Monthly Archives: April 2017

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Now that the future of Apple (NASDAQ:AAPL) is increasingly dependent upon the success or failure of the iPhone, it has put itself at enormous risk if the smartphone starts to falter by failing to gain market share in new markets. In the current environment, as most know, that is China.

It is obvious that Apple has a couple of options going....More>>>

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President Trump is expected to announce Wednesday that his administration plans to review new, tougher fuel-economy standards, a move likely to be cheered by U.S. automakers.

If the review eventually results in the standards being lowered, automakers potentially wouldn’t have to make as many cars with advanced carbon emission-cutting technology like hybrids, electrics and hydrogen....More>>>

10 retirement stats that will blow you away

For many Americans, retirement is a mixed bag. On one hand, countless seniors enjoy the flexibility and freedom retirement offers. On the other hand, finances, or a glaring lack thereof, are a major concern for older Americans, especially since so many go into retirement ill-equipped to live off a fixed income. Here’s some key data that might open your eyes to the reality of our country’s....More>>>

The best way to get guaranteed income in retirement

I’m retired and thinking of buying an annuity to add to my monthly income, but I’m not sure which type of annuity might be right for me. Any suggestions? –Elaine

Confused about annuities? You’re not alone. Lots of people like the concept of devoting a portion of their savings to an annuity in return for the financial security and peace of mind an annuity’s....More>>>

5 Reasons Fifth Street's Deal Talk Smells Fishy”

Last week,The Wall Street Journal broke the news that Fifth Street Asset Management (NASDAQ:FSAM) was on the auction block, apparently for the second time.

The whole deal smells fishy, and it’s unlikely to create good outcomes forFifth Street Finance (NASDAQ:FSC) or Fifth Street Floating Rate (NASDAQ:FSFR) shareholders.

Shares of the Fifth Street trio may have rallied....More>>>

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Investors have a lot to choose from when picking stocks to buy. But many are honing in on a handful of larger than life blue chips.

The 10 biggest companies in the S&P 500 index are collectively worth $4.36 trillion. The entire S&P 500 recently topped $20 trillion in value for the first time.

So the top 10 companies, a mere 2% of the 500 stocks in the index, make up almost....More>>>

The big mistake mutual-fund investors make

You have probably heard about what’s known as the DALBAR effect. It’s the fact that, as a group, mutual-fund investors underperform the funds in which they invest.

Quick background: The reason for this effect, amply documented over nearly a quarter-century by a Boston research firm, is investors’ behavior.

In short, mutual fund shareholders tend to buy and sell based....More>>>

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A lack of clarity about the fate of the Affordable Care Act, more commonly known as Obamacare, has also meant a lot of uncertainty about Medicaid. While a considerable level of uncertainty remains, Medicaid expansion appears to be safe for now. That means several stocks of companies specializing in Medicaid could be on track to perform better than they otherwise would have.

Top Medicaid stocks....More>>>

Top 10 Clean Energy Stocks For 2017

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Activision Blizzard (NASDAQ:ATVI) is set to post earnings results for the key holiday sales period on Thursday, Feb. 9. The stock is trouncing the market over the last five years, but investors have pushed it lower since its last quarterly check-in.

There’s a lot riding on this report, given that it includes the launch of the latest chapter in the....More>>>

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Teradata (TDC) shot to the top of the S&P 500 today after beating earnings forecasts.

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Teradatagained 8.6% to $32.75 today, while the S&P 500 rose.

The Associated Press has the details on Teradata’s earnings:

Teradata Corp. (TDC) on Thursday reported fourth-quarter net income of $58 million, after reporting a loss....More>>>

3 Things In Biotech You Should Learn Today: April 20, 2017

Welcome to another installment of “3 Things in Biotech You Should Learn Today.” In this episode, we’re going to consider the news of a few “out there” technologies, namely CRISPR gene editing and tumor-treating fields. Then, we’ll come back to something a little closer to conventional.

Without further ado…

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In some ways, gift cards are the equivalent of looking under the Christmas tree to find that your significant other got you socks. Sure, you need socks, some of us maybe even want them, but for the majority of gift-receivers, a gift-giver taking the lazy option often makes the actual gift less special.

That’s what happens when someone decides to give a gift card. It counts as a gift,....More>>>

Investors Should Not Underestimate The Downside From The Latest Tesla Autopilot Lawsuit

As we have pointed out a few times in the past, Tesla’s (NASDAQ:TSLA) product tall tales, especially about Autopilot, have come back to bite the company. Readers can review the following articles for a history of Tesla’s problematic AP2 rollout:

Tesla Autopilot Unveil Portends Bad News At Tesla

California Autonomous Vehicle Data Shows Tesla Is Materially Misleading Its....More>>>

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By Lisa Wirthman

A growing number of people are turning to financial advisors to help them manage their wealth.

More than 36 million people are currently using the services of a federally registered investment advisor — a 22 percent increase over 2015, reports the Investment Adviser Association (IAA).


There’s a lot to consider when....More>>>

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If consumer spending is two-thirds of gross domestic product (GDP), then Americans may recoil from the shock of a Trump victory by sitting on the sidelines as consumers, at least for a few weeks. But those few weeks are the heart of the holiday season. Many parts of the economy, from retail andconsumer electronics to autosand travel count on those weeks.

Business is likely to take a passive....More>>>