Monday, June 17, 2019
Investors in their 50s are often looking toward retirement in the not-too-distant future, so it makes sense for them to favor wealth-preserving, income-generating stocks. That doesn't mean that this investing cohort must completely give up on growth, however. It might...
Would you love to retire early? So many people have that goal, and for a variety of reasons. For some, it's a matter of escaping a tough work schedule and the pressures that come with it. For others, it's an...
Last year, cryptocurrencies were unstoppable. And while sheer momentum can be partly responsible for that strength, much of it was due to the emergence of blockchain technology. Put simply, blockchain offers a brand-new way of transmitting money without using traditional banking networks, as...
There are now more open jobs than there are workers to fill them, and that situation will only get worse as the holiday season begins. Seasonal hiring will create even more demand for workers, and that should force companies to raise...
Investors looking to get the most bang for their buck ultimately will want at least a portion of their portfolios in technology issues, and here's why: While the broader market, as represented by the S&P 500, has gained an impressive...
Amazon.com (NASDAQ:AMZN) has achieved stunning returns for early stockholders, climbing from less than $2 per share shortly after its 1997 IPO to nearly $2,000 per share as of this writing. And even if you had bought shares of the e-commerce juggernaut...
Everybody's talking about Tesla (NASDAQ:TSLA) right now, and not necessarily in a good way. With the news that CEO Elon Musk was the target of an SEC lawsuit, which he then settled, Tesla shares have plummeted and the market seems to be weighing whether...
Lockheed Martin (NYSE:LMT) is reportedly talking to Air Force officials about an updated version of its F-22 Raptor that would borrow heavily from the F-35 joint strike fighter, a potentially cost-efficient option for government officials concerned that the nation's air wing...
After many years of underperforming its key rival, stock in United Parcel Service (NYSE:UPS) is up nearly 13% in the last six months compared with the flat performance of FedEx Corporation(NYSE:FDX). The question is whether it can continue. Let's take a look at...
Your 40s are a great time to make significant contributions to your investment portfolio. With your career likely well established by now, this decade usually includes some particularly strong earnings years. In addition, retirement is still far enough away...

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