‘I realize I will have to pay some fairly large taxes due to the gains on the stock, so I need to factor that into the sale as well.’
As we move toward the end of Q2, it’s time to start thinking about earnings. Looking back at the quarter, analysts are predicting earnings growth of 8%, which may rise to 11% heading into next year. It’s a rosy picture, but it’s also not a sure thing. GDP contracted in Q1, by nearly 1.5%, and some estimates are showing 0% growth in Q2. Such results would meet the technical definition of a recession – and recession is hardly the usual environment to find robust earnings growth. Looking at current
Companies could be returning trillions to shareholders. Here’s how to accept it.
Recessions seems to be the talk of the town these days. So: if "everyone" knows a recession is coming, does that change what the downturn looks like?
When you need another stream of income for retirement, you might consider an annuity. You purchase the annuity from an insurance company and receive payments back at a later date. Before buying an annuity, it's important to consider how much … Continue reading → The post How Much Does a $300,000 Annuity Pay Per Month? appeared first on SmartAsset Blog.
In March, Tesla (NASDAQ: TSLA) revealed its intentions to pursue a stock split, and now we have more details. A company's path to a stock split can be a bit confusing. Here's what you as a retail investor need to know about Tesla's plan.
At current levels, investors need a 7% to 8% return just to preserve their wealth.
Global biopharmaceutical company Sanofi (NASDAQ: SNY) encountered setbacks while developing its COVID-19 vaccine, and only this year reported results from late-stage clinical trials. Sanofi opted for the more traditional protein-based technology for its COVID-19 vaccine, Vidprevtyn, rather than the mRNA technology of Pfizer-BioNTech's Comirnaty and Moderna's Spikevax. The mRNA technology delivers genetic code instructing the body's cells to make the protein, while the more traditional approach produces the protein in a lab before injecting it into the body.
These rapidly growing companies are begging to be bought following a peak decline of 34% for the Nasdaq.
Russia’s fiddling with gas flows to Europe could create an economic spillover effect, warns Germany’s top economy minister.
Many popular companies have announced stock splits in 2022. With that in mind, we asked a panel of Motley Fool contributors to share their top picks from the list of upcoming stock splits. Nicholas Rossolillo (Fortinet): In the years leading up to and during the beginning of the pandemic, there was much talk about how cybersecurity needs have changed.
Dividend stocks are the new darlings in S&P 500. But investors are getting burned on those stocks, too.
The wireless companies are boosting monthly fees and increasing the cost of mostly older cellphone plans.
The market rally has picked up momentum. Here's what to do now. Enphase, Google are among nine stocks to watch.
Tesla plant near Shanghai is going to shut down temporarily, according to reports. On Wednesday, Reuters reported that Tesla (ticker: TSLA) will shut down production in China for a couple of weeks at the start of July to upgrade equipment. Tesla didn’t return a request for comment.
The first half of 2022 is all but over, and it's been a lousy one for the stock market. The Nasdaq Composite index is down 29.3% year to date. Take Advanced Micro Devices (NASDAQ: AMD); it's down 42.7% so far this year.
One of Warren Buffett's famous sayings is, "Be greedy when others are fearful." With the vast amount of selling in the past few weeks, Buffett is likely scooping up shares of his favorite companies at lower valuations. After all, Berkshire Hathaway has more than $106 billion in cash sitting on its balance sheet, just waiting to be put to good use.
The car giant is spending billions to build a broad, impressive lineup of electric vehicles. The stock is cheap and the opportunity to buy into that future is a steal.
A Woman's World reacts to Roe v. Wade overturned
A bill is headed for consideration by the full Senate that would move the age at which you have to start drawing down your retirement plan savings to 75. The House of Representatives passed a similar measure, so sponsors are … Continue reading → The post You're One Step Closer to Being Able to Delay Your RMDs in Retirement appeared first on SmartAsset Blog.
DEEP DIVE Companies announce dividend increases all the time, but here’s one that points to a simple investing strategy that can lower your risk and make you a lot of money over the years. Maybe it isn’t so exciting on the surface: Kroger Co.