And the beat goes onis a refrain that kept rolling through my head after attending the symposium Tuesday hosted by the Womens Institute for a Secure Retirement (WISER) in Washington, D.C. The topic: retirement solutions for women.
Warren Buffett, chairman and chief executive officer of Berkshire Hathaway Inc., laughs while playing cards on the sidelines of the Berkshire Hathaway annual shareholders meeting in Omaha, Nebraska on Sunday, May 1, 2016. (Photo Credit: Daniel Acker/Bloomberg)
Warren Buffett made $12 billion in 2016 and reclaimed his position as the second richest person in the world.
Varian Medical Systems Inc. (NYSE: VAR) sure sawa pop on Thursday, just a day ahead of earnings from General Electric Co. (NYSE: GE). These two companies might not be tied together on normal days. This time it’s because of merger rumors. Varian shares were up as much as 10% on Thursday after a report that GE might be acquiring the medical devices and equipment company.
Roth IRA conversions have the potential to create considerable value for people who have enough funds available outside of their retirement accounts to cover the taxes they generate. Roth conversions benefit from not being subject to the 2016 contribution limit of $5,500 per year (or $6,500, if you’re age 50 or older) or any income limitations.
The real estate crash in 2007 sent home prices plunging all across the country. The impact was particularly strong in states where prices had ballooned the most and new home building had been strongest: Nevada, Florida, Michigan, California, among others.
Median home prices in the United States have more than recovered their lost ground. The U.S. median rose to $227,000 last year, higher....More>>>
In part 1, part 2, and part 3 of this series, I covered AbbVie’s (NYSE:ABBV) immunology portfolio and growth prospects of leading oncology drugs, Imbruvica and Venclexta. In this article, I will briefly cover the potential of promising oncology drugs and technologies in AbbVie’s portfolio.
When Box (NYSE:BOX) went public at the start of 2015, the stock surged on opening day. Typical of the period, the cloud-based software company that helps businesses with data collaboration and management quickly fell from those highs.
Now down nearly 50% from the highs and two years later, Box offers a completely different valuation proposition. The recent pick as a top stock for 2017 by....More>>>
Investors have been flocking to index funds, both mutual and exchange-traded versions, in ever-increasing numbers. In doing so, theyve yanked tens of billions of dollars out of actively managed funds, which try to beat an index and normally charge more than unmanaged index funds.
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The Restasis patent battle between Mylan (MYL) and Allergan is heating up. Mylan heavily criticized Allergan for partnering with St. Regis Mohawks to protect the patents, calling the arrangement "desperate":
An accepted accounting practice is allowing around $13 trillion to 14 trillion of debt to be hidden from global corporate balance sheets, exceeding the roughly $10.7 trillion of declared debt, according to analysts from the Bank for International Settlements.