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>>>
Small SUVs are the hottest segment in the new car market right now. So maybe it shouldn’t be surprising that a big chunk of the new vehicle unveilings at the Los Angeles Auto Show were little crossover SUVs.
It seemed like there was an SUV popping out every time you turned around. For starters, Ford unveiled its new EcoSport just before the show with DJ Khaled doing the honors.....More>>>
Markets have been holding near their highs as we begin the New Year, and this has largely been propped up by the Dow Jones Industrial Average (DJIA) and larger companies making gains to close out the year. But what about the little guy? There were a few companies that made massive runs on Tuesday that you might not have heard of. Now some of these moves were earth-shattering for the company and....More>>>
Its a triple-digit day for the Dow, with the benchmark index up more than 130 points in recent market action. Thats a bit of a comedown from earlier when the Dow Jones Industrial Average had climbed more than 160 points, pushed higher by a strong earnings report from J.P. Morgan(JPM).
Up 0.7%, the Dow was trading recently at18,503.82, while the S&P 500 climbed 0.5% to reach 2,163.05.....More>>>
The recent decline in the share price of Ebix (EBIX) is an opportunity for investors to pick up the shares of a software supplier to the insurance industry at an attractive price. Ebix offers a suite of services used by hundreds of insurance carriers in the areas of life insurance, employee health benefits, risk management, workers compensation, and property and casualty insurance. It also provides....More>>>
China's local stock market has fallen for four consecutive weeks. Investors are spooked. And for good reason… China has been cracking down on speculation and financial leverage. And that has caused turbulence in the market. As Bloomberg reported over the weekend… The [Chinese government's] tightening campaign has erased at least $453 billion....More>>>
In the world of commodities, crude oil gets the headlines and gold bullion gets the infomercials, but sugar is often left out in the cold. A prime example of this is the severe decline in sugar prices. Since the beginning of October, its market value has dropped 18%. Did it cause a media uproar? Did Pat Boone urge investors to buy sugar stocks because of an imminent confiscation of sweets by the....More>>>
February17, 2017: Here are four stocks trading with relatively heavy volume among 30 equities making new 52-week lows in Friday’s session. On the NYSE, decliners led advancers by about 4 to 3 and on the Nasdaq decliners led advancers by about 5 to 3.
Sabre Corp. (NASDAQ: SABR) dropped about 1.3% Friday to post a new 52-week low of $21.02 after closing Thursday at $21.30. The 52-week....More>>>
Stocks soared to new highs this week despite getting a slow jump out of the gate.
The S&P 500 advanced 0.8% this week after rising 0.4% to2,316.10 today, while the Dow Jones Industrial Average rose 1%this week after gaining 96.97 points, or 0.5%, to20,269.37 today. The Nasdaq Composite climbed 1.2% this week after advancing 0.3% to5,734.13 today.
New York, NY, based Investment company Saba Capital Management, L.P. buys Clough Global Opportunities Fund, General American Investors, Alpine Total Dynamic Dividend Fund, Valeant Pharmaceuticals International Inc, JC Penney Co Inc, American Airlines Group Inc, Energy XXI Gulf Coast Inc, Hertz Global Holdings Inc, Clough Global Equity Fund, Tenet Healthcare Corp, sells Allergan PLC, Franklin Templeton....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.