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
Shares of Lam Research (LRCX ) moved slightly lower during morning trading hours Monday, just one day before the company is scheduled to release its latest quarterly earnings results. The red-hot run of the semiconductor market has been challenged lately, so investors will want to pay close att
General Electric (NYSE:GE) is one of the most outstanding dividend plays out there. Not only has the company paid out a dividend for more than 100 uninterrupted years, it has also grown that dividend in most years. GE’s current yield of 3% is considerably higher than the Dow Jones Industrial Average (INDX:INDU) average yield of 2.76%.
Anything that would threaten that dividend is, therefore,....More>>>
The Internet of Things — where formerly unconnected things are connected to the Internet — is on its way to becoming a $1.29 trillion market by 2020. That potential has led a lot of tech companies, and investors, to make big bets on the Internet of Things (IoT), sometimes at the cost of reasonable valuations.
Specifically, GoPro (NASDAQ:GPRO) and Marvell Technology (NASDAQ:MRVL)....More>>>
September 13, 2016: Markets opened lower Tuesday as a stronger dollar curbed enthusiasm for oil and left Monday’s rebound in the rear-view mirror. The energy sector led the losers with techs posted the smallest drop, largely because Apple posted a solid gain on reports from T-Mobile and Sprint on iPhone 7 sales. WTI crude oil for October delivery settled at $44.90 a barrel, down 3% for the....More>>>
Each week Forcerank runs a variety of games covering different industries. What we have found, is that the lowest ranked companies in their respective games deliver the biggest negative price movement and vice versa for those in the top position. This week we look at a list of companies that are consistently at the bottom or trending lower in their respective games. To receive the rest of the rankings,....More>>>
Heres a roundup of everything we covered on Barrons Stocks to Watch today:
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It was a big day for specialty pharmaceutical companies. We dug into Valeant Pharmaceutical International’s (VRX) 25% surge following its guidance and thebeginning of its asset sales, and Endo International’s (ENDP) 22% rise following its own earnings.
Vical (NASDAQ:VICL) has been a horror show for investors. Failed trials, poor technology and a lack of awareness have left this small biotech company from San Diego all but forgotten. There are many reasons that a long-term investor would have no interest in this company even though it passes Benjamin Graham’s criteria as a net-net investment because it is trading below cash. I believe there....More>>>
In October, small cap food sciences stockLexaria Bioscience Corp (OTCQB: LXRP) was issuedU.S. Patent No. 9,474,725 Cannabinoid Infused Food and Beverage Compositions and Methods of Use Thereof and now the company is seeking to expand this patent internationally. This patent protects Lexaria Bioscience Corps intellectual property related to infusion of cannabinoid compounds in edible products and....More>>>
The Dow Jones today is on the rise for the third straight day on Wall Street. Dow futures collected a gain of over 100 points in pre-market trading, as investors continued to bet on a robust earnings season. While geopolitical tensions over Syrian military intervention and the brea
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
Chinese developers may have had a stellar 2017 compared with recent years but bond investors are increasingly concerned their windfall won’t be enough to withstand the tighter funding conditions this year that could lead to cash crunches.