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>>>
Source: ThinkstockSeptember 5, 2017: The S&P 500 closed down 0.8% at 2,457.92. The DJIA closed down 1.1% at 21,753.24. Separately, the Nasdaq closed down 0.9% at 6,375.57.
Tuesday was a down day for the U.S. broad markets, actually one of the worst trading days of the year. Despite this, crude oil managed to have one of its best days but not all of the oil & gas stocks responded positively.....More>>>
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Lately, there is not a single day that goes by, which will not remind us that the post WW2 global order is coming to an end. A much older trend, namely the Western world order, which arguably started about five centuries ago is also disintegrating. New challengers to the hegemony we became used to are rising. China is now the third largest economy, only slightly bellow the EU and the US. The non-Western....More>>>
Varian Medical Systems Inc. (NYSE: VAR) sure sawa pop on Thursday, just a day ahead of earnings from General Electric Co. (NYSE: GE). These two companies might not be tied together on normal days. This time it’s because of merger rumors. Varian shares were up as much as 10% on Thursday after a report that GE might be acquiring the medical devices and equipment company.
While the rumor....More>>>