U.S. equities mostly finished lower on Thursday as the bulls cooled their heels after a multi-day push to new record highs. Hopes for a bipartisan deal on taxes dimmed slightly after President Donald Trump and Congressional Democrats differed on whether border wall funding would be part of the ag
I’m seeing a yearning of many people around my age to return to a simpler time, like when we were growing up. My evidence: the hundreds of interviews I’ve done for Best Places in the World to Retire and the studies we did in which we asked expats about their lives abroad.
Interestingly, many Americans and Canadians have not....More>>>
FBL Financial Group (NYSE:FFG) has been given a consensus broker rating score of 3.00 (Hold) from the three brokers that cover the stock, Zacks Investment Research reports. Three analysts have rated the stock with a hold rating.
Zacks has also assigned FBL Financial Group an industry rank of 185 out of 265 based on the ratings given to related companies.
Check out the companies making headlines before the bell:
Apple Apple will use OLED screens in new iPhone models planned for 2019, according to South Korea’s Electronic Times. Apple currently uses LCD screens in its phones. The news is helping boost the stock of OLED screen maker Universal Display.
Bank of Montreal, Canadian Imperial Bank of Commerce The two large Canadian....More>>>
Canadian home sales fell to the lowest in more than five years in April, as tougher mortgage qualification rules deterred buyers.
The number of homes sold last month declined 2.9 percent from March, the Canadian Real Estate Association said Tuesday from Ottawa. Declines were recorded in about 60 percent of cities tracked including Vancouver, Calgary, Toronto and Montreal.
Global distillery Diageo (NYSE:DEO) isn’t going around with guns a-blazing, but its reason for pursuing the premium and super-premium spirits market is the same as that offered by infamous outlaw Willie Sutton on why he robbed banks: “Because that’s where the money is.”
Diageo was recently reported to be interested in selling off about $1 billion worth of assets, including....More>>>
&l;p&g;The global population is living longer, and as a result, individuals have a wider range of retirement options than ever before. Retirement is no longer a transition into old age but an opportunity for new adventures and lifestyle freedom. The 21st-century retiree is faced with increased complexity due to changing retirement systems, rising health care costs, increased longevity and greater....More>>>
D.A. Davidson & CO. trimmed its position in Archer Daniels Midland (NYSE:ADM) by 40.8% during the first quarter, according to the company in its most recent 13F filing with the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC). The firm owned 8,813 shares of the company’s stock after selling 6,084 shares during the quarter. D.A. Davidson & CO.’s holdings in Archer Daniels Midland were....More>>>
Currently, we have one affordable, fully functional EV on the market – the Chevy Bolt. My parameters are a cost of under $40,000 and a driving range of over 200 miles. The Tesla (TSLA) model 3 will be widely available in 2018. In baseball terms the first batter has entered the batting box in the top of the first inning – EV 1.0.
Despite Facebook’s (FB) choppy recent performance, I like the company and the stock. Facebook has faced challenges recently, in the form of Russian election interference and the subsequent changes Facebook has made leading to a decline in U.S. and Canadian users.
Facebook is focused on the long term and is not just trying to maximize short-term profits or....More>>>
Memorial Day is the traditional start to summer, but the Fourth of July is when the season kicks into high gear. You dont have to go broke to enjoy the beach or backyard barbeques. In fact, you should be able to pick up many of the items you need on the cheap at dollar stores.
Fortune Brands Home & Security, Inc. (FBHS) seems to be a slightly undervalued player in the home improvement segment that has astutely chosen to work with market leaders Home Depot (HD) and Lowes (LOW) instead of compete with them head-on. Market conditions being favorable to the giants in
If you want an investment time horizon that's forever, it will drastically change the way you view the businesses and top stocks you buy for april 2017. Throw out those fresh IPO tech stocks, turnaround stories, and value plays. Instead, look for great businesses in industries that will be nearly im