Ford (NYSE:F) is known for its attractive valuation, it currently trades at around 7 times its 2017 projected earnings and has an attractive dividend yield of 5.36 percent. It also has a very low price-to-earnings ratio (P/E) compared to most other companies on the S&P 500. The stock trades at around $11 during the time I am writing this. However, after digging a little deeper, I have found....More>>>
Jake Walker in Michigan asks: I am 25 and wonder how I’ll retire since I won’t have a pension like my parents. Last year, I bought a rental property and my return was much higher than what I saw on my 401(k) and Roth IRA. I look at this as a way to diversify my portfolio and also generate cash flow in retirement. Basically, my version of a pension. Is this a good approach to have?....More>>>
A little over a year ago, I wrote an article delving into the details around Encore Wire Corp.’s (NASDAQ:WIRE), Last-In-First-Out (LIFO) accounting of inventory, and how it would likely lead to an opportunity to bet on a then Q3 2015 earnings report beat. Today the worm has turned for WIRE’s accounting. With Q4 2016 in the books, we now know that Copper pricing, based on the futures....More>>>
Student loan borrowers who seek forgiveness of part of their debt because they work in public service jobs are being hurt by problems and breakdowns at the companies that servicetheloans, according to a new federal report.
The Consumer Financial Protection Bureau report focused on the Public Service Loan Forgiveness program, signed into law by President George W. Bush and implemented by the....More>>>
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If you're like most investors, you've been led to believe that it's impossible to earn large amounts of investment income without taking big risks. This idea – which you'll hear from many financial advisors and brokers – is simply wrong. It is possible to earn double-digit annual yields on your money – safely – by selling options. So....More>>>
The Federal Open Market Committee (FOMC) is sticking to the status quo despite sufficient support from economic data for the policy rate hike this year. On November 8, 2016, citizens of the United States will vote for the next president, and now it seems unlikely that the Fed will raise interest rate in November meeting.
In an interview with CNBC, Cleveland Fed President Loretta Mester said;