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Ernie: If they release the documents now, as stupid as they are, being led by their nose, okay. If they wait until it will affect the campaign, they are working for the repubs and should be investigated. Just what we need, more investigations. Repubs are all in, for this election. There is no dirty trick being left undone. Since they have nothing to offer, and are keeping their real plans secret, we should be verrry afraid of what will happen if they are in a position to do anything, anything at all.
Retirement hasn't taken the fight out of Peyton Manning. If you had told me you’d be at Rob Lowe’s Comedy Central roast — which airs Labor Day — doing Tom Brady jokes, I would have helped you out free of charge.
Many people wait a lifetime to be able to quit spending the majority of their waking time at work, and for some, the idea of delaying retirement for one more day is inconceivable. Yet there are some good reasons why you might want to think about working a bit longer rather than retiring right now. Below, we'll share some of those situations with you, with the idea of deciding whether they apply to you and whether they make sense in prompting a change to your retirement planning. Retiring at a market top can be devastating to your nest egg Brian Stoffel: It seems counterintuitive, but retiring at a market top can be the worst thing for the sustainability of your nest egg. Retirees following the
Ford Motor Co. (NYSE: F) offers a 0% annual percentage rate (APR) for six years (72 months) across its entire model line, presumably to clear out 2016 models. The deals come at a time when car finance defaults, blamed to some extent on long loan repayment programs, have skyrocketed. Ford has taken on at least some degree of trouble because of the trends. The “Ford Freedom” sales event requires buyers to use Ford Credit APR financing. Ford Credit is part of Ford. That means it takes on either the benefit or problems with the loans. To put the loans in perspective, they will be paid through 2022. According to Carfax: Don’t be fooled into thinking depreciation slows much after the first year. The
Fox News on Monday denied claims made by former anchor Andrea Tantaros, who filed a lawsuit earlier this month saying she was taken off the air in April in retaliation for ignoring advances from former chairman Roger Ailes. The network said Tantaros is an "opportunist," piggybacking off the publicity of an earlier sexual harassment lawsuit filed against Ailes by former Fox News anchor Gretchen Carlson. In a filing made Monday in a New York state court, lawyers for Fox News said Tantaros's lawsuit "bears all the hallmarks of the 'wannabe,'" and said she signed an agreement to keep employment-related disputes out of court. The lawyers also asked to send her lawsuit to arbitration. In her lawsuit,
J. Crew is making an unprecedented move to try and boost sales. Beginning on September 12, the company will be selling some of its apparel at Nordstrom, according to a release. J. Crew apparel will be available on Nordstrom's website and at 16 Nordstrom stores.
Donald Trump's campaign has directed at least $15 million to companies linked to him or his children or to reimbursing his children's travel. WSJ takes a look at which companies have been recipients of the campaign's cash. Photo: Getty
Getty ImagesDMAMBMCMDMEMGZGZQZRZSZTZUMost Americans are filled with regrets — financial regrets.Fully three in four, in fact, admit they harbor financial regrets, according to a survey of more than 1,000 adults by Bankrate.com. Their biggest regret:
Air bag maker Takata Corp.'s troubles worsened Monday as the company confirmed that a truck carrying its inflators and a volatile chemical exploded last week in a Texas border town, killing a woman and injuring four others. The truck, operated by a subcontractor, crashed, caught fire and exploded Aug. 22 in the small town of Quemado, about 140 miles from San Antonio, leveling the woman's house. Takata has a warehouse in nearby Eagle Pass, Texas, and it has an air bag inflator factory across the border in Monclova, Mexico.
When it comes to finding great dividend stocks, some sectors are just natural winners. Steady and growing demand, big-time cash flows and large economic moats are hallmarks of these prime dividend stock sectors. Those factors enable some sectors to throw off plenty of big-time dividends. Healthcare stocks meet those requirements and then some. Demand for treatment continues to grow exponentially as our overall population increases and ages. Meanwhile, long patent timelines of various drugs, delivery and other medical products provides plenty of stable cash flows. These factors enable healthcare stocks to produce enviable cash flows and earnings, which translate into hefty dividends for their
Voters would like to poke through Donald Trump’s tax returns, but they can’t. After some earlier waffling and mixed signals, Trump’s camp now seems firm that his big tax audit prevents him from releasing his returns. Outside of a Presidential campaign, his audit defense is a pretty good one, whatever the IRS or the public might say. A letter from Trump’s tax lawyers confirmed there was an ongoing tax audit for 2009 and later. Anyone who has ever been through a tax audit might have some sympathy. Still, many voters aren’t likely to give him a free pass. As a candidate for President, the conventional answer is that Trump should release them, even though there is no legal requirement. Trump says
Tesla's year of ups and downs has left investors wary of its stock, but one trader believes that the electric automaker is set for a big jump-start to the upside. Todd Gordon of TradingAnalysis.com notes that Tesla (NASDAQ: TSLA) has stalled, staying "pretty much range bound over the last three trading years," he said Monday on CNBC's "Trading Nation." But the charts point to better times ahead for Tesla, and Gordon points out two trends in particular that signal that it could be time to buy the stock soon. On a daily chart of Tesla, Gordon first looks at the lows the company has hit this year.
