirement Research.....More>>>
Stocks continue to print new highs. And many continue to doubt the rally–as they have for much of the post-crisis recovery.
They continue to say stocks are priced for perfection, implying that stocks are expensive, and/or that investors are assuming a perfect presidency from Trump. But remember, we’ve talked about the massive fundamental and technical performance gap that has....More>>>
By now, it should be apparent to anybody with a functioning cerebellum that our political and economic policy leaders are abject failures. After years of impotent monetary policy at the hands of the Fed, decades of incompetent foreign policy by several administrations, a dormant and corrupt Congress, and an activist Supreme Court rewriting the Constitution, the world....More>>>
The chance of a potential buyout by Facebook Inc. offers support for Snap Inc. stock. But Would Facebook really want to buy Snapchat? Flickr
Venice, California, based Snap Inc (NYSE:SNAP), parent of the popular photo-sharing app Snapchat has been listed on the NYSE for less than a week. In the week immediately following the Snap IPO, a number of Wall Street firms issued initial commentary....More>>>
Fed rate hikes have generally been good for banks–but not today’s quarter point rise. What’s different?
The market clearly likes the rate hike today. The S&P 500 has gained 1% to2,388.03 at 3:01 p.m. today. The Financial Select Sector SPDR ETF (XLF) has is little changed at $24.78, while the SPDR S&P Bank ETF (KBE) has dropped 0.7% to $44.59.
It's one of the few constants in the financial markets… Popular investment ideas are usually losers. As we often preach, it pays to be a contrarian. Or as billionaire investor Warren Buffett has famously said, "Be fearful when others are greedy, and greedy when others are fearful." Whatever phrase you choose… whenever the "crowd" is....More>>>
Small cap 3D printer stockVoxeljet AG (NYSE: VJET) reportedQ1 2017 earnings after the Thursday market close with shares falling in premarket trading after a big run up over the past month. Total revenues decreased 7.0% to kEUR4.530 million as systems revenues decreased 39.2% to kEUR 1.693 million while services revenues increased 35.9% to kEUR 2.837 million. The Company delivered two new....More>>>
United Airlines has been making and making up for a wide range of customer service missteps lately. But for some regular passengers, the carriers recent decision to remove tomato juice from the beverage cart menu was over the line.
The move, which a United spokesman says was decided o
SAN FRANCISCO Dahlia Adler Fisch says she has donated hundreds of dollars in the past week to organizations all over the country helping children forcibly separated from their parents atthe U.S.-Mexico border.
These small acts of armchair resistance are arelease valve for pent-up feelings of