9 Things Investors and Savers Will Love About Tax Reform

The passage of tax reform now appears to be almost a done deal. The formal vote still has to be taken this coming Tuesday, but the merged House and Senate plans ...
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20 Fresh Stock Buybacks Could Send $100 Billion Back to Shareholders

Investors love when companies pay solid dividends and when they announce strong stock buyback plans. With the tax reform goal of taking corporate taxes down to 21% from 35%, there ...
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Top 8 News Stories Affecting the Housing Market in 2017

The end of a year routinely results in a blizzard of stories predicting what the new year will bring, along with a review of what the current year has seen. ...
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Dividend Hike Helps Boeing Retain Position as Top DJIA Stock

Boeing Co.'s (NYSE: BA) share price added about 2.8% last week to maintain its position as the best performing among the 30 stocks that make up the Dow Jones Industrial ...
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General Electric Holds On as 2017’s Worst DJIA Stock

General Electric Co. (NYSE: GE) shares gained a bit of ground last week, closing on Friday up about 1% and a boost of 11 cents (0.6%) for the week. Nonetheless, ...
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2017 Data Breaches Over 1,250, Up 20% Year Over Year

The latest count from the Identity Theft Resource Center (ITRC) indicates that there have been 1,253 data breaches recorded this year through December 13 and that more than 172 million ...
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Could Disney Buyout of Fox Cost 10,000 Jobs?

As usual when two companies in the same businesses merge, job cuts follow, due to "synergies." That usually means overlapping positions will be eliminated. One analyst has put the number ...
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Nelson Peltz on Procter & Gamble Board: What It Means for Board, Management

Even though Procter & Gamble Co. (NYSE: PG) says that raider Nelson Peltz lost his effort to get a board seat when the company counted votes at its annual meeting, ...
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Amazon’s 20 Best Tech Deals

During the holiday shopping season, the busiest and most important time of year for retailers, Amazon will likely continue to assert its dominance over the industry. The company accounted ...
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Walmart’s 20 Best Tech Deals

Walmart plans to host parties at its stores this holiday season to lure in customers. These parties are yet another incentive by the world's largest retailer to encourage shoppers ...
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Range Resources, Achillion Pharma Tumble Friday’s 52-Week Low Club

December 15, 2017: Here are four stocks trading with heavy volume among 80 equities making new 52-week lows in Friday's session. On the NYSE advancers led decliners by more than ...
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Intel, Microsoft Dominate DJIA Friday

December 15, 2017: Markets opened higher again Friday and continue to put up gains throughout the day. All three major equities indexes posted new intra-day highs as all sectors traded ...
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25 Healthiest Communities for Retirement

Finding a safe and healthy community for retirement can enhance the quality of life for senior citizens. Just over 49 million U.S. residents are aged 65 years and older. According ...
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10 Brands That Will Disappear in 2018

As 2017 draws to a close, the annual reckoning of which brands will disappear in the coming year is upon us. The fate of a brand depends on brand mismanagement, ...
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US Oil Rig Count Slips, Price on Track to Close Flat for the Week

In the week ended December 15, 2017, the number of rigs drilling for oil in the United States totaled 747, down by four from the prior week and up by ...
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