The yield on the benchmark 10-year Treasury note started the week on a tear, jumping to 2.99 percent and toying with the key 3 percent level that could trigger a reaction across global financial markets.
I was having dinner with friends recently, and someone asked the question, “Stocks are expensive. How should I protect myself in case the market crashes? Should I short something, or maybe use options?”
For most investors, an exotic strategy like one of these isn’t necessary. Instead, you can protect yourself from a stock market correction or crash by keeping some defensive....More>>>
Let Clients Figure the Retirement Funding Catastrophe Out for Themselves
Alex Azar II, the nominee to be the next secretary of the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS), today told Democratic senators that he will agree with them about many issues but will probably disagree....More>>>
On Saturday, August 12, I was honored to be a Keynote Speaker for a program called, V-WISE or Veteran Women Igniting the Spirit of Entrepreneurship. V-WISE is a premier training program in entrepreneurship and small business management for women veterans, operated by the Institute for Veterans and Military Families at Syracuse University. My speech was directed....More>>>
A smart operator will when he realizes things have not worked out, fold up his tent and move on before he is knocked out of the game for good. One disastrous restaurant venture can drag down an entire string of successful ones, as I have seen many times. – Anthony Bourdain
DineEquity (NYSE: DIN) franchises casual dining restaurants under the brands of Applebee’s....More>>>
The fourth quarter of 2016 was the first quarter since the second quarter of 2014 that Macau’s gaming market grew at all. And the signs of life have given new hope to gaming investors with exposure to the world’s biggest gaming market.
But Las Vegas Sands Corp. (NYSE:LVS) may not have had as strong a quarter as competitors like Melco Crown Entertainment Ltd (NASDAQ:MPEL) and Wynn....More>>>
Analysts predict that Container Store Group Inc (NYSE:TCS) will post sales of $231.21 million for the current quarter, according to Zacks. Two analysts have issued estimates for Container Store Group’s earnings, with estimates ranging from $230.11 million to $232.30 million. Container Stor
A few weeks ago, NIBC Holding (NIBC, Euronext Amsterdam) completed its IPO as Private Equity firm JC Flowers was finally able to place a substantial part of its shares on the equity markets. Unfortunately, NIBCs first trading day was overshadowed by a turmoil on the financial markets as the fea
The U.S. dollar edged higher Tuesday, recovering from earlier weakness, but lost ground versus its partners in the North American Free Trade Agreement, following a report that President Donald Trump was looking for a renegotiated deal in principle in the next two weeks.
Rolls-Royce (OTCPK:RYCEF) investors have had a torrid time over the past several years due to combination of mismanagement including the mass bloating of bureaucratic layers, costly design flaws and the uncertainty caused by Brexit.
Enphase Energy (ENPH) has been making all the right moves, and this past month is no exception. The company continues merrily down the yellow brick road by 1) reducing expenses, 2) deferring debt, and 3) focusing on core product optimization and advancement of its microinverter. In the words of