In his annual shareholder letter, JPMorgan CEO Jamie Dimon pointed to data showing a radically shrinking U.S. stock market, echoing an increasingly common refrain on Wall Street and in corporate America. Dimon is working alongside business luminaries such as Warren Buffett, BlackRock’s Larry Fink and GM CEO Mary Barra to promote long-term stock market investment and regulations that will....More>>>
It was an end befitting the first Period Con: a congresswoman and a YouTube star shared stories about the first time they menstruated.
“I read ‘Are you there, God? It’s me, Margaret’ by Judy Blume,” said congresswoman Grace Meng, who represents Queens, New York. “I think that’s what informed me. So when I first got my period, I wasn’t scared....More>>>
If past history was all there was to the game, the richest people would be librarians.
Investing, particularly investing well, is not the easiest game in the world. It requires a multitude of virtues like patience, keeping faith in your investment and the important ability to admit it when a mistake has been made. Even the doyen of investing....More>>>
As Christmas day draws closer, signs of the holiday spirit are beginning to show. However, even as people plan their holidays, the financial markets remain alive and running, albeit at a slower rate. Understanding seasonality in the market can help you to identify the perfect timing to buy or sell a given financial instrument and make returns way above the market average. This is why, even during....More>>>
I spent all of Monday with my wife and kids riding out Tropical Storm Emily. If you live in Southwest Florida like I do, you probably did too – I hope your family and your property are safe.
Now, this storm was nothing compared to last year’s historical Hurricane Hermine, which was the first one to make landfall in 11 years…
The Brexit, the Quitaly, generally high unemployment, the ripping apart of the E.U., low stagnating growth, double- and triple-dip recessions — you name it, the Old Country is suffering from it. With that in mind, European stocks certainty aren’t at the top of investor’s lists when it comes hot investment destinations. After all, would you really want to plunk a pile of hard-earned....More>>>
Peyto (OTCPK:PEYUF) is a Canadian E&P company whose production profile is dominated by dry gas (92%). With the low price of natural gas, it has been a tough couple of years for Peyto’s shareholders. That said, the company has maintained its dividend payout through the commodity price downturn. Recently natural gas prices have recovered from their lows, but Peyto’s stock has not kept....More>>>
Fidelity is home to some of the greatest stock fund managers of all time. At the top of the list is Peter Lynch, who during his tenure at Fidelity Magellan from 1977 to 1990 delivered a 29.1% annualized return. He beat out all other stock funds and bested Standard & Poors 500-stock index by an average of 13.5 percentage points per year. Since then, other stars have shone brightly, including....More>>>
When will the world see its first trillionaire? A British charity estimates that it could happen within 25 years and that it will be none other than Microsoft founder Bill Gates.
Oxfam, the U.K. world hunger organization, meant to shame the world’s richest with its list of multi-billionaires. Which is odd, considering that Gates is a founder, with Warren Buffett, of The Giving Pledge....More>>>
Get ready for… something. Ignore what everyone knows (fast post-election rise, stocks linked to Trump’s pronouncements, and Dow Jones Industrial Average’s 20,000 level). Expect these popular issues to be ineffectual as 2017 begins. Instead, the market could make one of its countermoves, testing stocks’ strength and investors’ confidence by falling....More>>>