After wiping a trillion dollars or so off the value of global bonds and sending yields soaring, some market watchers are arguing the rout inspired by Donald Trumps surprise election victory is looking overdone.
Technical analyst Mark Arbeter on Tuesday said he was reversing the bearish call he made on Treasurys in July when yields were trading near the all-time low around 1.3%.
The stock market lost ground on Monday, sending major market benchmarks lower by more than half a percentage point. The Dow lost its grip on the 20,000 mark in the wake of concerns about economic growth and new U.S. immigration policy, and some believe that the broader geopolitical climate could have a negative impact on global commerce that in turn could start affecting multinational corporations’....More>>>
With the S&P 500 yielding less than 2%, dividend investors wanting more than that paltry payout can look to individual stocks for better yields. All dividend stocks aren’t created equal, though, so investors should be picky. A high yield often comes with risks, and the last thing any dividend investor wants is for a dividend cut to both slash their income and drive down the value of a....More>>>
With President Trump and the Republican-controlled Congress placing a high priority on tax reform, the table has been set for significant changes. The administration has touted it as the “biggest tax cut and the largest tax reform” ever.
But detailsand momentumso far have been lacking, which makes it hard for taxpayers to plan ahead.The White House released a one-page tax-reform....More>>>
The stock markets gains may have you dancing a jig. But they may also have you breaking into a sweat. To ease your anxiety, you might consider adding a small dose of alternative investmentsthings that zig when the stock market zagsto your portfolio, even if it means giving up some po