(Reuters) -Ford Motor said on Monday it has paused work on a $3.5 billion battery plant in Michigan, citing concerns about its ability to competitively operate the plant. The announcement comes as Ford has repeatedly raised its offer to the United Auto Workers union in contract talks without securing a deal. President Joe Biden on Tuesday is set to visit Michigan to join a UAW picket line in support of striking workers at the Detroit Three automakers.
Trump claims EVs are a "hoax," even though Elon Musk became the world's richest person by building them.
Last year's high-profile divorce between Bill Gates and Melinda Gates made headlines, not only for being one of the most expensive divorces in history — Melinda reportedly walked away with an estimated $70 billion — but also for casting a spotlight on an unusual marital agreement. From the start of their marriage, Gates had Melinda's blessing to continue an annual vacation with his ex-girlfriend Ann Winblad. This arrangement is one many people would find unconventional if not unacceptable. Don’t
Many retirees plan to earn extra income to supplement their retirement spending. But how much can a retired person earn without paying taxes? The answer to this question varies based on your situation. Understanding the tax rules surrounding retiree income can … Continue reading → The post How Much Can a Retired Person Earn Without Paying Taxes? appeared first on SmartAsset Blog.
I am in a quandary about how to invest $750,000 that’s in my 401(k). I'm 67 years old, retired and I have not started taking Social Security yet. What is the best way to preserve this money for the rest of my life that doesn't have high fees? -Terry As you know, the big challenge […] The post Ask an Advisor: I’m 67 with $750K in a 401(k). How Can I Preserve This Money for the Rest of My Life? appeared first on SmartReads by SmartAsset.
An 85-year-old Indiana-based trucking and logistics company and its affiliates recently filed for Chapter 11 bankruptcy protection less than nine months after it was acquired by private-equity firm Transport Acquisitions. The post 85-year-old Indiana trucking company files for Chapter 11 appeared first on FreightWaves.
Office buildings have been facing serious challenges. With the rise of remote work, amplified by the COVID-19 pandemic, the demand for physical office space has seen a marked decline. At the same time, interest rates have risen significantly, making borrowing more expensive for office building landlords who are already grappling with higher vacancy rates. Even big players are impacted. W. P. Carey Inc. (NYSE:WPC), a real estate investment trust (REIT) headquartered in New York City, recently ann
At age 99, Charlie Munger, vice chairman of Berkshire Hathaway Inc. and a Daily Journal board member, is a man many are eager to listen to. People tend to hang on to his every word like gospel. His decades of experience in investing, governance and law have given him a unique perspective on business and life, making his insights invaluable to anyone seeking wisdom. Don’t Miss: Goldman Sachs says: Portfolio(s) with a slice of real assets [like art] performed even better than the 60/40 over the lo
Millions of investors who had accounts at TD Ameritrade became Charles Schwab customers this month. Many individuals and registered investment advisers who were switched over following Schwab’s acquisition of TD Ameritrade say they miss their old accounts. Schwab says the conversion of TD Ameritrade customers is going well, but user opinion isn’t unanimous.
The story of a Reddit user losing $619,035 in the stock market showcases the risky nature of high-risk financial trading and the devastating consequences it can bring. The user's tragic story unfolded on the r/wallstreetbets subreddit, a community dedicated to high-stakes, high-reward investments that often are focused on options trading. In a post titled "My life's over, here's my final advice," the investor laid out the grim reality of their financial predicament along with a photo of their br
It's been a rough half of the year for the S&P 500 — with it slipping nearly 3%. But that's not stopping analysts from bullish calls.
The company's stock soared to close to $80 in March 2021 and it grabbed 84,000 square feet of space in South San Francisco. Two years later, it went fully remote.
The IRS recently announced some welcome news for higher-income workers with 401(k)s and similar retirement plans. The agency delayed implementing a new rule that would have required catch-up contributions made by people earning over $145,000 to be directed into an after-tax Roth account. The rule change was originally set to start in 2024, but will […] The post Good News for People Who Make $145K: IRS Delays New Catch-Up Contribution Rule Until 2026 appeared first on SmartReads by SmartAsset.
The U.S. stock market showed impressive gains in 2023, and the latest gross domestic product (GDP) figure exceeded expectations. But according to "Rich Dad Poor Dad" author Robert Kiyosaki, the picture might not be as rosy as it appears. "Don't they know the stock market is up because Biden raised debt ceiling. America's debt is going up ... so stock market going up," he wrote in a recent tweet. "America is broke." The author's concern about America's escalating debt was echoed by Fitch Ratings.
“Summer’s going fast, night’s growing colder,” in the words of the late Neil Peart. According to Jason Draho, head of Americas asset allocation for UBS Global Wealth Management, this sentiment applies to the current market conditions as well. Draho perceives a current market heatwave, mirroring the weather, and anticipates the possibility of a cooler fall should the Fed show its intentions on paring back its anti-inflationary tight money policy. It’s a bit of a confusing picture. Inflation is lo
Some coastal Florida homes have already lost up to 19% of their value after wet, heavy storms like Ian have increased insurance risk, nonprofit data shows.
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Channel 4's chief exec blames social media and the pandemic for Gen Z’s deficiency in essential workplace diplomacy.
Cash investments are seeing some of the largest yields in more than decade.
It's a now-familiar dance: Federal Reserve officials signal to the world that interest rates are not dropping anytime soon. Financial markets respond with bets to the contrary. Forecasts published on Wednesday by the U.S. central bank showed that a majority of its policymakers see the Fed's benchmark overnight interest rate ending this year at 5.6%, which implies one more interest rate hike in the next three months.