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
Markets have rebounded, and volatility has settled. That’s very good news for the IPO market, which is especially impacted by market turmoil.
Right now, we’re in annual February lull, and companies are putting off IPOs to finalize full 2017 financials and get past the Presidents’ Day holiday. The week’s four offerings included two SPACs (raising $450 million) and two....More>>>
Small cap Florida insurance stock HCI Group Inc (NYSE: HCI) has taken a hit with shares down around 21% over the past week on predictions that Hurricane Irma would hit Florida albeit sharesrose 2.74%on Friday when it became clear that it would not be as catastrophic as feared:
Regional insurers like HCI Grouparevulnerable to losses in Florida because large national carriers retreated from....More>>>
The Q4 2016 earnings report forsmall capTASER International, Inc (NASDAQ: TASR) is scheduled forafter the marketcloses onWednesday (February 28th). Police controversies have led police departments to look fornon-lethal methods to subdue suspects with TASER Internationalbeating expectations for Q3 earnings. Oppenheimers Andrew Uerkwitz and team commented:
TASER has posted three straight quarters....More>>>
Large-cap value mutual funds provide excellent choices for investors who seek returns with low risk. While mutual funds investing in value stocks have the potential to deliver higher returns and exhibit lower volatility than growth or blend counterparts, large cap funds are usually safer than small-cap or mid-cap funds. Thus, investors may look for large-cap value funds to earn in a moderate return,....More>>>
Small cap proppant and fracking stock CARBO Ceramics Inc (NYSE: CRR) reported Q4 2017 earnings before the market opened on Thursday as the Company struggles to transform/diversify itself and emerge from the oil and gas industry downturn.
Q4 revenue increased108% year-over-year and 20% sequentially to $60.3 million with theincrease primarily attributable to increases in oilfield ceramic technology....More>>>
The S&P 500 is stuck in its narrowest range in nearly half a century and trading volume is plumbing multi-month lows. But by September, investors may be pining for the dog days of summer, with data suggesting that it is historically the worst month for stocks.
Since 1928, the S&P 500 has dropped in September 56% of the time, according to Bank of America Merrill....More>>>
Small cap dating site stock Match Group Inc (NASDAQ: MTCH), which was spun off from media and Internet stock IAC/InterActiveCorp (NASDAQ: IAC) and is a peer or remaining dating stock Spark Networks Inc (NYSEMKT: LOV), is the eight most shorted stock on theNASDAQ with short interest of 43.96% according to Highshortnterest.com.
Small cap Match Groupis the world’s leading provider of dating....More>>>
On Friday, our Under the Radar Moversnewsletter suggested shorting small capmoney transfer services stock Moneygram International (NASDAQ: MGI):
This is a name that’s been on out watchlist for a few days, being added on Monday after a decisive intraday swing from a strong high to a much lower low. It didn’t continue to sink after that, but with today’s marketwide bearish....More>>>
If you're not profiting from the "Melt Up" yet, what are you waiting for? You're running out of time… Stocks aren't going to go up forever. My Melt Up theme is the idea that stocks tend to soar in the final months of a great bull market as it comes to an end. And we're entering that time – right now. The end of the dot-com boom in 2000....More>>>
The Dow Jones today locked in a 190-point gain in Monday's pre-market trading as investors turned away from geopolitical chatter to focus on a busy week of earnings reports. Markets are anticipating the most profitable earnings season in seven years thanks to 2017 tax cut legislatio
Last October, I compared GoPro (NASDAQ:GPRO) with its supplier Ambarella (NASDAQ:AMBA). At the time, I concluded that Ambarella's more diversified business model, stronger margins, and lower valuations made it the better play.
Since that article was published, shares of GoPro and Amba
David Rockefeller Sr., the heir to a vast and storied family fortune who, as president, chairman and chief executive of Chase Manhattan Bank, transformed a listless business into one of the world’s largest financial institutions, died March 20 at his home in Pocantico Hills, N.Y. He was 101.