Tinder's marketing and communications chief Rosette Pambakian has reportedly been put on leave. Tinder's marketing and communications chief wrote a heartfelt email to staff before reportedly being placed on administrative leave for suing the dating app's owners.
President Donald Trump on Friday tweeted that the US could abandon quarterly financial reporting. Major CEOs like JPMorgan's Jamie Dimon and Berkshire Hathaway's Warren Buffett have called for changing the way companies forecast their earnings quarterly. President Donald Trump on Friday said he had instructed the US Securities and Exchanges Commission to investigate the abolition of quarterly financial reporting for US companies.
While you're in a lower tax bracket, converting your traditional IRA or 401(k) to a Roth IRA can make sense if you have the cash to pay the taxes due on the conversion. A special opportunity to do some serious tax-planning awaits many people heading into retirement. This sweet spot is the stretch of time that starts after you're done with full-time work and before you begin taking required minimum distributions from your 401(k) account or traditional individual retirement account at age 70½.
Elon Musk, the embattled chief executive of electric automaker and sustainable energy company Tesla, tried to “set the record straight” about his recent behavior in an hour-long exclusive interview with The New York Times. In the wide-ranging interview, Musk acknowledged the personal and physical toll running Tesla was taking on him and tried to explain away his recent behavior. The latest drama began with a simple midday tweet last week indicating that Musk had secured funding to take Tesla private at a price of $420 per share.
There was a big bombshell in marijuana land. Constellation Brands (STZ) known for its beer, wine and spirits, is investing about $4 billion in Canadian marijuana company Canopy Growth (CGC) Constellation paid a whopping 51% premium. Marijuana stocks are highly volatile, and investors need help in properly investing and trading them.
Currently, it appears that one of the worst calls I’ve made here at InvestorPlace was telling you to buy Ford (NYSE:F). If you feel badly about it, I feel worse, because I did indeed buy Ford stock. Ford made a profit of $1.06 billion on those sales, enough to pay the 15-cent-per-share dividend with room to spare.
Aug.17 -- Bloomberg's Ian King and Michael Regan discuss the reasons behind the decline in semiconductor stocks with Bloomberg's Emily Chang on "Bloomberg Technology."
It commonly happens in stock investing that investors miss the chance of buying winning stocks that they knew would stand out. One such company that looks well positioned for a solid gain, but has been overlooked by investors lately, is Amazon.com, Inc. AMZN. This year’s significant earnings growth expectation over the prior year should ultimately translate into price appreciation.
A funny thing happened between Aug. 16, 2012, when Apple (NASDAQ:AAPL) initiated a $2.65 quarterly dividend, its first since 1995, and today — Apple became a dividend stock. Since the company paid that first dividend, Apple’s stock shot up 233% and its dividend has grown by 115%, an annualized growth rate of 14%. A big reason Apple initiated its capital allocation program in the first place was to appease investors who felt its growth was slowing and it wasn’t returning enough money to shareholders through dividends and share repurchases.
The number of “401(k) millionaires” surged in the second quarter, as broad gains in the stock market lifted the value of Americans’ retirement plans. Fidelity Investments said Thursday the number of people with at least $1 million in their 401(k) plan climbed to 168,000 by the end of June, up 41 percent compared to the same quarter in 2017. The company also noted that the percentage of 401(k) millionaires who are women rose to 21 percent.
After a big rally on Thursday, stocks again added to their gains on Friday on optimism over global trade resolutions between the U.S. and China by year’s end. Even before that news came out though, there were plenty of big movers. Here are our top stock
Sandberg certainly has had a tough year at Facebook along with Mark Zuckerberg. Given her tenure at the social media giant, it could be time to wave goodbye and take on the role of turning Tesla into a real company.
Microsoft’s new 10-inch tablet dubbed Surface Go is a more portable version of its Surface Pro, with thick bezels, the familiar integrated kickstand, 3:2 aspect ratio display, all weighing 1.15 pounds at a starting price of $399. It comes with Microsoft’s proprietary Surface Connector port for charging and connecting to a desktop dock and includes a USB-C 3.1 port, capable of charging the tablet or outputting video and data to external devices. Adding a keyboard costs another $99 or $129, a Pen anther $99 and the new two-button Bluetooth Surface Mobile Mouse with scrollwheel another $34.99.
Walmart is surging after crushing earnings estimates Thursday morning, adding about $12 billion to the wealth of the Walton family. An investment of $1,000 at the start of 1980 would be worth over $1.9 million today. Walmart's stock price is surging after the company announced better-than-expected earnings results Thursday morning.
Jim Cramer answers callers' questions about how to diversify their portfolios, including which tech stocks to keep and which to throw out.
Warren Buffett was a major shareholders in Walmart until 2016, when he sold most of Berkshire Hathaway's stake in the retailer. At that time, Buffett cited Jeff Bezos and Amazon as a threat that made retail stocks a "tough" game. Walmart stock has risen from the $70-range to the $100-range since Berkshire sold billions in shares, but Berkshire has seen newer holdings in tech, such as Apple, and deep value plays, such as Teva Pharmaceuticals, perform very well.
Louisiana is using the bond market to stick up for the Second Amendment. The state’s bond commission voted 7 to 6 Thursday to ban Bank of America Corp. and Citigroup Inc. from working on its upcoming debt sale because of the banks’ "restrictive gun policies," the state treasury said in a statement. Bank of America and Citigroup are the two top-ranked underwriters of long-term municipal debt, according to data compiled by Bloomberg.
The company steps into the earnings fray next week, and BABA stock finds itself once again trading at multi-month lows. Specifically, BABA stock is in a situation very similar to what we saw back in April.
Alibaba Group Holding Ltd. dominates online shopping in China, but the company has bigger plans in mind. “We think Alibaba is years ahead of any competitor in driving digital commerce forward,” MKM Partners analyst Rob Sanderson, who rates the stock a buy with a $280 target price, wrote earlier this summer. Alibaba’s investments have weighed on recent results, and the question is whether investors will show patience going forward as the company plays the long game.
Both Fluke and Flounder are flat, bottom dwelling fish that live in the waters off Long Island. For those of you who like to get out there and fish these waters, these are fish that make for good eating, and generally speaking, are just not equipped
While the new Tax Cuts and Jobs Act (TCJA) includes one negative change for Roth IRAs, they are still pretty wonderful. Here’s what you need to know about Roth IRAs and especially Roth IRA conversions in the post-TCJA world. Unlike traditional IRA withdrawals, qualified Roth IRA withdrawals are federal-income-tax-free and usually state-income-tax-free too.
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"AMD is kind of resurgent after a long period of time when they fell behind [in gaming]," Oppenheimer & Co. analyst Rick Schafer told Real Money. "Sales into the high-end enthusiast and performance portions of the gaming market grew substantially year-over-year based on the adoption of our latest Radeon RX 500 and Vega series GPUs," she explained.
With just a quick glance General Electric (NYSE:GE) and Ford Motor (NYSE:F) appear to be cut from the same cloth. Both were once at the top of their game, but recently, both F and GE stock have been destroyed as the sheer passage of time has made the two companies much less relevant. When one takes a closer look, however, it becomes clear that General Electric and Ford aren’t exactly carbon copies of one another.
As Tesla Inc.’s “going private” chaos turns more ominous, investors are taking a step back. Shares of the electric vehicle maker dropped 3 percent in early trading on Friday, and are now down more than 14 percent since Elon Musk tweeted last week about his plans to take the company private, taking the market by surprise. The latest turn in the drama came late on Thursday, when the New York Times reported a teary-eyed Musk saying that no one had seen or reviewed the tweet before he posted it while driving himself to the airport.