Every October, the Social Security Administration (SSA) announces its annual changes to the Social Security program for the coming year. Below is our analysis of the Social Security changes that were announced in Oct. 2020 to take effect on Jan. 1, 2021, according to the SSA's annual fact sheet. Keep them in mind when you update your Social Security information. For 2021, nearly 70 million Social Security recipients are seeing a 1.3% cost-of-living adjustment (COLA) to their monthly benefits. The adjustment helps benefits keep pace with inflation and is based on the Consumer Price Index for Urban Wage Earners and Clerical Workers (CPI-W) as calculated by the Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS).
‘I couldn’t secure the loan on my own until the other house was sold. So I applied for the mortgage with my girlfriend.’
The past five years were rough for Intel (NASDAQ: INTC), the world's largest manufacturer of x86 CPUs for PCs and data centers. It fell behind Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Company (NYSE: TSM) and Samsung in the "process race" to create smaller and more advanced chips, and its constant delays and chip shortages resulted in massive market share losses to AMD (NASDAQ: AMD). Intel also abandoned the mobile market by scrapping its smartphone chips and baseband modems, and it made scattershot investments in programmable chips, Internet of Things (IoT) chips, and automotive chips -- none of which resolved the company's core problems.
Many different U.S.-listed Chinese technology stocks have been hit in recent days by fear and uncertainty related to a crackdown by the Chinese government. The battle took another turn today, but there's reason to think Chinese electric vehicle (EV) maker Nio (NYSE: NIO) might benefit. As of 3:20 p.m., Nio shares were up 4% on the day, after having jumped more than 6% earlier.
A clinical-trial flop for Annovis Bio is reminding investors that developing new drugs for Alzheimer's disease is an extremely risky business.
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Energy stocks have a spotty dividend track record because of the sector's volatility. Three of the safest energy dividends are Crestwood Equity Partners (NYSE: CEQP), Enterprise Products Partners (NYSE: EPD), and Kinder Morgan (NYSE: KMI).
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Yahoo Finance’s Emily McCormick reports on the day's trending tickers.
Stiff price resistance is still seen in the low $40,000 range, but analysts are wondering aloud if the worst of the recent bear market might have passed.
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Investors may be ignoring mounting evidence that the delta variant of COVID-19 could be more troublesome than it is currently being given credit for on Wall Street.
Here's another cold, hard truth that many proponents of penny stocks don't tell you: Many low-priced shares stay low for a very long time.
The American depositary receipts (ADRs) of Chinese electric vehicle (EV) manufacturer Xpeng (NYSE: XPEV) accelerated nearly 7% higher on Friday, following the company's Hong Kong-listed stock gain of 12%. China International Capital Corporation (CICC) has initiated coverage on Xpeng stock with an outperform (i.e., buy) recommendation. It has put a $46 price target on the ADRs, 13% higher than the latest closing price.
We don't know when the next downturn is coming. But we believe these three electric vehicle companies won't miss a beat.
The blows to the global supply chain never seem to end in 2021, resulting in delays that have sharply reduced the system's effective capacity and put upward pressure on shipping rates that began reaching record highs months ago. Purchasing ocean transportation has become so expensive that many companies with lower-value commodities can't afford to import anymore, analysts and logisticians say. Vessel operators have no extra ships to meet a tidal wave of freight demand, containers are in short su
Apple has been an American success story several times over with the Mac, iPod, iPhone and other inventions. But is Apple stock a buy now? Here's what its stock chart and earnings show.
But the U.S. aerospace giant will probably struggle to restore its earnings power to pre-2019 levels.
Vertex might be undervalued, CRISPR Therapeutics might be overvalued, but both are looking for a home run.