Investing

3 pieces of advice from a value investor who started with nothing and is now worth over $100 million

How much would you spend to get insight from a successful investor who started late in life, had all the odds stacked against him, yet still made it big?<p>Would you do what he did – pay over $600,000 for just one lunch to learn from someone you feel has something to offer you?<p>Fortunately, you don’t …

Wealth

3 Stocks That Look Just Like Costco in 1982

The best is still far, far ahead for these three companies -- and their investors.<p>When it comes to fantastic long-term stock returns, it's tough to …

Stocks

General Electric and P&G Just Revealed a Harsh Reality About Very Old Companies

Old Corporate America will look vastly different by 2030.<p>With the age of investor activism only beginning (what 21-year-old now at Harvard doesn't …

Stocks

It's Official -- the 2018 401(k) Contribution Limit Is Increasing

Savers can put even more money to work for their retirement in 2018.<p>For the 2018 tax year, the IRS has increased the employee 401(k) contribution …

Retirement

IRS announces 2018 tax brackets, standard deduction amounts

The Internal Revenue Service has announced the annual inflation adjustments for a number of tax-related provisions for 2018, including, of course, …

Retirement

The 8-hour workday has no place in modern society — here’s why

The thought of clocking in and out of the workplace can make us feel like robots. When we clock in at 9 a.m. and clock out at 5 p.m. (or 6 p.m. or …

Time Management

GE's nightmare just got worse

General Electric, one of America's iconic companies, is in deeper trouble than we realized.<p>GE's third-quarter profit deteriorated more than Wall Street feared, and the company dimmed its forecast significantly. The bleak news sent GE's beaten-down stock sinking another 8% in premarket trading on …

Markets

Corporate Tax Cuts Aren’t “Baked into” Equities

US Treasury Secretary Steve Mnuchin said on October 18 that the equity market has tax reforms “baked into it, (with) reasonably high expectations” …

Personal Finance

The Difference Between Bitcoin and Ethereum Technology

Everyone is talking about blockchain. But do you know the difference between the technology running Bitcoin and Ethereum?<p>ConsenSys Chief Strategy …

Bitcoin

4 'Sleep Well At Night' REITs For Retirement

Retirement is meant to suggest a joyful time to enjoy the “golden years” in life, the fear of losing money is oftentimes the culprit that detracts from a quality lifestyle. For most investors, retirement satisfaction is positively correlated with income, net worth, and health.<p>As the editor of <i>The</i> …

Stocks

Goldman Sachs Will Start Bank Money ‘Stampede’ Into Bitcoin: Ritholtz CEO

Ritholtz Wealth Management CEO Josh Brown has said the “stampede is coming” for Bitcoin from banks - as soon as next year.<p>In a piece on Reformed …

Goldman Sachs

Flexible Solutions: Drought is coming

The Talber Plant fire is not a big deal in the long run.<p>WaterSaver Tech could be a silver bullet.<p>There are several catalysts that could radically …

Stocks

What Jack Bogle and Richard Thaler know about smart investing - MarketWatch

Richard Thaler, the recent winner of the Nobel Prize for economics, is a brilliant man. Anyone interested in how the human mind works should read …

Finance

Best Ways to Learn Technical Analysis | Investopedia

Technical analysis provides the tools needed to successfully traverse the gap between intrinsic value and market price. In addition to chart patterns …

Trading

Millions of Americans are left out of the stock market boom

Since President Trump's election, the Dow has spiked more than 4,600 points, or about 25%. The S&P 500 has added $2 trillion in value.<p>That's all great news if you're investing in corporate stocks, or if your 401(k) is heavy on equities. Over the past three years, the value of families' portfolios …

401(k)

Wall Street’s Robots Still Have a Lot to Learn About Being a Human Trader

Back in the 1990s, Paul Tudor Jones assigned a team of coders to a project dubbed “Paul in a Box.” The effort sought to break down the DNA of the …

Business

Want to Retire Early? Try These 4 Tips

Retiring early can be quite the financial challenge, given how much longer people are living these days. However, it's certainly not …

Retirement

The world's hottest investment product may eventually cause a massive exodus from stocks

• <b>The ETF market has exploded in size over the past 10 years.</b>• <b><br>The surge in popularity could be creating problems that could eventually lead investors to flee from stocks.</b><p>The ETF market has experienced astounding growth over the last decade. There are now 5,000 ETFs traded globally with over $3.5 …

Economy

Light profit guidance from Procter Gamble

• Procter & Gamble (NYSE:PG) reports organic sales increased 1% in FQ1.<br>• Volume was up 1% during the quarter, led by a 2% gain in the fabric & home care …

Stock Markets

Credit Card Review: Premier Rewards Gold Card from American Express

Especially since the Platinum Card from American Express and the Business Platinum Card from American Express OPEN upped their game in early 2017 by …

Airlines

6 things to know about your side hustle and taxes

Do you have a second job? A side hustle? Taxes aren't easy, and having 2 streams of income makes them more complicated. Learn how to properly account …

Personal Finance

Cut GE Dividend to Mark Stock Bottom, Says Tigress CIO

October 20th, 2017, 2:01 PM UTC<p>Ivan Feinseth, partner and chief investment officer at Tigress Financial Partners, examines the issues faced by …

Business

General Electric Stock Is Tumbling After Earnings Fell Short

Shares of General Electric fell 6% in after hours trading after the giant missed third quarter earnings expectations due to hefty restructuring costs.<p>…

Business

Pattie Lovett-Reid: The $10,000 reason to explore the Disability Tax Credit

Pattie Lovett-Reid<p>Chief Financial Commentator, CTV<p>Follow|Archive<p>In a perfect world, you would never have to apply for a disability tax credit.<p>This …

Business (Canada)

This Beloved Robot Vacuum is $280 Off On Amazon Right Now

The Eufy RobotVac 11 is marked down to only $220 for a limited time.<p>Chances are, your kid is a dirt-encrusted, messy creature who can’t keep crumbs …

Personal Finance

GE shares plunge as it cuts profit forecast

General Electric shares plummeted Friday after it reported lower earnings and slashed its profit forecast, raising the stakes for next month’s …

Markets

20 Years Of 14.9% Annualized Returns, 5% Dividend Yield, And A Strong Buy For This Ridiculous Discount

Over the last 11 years, TCO topped SPG for growth in sales per square foot and came in second for the indexed comparable center NOI Growth.<p>This …

Business

Gold Prices Drop on Stronger U.S. Dollar

Investing.com - Gold prices dropped on Friday, as the U.S. dollar strengthened amid fresh hopes for a major tax overhaul in the near future.<p>Comex …

Economy

P&G Can’t Win ‘Em All

<b>Procter & Gamble</b> (ticker: PG) shares took a beating on Friday after the consumer products giant reported lackluster quarterly results.<p>Its stock was …

Markets

Hong Kong's stock exchange to shut after more than 30 years as automated trade takes over

• <b>Hong Kong's stock exchange will close by the end of the month and go fully automated.</b>• <b><br>Trading floors used to be busy places with running and shouting, but now it's all online.</b>• <b><br>Other stock exchanges are going fully automated too.</b><p>HONG KONG (AP) — Hong Kong's last remaining stock market floor traders …

Trading