And the beat goes onis a refrain that kept rolling through my head after attending the symposium Tuesday hosted by the Womens Institute for a Secure Retirement (WISER) in Washington, D.C. The topic: retirement solutions for women.
We spent a lot of time on Thursday’s live blog talking about the “War of 1812.” Turned out to be time well spent.
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American Express is joining the movement for expandedparental leave, and it’s doing so in a big way.
The credit card giant announced on Monday that it would be widening its parental leave program to now offer paid maternal or paternal leave for up to 20 weeks. Mothers who give birth and need additional medical leave will also be able to take another six to eight weeks before returning....More>>>
Heres a roundup of everything we covered on Barrons Stocks to Watch today:
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It was a big day for specialty pharmaceutical companies. We dug into Valeant Pharmaceutical International’s (VRX) 25% surge following its guidance and thebeginning of its asset sales, and Endo International’s (ENDP) 22% rise following its own earnings.
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Investors have the opportunity to rewrite their financial destinies with what some are calling the "26(f) program."
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