Social Security serves as a key source of income for millions of retired seniors, and as an eligible worker, you get an eight-year window to start taking benefits. Here are the various ages at which you might claim Social Security, and their impact on your benefits.Age 62
Investors battered Patterson Companies’ (NASDAQ:PDCO) shares in an almost 20 percent sell off on the day the company announced its latest earnings. As a PDCO shareholder for about 2 陆 years, the sell off was the worst we experienced since buying the company’s shares. Needless to say, as a recommender of the company’s shares, we were disheartened to see our entire gain on....More>>>
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Call of Duty is going back to its roots. Image source: Activision Blizzard.
On its latest conference call, Activision Blizzard (NASDAQ:ATVI) confirmed that Call of Duty: Infinite Warfare fell short of expectations, yet the company turned in a great quarter. The top video game publisher posted growth in revenue and earnings, and increased its annual dividend by 15%.
Overall, 29 states (including D.C.) have medical marijuana laws on the books and eight states have embraced recreational marijuana markets. Creating those markets is complex, but tax revenue statistics suggest the effort is worth it. Marijuana advisory firm GreenWave Advisors estimates marijuana sales taxes added $1.6 billion to state tax receipts last year,and GreenWave’s Matt Karnes estimates....More>>>
In the stock market, I have a couple rules I like to follow. One of them is to almost always stay away from stocks trading under $5. After all, there is a reason they are under $5, and its not because things are going well. But every once in a while, one finds a hidden gem among these cheap stocks. I think Rite Aid Corporation (NYSE:RAD) is one of those hidden gems.
Second-quarter results continue to show how the big oil exploration firms are making progress towards being cash flow positive with oil below $50/bbl. ConocoPhillips (COP) is a prime example of this positive development that is further enhanced by the dividend cut when oil prices plunged last year.
The company though is a big part of the industry production growth issue that is keeping energy....More>>>
Chesapeake Energy’s (NYSE:CHK) decision to reduce its preferred shares is another attempt at making the capital structure simpler and more efficient. The company is converting a total of 328,977 preferred shares of different issues into around 18.8 million common shares. The news does not come alone. It is paired with the decision from the board to reinstate preferred dividend which was discontinued....More>>>
investors looking for high-yield stocks all pretty much want the same thing: A steady cash stream. Maybe that cash stream is used to supplement income, or maybe its a way of using reinvested dividends to build wealth over very long time horizons. Either way, the only way one can do that is to find companies that can reliably pay that high yield dividend.
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Brandywine Realty Trust (NYSE:BDN) issued an update on its FY18 earnings guidance on Thursday morning. The company provided EPS guidance of $1.34-1.42 for the period, compared to the Thomson Reuters consensus EPS estimate of $1.37.
Brandywine Realty Trust stock traded down $0.07 during t
First Defiance Financial Corp. (NASDAQ:FDEF) shares hit a new 52-week high and low during mid-day trading on Wednesday . The company traded as low as $60.99 and last traded at $61.10, with a volume of 47890 shares trading hands. The stock had previously closed at $60.26.
Analysts forecast that Hornbeck Offshore Services (NYSE:HOS) will report ($0.73) earnings per share (EPS) for the current quarter, Zacks reports. Three analysts have issued estimates for Hornbeck Offshore Services’ earnings, with the lowest EPS estimate coming in at ($0.76) and the highest