Over the course of the last few trading days, we have seen the return of volatility and some serious carnage in the markets. To kick off this week, the Dow Jones Industrial Average dropped 1,175 points, the largest single-day point loss in the history of the index. Monday and Thursday were easily two of the worst trading days that anyone has seen in a long time, but on the other hand Tuesday and....More>>>
Search the question “what is financial success?” on the internet, and you’ll get millions of results with countless different answers.
While some define financial success as having a few million in the bank, for others, financial success is as simple as being able to afford the roof over their heads or to send their kids to college without incurring tons of debt.
Russia’s President Vladimir Putin (R) and ExxonMobil Chairman and CEO Rex Tillerson (L) attend at the ceremony of the signing of an agreement between state-controlled Russian oil company Rosneft and ExxonMobil in the Black Sea port of Tuapse back in June 2012. A joint venture with Rosneft has been on hold because of sanctions against Russia. (Photo by MIKHAIL KLIMENTYEV/AFP/Getty....More>>>
Many stocks have been beaten down to very low prices due to tax selling, creating bargain basement opportunities, suggests Fred Fuld, editor of stockerblog.
In fact, looking at stocks that are selling below cash is one the way to go to make profits. Here is what it means when a stock sells below cash per share.
First, assuming the company has no debt,....More>>>
A number of years ago, Warren Buffett referred to derivatives as “financial weapons of mass destruction.” Since then, Wall Street has tried to pooh-pooh this description, but the facts speak for themselves.
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What is a derivative? Basically, it’s a bet couched as a complex financial instrument. Investopedia defines....More>>>
CHAPEL HILL, N.C. Good news: The stock market is dropping. The Dow Jones Industrial Average, while ending Thursday well off its early triple-digit decline, fell for the sixth time in nine days to close at its lowest level in 2陆 weeks.
Why is that good news?
Because by dropping in October, the stock market creates the preconditions for a significant rally through the end of the year.....More>>>
Expectations for at least a near-term stock-market correction once Donald Trump takes the presidential oath of office on Jan. 20 are running high. But one well-known Wall Street analyst argues that investors should shut out the speculation.
In a Friday note, Brian Belski, chief investment strategist at BMO Capital Markets, observed that, based on client conversations, a number of investors....More>>>
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JP Livingston is a retiree living in New York City. She lives frugally, and she and her husband and dog share a 325-square-foot apartment. There’s just one key factor that separates her from the rest of the retired population of NYC: She retired at 28.
JP (a pen name she goes under on her blog, TheMoneyHabit.org) graduated Harvard in 2009 and went on to work....More>>>
Graham Holdings (NYSE:GHC) is best known for its Kaplan educational segment, but that doesn’t mean that Kaplan is necessarily the best-performing part of Graham’s business. Lately, education has been under siege, and Graham has had to use other business exposure to stay strong.
Coming into Friday’s fourth-quarter financial report, Graham Holdings investors were curious to....More>>>
The grades of 16 Hotels Restaurants & Leisure stocks are better this week, according to the Portfolio Grader database. Every one of these stocks has an “A” (“strong buy”) or “B” overall (“buy”) rating.
Cracker Barrel Old Country Store, Inc.’s (CBRL) ratings are looking better this week, moving up to a B from last week’s C. ....More>>>