With millions of Floridians still without power after Hurricane Irma, the Internal Revenue Service has announced its making it easier to tap retirement account money for needs related to Irmas fury. It applies to those who live in designated disaster areasand to those who live elsewhere who want
I want to retire at age 55. I contribute to several retirement savings plans but worry I'll be penalized for withdrawing my savings early. I want to invest additional money somewhere else. Where should I invest? --Dave
Many of us dream of retiring long before our 65th birthday and having more ti
If you’re looking to invest in the healthcare sector, there are a lot of choices. And those choices span quite a few industries.
So when we asked three of our top healthcare contributors to name three of the best stocks to invest in healthcare, it’s not surprising that their responses listed companies in three different industries: medical device makerMasimo (NASDAQ:MASI), pharmacy....More>>>
When it comes to dividend stocks, there are many ways to evaluate them, because there are many types of investors looking for many different things.
One investor might only care about yield. Another investor might just care about stability in the payout, even if it doesn’t throw off much income. When it comes to dividend stocks, I care about several things....More>>>
Emergent Capital (NYSE:EMG) is an interesting company in a unique situation. It has no ongoing operations and simply holds a portfolio of life insurance settlement benefits. Previously known as Imperial Holdings, it acquired life insurance policies from elderly clients who wished to access their equity in these policies in old age. Its business was more commonly known....More>>>
Donald Trumps election as the 45th president of the United States may have shaken the political establishment (and put a few pollsters out of business). What it hasnt done, so far, is upend the stock market. On November 9, hours after Trump clinched his stunning victory, the Dow Jones industrial average closed 1.4% higher, and Standard & Poors 500-stock index jumped 1.1%a remarkable....More>>>
American Express (AXP) is stuck between a rock and a hard place. As it battles MasterCard (MA) and Visa (V), American Express can either try to match their rewards–which will damage its returns–or stand its ground, which will make it hard to compete. Evercore ISI’s David Togut and team explain:
Credit card rewards continue to spiral skywards asAmerican....More>>>
Investors looking for the surest path to dividend growth typically look to the S&P 500 Dividend Aristocrats. These are the supposedly “elite” dividend stocks within the S&P 500 that have not just paid but hiked their regular distributions at least once a ye
Based on the stock price chart above, it is clear that Autobytel Inc. (NASDAQ:ABTL) shares are in a range-bound trend. Shareholders and potential investors in the company may be interested in knowing what the future holds for their investment and whether ABTL stock
Shares of Mylan (NASDAQ:MYL), an embattled branded and generic drug developer perhaps best-known for its allergic reaction injectable medication EpiPen, fell 7% in March, according to data from S&P Global Market Intelligence. Worries continue to mount for Mylan, with four f
Rheumatoid arthritis (RA) is one of the most prominent inflammatory autoimmune diseases in the world and the US, affecting an estimated 4.9 million people globally and 1.3 million Americans. First-line treatment, often a disease-modifying antirheumatic drug (DMARD), is used to reduce symptom
Has Gilead (NASDAQ:GILD) moved so far from R&D and product development within its most core franchise, HIV/AIDS, that it has forgotten to protect those crown jewels quite as thoroughly as it might? Clearly, its HIV/AIDS franchise is strong and probably getting stronger. Ye