Federal Reserve officials are increasingly optimistic about U.S. economic growth this year, leaving them on course to lift interest rates further.
The minutes of the Fed’s late January meeting, made public Wednesday, showed an even rosier view of the economy than officials held at the end of last year. Some members upgraded their forecasts.
The economy is building steam after....More>>>
Those of you who are aged 50 or older have probably been working for a few decades, and you may be thinking about what comes next. Most of us dream of eventually leaving the workforce for good — but what if you haven’t even started saving for retirement yet?
First off, know you’re not alone. In fact, a recent GOBankingrates.com survey found that 28% of people over age 55....More>>>
Puerto Rico is slowly moving toward ending its debt crisis…
Exactly how much does Puerto Rico owe?
Currently, the U.S. territory is over $70 billion in public debt.
So far, the island’s new governor, Ricardo Rossello, has taken steps to close the chronic deficits in the two months he’s been in office. He immediately signed orders for agencies to reduce....More>>>
Lululemon Athletica Inc. (NASDAQ: LULU) reported fiscal third-quarter financial results after markets closed on Wednesday. Overall these results demonstrated continued momentum for this yoga apparel producer in 2016 and beyond. With the stock up already over 10% year to date, this number is practically doubling after this report. Also it helped that guidance was not only in-line with estimates but....More>>>
December 29, 2016: Markets opened higher Thursday but were unable to hold onto early gains, probably due to some selling as traders get their ducks in a row for the new year. Equities have bounced around the break-even line most of the day. Utilities is the best performing sector while financials is the worst. WTI crude oil for February delivery settled at $53.77 a barrel, down about 0.5% on the....More>>>
By Christine Aebischer
This story originally appeared on LearnVest as “These Are the Highest Paying Internships — and the Numbers Will Shock You.”
I thought I had landed a pretty sweet deal when, after several rounds of interviews, I found out that I had scored the internship of my dreams. The icing on the cake? They were actually....More>>>
Data center chipmaker Cavium (NASDAQ:CAVM) announced on March 8 that it is “collaborating with Microsoft (NASDAQ:MSFT) on evaluating and enabling a variety of cloud workloads running on [its] flagship Thunder X2 ARMv8-A Data Center processor for the Microsoft Azure cloud platform.”
The announcement goes on to say that Cavium and Microsoft are “demonstrating web services....More>>>
Should long-term investors be worried about QUALCOMM, Inc. (NASDAQ:QCOM)stock post Q2 earnings? Will the legal woes continue to be a drag on QCOM stock?
San Diego, California-based leading smartphone chipmaker QUALCOMM, Inc’s (NASDAQ:QCOM) second quarter earnings were better than expected. The company reported earnings last week on April 19th. While Wall Street was expecting....More>>>
Bears continue to remain skeptical about the prospects of BlackBerry Ltd (NASDAQ:BBRY).
After lying dormant for the first three months of the year, shares of Ontario, Canada-based software maker BlackBerry Ltd (NASDAQ:BBRY) are back in the limelight again. For the most part of the year, BlackBerry stock had traded within a range of $7-$7.5. BlackBerry shares got a boost when the....More>>>
Associations representing virtually every type of hospital wrote to members of Congress on Wednesdayto voice their opposition to the Republican plan to replace the Affordable Care Act.
“We are very concerned that the draft legislative proposal being considered by the Housecommittees could lead to tremendous instability for those seeking affordable coverage,” readthe letterfrom....More>>>