Most people would love to be in a position in which they have no money worries, plenty of assets and complete financial independence. But the reality is that very few people ever seem to be at peace with their financial lives.
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In my experience as a financial adviser for more than 25 years, as well as a host of a financial....more>>>
Is DSW (DSW) missing the designer touch? Credit Suisses Christian Buss seems to think so.
The sell-side analyst downgraded the off-price shoe merchant to neutral from outperform with a $26 price target, arguing that the retailer lacks high-end merchandise.
Our proprietary analysis of over 2,000 SKUs at DSW suggests the current brand portfolio no longer supports the companys historic....more>>>
BALTIMORE ( Stockpickr) — Which stocks should I buy? It’s the eternal question that most investors spend most of their time wondering. But is it the wrong question?
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More so than any other year since 2008’s market crash, 2014 has been a year for stock pickers. That’s because, as the end of the calendar....more>>>
Okay, time for some secular economic and financial heresy, which is always somewhat fun. Secondary market liquidity isn’t very important to the functioning of the general economy of the capitalist world, including the US. (That said, my exceptions to this statement are listed here.)
Finance has an important role in the economy, aiding business in financing the assets of the corporation,....more>>>
Are oil and stocks really correlated? Ben Bernanke thinks so, and he thinks he knows why.
In his latest blog post over at Brookings, the former Federal Reserve chairman and his research assistant, Peter Olsen, dig into the relationship between oil and stock prices, and try to solve a market conundrum: Are the two asset classes really correlated? In other words, does the movement in one effect....more>>>
Popular stock Twitter bounced into resistance this morning on possible acquisition rumors.
Price jumped up 8% into a key resistance target we can plan the next swing trade from this key level.
Let’s do it!
First, check our prior update “Downtrending Twitter Can’t Catch a Break” from January 19th.
From then price did trade lower to retest....more>>>
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Vanguard is the second-largest U.S. issuer of exchange-traded funds in terms of assets, but in terms of number....more>>>
Planet Fitness(PLNT) is expectinga strong 2016on the heels of estimate-beating fourth-quarter financial results.
At a recent $15.52, the stock rose 4.7% in recent market action. AndOliver ChenatCowensuggested investors pick this stock up, dont put it down, citing higher royalties from franchises and membership growth.
All 3 segments of EBITDA came in better than our expectations for....more>>>
In its meeting on March 16, the Federal Reserve left the federal funds rate unchanged and indicated that there could be two rate increases between now and the end of 2016. Last fall, the indication was as many as four rate hikes in 2016and the market rallied on that news, but Standard & Poor’s 500-stock index is down slightly, as of mid March.
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Eric Dy, co-founder and CEO of Bloom Technologies, accepting his award from Richard Branson after winning the Extreme Tech Challenge contest. Eric Dy is reeling from one of his most memorable experiences as an entrepreneur.
Late Wednesday, Dy stood before Richard Branson for seven minutes and pitched his startup Bloom Technologies in the final round of the Extreme Tech Challenge contest.....more>>>
United Continental (UAL) is todays high flyer in the Dow Jones Transportation Average, rising almost 3.5%.
MarketWatch reports that the U.S. air carrier revealed in a SEC filing late yesterday that to plans to buyback $1.5 billion in common stock during the first quarter of 2016. Thats roughly twice the size of the repurchase it initially planned.
Analysts at Wolfe Research....more>>>
Bernie Sanders put a pretty big price tag — $14 trillion over a decade — on his Medicare-for-All proposal.
But he also promised to pay for it in full through higher taxes, especially on the rich.
A new analysis by the Committee for a Responsible Federal Budget suggests that the plan may increase deficits by at least $3 trillion, and that’s assuming Sanders correctly....more>>>
Yes, you can file your 2015 tax return now. You should have received the forms you needyour W-2s and 1099sby the end of January. The tax-filing deadline is April 18, 2016, but it’s a good idea to file as soon as possible, especially if you’re getting a refund. Not only will you get your money faster, but you’re less likely to become a victim of tax identity theft. See Beat the....more>>>
50 Cent has posted lots of photos surrounded by cash — while he’s in bankruptcy court. The rapper “50 Cent” is heading to court to explain why he’s declaring bankruptcy — while posting pictures of himself surrounded by cash on Instagram.
Curtis J. Jackson III filed for bankruptcy in July. He claims that he still makes millions, but that a flood of....more>>>
Amid this week’s market tumult, investors have dumped shares of media companies, another sign thatthe stocks which helped power the broader market over the last seven years are falling out of favor.
Some of the stocks rebounded on Thursday, but most are down sharply this week amid a 2.7% drop in the S&P 500 Index. Time Warner Inc.(TWX)slid 9.9% this week. Walt Disney Co.(DIS)dropped....more>>>