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
The cryptocurrency tumbled as much as 13% Tuesday. Bitcoin briefly fell below $6,000 for the first time in three months before recovering most of its earlier losses. It has lost nearly two-thirds of its value since it peaked above $19,000 in December.
Other digital currencies, including ethereum, litecoin and ripple, mirrored bitcoin’s....More>>>
Source: ThinkstockDecember 5, 2017: The S&P 500 closed down 0.4% at 2,629.57. The DJIA closed down 0.5% at 24,179.26. Separately, the Nasdaq was down 0.2% at 6,762.21.
Tuesday was a down day for the broad U.S. markets. All three indices started out positive on the day but ended up closing negative. The Dow is still holding above 24,000. Crude oil again pushed lower in Tuesdays session.....More>>>
If you're a junk-bond investor, I have a message for you. Get out. The easy money in high-yield bonds is gone. Prices have soared. And the overall high-yield bond market sits at dangerous levels today. History says this setup could lead to double-digit losses. And that's why the smart move is to get out – now. Let me explain… High-yield bonds....More>>>
New York, NY, based Investment company Grandfield & Dodd, Llc buys Enbridge, Johnson Controls International PLC, M&T Bank, Albemarle, Walt Disney Co, Gilead Sciences, US Bancorp, Abbott Laboratories, Vanguard Large-Cap ETF – DNQ, Clorox Co, sells Spectra Energy, St Jude Medical, Nordstrom, Emerson Electric Co, Chubb during the 3-months ended 2017-03-31, according to the most recent....More>>>
What kind of fool would bet on LOWER interest rates? I would! And I did – earlier this month. Now we're making money on the trade! I know it's hard to imagine that interest rates could go down. Everyone is betting on higher interest rates. Let me share the story with you… The latest issue of my True Wealth Systems newsletter was titled, "The....More>>>
Healthier Europe and Japan Brightens Global Outlook
Even as the prospect of increased fiscal spending and tax cuts in the U.S. continue to get the most attention from equity investors, economic data from the Eurozone have been a positive surprise. For the year 2016, aggregate growth in the common currency area was marginally ahead of the U.S. Consumers and businesses have become more optimistic,....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.