The recent decline in the share price of Ebix (EBIX) is an opportunity for investors to pick up the shares of a software supplier to the insurance industry at an attractive price. Ebix offers a suite of services used by hundreds of insurance carriers in the areas of life insurance, employee health benefits, risk management, workers compensation, and property and casualty insurance. It also provides....More>>>
Donald Trump, who famously called himself the “king of debt,” may have ironically brought about the end of Wall Street’s golden age in debt.
Societe Generale warned investors this week that the decade-long party in the debt markets “is over.” Borrowing costs are poised to rise rapidly, hurting the economy and fueling a stampede out of debt funds more powerful....More>>>
Before trying to understand the many rules surrounding Roth conversions, one should first ask if a Roth conversion is worthwhile.
Q.: I just read your column on how to convert 401(k) into a Roth. Can you address whether one should convert, or not. Under what circumstances should you consider converting? Thank you.
A.: Thanks for the question, Mary. It is easy to....More>>>
December 29, 2016: Markets opened higher Thursday but were unable to hold onto early gains, probably due to some selling as traders get their ducks in a row for the new year. Equities have bounced around the break-even line most of the day. Utilities is the best performing sector while financials is the worst. WTI crude oil for February delivery settled at $53.77 a barrel, down about 0.5% on the....More>>>
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The proliferation of and assets flowing to smart beta exchange-traded funds are themes ETF industry....More>>>
Trinity Industries (NYSE:TRN) is a leading company that specializes in industrial products and services. They offer railcars, railcar parts and leasing, management and maintenance products. They also offer additional services such as barges, storage and distribution containers as well as highway products and wind towers.
The company which is based in Dallas, Texas was founded in 1933 and....More>>>
The next-generation of cholesterol drugs -– compounds that inhibit PCSK-9 -– were approved in 2016; these targeted drugs rapidly reduce LDL cholesterol in a wide variety of patients with cardiovascular disease, notes Jay Silverman, editor of The Medical Technology Stock Letter.
Despite their unheralded efficacy, the PSCK-9s have rolled out slowly as they were approved to....More>>>