‘Both are insistent that I'm taking money that is morally theirs. There's no changing their mind.’
Many Americans are surprised to see they have not prepared as well as they had hoped for retirement when they finally get ready to call it quits. The bad news is, you’ll probably have to make some realistic assumptions of what your retirement will look like. If you’ve lived primarily paycheck to paycheck in your working years, that may continue to feel the case in your retirement.
If you’re among the hundreds of thousands who get divorced each year, you might wonder whether you’ll be eligible to collect spousal Social Security.
Elon Musk is preparing for an almost inevitable showdown with Apple and Alphabet , the parent company of Google. The billionaire CEO of Tesla , who completed the acquisition of Twitter on October 27 at a hefty price of $44 billion, was quick to reshape the platform in his image. To achieve this, the Techno King, who describes himself as a "free speech absolutist", has opted for a lenient content moderation policy.
And Biden has set his sights on the top 1%.
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As housing prices tumble across the country, institutional investors that had snapped up properties during a pandemic-induced increase in rental rates are now unloading their properties. Nationally, profit margins on median-priced single-family homes and condo sales across the U.S. decreased from 57.6% in the second quarter to 54.6% in the third quarter as home prices declined for the first time in nearly three years, according to ATTOM’s recently released 2022 U.S. Home Sales Report. Meanwhile,
Many preferred issues yield 6% or more and offer investors good dividend security since they are a senior form of equity.
It's always fascinating to observe how Americans are perceived by people from other places -- depending on the country and the circumstances, common stereotypes range from unhealthy food to cut-throat capitalism and being a workaholic. "A number of European corporates are already realizing the risks of not operating with companies that are long-term committed to the geographies [...] in which they operate," Fabrizio Campelli, a Deutsche Bank board member overseeing corporate and investment banking, told Reuters in an interview. With total assets of $1,476 billion in 2021, Frankfurt-based Deutsche Bank is currently just past the 20 largest banks of the world but far behind American behemoths like JP Morgan Chase and Bank of America as well as French BNP Paribas .
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Over the last 10 years his Berkshire Hathaway stock returned 13.6% annualized, just topping the S&P 500.
Shopping malls and retail strip centers have been declining for many years. How many empty spaces did you see in your local mall the last time you visited? Have you seen any new malls or strip centers being constructed recently? Main streets across America have also had vacant storefronts for a long period of time. Because of pandemic lockdowns and the ease of shopping online, the death of brick-and-mortar retail has accelerated. Also, because of recent COVID restrictions, folks have become used
Whether you're an experienced investor with decades of stock-picking expertise or a brand-new participant in the market, 2022 has been a tough year. The S&P 500 index is down by 16% year-to-date. That's one of the sharpest market drops in decades, exceeded only by truly historic events: the Black Monday crash of 1987, the popping of the dot-com bubble in 2001 and 2002, and the 2008 subprime mortgage meltdown.
Periods of economic weakness put into sharp focus those companies with reliable earnings streams, and in particular, reliable dividend streams.
Investors love dividends. After all, there are few things in life better than getting paid.
The world's largest cryptocurrency exchange and its founder Changpeng Zhao pose as saviors of the crypto industry.
Christine McCarthy, Walt Disney’s longtime finance chief, took an unusual step when she expressed a lack of confidence in the chief executive to directors of the entertainment giant.
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The prospect of stagflation, or the worst-of-all-possible economic outcomes, is poised to weigh on investors even if U.S. stocks rally into year-end.
Exxon shares don’t look expensive at 10 times projected 2023 profits of $11.50 a share. But there could be a risk to 2023 earnings if oil holds around current levels. You might want to consider another Big Oil stock.