If you were born between 1946 and 1964, you’re a baby boomer. Though homebuying is often associated with young couples, plenty of baby boomers in their 50s and 60s are securing mortgages in order to buy homes — and even more of them are currently carrying mortgages. Here are nine facts about mortgages that every baby boomer should know.
As an investor in your 50s, you’re likely looking to grow your nest egg so that it can help support you when you retire. You’re probably also interested in building a passive income stream, ideally one that will grow over time.
Fortunately, well-chosen dividend-growth stocks can help you accomplish both of these goals. And with its powerful wealth-building....more>>>
AzurRx (Pending:AZRX) has been generating a lot of attention lately. And while many emerging companies tend to get some early nods from investors and analysts, the focus on AZRX has strong fundamental underpinnings.
AzurRx is developing a broad pipeline of non-systemic biologics to treat gastrointestinal (GI) and infectious diseases. Importantly, for AzurRx investors, the company is working....more>>>
The short interest data are out for the most recent settlement date, November 15. Generally speaking, companies within the biotech industry are considered a riskier group of stocks, with big potential upside and big potential downside. Now that the U.S. presidential election is over and Hillary Clinton is out of the picture, major biotech companies can breathe a little easier knowing that the pressure....more>>>
As a long-term shareholder in ConocoPhillips (NYSE:COP), I wanted to compare them will a leading domestic shale producer – EOG Resources (NYSE:EOG). As you surely are aware, COP had been one of the “Big 3” international integrated oil companies prior to the spin-off of Phillips 66 (NYSE:PSX), a move that unleashed tremendous shareholder value. But now COP is an upstream only company....more>>>
This isn’t my first relationship with Royal Bancshares of Pennsylvania (NASDAQ:RBPAA). A decade or so ago, I bought shares in this regional bank when it paid a 4% dividend and churned out steady, if not spectacular earnings. For a number of years, I was content to toss my dividends back to Royal in return for more shares. My share count grew as did my comfort level with this cozy little investment.....more>>>
October 13, 2016: Markets opened lower Thursday following a weaker view on China’s trade balance joined with worries about the Fed and third-quarter earnings leave investors with the jitters. Citi, Wells Fargo, and JPMorgan all report quarterly results before the opening bell Friday. The financial sector was down about 1% late in the afternoon and gains in utilities and real estate were not....more>>>
Whiting Petroleum (NYSE:WLL) presented at the Bank of America Merrill Lynch Global Energy Conference (“BAML Conference”) on Thursday, November 17, and the presentation touched on many topics. One, in particular, piqued our interest. We’ve known for a while now that Whiting has been preparing its two natural gas processing plants in North Dakota for sale, the Belfield plant in the....more>>>
Urban Outfitters (URBN) reported poorer-than-expected third quarter results yesterday. Sales of $862.5 million were below Street estimates for $869 million; earnings came in at 40 cents versus expectations for 44 cents. Shares are down 9% to a recent $35.
Higher markdowns and not-so-hot sales at its Anthropologie stores were a drag on earnings. Urban Outfitters comeback might be a long time....more>>>
Even with interest rates edging up lately, it still isnt easy to pocket much income from traditional stocks and bonds. But you may be overlooking preferred stocks, hybrid investments that offer a bit of both worlds.
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For income seekers, preferreds offer great deals. Yields average 6.1%, well above the 2.3% payout of the Barclays....more>>>
November 18, 2016: Here are four stocks trading with relatively heavy volume among 46 equities making new 52-week lows in Friday’s session. On the NYSE, advancers and decliners traded about equally and on the Nasdaq advancers led decliners traded by about 7 to 6.
Infosys Ltd. (NYSE: INFY) dropped nearly 1.1% on Friday to post a new 52-week low of $13.89 against a 52-week high of $20.47.....more>>>
Its the most wonderful time of the year to shop for gifts. But if youre not careful, you could receive an unwelcome surprise: an overdraft error in your checking account. Here’s how technology plus smart shopping can keep you from spending your way into the red.
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Many banks and credit unions can send a text message if your balance drops below....more>>>
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Todd Gordon recommended on CNBC's Trading Nation a short position....more>>>