After eight-straight losing sessions, the Dow Jones Industrial Average ($DJI) might draw support Friday from stronger overseas markets overnight. Without much data or earnings news on the calendar, the focus sits squarely on OPEC amid talk that a crude oil production increase might be in the card
Retirement is a milestone most of us will someday reach, because few people work until the end of their lives. But only around one-third of Americans are very confident they'll have enough money to live comfortably -- and some may actually be too confident, because we tend to overestimate how lo
CEO of Fs Investment Corp (NYSE:FSIC) Michael C. Forman bought 16,531 shares of FSIC on 12/28/2017 at an average price of $7.46 a share. The total cost of this purchase was $123,321.
FS Investment Corporation is an investment company. Its business objective is to achieve long-term capital appreciation and income by investing in a diverse range of sectors such as capital goods, apparels and....More>>>
Buying the right dog for you and your family is always an extremely important decision. There’s a lot to consider the pup’s temperament, how big he’ll grow to be versus your living arrangements, and the cost of upkeep and medical care. Granted you should always consider adopting from your local shelter, because it’ll save both the dog and some cash for you,....More>>>
A recent survey from Accenture showed that 26% U.S. consumers have had their personal medical information stolen from technology systems, and half of those who experienced a breach were victims of medical identity theft. On average, those victims had to pay around $2,500 in out-of-pocket costs per incident.
The breaches were most likely to occur in hospitals (36%), followed by urgent-care....More>>>
Higher yields, weaker gold and utility stocks have hurt “flight to safety” investments.
The rise in the 30-year bond yield held its 200-week simple moving average at 3.05% over the past two weeks. And the gold bullion exchange-traded fund held its 61.8% Fibonacci retracement level of $112.04 on Friday.
The yield on the 30-year U.S. bond rose to as high as 3.091%....More>>>
A wild and woolly week gave investors more of a roller-coaster ride than we have seen in some time. Toss a big sell-off in with a terror attack in London, and worries over the health care bill in its current form, and you had all of the ingredients for a spike in volatility. While the insider selling slowed somewhat, top executives are still taking the chance to sell shares before the windows....More>>>
A healthy economy requires a fluid labor market. Even when total employment and output are stable, the labor market is in constant motion. Jobs disappear when firms close or downsize. Other jobs appear when new firms open or old ones expand. People move freely from one job to another in search of career advancement or better fit between their work and their personal lives.
Credit Suisse analysts Susan Roth Katzke and Athena Xie argue that “there’s upside to be realized” in big banks stocks like JPMorgan Chase (JPM), Bank of America (BAC), Citigroup (C), Wells Fargo (WFC) and Goldman Sachs (GS). They explain why:
The CS Large Cap Banks are ~30% above their mid-February lowsbut still down 4% year-to-date and trading at....More>>>
This post was written by Dirk Leach for Sure Dividend
A recent Sure Dividend article entitled “What Is The Fastest & Best Way for a Working Class Person To Become a Multi-Millionaire?” discussed that discipline, mindset, and the magic of compounding returns was all that was needed to accumulate $1M.
The compounding of interest or returns really isn’t magic, but....More>>>
Penn West Petroleum Ltd. (NYSE:PWE) has been to the financial cliff and back again. The achievements of the last two years are probably top 1% in many areas. There was a little trepidation as the latest announcement saw more changes in senior management. For many shareholders, those senior manage
Havven (CURRENCY:HAV) traded 9.4% lower against the dollar during the one day period ending at 8:00 AM Eastern on June 11th. Havven has a market cap of $29.29 million and approximately $969,776.00 worth of Havven was traded on exchanges in the last 24 hours. In the last seven days, Havven has tr
About a month ago, Tesla(NASDAQ:TSLA) CEO Elon Musk did investors a disservice when he dismissed very legitimate questions from sell-side Street analysts. Musk incorrectly thought that the analysts were trying to justify their short theses, which wasn't the case and later conceded that it was "fo
Despite a growing economy and the lowest U.S. unemployment rate in 16 years, things arent looking up for many Americans financial fragility is especially an issue for people with low incomes and for minorities, according to the new 2017 Prosperity Now Scorecard.
Shares of Parker Drilling (NYSE:PKD) were down 2.3% on Thursday . The stock traded as low as $0.41 and last traded at $0.42. Approximately 26,000 shares were traded during trading, a decline of 99% from the average daily volume of 2,172,783 shares. The stock had previously closed at $0.43.