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
There is one easy way for the U.S. to resolve a growing trade deficitand perhaps a brewing tariff conflictwith China that is at the heart of a clash between the worlds biggest superpowers over import duties.
Goldman Sachs analysts led by Chief Econonomist Jan Hatzius said a recession, or weakened domestic growth, may be one quick method by which to slash the U.S.s trade deficit, accounting....More>>>
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Jimmy Buffett sure knows how to make the most of a catchy tune and a party vibe. Somehow the 70-year-old singer-songwriter has turned wasting away again in Margaritaville into an aspirational goal. True, nibblin on sponge cake, watchin the sun bake does sound pretty nice (especially on a cold gray day....More>>>
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I will get right to it. After describing the reasons behind its meteoric rise and the discussing why this name was one of my top blue chip top picks for 2017, it comes down to performance. Just this morning Bank of America (NYSE:BAC), as well as other large banks, are out with key earnings reports. This matters for the 2017 call and it matters for the share price which has skyrocketed in the last....More>>>
International equities, including emerging markets, actively managed stock funds and growth stocks were key drivers of the relatively strong performance of investment portfolios in the first half of 2017, according to the latest Natixis Portfolio Trends Report.
Conventional wisdom suggests that investors should find safe stocks to buy. Penny stocks and potential “triple-baggers” might be more exciting and a big win might provide a better story, but experts will tell you the smart play is to benefit from compounding returns in safe, stable stocks.
That general strategy is similar to that followed by Warren Buffett with Berkshire Hathaway....More>>>
After a three-week rally that erased the dollar’s 2018 losses, greenback bulls face a test Thursday in the latest read on U.S. inflation. Millennium Global Investments doesn’t expect them to be disappointed.
That’s the view of Richard Benson, head of portfolio investments at the hedge fund, which manages $20 billion. April’s consumer-price index will be pivotal....More>>>
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Bitcoin has been facing some headwinds lately, fighting to stay above $9,000 as&a;nbsp;some traders....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.