The Mortgage Bankers Association (MBA) released its weekly report on mortgage applications Wednesday morning, noting a decrease of 0.5% in the group’s seasonally adjusted composite index for the week ending June 29. Mortgage loan rate movements were mixed last week.
We spend most of our working lives contributing money to retirement accounts but what about taking it out in retirement? If you have pre-tax, Roth, and taxable accounts, how much should you withdraw from each one? Here are some things to consider:
1) How much can you safely withdraw? The safest option is to only withdraw earnings and not touch any of the principal but....More>>>
Frontier Communications (FTR) is trending higher after years of declines. Over the past few quarters, a number of its consumer initiatives and cost synergies led to bottom-line improvements. This should further aid its balance sheet, as debt payments become more manageable. Its share price spiked higher following earnings, signaling a major trend reversal. I am buying stock in the name.
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There is something to be said about Target (NYSE:TGT) being undervalued and awaiting a catalyst to put their stock in an upward motion. Looking at their operating margin or sales per share doesn’t show any reason for them to trade at a discount to peers. Some shoppers have stopped going to....More>>>
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A new study out of the Cleveland Clinic found that obesity robs us of more years of our lives than any other preventable health issue. That means that of all the top lifestyle-related killers that are in our power to modify or treat including smoking, high blood pressure and high cholesterol obesity shortens life the most.
After a take-over bid for InterOil (NYSE:IOC) by OilSearch (OSH) was topped by Exxon (NYSE:XON), even paying the $60M fine on behalf of InterOil to OilSearch. The InterOil board proposed shareholders to accept the Exxon offer, as they had done with the OilSearch offer.
Shareholders approved with roughly 80% of the shares voted (the latter amounted to 72% of outstanding shares), with the notable....More>>>
Since March 2009, the stock market has been virtually unstoppable. At one point in January 2018, all three major indexes -- the Dow Jones Industrial Average, S&P 500, and Nasdaq-- had essentially quadrupled from their Great Recession lows.
Wall Street analysts expect that Wright Medical Group NV (NASDAQ:WMGI) will report $197.17 million in sales for the current quarter, Zacks Investment Research reports. Fifteen analysts have provided estimates for Wright Medical Group’s earnings, with the lowest sales estimate coming in at $
Some investors are still surprised when they find out that the financial divisions of Ford Motor Co. (NYSE:F) and General Motors (NYSE:GM) are among the most profitable parts of the automakers' operations.
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NetApp Inc. (NASDAQ:NTAP) shares reached a new 52-week high during mid-day trading on Friday . The company traded as high as $79.75 and last traded at $78.53, with a volume of 3296451 shares changing hands. The stock had previously closed at $77.31.