U.S. equities moved lower on Monday in quiet trading following a terror attack in London and a breakdown in relations between Persian Gulf countries over the weekend, raising geopolitical concerns. Saudi Arabia and a number of its allies tie ties with Qatar — the site of a major U.S. m
A look at history shows that the retail real estate industry is incredibly resilient. Today, with the growth of the food & beverage sector, it is producing jobs for workers ready to meet consumers’ demand for new shopping and entertainment options.
Financial shares led the market in August, boosted by rising expectations of an imminent interest-rate hike but their advance could be short-lived, analysts said.
The shrinking gap between short- and long-term U.S. Treasury yields a phenomenon that is known as a flattening yield curve is threatening bank profitability as it compresses lenders net interest margin, or the difference between....More>>>
Amaya’s stock has been on a wild roller coaster ride this year, with catalysts ranging from the CEO (David Baazov) being accused of insider trading, to takeover rumors, to failed mergers and now a formal bid by the aforementioned CEO. There have certainly been a lot of hopes and headaches, but I believe there is a strong underlining long case to be made on Amaya. I wrote a blog post about....More>>>
Just because an industry is growing — it doesn’t mean you should try to enter it.
This comes to mind in considering the market for flash storage which IDC estimated was worth $15 billion in 2016 and would grow to nearly $20 billion by 2020. This growth suggests that customers want the product — but publicly traded vendors of flash are losing buckets of money. That’s....More>>>
When it comes to their retirement plans, what investors don’t know definitely can hurt thema lot.
That’s why the U.S. Department of Labor thought it was necessary to step in recently with new rules that will require all financial professionals to adhere to the fiduciary standard when they’re doling out recommendations to their clients about how to handle their qualified....More>>>
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Stanford Investment Group, an RIA in Northern California with about $850 million in assets, is merging with Aspiriant, an independent wealth manager that will include about $10 billion in client assets....More>>>
April 4, 2017: Markets opened lower Tuesday following some indifferent results in Monday’s session. Utilities and energy paced the sector trading with financials and healthcare dragging equities lower. The political winds are blowing investors first one way, then another, as President Trump prepares for a first meeting with China’s President Xi Jinping and we all prepare for the non-farm....More>>>
A view of Classic Cars during the Amazon Prime Video celebration of The Grand Tour with a VIP Fan Experience at Classic Car Club Manhattan on November 22, 2016 in New York City. (Photo by Brian Ach/Getty Images for Amazon)
Recently, Amazon launched a new Prime Rewards Visa Card which will give its Prime customers a 5% discount on all their purchases on Amazon. Additionally, customers....More>>>
Larry Kudlow, a CNBC commentator, speaks about the economy during a panel discussion at the Heritage Foundation on Dec. 18, 2014 in Washington, DC. (SAUL LOEB/AFP/Getty Images)
The word is out that President-elect Trump is heavily considering Larry Kudlow to become chairman of the Council of Economic Advisers, and it took the far left no time at all to fall all over themselves with preposterous....More>>>
The above image is a real picture of a full moon taken in 2012 by an astronaut on board the International Space Station. From blue water to blue sky and the sun revolving earth, there are so many illusions we encounter on a daily basis. I’d like to discuss three illusions in the financial markets that we encounter regularly but hardly take cognizance of.
SAN FRANCISCO After the huge Target breach of 2013, youd have thought retail companies would have figured out how to protect their cash register systems from malware that attempts to steal customers' data.
Then came Home Depot.Then Neiman Marcus. ThenWendy's. In the past few months,Chipotle
Small cap burger stock Sonic Corporation (NASDAQ: SONC) reported fiscal Q3 2017 earnings after the market closed yesterday with earnings exceeding Wall Street expectations. GAAP revenue was $123.990 million versus $165.239 million as system same-store sales declined 1.2% consisting of a 1.1%
The Senate’s version of the House-passed American Health Care Act will almost certainly include a fundamental change in the way the federal government contributes to Medicaid. Over time, that new structure would result in deep cuts in the federal contribution to Medicaid
Lululemon's (NASDAQ:LULU) Q1 brought a pop to the stock as it beat on revenues and earnings. What no one seems to be talking about is the shrinking nature of those earnings. Net revenue grew 5% from Q1'16 which is great. Comparable sales have stalled;
Nebraska is the most attractive state for retirees, according to a recent report from LPL Financial, which looked at each U.S. state as a retirement destination. The Retirement Environment Index uses a combination of public data related to health, finance, housing, employm