Big banks kick off earnings season Friday, and many analysts expect robust results after a post-election stock-trading frenzy that may have provided stronger revenue.
Lined up for tomorrow are Bank of America Corp(NYSE: BAC), JPMorgan Chase & Co. (NYSE: JPM), and Wells Fargo & Co (NYSE: WFC), and there’s plenty of enthusiasm going into the results. The financial sector overall....more>>>
Even amidst slowing growth, Twitter is having to refund advertisers owing to an ad-metric error. Should you sell out of TWTR stock? Or should you buy the dip? Flickr
Not long after Facebook (NSDQ:FB)reported a spate of miscalculations in key metrics, Twitter (NYSE:TWTR) seems to have caught the ‘bug’. Late on 22nd December, Twitter announced that it had discovered technical....more>>>
DENVER Santa is stuffing stockings with a little extra green this holiday season: marijuana.
Pot shops are reporting the average purchase is up 21% in the week before Christmas, according to the marijuana-software firm Baker, which runs store customer-service systems. The most popular items: marijuana-infused edibles like brownies or cookies.
Also near the top of the list are vaporizers,....more>>>
After six years and more than $1.5 million of my firm's money, I've figured out the signal. I know how it works. And I know how to profit from it. Today, I want to share it with you. I'm certain that once you try it, it will change the way you think about investing forever. Some folks around the office have dubbed my version of the signal the "Nordic Cross."....more>>>
When Chrismukkah burst onto the holiday scene in the mid-2000s, a USA TODAY writer introduced it as the newest faux holiday that companies are using to make a buck this season.
A decade later, its still going strong as those who grew up among both holidays have embraced the pop-culture portmanteau. But with Christmas and Hanukkah coinciding for the first time since 2005, the fake holiday....more>>>
Federal estate taxes are no longer a problem for all but the extremely wealthy. In 2016, as much as $5.45 million in assets is exempt from federal estate taxesdouble that for a married couple; in 2017, it will rise to $5.49 million.
However, state estate taxes, which kick in for estates valued at only $1.5 million or less in several states, could take a big bite out of your legacy. Your home....more>>>
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Most experienced investors in a recent survey said they were satisfied with their investment management in a year marked by significant volatility and major market events, E-Trade Financial reported Friday.
A little more than a month ago, the world was falling apart and everyone was wondering how much further the market could fall. Today, the Dow Jones Industrial Average broke into positive territory for the year.
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The Dow Jones Industrial Average gained 155.73 points, or 0.9%, to 17,481.49, putting it up 0.3% for 2016. The S&P 500 rose 0.7% to....more>>>
Stocks rallied to record highs today because…that’s what they’ve been doing pretty much since Donald Trump was elected President of the United States.
The S&P 500 rose 1.3% to 2,241.35 today, a new record high. The Dow Jones Industrial Average gained 297.84 points, or 1.6%, to 19,549.62. The Nasdaq Composite advanced 1.1% to 5,393.76, just....more>>>
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This is a follow-up to my August 25th Seeking Alpha article, Gold Is Perilously Close To Multiple Sell Signals.
On Tuesday, gold broke down decisively through its previous support level at $1,300. This wasn’t just a “dip” below a support line, this was a $43 exclamation point that cannot be ignored. As pointed out in my previous article, gold has been in a long-term downtrend....more>>>