Its impossible to read the headlines or view a financial news channel without hearing about the debt crisis.
We hear that the U.S. is facing a debt crisis because budget deficits are out of control. We hear that China is facing a debt crisis because of wasted infrastructure investment, bank Ponzi schemes and bad loans to money-losing state-sponsored enterprises.
If you’re anything like me, when you hit your 40s, you began to worry about financial stressors like your kids’ college accounts, saving for family vacations, and a 30-year mortgage that was still closer to the beginning than the end. Of course, looming over all of these responsibilities was a retirement that suddenly seemed a little more real than it ever had before.
Just as Americans rush to load up on chocolates for Valentine’s Day, the global cocoa glut is finally starting to ebb.
Cocoa futures in New York have climbed almost 9 percent in 2018, making them one of the year’s best-performing commodities. As signs of tighter supplies mount, hedge funds have switched to betting on an extended rally, after holding negative wagers for the past....More>>>
The Under Armour stock ticker is changing, and shares of Under Armour Inc. (NYSE: UA) jumped following the news.
The company announced on Monday that it will change its Class A and Class C stock tickers. At the start of trading on Dec. 7, Under Armour Class A shares will change from “UA” to “UAA.” Also on that day, the company’s Class C common stock will....More>>>
The stock market was flat on Thursday ahead of a key House vote on the Republicans’ healthcare bill, which was delayed until Friday as GOP lawmakers failed to gather enough votes to proceed. TheDow Jones Industrial Averagelost just 5 points, or 0.02%, while other broader market indexes saw similar small declines.But several individual stocks delivered outsized positive returns today, including....More>>>
Almost all the coverage you will find about Sunshine Capital Inc is press releases by Sunshine Capital Inc. Sunshine trades over the counter and is currently priced at $6.00 per share making it, in the view of my stick in the mud investor adviser, a “penny stock” too volatile for his firm to get involved with. A recent press release from Sunshine obliges me to clarify a piece I....More>>>
Fed rate hikes have generally been good for banks–but not today’s quarter point rise. What’s different?
The market clearly likes the rate hike today. The S&P 500 has gained 1% to2,388.03 at 3:01 p.m. today. The Financial Select Sector SPDR ETF (XLF) has is little changed at $24.78, while the SPDR S&P Bank ETF (KBE) has dropped 0.7% to $44.59.
Some lucky investors just struck gold at Northern Dynasty Minerals. Image source: Getty Images.
The past six months have seen shares of Northern Dynasty Minerals Ltd. (NYSEMKT:NAK) roughly quintuple in value, continually rising day to day from about $0.44 per share in July to today’s closing price $2.28.
Most days, Northern Dynasty shares have risen without....More>>>
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Americans who are hoping to buy a new Tesla (NASDAQ:TSLA) are now on notice: The fat tax incentive that has helped boost Tesla's U.S. sales will soon start winding down. According to an update from Tesla, the tax break will start phasing out at the beginning of 2019.