Monday started the new week on a positive note, as the stock market once again recovered from early declines to post advances. The Dow Jones Industrials extended its string of record closes to 12 consecutive days in the wake of favorable comments from Warren Buffett about the valuation of the market. Moves within the Trump administration to transfer spending to the Defense Department also bolstered....More>>>
Penny stocks those stocks that trade for low prices, often with share prices of less than a dollar per share are dangerous. Period. Indeed, with a few exceptions, investors should steer clear of these uber-cheap stocks, which typically trade over-the-counter and not on a major exchange.
Call them penny stocks, microcaps or OTC stocks; by any name, theyre bad news. Promises of quick....More>>>
After struggling through deregulation, high oil prices, and a lengthy recession, airline stocks have rebounded in synchronization with the US stock market, with better global economies, and generally as a leading US economic indicator. A simple comparison of the six largest US airlines gives an encouraging picture of the recovery.
Of course, investors should be aware that airlines legendarily....More>>>
William Patalon III
Sometime between now and the end of his first term in office, U.S. President Donald Trump is going to have a huge – and potentially deadly – decision to make about North Korea and its nuclear-weapons program.
And the longer Washington waits, the bigger the stakes are going to be.
This isn’t hype.
It’s a statement based....More>>>
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Solar stocks popped Tuesday on news that the Trump....More>>>
Closed-end fund (CEF) investors are going crazy again. This time, theyre grossly overpaying.
Today well discuss five incredibly popular funds that are not likely to become more celebrated, and should be sold immediately.
Yes, first-level income hounds can be as greedy as they are fearful. In January 2016, they wanted nothing to do with CEFs. Exactly when many funds....More>>>
U.S. stock futures were lower early Friday, but were paring deeper losses that came after U.S. gunships struck targets in Syria with dozens of Tomahawk cruise missiles.
The military action late Thursday U.S. time put investors on edge on a day already loaded with market sensitive events, with the summit between President Donald Trump and his Chinese counterpart Xi Jinping set to continue....More>>>
The big speculation is whether there will be a bidding war for Whole Foods (WFM) now that Amazon (AMZN) has made a play for one of the nations leading organic foods grocers. That is, do whatever it takes to prevent Amazon from landing Whole Foods.
The case can be made that other retailers, such as SuperValu (SVU) or Albertsons, need to come in and prevent Amazon from buying up Whole Foods.
On Friday, government regulators dampened the dreams of bitcoin enthusiasts, speculators and entrepreneurs Tyler and Cameron Winklevoss when it declined to approve the twins’ proposal for a bitcoin investment vehicle that would be easily accessible to millions of Americans through common accounts such as IRAs and 401(k)s.
The news initially prompted a selloff in bitcoin, with....More>>>
More people each year choose to retire abroad to find a change of scenery, new experiences and a lower cost of living. Even if staying within a tight budget is your biggest retirement focus, safety is likely to be another top consideration.
To help you find the best of both worlds, below are 10 of the cheapest countries for retirement that scored well on the 2015 Global Peace Index, which....More>>>