With all the major 2015 tax deadlines behind us, and “tax season” still several months away, tax planning may be the furthest thing from your mind right now. However, smart tax planning is a year-long process, and the moves you make now could save you lots of money when it comes time to file your tax return in 2017. With that in mind, here are four things you might want to do before....More>>>
A basket of Asian blue chips exposed to outbound Chinese tourism has outperformed the regional benchmark by more that 5 percentage points this year, according to Societe Generale SA.
A bunch of 44 stocks, including casino companies, retailers and transportation firms from Hong Kong, China, Japan and South Korea have benefited from the quadrupling in the number of outbound trips made by Chinese....More>>>
"Short Sellers Retreat Amid Rally," ran the headline in the Wall Street Journal. Curious readers stopped and stared. It was the premise of the headline that arrested them. Who knew that there was even one bear left to give ground at the 100-month mark of the post-2008 levitation? El toro is the topic at hand. It's a most unusual bull market (we count as one the updrafts....More>>>
NEW YORK The jury in so-called “Pharmacy Bro” Martin Shkreli’s fraud jury went home Monday evening after spending a full day of deliberations without reaching a verdict.
U.S. District Court Judge Kiyo Matsumoto told the panel of seven women and five men to resume Tuesday morning after the jurors sent out a note just after 5 p.m. EDTasking how long they were expected to....More>>>
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Officials in Connecticut believe executives at Aetna Inc. have already decided to move the company’s headquarters out of Hartford, to a larger city.
The life and health insurer....More>>>
2018 is starting off right where 2017 finished, with markets notching new highs on a near-daily basis. And even though we’re early in the year, I believe I’ve come across an important indication of what’s to come. More specifically, I think I’ve found what sector could lead the pack in 2018.
I don’t typically make these sorts of proclamations, but two stocks....More>>>
Shares of Cisco Systems, Inc. (NASDAQ:CSCO) have been on an impressive rebound as of late. While Cisco stock came down with the rest of the market in both February and April, it’s been an out-performer on the way up.
Over the last ten calendar days, Cisco stock is up more than 9%, compared to the 3.6% and 5.25% respective gains for the SPDR S&P 500 ETF Trust (NYSEARCA:SPY) and the....More>>>
There has been increased focus on the semiconductor stocks since Micron Technologies (MU) plunged in reaction to better than expected earnings but disappointing guidance. The two largest semiconductor ETFs are the iShares PHLX SOX Semiconductor ETF (SOXX) and the VanEck Vectors Semiconductor ETF (SMH). Based on the average volume of 3.1 million shares SMH is more liquid than SOXX which has an average....More>>>
GREENSBORO, N.C. More than 200 million eggs are being recalled over fears of salmonella.
Rose Acre Farms of Seymour, Ind., is voluntarily recalling the eggs due to possible contamination with the bacteria.
According to the Food and Drug Administration, 22 illnesses have been reported so far.
The eggs were distributed from the farm in Hyde County, N.C., and reached consumers....More>>>
The stock market’s relentless march upward has pushed the prices of many companies higher. As investors bid up good and bad businesses alike, it can be hard to discern which companies are the best for long-term investors.
That’s especially true in the world of dividend stocks, where income-starved investors face greater temptation by the day to reach for high dividend stocks that....More>>>