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.
We spent a lot of time on Thursday’s live blog talking about the “War of 1812.” Turned out to be time well spent.
The reversal that began yesterday afternoon and is continuing on Friday was sparked when the S&P 500 fell to 1812, a level that equaled the Jan. 20 intraday trading low and the 2016 trading low. Almost as soon as the number was reached – and in fact....More>>>
Unlike the financial sector that dominated Crescent’s 2016 returns, there wasn’t any one sector that was an unusual driver of performance year to date. However, Arconic (NYSE:ARNC) was one company that did stand out, increasing 42.41% in the quarter, which added 0.73% to the Fund’s first-quarter return.
Arconic’s recent stock price performance was neither a function....More>>>
In the world of investing, many ideas are so widely accepted that they go unquestioned. But conventional thinking is often wrong. Here's one piece of conventional investing wisdom we often hear: In times of panic, gold is a safe haven. Gold in your portfolio can help insure against losses when the stock market falls. As it turns out, this piece of conventional wisdom is correct.....More>>>
Asian shares started stronger Tuesday after their worst day in two months, but by the sessions end found themselves with modest gains at best as worries about U.S. interest-rate policy persist.
Fears of a rate increase, which have built in recent days, eased overnight following dovish comments from Federal Reserve Gov. Lael Brainard ahead of next weeks Federal Open Market Committee meeting.....More>>>
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":
This week I have selected 8 breakout stocks from the following sectors: 2 healthcare, 2 industrial goods, 1 basic materials, 1 services and 2 technology. Charts for each stock are at the end of the article.
Every day Florida's population swells by more than 1,000 people, many of them retirees relocating for the second halves of their lives. There's little mystery why: Even in the coldest months of the year, the average daily high is at least 70 degrees, and the temperature rarely dips below 50 in th