Investing

North Korea Warns U.S. That It Won't Be Able to Dodge 'Merciless Strike'

So much for North Korea finally quieting down.<p>North Korea warned Sunday that its army could target the U.S. at anytime, and that Guam, Hawaii nor the …

Business

I Built an Artificial-Intelligence System for Investing -- and It Showed How Smart Warren Buffett Is -- The Motley Fool

One Fool's AI system for investing turned out to be a Buffet-bot.<p>I was curious.<p>The idea of driverless cars has been, and still is, fascinating to me. …

Stocks

4 Habits of Retirement Super Savers -- The Motley Fool

Find out how some Americans are investing five figures for retirement each year. You might learn some ways to turbocharge your own savings.<p>Are you …

Personal Finance

A 12% Yielding, Fast Growing REIT That's 51% Undervalued

The residential mortgage REIT industry is among the highest yielding you can find, which naturally attracts many retail income investors.<p>However, due …

Stocks

How Trump Could Win the Nobel Peace Prize

In last week's column, "Trump's North Korea Stance Signals a New Arms Race Is at Hand," I discussed the implications of a shift in philosophy away …

Business

Gold treads water at start of busy week

Investing.com - Gold prices were little changed on Monday, as market players looked ahead to this week's annual meeting of top central bankers and …

gold

Afraid Of The Next Correction? My Strategy And Wish List For The Next Market Correction

While some corrections in the stock market are caused by economic problems and crisis, others are caused by geopolitical issues.<p>The last geopolitical …

Stocks

There's a great bait and switch in the world of passive investing

One problem with “passive investing” (which I have argued is actually an oxymoron) is the fact that it systematically buys high and sells low. This is simply a product of weighting index components by their market capitalization. I imagine a fair amount of passive investors are aware of this but …

Market Cap

Taiwan stocks higher at close of trade; Taiwan Weighted up 0.05%

Investing.com – Taiwan stocks were higher after the close on Monday, as gains in the Glass, Hotels and Transport sectors led shares higher.<p>At the …

Stock Markets

This Stock Could Be the Tesla of Healthcare -- The Motley Fool

A little-known gene-editing pioneer, Editas Medicine, could have what it takes.<p>Some farsighted (or just plain lucky) investors bought shares of <b>Tesla</b> …

Stocks

Corn After The Seasonal High

The USDA reports the 2017/18 corn outlook with falling supplies and a decline in ending stocks.<p>The potential corn pop didn't materialize in June, but …

Trading

Intel Unveils Newest Chips To Speed Laptops

Intel kicked off the introduction of its latest generation of "Core" microprocessors on Monday with a line of chips aimed at mid-range laptops and …

S&P 500

Ron Paul: 50% stock market plunge 'conceivable,' but it's not President Trump's fault

Ron Paul's sell-off prediction just got more severe.<p>The former Republican Congressman from Texas believes escalating dysfunction in Washington will …

S&P 500

What a Simple Shoemaker Can Teach You About Business Success

Reynaldo Acuna may own a modest shop, but he's as savvy as Warren Buffett.<p>You can follow Elon Musk on Twitter. Or read every word Warren Buffett writes. But you'll learn just as much about how to succeed in business by visiting a small shoe repair shop in Passaic, N.J. and talking to Reynaldo Acuna.<p>…

Warren Buffett

European markets follow US stocks downwards

European markets are trending downwards in early trading on Monday, following on from US equities’ lower close at the end of last week, as traders …

Economy

European stocks slide as geopolitical tensions weigh; Dax down 0.52%

Investing.com - European stocks opened lower on Monday, as geopolitical tensions continued to weigh on market sentiment, dampening demand for …

Stock Markets

Sensex Regains Strength, Recuperates 93 Points In Early Trade

Domestic bourses got back on their feet in early trade after Friday's slump as the benchmark Sensex recovered about 93 points driven by a fresh round …

Stock Markets (India)

Lenovo's Slump Shows Not All Asian Tech Stocks Are a One Way Bet

Investors are giving up on Lenovo Group Ltd., the Chinese firm that muscled its way on to the global technology stage through purchases of IBM’s PC …

Business

Warren Buffett's Top 10 Stocks -- The Motley Fool

Here are the largest stock holdings currently in Berkshire Hathaway's portfolio.<p><b>Berkshire Hathaway</b> (NYSE:BRK-A) (NYSE:BRK-B) owns the common stock of …

Stocks

Hedge funds betting on stocks are having their best year since 2009 — but they're still getting smoked by the market

• <b>Equity hedge funds are off to their best start to a year since 2009, but they're still trailing the S&P 500.</b>• <b><br>In a market that's been largely devoid of price swings, hedge funds have been piling into the same proven stocks.</b><p>The performance of stock hedge funds this year isn't exactly providing a …

S&P 500

Are you paying too much property tax?

"I love paying my property taxes! I wish I could pay even more!" — said no one, ever.<p>Property taxes are one of the necessary but unpleasant side …

Real Estate

FTSE 100 executive pay falls by 19% ahead of controversial reforms, says Deloitte

Multinational’s vice-chairman says drop in pay to £3.5m in 2016, from £4.3m a year before, shows existing limits are working<p>Pay for Britain’s top bosses has fallen by almost a fifth, suggesting companies may be reining in excessive rewards as the government reviews options for further reform.<p>The …

FTSE 100

3 ETFs I’d like to buy for my portfolio

The Australian share market is full of strong Australian businesses. Some of them have expanded abroad exceptionally well such as <b>Ramsay Health Care</b> …

Stocks

Are Gold Miners Signaling A Gold Breakout?

Gold is steadily rising in 2017.<p>A number of macro-economic factors are favorable to lower rates and rising precious metal prices.<p>The recent strength …

gold

Oil Holds Gains Near 1-Week High as U.S. Drilling Slows Further

Oil held gains near the highest close in a week as U.S. drillers reduced the number of active rigs by the most since January.<p>Futures were little …

Oil

Iron ore futures are surging again

Chinese commodity futures surged out of the blocks yet again on Monday, adding to the gains achieved on Friday evening.<p>And it's yet again being led by iron ore futures in Dalian.<p>Here's the scoreboard just over a hour into Monday's trading session.<p><b>SHFE Copper</b> ¥51,080 , 0.33% <b><br>SHFE Aluminium</b> ¥16,660 , …

Economy

5 Smart Things You Can Do With $1,000 Right Now -- The Motley Fool

Congrats, you're $1,000 richer. Here are some of your next steps.<p>It's not every day that $1,000 falls in your lap, but if you're looking at a bonus, …

Personal Finance

Bitcoin Trading Sideways as Bitcoin Cash Drops to $800

Following the all-time highs set over the last week, bitcoin has been trading sideways for the last 48 hours, and prices are fluctuating in the …

Trading

How to Invest in Electric Car Stock

With "clean" and renewable energy in demand, more investors are getting a pleasant buzz from electric-vehicle stocks. It's not just EV manufacturers …

Mutual Funds

13F: What's Behind David Einhorn's New Bets on HPE and Toshiba? | Investopedia

News broke just days ago that David Einhorn has shifted his holdings around considerably in recent months. The billionaire investor and head of hedge …

Stocks