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 if you....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.
The price of the digital currency bitcoin quietly hit a new all-time high Wednesday at $1,161.89. The move to an all-time high was short lived, however, as the price of one bitcoin fell as low as $888.99 on Thursday.
At its peak lows, bitcoin was lower by nearly 25 percent. By 1:15 p.m. ET on Thursday, the digital currency was trading at around $980, down nearly 15 percent for the day.
Investment company Genovese Burford & Brothers Wealth & Retirement Plan Management, LLC buys iShares Core S&P 500, Apple, General Electric Co, AT&T, iShares MSCI Emerging Index Fund, Chevron, Exxon Mobil, Berkshire Hathaway, Nelnet, Johnson & Johnson, sells JPMorgan Chase, Aerie Pharmaceuticals, Republic Services, ConocoPhillips, Biogen during the 3-months ended 2016-12-31, according....More>>>
The Q4 2016earnings report for small cap prepaid payment network and card stock Blackhawk Network Holdings Inc (NASDAQ: HAWK) is scheduled forafter the marketcloses on Wednesday (February 15th). In the past, Blackhawk Network Holdingshas citedtheregulatory-mandated introduction of EMV chips for card issuers and store processors as a hazard for its current business model.