Visa Top Performing Stock in Dow In 2019

The Dow has started to move down from its 2019 peak. However, several components are up over 30%. The leader among these is Visa, which is up 35.08% for the ...
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If You Have These on Your Street, You Might Live Longer

A new study out of Toronto suggests that a lack of trees in a neighborhood is one of the factors that might increase mortality rates for residents. Researchers at the ...
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Less Unemployment is the Good News; the Bad News is That It Means More of This

About 164,000 new jobs were created in the U.S. in July, and the national unemployment rate stands at 3.7% -- compared with 5.7% in Canada and 6.3% in the European ...
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Oddsmakers Put Warren Ahead Of Biden

There are at least two ways to determine which candidates are most likely to get elected. One is polls, which have, in the past, missed the mark. The other is ...
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14 Most Common Nutritional Deficiencies

Many nutrients are important for good overall health. Most of them the body gets from certain foods. However, the typical American diet -- which consists of a lot of grains, ...
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5 Ultra-Safe Stocks to Hide Out in Until the Trade Wars End

To many investors, this may seem like a virtual replay from times past. The Federal Reserve resorted to a tactic not used since 1995 when it lowered interest rates 25 ...
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Big Upside Potential Seen for These 5 Stocks Trading Under $10

While most of Wall Street focuses on large and mega cap stocks, as they provide a degree of safety and liquidity, many investors are limited in the number of shares ...
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This Is America’s Favorite Cleaning Task, But They May Not Be Doing It Right

Doing the laundry might not be everybody’s idea of a good time, but according to the American Cleaning Institute’s 2019 National Cleaning Survey, some 24% of the people polled named ...
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Study: Americans Are Clueless About How Many Calories Are Actually in Their Fast Food

We all know that eating a lot of fast food is bad for our health. That doesn’t stop almost 40% of us from doing just that every day, according to ...
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More Market Calls Returning for $2,000 Gold Ahead

The market fundamentals and technicals both seem to be aligned with gold in mid-2019. The shiny yellow metal is up about 17% so far in 2019, with those gains really ...
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Why Walmart Is So Loved After Earnings, and Why It’s Beating Amazon in 2019

Walmart Inc. (NYSE: WMT) managed to save what otherwise would have been a very weak open to the trading session on Thursday when its earnings of $1.27 per share on ...
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Would You Buy US Debt That Matures in 100 Years?

Several media report that the U.S. Treasury Office of Debt Management has started to consider whether the government should issue 50-year and 100-year bonds. Treasury Secretary Mnuchin confirmed this. Although ...
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JC Penney Results Keep It in Penny Stock Territory

J.C. Penney Co. Inc. (NYSE: JCP) posted quarterly results that will keep its shares in penny stock territory, perhaps permanently. The New York Stock Exchange already has warned the struggling ...
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These Are Peter Fonda’s 71 Films

Peter Fonda died at age 79 of complications of lung cancer. He was part of Hollywood royalty, son of screen legend Henry Fonda and younger brother of megastar Jane Fonda. ...
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Argentina’s Chance of Default Soars

Credit rating agency Fitch believes that the financial and political unrest in Argentina has substantially increased the chance it will default on its sovereign debt. That could deeply trouble the ...
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