Investing in your 20s is not only smart, it’s exciting. The best part about creating a long-term portfolio — whether while going back to school or taking time off — is having the time to invest in undervalued companies. When looking at stocks to buy, it’s all about opportunity cost, which is spent in spades throughout your late-teens and as an aimless 20-something.Long-term....More>>>
In Warren Buffett’s 1992 letter to Berkshire Hathaway Inc. (NYSE:BRK.B) shareholders, Buffett touches upon a subject at odds with much of the investment industry:
“Most analysts feel they must choose between two approaches customarily thought to be in opposition: ‘value’ and ‘growth.’ Indeed, many investment professionals see any mixing....More>>>
The Q2 2016 earnings report for small cap dredging services stock Great Lakes Dredge & Dock Corporation (NASDAQ: GLDD) is scheduled for before the market opens on Wednesday (February 22nd).Last October, ourUnder the Radar Moversnewsletter suggestedshorting the stock:
Great Lakes Dredge and Dock is more of a momentum play. It tried to overcome its early-August plunge, but if you look closely....More>>>
Sometimes a company pieces together a body of strategic and developmental work, explains its story — and progress — to the market, and investors slowly fall in love with the idea and gradually turn the heat up on the stock.
This is not one of those times. Although Cell MedX Corp (OTCMKTS:CMXC) has a great backstory, the chart came alive yesterday like someone flipped a switch.....More>>>
Last week, the Olympic Council of Asia and Alisports, as in Alibaba Group Holding Ltd (NYSE: BABA), announced a strategic partnership to bring eSports to the official sports programme (medal contention) of the 2022 Asian Games in Hangzhou, China. eSports will also feature in next years 18th Asian Games in Jakarta and Palembang, Indonesia, as a demonstration sport plus its been added to OCAs 5th....More>>>
Welcome back, geopolitical risk.
It would be an overstatement to say panicky investors are dumping stocks and other risky assets, but traditional havens are certainly getting a boost as potential flashpoints from Europe to the Middle East to East Asia suddenly return to the top of investors worry list.
Geopolitical concerns have clearly been on the rise over the last week or so with....More>>>
Gainers Trevena Inc (NASDAQ: TRVN) rose 10.8 percent to $3.60 in pre-market trading after dropping 4.97 percent on Wednesday. Yum China Holdings Inc (NYSE: YUMC) rose 10.2 percent to $31.05 in pre-market trading after the company reported upbeat earnings for its first quarter. Seres Therapeutics Inc (NASDAQ: MCRB) rose 9.1 percent to $11.39 in pre-market trading after dropping 5.26 percent....More>>>
Those of you who are old enough to remember the “evil empire” may recall that the Soviet Union went to great pains to prevent the West (and indeed its own people) from gaining a clear picture of what was going on inside its borders and those of its client states in Eastern Europe. Ergo, the famous quote from Winston Churchill that it was “… a riddle, wrapped in a mystery,....More>>>
Can I take a tax deduction for my long-term-care insurance premiums?
Take Our Quiz: Is It Tax Deductible?
Maybe. If you have a tax-qualified long-term-care insurance policy, you may be able to deduct a portion of your premiums as a medical expense. (Most traditional long-term-care policies qualify, but ask your insurer.) You can deduct eligible out-of-pocket medical expenses only....More>>>
With President-elect Donald Trump leading GOP control of Congress — and possibly the Supreme Court — what does this mean for your retirement?
Well, it’s unlikely there will be any draconian changes to retirement savings vehicles, but watch out for other potential game-changers. Some of them may hurt your ability to save and achieve financial security in your golden years.