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Your Social Security Benefits Will Be Smaller Than You Think

Don't count on your Social Security benefits until you've factored in these related expenses.<p>If you're counting on your Social Security benefits for …

Social Security

Is Wal-Mart Making Another Fashion Faux Pas?

The discount retailer seems to be forgetting who its customers are.<p>The last time <b>Wal-Mart</b> (NYSE:WMT) tried to set fashion trends, it ended in …

Stocks

3 Top Augmented Reality Stocks You Should Consider Buying

This isn't just a fad anymore.<p>When Niantic's <i>Pokemon Go</i> game launched in early 2016, it helped bring augmented reality (AR) to the forefront of many …

Augmented Reality

2018 Is a Critical Year for These 3 Small Commercial-Stage Biotech Stocks

It could be a make-it-or-break-it kind of year for these up-and-coming biotech companies.<p>Making the leap from clinical-stage to the commercial-stage …

Stocks

4 Retirement Savings Moves to Make Before 2018

Don't let 2017 pass by without taking on these important retirement savings tasks.<p>Before you start your happy new year, it's important to wrap up …

Retirement

What's Geico Really Worth to Berkshire Hathaway?

The car insurer's intangible assets, including its green gecko, are worth a lot to Berkshire.<p>Warren Buffett often refers to <b>Berkshire Hathaway</b>'s …

Stocks

Should Potbelly's New CEO Take the Company Private?

A return to the private markets would give the company time to fix its business.<p>After being without a permanent CEO since Aylwin Lewis left earlier …

Stocks

The Best Video Game Stocks of 2017

The standout performers in an industry that saw awesome growth over the past year.<p>If you invested in video game stocks this year, chances are good …

Stocks

Disney's Interest In Fox Is All About Streaming

Disney plans to launch two new streaming services by 2019. It needs more content.<p><b>Disney</b> (NYSE:DIS) is working on a couple of direct-to-consumer …

Televisions

There's No Fixing Blue Apron, New CEO or Not

The problem is the ship, not who's steering it.<p>There's a phrase about rearranging deck chairs on the <i>Titanic</i> that is meant to describe a pointless …

Stocks

2018 FSA Changes: The Latest on Flexible Spending Accounts

Want to lower your 2018 tax bill? Just sign up for an FSA. Here's what you need to know going into the new year.<p>If you're like most workers, your …

Retirement

Apple May Soon Get Another OLED Display Supplier

A recent regulatory filing from a major display manufacturer suggests that Apple could soon get another supplier of OLED mobile displays.<p>This year,</b> …

OLEDs

Here's How Much Supporting Your Adult Children Might Cost You in Retirement Income

Hint: It's not an insignificant figure.<p>As a parent, it's natural to want to give your children the best opportunities in life, and that holds true …

Retirement

Home Depot Gives Investors a $15 Billion Christmas Gift

Three returns show just how successful Home Depot has been for investors.<p><b>Home Depot</b> (NYSE:HD) is the stock that keeps on giving. Ahead of its analyst …

Stocks

A Wild Ride for Etsy in 2017: Success and Sacrifice

The online crafts platform is posting better numbers heading into the new year, but it’s made major sacrifices to reach this point.<p>Investors are …

Stocks

Where Will Kraft Heinz Find Revenue Growth Going Forward?

The condiments titan is having a difficult time lifting its top line.<p><b>Kraft Heinz</b> (NASDAQ:KHC) has demonstrated that it can cut costs (to the tune of …

Stocks

You'll Be Stunned by How Many Cancer Immunotherapies Are Being Developed

But is "the more the merrier" really "the more the messier"?<p>For years, chemotherapy was the best treatment that the world of medicine had to offer in …

Cancer

Why 2017 Was a Year to Remember for Microsoft Corporation

Earnings beats and cloud computing growth were just two top highlights.<p><b>Microsoft</b>'s (NASDAQ:MSFT) had a lot to write home about this past year. The …

Stocks

2 Tech Companies With Enormous Free Cash Flow

These companies are raking in more cold, hard cash than they know what to do with.<p>In investing, free cash flow is the good stuff. Defined as a …

Stocks

Can Blue Apron Stock Keep Going After Last Week's 19% Pop?

Shares of the meal-kit specialist have risen 28% over the past six trading days. The market is applauding change at the top, but challenges …

Markets

3 Things You Can Do to Land a Job in 2018

Tired of being unemployed? Here's how to increase your odds of getting hired in the new year.<p>Whether you're a recent college graduate or a seasoned …

Employment

Inside SpaceX: What It’s Like Working for a Company on a Mission to Mars

And the question on everyone's mind: What's it like working with Elon Musk?<p>When you learn that SpaceX's mission is to make humans multi-planetary, it …

Elon Musk

What Is the Obamacare "Death Spiral" -- and Can It Be Stopped?

The private insurance market is at risk of collapse.<p>Since before the Affordable Care Act was signed into law, a vocal group of Republican opponents …

Health Care

Will Defense Stocks Soar on Trump's $683 Billion Budget Boost?

Defense stocks have been climbing all year on hopes of a reinvigorated Pentagon budget. A new government report details how much could get spent.<p>The …

Stocks

This Marijuana Stock CEO Recently Revealed His Plans to The Motley Fool

Marijuana companies face unique opportunities and risks. Here's how Canopy Growth's CEO plans to avoid pitfalls and turn his company into a global …

Stocks

Starbucks Opens Its Second Roastery as It Aims to Move Upmarket

Starbucks just took a big step in the multiyear expansion of its new super-premium Starbucks Reserve brand by opening its second Starbucks Reserve …

Coffee

Will the GOP Tax Plan Lead to a Surge in Marijuana Legalizations?

Partially eliminating this deduction could leave certain states itching for a new revenue source. Will cannabis be it?<p>There's a reason the legal …

Cannabis

3 Top Pipeline Stocks to Buy Now

All three of these pipeline companies offer rock-solid dividends with visible growth prospects.<p>There are more than 2.4 million miles of energy …

Stocks

Is Gilead Sciences, Inc. a Buy?

The answer is a definite...<p>With only a few weeks remaining in 2017, <b>Gilead Sciences</b> (NASDAQ:GILD) stock price appears to be on course to finish …

Stocks

Why Opko Health Stock Stumbled in November

Opko's anemic third-quarter earnings release caused investors to hit the exits last month.<p>What happened<p>Shares of <b>Opko Health</b> (NASDAQ:OPK) had another …

Stocks