Senate prepares to vote on skinny ACA change proposal
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U.K. regulators set out plans for ensuring senior staff of financial-services firms can be held to account for misconduct on their watch, extending rules already in place for banks to almost all firms.
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The Nasdaq Composite notched its fourth record close in a row Tuesday, representing the longest stretch of record closes for the tech-heavy index since 1999.
Fresh all-time highs for the Nasdaq came as the Dow industrials failed to reach the psychologically significant level of 20,000 again, amid otherwise tepid enthusiasm for equities ahead of a news conference from President-elect Donald....More>>>
It has become dependent on new money from those companies buying back their own stock.
The amount of money coming into the market from this source is huge.
This year $700 billion will be spent by public companies on share buy-backs, according to a research report published earlier this month by Goldman Sachs. Last year the total for buybacks was....More>>>
Russian President Vladimir Putin attends a wreath-laying ceremony at the Tomb of the Unknown Soldier by the Kremlin wall to mark the Defender of the Fatherland Day in Moscow on February 23, 2017. A Gallup poll from Feb. 21 shows Putin’s approval rising among Americans, particularly among Republicans. (Photo by NATALIA KOLESNIKOVA/AFP/Getty Images)
Gold stocks are down 11% since February 6… But gold prices are up 1%. Normally, when gold goes up, gold stocks go up even more… But that doesn't always happen. Why not? What's going on? I explained it in late January in my True Wealth newsletter: "For the first time in nearly a year, we have the 'all clear' to buy gold," I wrote. ....More>>>
The steel industry is garnering a lot of attention this year due to expectations of increased economic activity and the President’s announcement that new oil and gas pipeline construction will be built with U.S.-manufactured steel, observes Crista Huff, editor of Cabot Undervalued Stocks Advisor.
I’m adding Schnitzer Steel Industries (SCHN) to the Buy Low Opportunities Portfolio.....More>>>
WASHINGTON, DC – JANUARY 20: U.S. President Donald Trump waves to supporters as he walks the parade route with first lady Melania Trump and son Barron Trump after being sworn in at the 58th Presidential Inauguration January 20, 2017 in Washington, D.C. Donald J. Trump was sworn in today as the 45th president of the United States (Photo by Evan Vucci – Pool/Getty Images)
Shares of construction materials leader Eagle Materials (NYSE:EXP) set new all-time highs earlier this year, although the stock’s recent surge was catalyzed by the announcement of fiscal second-quarter 2017 results in late October. At the time, the company set record revenues and more than doubled earnings per share from the prior-year period. That was followed by a new high watermark for....More>>>
For the past three years, the company has been testing shelf-scanning robots in some stores in Arkansas, Pennsylvania and California. The machines, which move up and down aisles, look for out-of-stock items and products that are mislabeled or inc