Dividend investing has always been popular, and for good reason. Dividend stocks offer a wide range of advantages for return-minded investors, but two of the most significant are a reliable income stream and an inflation-beating yield. Taken together, these advantages can form the base of a truly sound portfolio. The majority of dividend stocks pay out on a quarterly basis, but turning towards those with a monthly payment schedule allows investors to better plan their income streams to meet thei
Jerome Powell was asked if he shares the Fed staff’s view that the economy is headed for a soft landing last month. “No, I would not do that,” he said.
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Real estate stands as a cornerstone of wealth generation, and as 19th-century British philosopher and economist John Stuart Mill once, said, "Landlords grow rich in their sleep." Landlords don't merely collect rental income; they also reap the rewards of property value appreciation. While it's nice to collect monthly rental income from an investment property, being a landlord does come with hassles. Don’t miss: Investing in real estate just got a whole lot simpler. This Jeff Bezos-backed startup
(Bloomberg) -- Office prices in the US are due for a crash, and the commercial real estate market faces at least another nine months of declines, according to Bloomberg’s latest Markets Live Pulse survey.Most Read from BloombergOnce Unthinkable Bond Yields Now the New Normal For MarketsCongress Averts US Government Shutdown Hours Before DeadlineMcCarthy to Face Far-Right Attempt to Oust Him as House SpeakerSenate Voting on Bill to Avert US Government ShutdownWhy a US Recession Is Still Likely —
The union has listed its assets and liabilities in the range of $1 million to $10 million, according to the Sept. 30 filing made in a San Francisco court. "While we have attempted numerous times to resolve the decade-long litigation with ICTSI Oregon, at this point, the Union can no longer afford to defend against ICTSI's scorched-earth litigation tactic", said ILWU International President Willie Adams.
Sterling Infrastructure and other obvious beneficiaries of massive governmental spending have already seen their stocks surge in anticipation. Here are some others.
Wall Street projects that Tesla delivered about 455,000 units in the third quarter. Estimates are wide-ranging though. The number could come in anywhere from 440,000 to 485,000 units.
Tax-free municipal bonds are not just a source of investment but also a significant contributor to public projects such as roads, schools and hospitals. These debt instruments are issued by local or state governments, attracting investors for their provide tax-advantaged income. The interest earned from these bonds is typically exempt from federal taxes and, potentially, […] The post What Are Tax-Free Municipal Bonds and Should You Invest? appeared first on SmartReads by SmartAsset.
After a run, stocks can offer a new buying opportunity with a pullback to the 50-day line. Novo Nordisk and 4 S&P 500 stocks have done that.
The legal fights between Disney and Gov. Ron DeSantis ratcheted up this week. The Florida governor asked that the company's First Amendment lawsuit against him be tossed from federal court, and Disney demanded emails, texts and other communications from the governor's office in a separate state court lawsuit originally brought by DeSantis appointees of Walt Disney World's governing district. The legal filings marked an escalation in the battle between the entertainment giant and DeSantis, a candidate for the 2024 GOP presidential nomination.
Acquiring $1 million in a lump sum is no simple matter and figuring out the amount of taxes due on it is also complicated. The answer depends on several factors, including the source of the money, where you live and whether Social Security and other FICA taxes apply. Individual circumstances make all the difference. In […] The post How Much Are Taxes on $1 Million? appeared first on SmartReads by SmartAsset.
Questions about the strength of the economy, what the Federal Reserve plans to do next, and even the path of corporate earnings won’t be answered for months, leaving certainty-starved investors feeling like they’re walking on quicksand. The reasons for optimism start with a just-completed September, which lived up to its reputation as the toughest stretch of the year for stock investors. Over those 30 days, stock investors have had to contend with a “hawkish pause” by the Fed, a looming federal government shutdown, a jump in bond yields, and rising oil prices.
(Bloomberg) -- US stock futures and Asian equities both rose after a deal was reached on the weekend to avoid a American government shutdown. Treasuries fell. Most Read from BloombergOnce Unthinkable Bond Yields Now the New Normal For MarketsCongress Averts US Government Shutdown Hours Before DeadlineMcCarthy to Face Far-Right Attempt to Oust Him as House SpeakerSenate Voting on Bill to Avert US Government ShutdownWhy a US Recession Is Still Likely — and Coming SoonFutures contracts on the S&P 5
Apple's new iPhone 15 Pro and Pro Max were released last month, and after new owners noticed the iPhones running hot, the company found a software bug and is planning a fix.
The S&P 500 is up 12% so far in 2023, even with the market correction. But an equal-weight ETF is up 0.6%. Nvidia leads the index's big winners.
A federal agency has sued the restaurant chain Chipotle, accusing it of religious harassment and retaliation after a manager at a Kansas location forcibly removed an employee's hijab, a headscarf worn by some Muslim women. In a lawsuit filed Wednesday, the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission alleged that in 2021, an assistant manager at a Chipotle in Lenexa, Kansas, repeatedly harassed the employee by asking her to show him her hair, despite her refusal.
Government spending has now spawned a deficit larger than GDP during a boom period could prove to be a long-term threat.
(Bloomberg) -- The US consumer is starting to buckle as rising gas prices crimp spending and the delinquency rate on credit cards reaches the highest level in more than a decade. And that’s before student loan payments restart in October.Most Read from BloombergOnce Unthinkable Bond Yields Now the New Normal For MarketsCongress Averts US Government Shutdown Hours Before DeadlineMcCarthy to Face Far-Right Attempt to Oust Him as House SpeakerSenate Voting on Bill to Avert US Government ShutdownWhy