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
Our Top Pick for income is an MLP operating in two of the most prolific and economic shale fields in the US — the Permian Basin of West Texas and New Mexico and the STACK/SCOOP fields of Oklahoma, observes Elliott Gue, editor of Energy and Income Advisor.
EnLink Midstream Partners (ENLK) is sponsored by independent oil and gas exploration giant Devon Energy (DVN), the owner of this....More>>>
Exxon Mobil (NYSE: XOM) is an American multinational oil and gas corporation headquartered in Irving, Texas. The company is the largest direct descendant of the Standard Oil Company, a company that was once by far the largest company in the world. Despite this size, Exxon Mobil has had a difficult time since the start of the crash. However, as we will see, the company has continued to cut expenses,....More>>>
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This is the kind of stock market "divergence" that I like to see… Master limited partnerships (MLPs) recently fell more than 4% over five days… while oil prices rose. Whenever I see a crazy divergence like that, I usually ask one question: "What happens next?" We looked back to see what happened to these companies after previous divergences....More>>>
Following past boom/bust cycles, the oil business appears to have bottomed in February 2016 at $27 a barrel. The bruising multi-year bust in crude oil prices was the biggest reason for the world stock market sell-off from late 2015 to early 2016 of roughly 15% overall. The cruel irony of ultra-low prices is its disruptive effect on regular exploration activity. A short-term oil market depression....More>>>
The shares of UnitedHealth (UNH) are currently undervalued when using optimistic estimates. However, even with slightly conservative estimates, the current share price could still provide a 9% annual return potential from this moment onwards.
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A quick caveat – JD.com (NASDAQ:JD) is the largest e-commerce retail platform in China, as measured by net revenues. Alibaba Group Holding (NYSE:BABA) is the largest e-commerce retail platform in China, as measured by gross merchandise volume (GMV).
The JD-Alibaba relationship is akin to the Amazon.com (NASDAQ:AMZN) and eBay Inc. (NASDAQ:EBAY)....More>>>
Tesla is set to reap massive revenues from the industry which powers every other one: energy. Solar energy will power TSLA stock going forward.
Since its IPO in 2010, Tesla (NSDQ:TSLA) has had short periods of volatility and also uncertainty about its viability as a game-changing company. Elon Musks ambitious projects had raised some eyebrows on the Wall Street. However, recent developments....More>>>
Roxgold (OTC:ROGFF) reported results for the three months ending September 30, a quarter in which the company was still operating in pre-commercial mode. However, commercial production was declared starting October 1 and the current quarter will be Roxgold’s first as a commercial gold producer.
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Analysts forecast that Hornbeck Offshore Services (NYSE:HOS) will report ($0.73) earnings per share (EPS) for the current quarter, Zacks reports. Three analysts have issued estimates for Hornbeck Offshore Services’ earnings, with the lowest EPS estimate coming in at ($0.76) and the highest