Property Tax

States With the Highest (and Lowest) Property Taxes

For Americans across the nation, housing expenses are typically the largest costs of living. Not only is a house the biggest purchase in most Americans' lives, but also monthly rent ...
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Pipeline - natural gas

Plains All American Earnings, Revenue Shortfalls Don’t Affect Distribution

Plains All American Pipeline LP (NYSE: PAA) and Plains GP Holdings (NYSE: PAGP) reported fourth-quarter and full-year 2015 results after markets closed on Monday. For the quarter, the midstream operator ...
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Stock Price

The 52-Week Low Club for Monday

February 8, 2016: Here are four stocks trading with heavy volume among 756 equities making new 52-week lows today. Bank of America Corp. (NYSE: BAC) dropped about 6.3% on Monday ...
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The 4 Stocks Sank the Dow on Monday

February 8 2016: Markets opened lower again on Monday as continued fallout from Friday's U.S. employment situation raised concerns about the U.S. economy in Asia and Europe. The worst performing ...
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health care

What to Expect From Centene Earnings

Health insurance provider Centene Corp. (NYSE: CNC) is scheduled to report fourth-quarter earnings on Tuesday before markets open. The company is expected to report earnings per share (EPS) of $0.86 ...
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What to Look for in Coca-Cola Earnings

Coca-Cola Co. (NYSE: KO) is scheduled to report its fourth-quarter financial results before the markets open on Tuesday. The consensus estimates from Thomson Reuters call for $0.37 in earnings per ...
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San Francisco skyline

Warning Bells Grow Louder for San Francisco Housing Prices, Also Parts of Texas and Florida

California was the epicenter of overvalued and fudged mortgages ahead of and into the Great Recession. If you have watched the media reports and documentaries of how fast San Francisco ...
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Romantic Candlelight Dinner

Millennials Plan to Spend $290 on Valentine’s Day Activities

One of the memes currently making that rounds is that millennials care less about stuff like cars and houses, and more about experiences like dining out or taking vacations. More ...
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Chesapeake Denies Plans to File for Bankruptcy

Shares of Chesapeake Energy Corp. (NYSE: CHK) were halted in the late morning Monday after the stock had plummeted by about 50% with news pending. Early reports citing people familiar ...
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coffee shop

Employment Trends Confirm Payrolls Uptick

The Conference Board has released its Employment Trends Index (ETI), which showed a slight increase in January. Monday's report probably acts like more of a confirmation rather than anything that ...
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Microscope (Medical)

Eight Medical Breakthroughs of 2015

Medical advancement is often a long and slow process -- decades can sometimes pass before an amazing idea finally materializes into a practical application. Developing drugs and other treatments often ...
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Energy Transfer Equity Changes CFOs, Stock Plummets

With crude oil prices diving below $30 a barrel again Monday morning, announcing a change in top management at an already-weakened master limited partnership (MLP) is having a huge negative ...
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Is BioCryst Reaching Crush Depth?

BioCryst Pharmaceuticals Inc. (NASDAQ: BCRX) is getting crushed after announcing results from OPuS-2 for the treatment of hereditary angioedema (HAE) attacks. Unfortunately, the company said that this treatment failed to ...
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3 Stocks to Buy That Were Absolutely Hammered Last Week

It’s bad enough when you own a stock that absolutely flops and gets killed after missing an earnings number, giving poor forward guidance or, even worse, both. What really adds ...
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Gas Prices Drop More than 6 Cents a Gallon Across the US

The national average price for a gallon of regular gasoline has fallen to $1.732 Monday morning, after posting a benchmark reading of $1.736 at about 3:30 a.m. That's a decline ...
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