It would be hard to find a podcast-hosting duo more totally invested in answering your financial questions than Alison Southwick and Robert Brokamp — they put “Answers” in the show’s name, for goodness’ sake! And this week, they’re at it again, combing through the Motley Fool Answers mailbag in search of conundrums to address for their listeners. But because three....More>>>
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Life insurers sold fewer individual life policies in the United States in the third quarter, and total annualized premiums from the new policies sold also fell.
LIMRA, a nonprofit life insurance research....More>>>
President Trump’s budget plan – due to be released tomorrow (May 23) – is expected to cut some $1.7 trillion worth of government programs.
And $800 billion of those cuts will reduce federal funding for Medicaid and Medicaid-related programs in particular. These cuts could therefore affect roughly 70 million low-income children, adults, seniors, and disabled Americans....More>>>
Clinton Group Inc. trimmed its position in shares of Occidental Petroleum Co. (NYSE:OXY) by 69.5% during the third quarter, according to the company in its most recent filing with the Securities and Exchange Commission. The institutional investor owned 20,983 shares of the oil and gas producer’s stock after selling 47,704 shares during the period. Clinton Group Inc.’s holdings in Occidental....More>>>
Heritage Insurance Holdings (NYSE:HRTG) – Investment analysts at SunTrust Banks cut their Q2 2018 EPS estimates for Heritage Insurance in a report issued on Tuesday, May 8th. SunTrust Banks analyst M. Hughes now forecasts that the insurance provider will post earnings per share of $0.64 for the quarter, down from their prior estimate of $0.68. SunTrust Banks currently has a “Buy”....More>>>
Berman Capital Advisors LLC bought a new position in shares of Cincinnati Financial Co. (NASDAQ:CINF) in the fourth quarter, according to the company in its most recent 13F filing with the Securities and Exchange Commission. The firm bought 488 shares of the insurance provider’s stock, valued at approximately $37,000.
Several other hedge funds and other institutional investors also....More>>>
Cornerstone Advisory LLP cut its position in iShares Russell 1000 Value Index (NYSEARCA:IWD) by 1.6% in the second quarter, HoldingsChannel reports. The firm owned 25,189 shares of the exchange traded fund’s stock after selling 402 shares during the quarter. iShares Russell 1000 Value Index comprises about 1.0% of Cornerstone Advisory LLP’s investment portfolio, making the stock its....More>>>
News headlines about Arch Capital Group (NASDAQ:ACGL) have been trending positive on Thursday, Accern Sentiment Analysis reports. The research firm ranks the sentiment of news coverage by analyzing more than 20 million news and blog sources. Accern ranks coverage of public companies on a scale of negative one to one, with scores nearest to one being the most favorable. Arch Capital Group earned....More>>>
Millennials are playing homeownership catch-up.
First-time buyers rushed into the market last year, making 38 percent of all single-family home purchases, the biggest share since 2000, data released Thursday by Genworth Mortgage Insurance show. The 2.07 million new or existing homes bought by first-timers was 7 percent more than in 2016, according to the insurer, part of Genworth Financial....More>>>
After his grandfather died more than a decade ago, Lamarr Couser and his family were caught by surprise when the funeral director asked whether the World War II veteran was covered by a life insurance policy from the Department of Veterans Affairs.
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Couser, who is himself a U.S. Navy veteran and former National Guardsman,....More>>>
We all have savings goals, whether it’s building an emergency fund, buying a home, or establishing a retirement nest egg. But if you’re not careful, you could end up being your own worst enemy on the road to achieving those financial objectives. With that in mind, here are a few habits that’ll prevent you from saving as best as you can. Consider yourself warned.
Media headlines about Humana (NYSE:HUM) have been trending somewhat positive on Saturday, Accern Sentiment reports. Accern identifies positive and negative press coverage by monitoring more than 20 million blog and news sources in real-time. Accern ranks coverage of public companies on a scale of negative one to positive one, with scores closest to one being the most favorable. Humana earned a daily....More>>>
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Wilshire Funds Management’s latest quarterly monitor of the liquid alternative industry shows that investor allocations during the second quarter were generally positive across the industry, with approximately $3.2 billion in net inflows.
Abu Dhabi’s Mubadala Investment Co. is among potential bidders for the United Arab Emirates’ privately-held Amana Healthcare, people with knowledge of the matter said.
The fund’s healthcare unit is in advanced talks about the acquisition, the people said, asking not to be identified because the discussions are private. Amana, which operates in Abu Dhabi and Al Ain, has....More>>>
Equities analysts predict that Horizon Global Corp (NYSE:HZN) will report sales of $187.26 million for the current quarter, according to Zacks. Two analysts have provided estimates for Horizon Global’s earnings. The highest sales estimate is $189.70 million and the lowest is $184.82 million. Horizon Global reported sales of $195.99 million during the same quarter last year, which would suggest....More>>>