The Dow Jones today is on the rise for the third straight day on Wall Street. Dow futures collected a gain of over 100 points in pre-market trading, as investors continued to bet on a robust earnings season. While geopolitical tensions over Syrian military intervention and the breakdown of American trade policy continue to linger, markets are likely to move based on earnings reports for the....More>>>
Investment company Independent Advisor Alliance buys Vanguard Total Stock Market, iShares Core U.S. Aggregate Bond, PowerShares QQQ Trust Series 1, PowerShares Preferred Portfolio, Vanguard Total Bond Market, SPDR Dow Jones Industrial Average, SPDR Bloomberg Barclays Intl Treasury Bd, SPDR MidCap Trust Series I, iShares S&P 500 Growth, iShares Core S&P 500, sells Alphabet Inc, Spectra Energy....More>>>
How did I get here?
I sat across from a new high net worth prospect, feeling a little anxious that everything I had been trained to do as a financial advisor was about to suddenly fail me.
I had been blindly following the status quo of traditional retirement planning and investing for more than a decade, and now, the safety and comfort of selling packaged products like mutual fund....More>>>
Hunter Harrison is a hero in the railroad industry, a folk legend if you will, when it comes to turning around rail companies. He successfully turned around Canadian Pacific Railway (NYSE:CP) before jumping ship early to partner with activist investor Mantle Ridge to take on CSX (NYSE:CSX). After a bit of back and forth, CSX caved and appointed Harrison as CEO for the next four years. CSX....More>>>
Investors and traders in stocks and other financial markets are focused on a postponed House vote to repeal Obamacare, convinced its eventual outcome will set at least the near-term direction for a variety of assets.
Stocks dipped into negative territory late Thursday to finish in negative territory after House Republican leaders delayed the vote, which had been planned for later in the day,....More>>>
Rick Rieder, global chief investment officer of BlackRock’s over trillion dollars in assets fixed income business, is as heavy a hitter as it gets in the bond market. But for an investing guru synonymous with debt markets, Rieder is extremely bullish on U.S. stocks over the next one-to-two years.
Presenting at the inaugural Forbes and Shook Research Top Financial Advisor Summit....More>>>
Those were the words that Benchmark analyst Mike Hickey, quoting a Warren Zevon song, used to describe GameStop (GME) after it became the latest retailer–along with Finish Line (FINL)–to tumble following the release of its earnings.
GameStop actually beat earnings–it reported a profit of $2.38 a share, topping forecasts for $2.29–but missed....More>>>
Big banks kick off fourth-quarter earnings season in the coming week, but investors are more interested in their outlooks as the industry faces the prospect of a faster pace of interest rate increases and more deregulation.
Stocks ended the week sharply higher as the Dow Jones Industrial Average ....More>>>
For the second week of October, we have four companies expected to go public on our upcoming IPOs calendar. These four companies could raise a combined $768 million, according to Renaissance Capital, a manager of IPO-focused ETFs.
Three of the upcoming IPOs this week are in the energy sector, and one is in the communication sector.
In terms of potential deal size, Extraction Oil....More>>>
There are countless investing rules, mantras and cliches out there ranging from extremely useful to downright dangerous.
One of the most widely accepted and potentially detrimental to your portfolio is, “Buy low, sell high.”
When taken literally, of course, to make a profit you must sell a stock for more than you paid for it. But the essence of buy low, sell high has....More>>>