Stanley Black & Decker (NYSE:SWK) issued an update on its FY18 earnings guidance on Friday morning. The company provided EPS guidance of $8.30-8.50 for the period, compared to the Thomson Reuters consensus EPS estimate of $8.44.
NYSE:SWK opened at $150.01 on Friday. Stanley Black &am
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I have sold my shares in my business as part of my plan to retire at 55. I now have to rely on investments alone for income. Selling a business generates money upfront, but then what? I had taken over my own investments from mutual funds in 2009, and I guess that made me lucky rather than good. Since the crash of oil, investing has been a lot less fun and a lot less profitable.
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