On the surface, it's been nothing short of awful this year. Only 59 initial public offerings have priced, that's about half what it normally would be. "The IPO market is half a heartbeat away from getting out the paddles," David Menlow of IPOfinancial
Robert Kiyosaki, author of several best-selling books including “Rich Dad Poor Dad,” joined MarketWatch for a live interview on Facebook today. He offered up insights on making money, becoming an entrepreneur and even touched on politics. Here are some highlights from the talk, or you can listen to the full interview here. His advice on how to get rich: “The rich do not work for money. Most people do not understand that, because they’re taught to go to school and get a job for money. The rich don’t work for money. Check out: Get ready for a 5%-10% stock-market drop And one of the reasons for that is money is no longer money. One of the reasons for that is in 1971, President Nixon took the U.S.
"While the shift to an older customer is a strategy for Abercrombie, we see limited reasons for older customers to shift back to a 'teen' brand and, frankly, there are better brands and lifestyles for the 20+ customer to focus on," Beder wrote. Abercrombie & Fitch had long been known for its overtly sexy marketing campaigns, and by focusing on an older demographic, it enabled the brand to do more than just titillate.
It is a rare occasion when it occurs, but sometimes Jim Cramer is downright stunned by a company. "Even more surprising than Deere's strength was the fact that nobody seemed to see it coming. Until it reported, agricultural equipment maker Deere had subpar performance, basically flat for 2016.
Aug. 29 -- Bloomberg's Toluse Olorunnipa discusses Hillary Clinton's newest campaign strategy against Donald Trump. He speaks with Bloomberg's Joe Weisenthal, Nejra Cehic and Matt Miller on "What'd You Miss?"
China officially launched a new multi-billion dollar jet engine conglomerate with almost 100,000 employees at the weekend, as Beijing seeks to become an aerospace power and compete with the likes of Rolls Royce and General Electric. The Aero Engine Corporation of China (AECC) has registered capital of 50 billion yuan ($7.5 billion), and previous reports said it would incorporate subsidiaries of a series of state-owned firms, including the Aviation Industrial Corp. of China (AVIC). President Xi Jinping said founding the company was a "strategic move" to make China an aviation power and modernise the military, the official Xinhua news agency reported.
In one of its last chances to tinker with the president's signature health care law, the Obama administration Monday proposed a series of fixes and adjustments for 2018, when the White House will have a new occupant. The proposal would update the health insurance marketplace's premium stabilization system to reflect concerns that insurers have raised. It also proposes changes to a current five-year ban on companies returning to the health law's markets after they have left.
Whoever coined the phrase “40 is the new 30” probably never worked at a technology startup. Entrepreneurs are notorious for hiring tribes of 20-something workers apparently willing to work longer than the post-industrial, 40-hour work week. An age-discrimination lawsuit filed in mid-August against Inc. and Hewlett Packard Enterprise by four former employees accuses the pre-break versions of these companies of laying them off and transferring their jobs to younger workers.
Investors have been rewarded for following signals in credit and derivatives markets this year, and a new one recently started sending a buy signal for small-cap stocks, according to Fundstrat Global Advisors co-founder Tom Lee.
On Monday, Nutanix officially confirmed that it bought a startup called PernixData. This is a brilliant move by Nutanix and a curious one by PernixData's leadership. Nutanix's products works with VMware's hypervisor, of course, but the company also built its own to take on VMware head on, a hypervisor product known as Acropolis.
Although the U.S. government clearly defines what it means to live in poverty, it doesn’t provide the same clarity for what it means to be “middle class." You tend to hear a lot about this group during presidential election years, as middle class families make up the majority of American households. What exactly is “middle class" ? Economists slice and dice it in many ways, but the most typical definition categorizes families as middle class by their annual household income. The Pew Research Center defines middle class families as those that earn between $46,960 and $140,900 annually. Other sources draw the line around typical middle class aspirations like home ownership, vacations, and college
If you believe any of these five money myths, it's time to take a closer look at the financial realities. Certified financial planners typically recommend clients have enough savings to cover expenses for three to six months. A better course: Shoot for a starter emergency fund of $500, which would cover small car repairs or an insurance deductible.
The abandoned deal, which would have created the world's largest confectioner, underscores the grip that a charitable trust has on the maker of Hershey's Kisses and Reese's Peanut Butter Cups. The trust which controls Hershey was set up by the company's founder over a century ago to fund and run a school for underprivileged children. Hershey rejected a $107 per share acquisition offer from Mondelez at the end of June.