S&P500
2473.45
-0.38
-0.02%
 
NASDAQ
6390.002
+4.96
+0.0777%
 
NYSE
11944.495
+3.155
+0.0264%
 
MMM
212.45
+0.35
+0.17%
 
AXP
85.35
-0.58
-0.67%
 
T
36.52
+0.39
+1.08%
 
BA
210.28
-0.6
-0.28%
 
CAT
107.32
-0.53
-0.49%
 
CVX
104.63
+0.17
+0.16%
 
CSCO
31.86
-0.04
-0.13%
 
KO
44.82
-0.01
-0.02%
 
DD
84.83
-0.52
-0.61%
 
XOM
80.86
+0.01
+0.01%
 
GE
26.69
-0.25
-0.93%
 
GS
222.3
-0.57
-0.26%
 
HD
147.03
-6.27
-4.09%
 
INTC
34.75
+0.19
+0.55%
 
IBM
147.66
+0.13
+0.09%
 
JNJ
136.57
+1.36
+1.01%
 
JPM
91.2
0.00
0.00%
 
MCD
154.21
+0.32
+0.21%
 
MRK
62.94
+0.32
+0.51%
 
MSFT
74.22
+0.36
+0.49%
 
NKE
59.1
+1.33
+2.30%
 
PFE
33.54
-0.08
-0.24%
 
PG
88.6
+0.25
+0.28%
 
TRV
124.57
-1.89
-1.49%
 
UNH
191.5
+2.31
+1.22%
 
UTX
122.45
-0.63
-0.51%
 
VZ
44.22
+0.77
+1.77%
 
V
98.11
-0.14
-0.14%
 
WMT
76.02
+0.15
+0.20%
 
DIS
107.36
+0.54
+0.51%
 
S&P500
2473.45
-0.38
-0.02%
 
NASDAQ
6390.002
+4.96
+0.0777%
 
NYSE
11944.495
+3.155
+0.0264%
 
MMM
212.45
+0.35
+0.17%
 
AXP
85.35
-0.58
-0.67%
 
T
36.52
+0.39
+1.08%
 
BA
210.28
-0.6
-0.28%
 
CAT
107.32
-0.53
-0.49%
 
CVX
104.63
+0.17
+0.16%
 
CSCO
31.86
-0.04
-0.13%
 
KO
44.82
-0.01
-0.02%
 
DD
84.83
-0.52
-0.61%
 
XOM
80.86
+0.01
+0.01%
 
GE
26.69
-0.25
-0.93%
 
GS
222.3
-0.57
-0.26%
 
HD
147.03
-6.27
-4.09%
 
INTC
34.75
+0.19
+0.55%
 
IBM
147.66
+0.13
+0.09%
 
JNJ
136.57
+1.36
+1.01%
 
JPM
91.2
0.00
0.00%
 
MCD
154.21
+0.32
+0.21%
 
MRK
62.94
+0.32
+0.51%
 
MSFT
74.22
+0.36
+0.49%
 
NKE
59.1
+1.33
+2.30%
 
PFE
33.54
-0.08
-0.24%
 
PG
88.6
+0.25
+0.28%
 
TRV
124.57
-1.89
-1.49%
 
UNH
191.5
+2.31
+1.22%
 
UTX
122.45
-0.63
-0.51%
 
VZ
44.22
+0.77
+1.77%
 
V
98.11
-0.14
-0.14%
 
WMT
76.02
+0.15
+0.20%
 
DIS
107.36
+0.54
+0.51%
 

Latest News

What the Senate’s 3.8% Surtax Would Have Meant for Taxpayers

Before the American Health Care Act was rejected, Republicans in the Senate were planning to keep a 3.8% surtax targeting investment income as part of their proposed healthcare bill; this fee could impact you if you earn money from investments. While the bill was killed in the Senate, President Donald Trump has made it clear … Continue reading “What the Senate’s 3.8% Surtax Would Have Meant for Taxpayers”

An Honest Look at Shopify’s Value

Shopify (NYSE: SHOP) is currently priced at $93 in the stock market, up from $70 in mid-April. It was priced at a paltry $28 in May 2015m and a measly $32 in July 2016. To say this stock is on fire would be an understatement. However, it has some room to rise before re-approaching its … Continue reading “An Honest Look at Shopify’s Value”

The Facial Features that Identify Wealth

Do you look rich? Can you tell if someone is well off? How much does a person’s look give away about their standing in society, and are we all subconsciously responding to that look? These were some of the main questions in a study that was conducted by Toronto scientists. The hypothesis coming in was … Continue reading “The Facial Features that Identify Wealth”

Is it Time to Hop on Board with BofI Holding?

BofI Holding (NASDAQ: BOFI) is currently priced at $24, but it wasn’t long ago when the stock hovered around the $5 mark until 2012. The banking company has steadily climbed upward across the past half-decade. Its 52-week high is $35.98, and its 52-week low is $13.47. This is a massive price range for a single … Continue reading “Is it Time to Hop on Board with BofI Holding?”

President Trump IS Great for Business — The News Business

Donald Trump began his campaign to be elected the president of the United States in 2016 with a speech on June 16, 2015, that included the vow “I will be the greatest jobs president that God ever created.” Trump’s vow — and his repeated emphasis during the campaign to bring back jobs lost in recent decades … Continue reading “President Trump IS Great for Business — The News Business”

Bankrupt Illinois Hikes Income Taxes By 32%  

The State of Illinois is perilously close to the edge, and experts predict it could become the first US state to file for bankruptcy. The beleaguered, Democrat-controlled state is already in hot water because of its extreme financial practices and programs, and is now scrambling to avoid bankruptcy by placing a hefty burden on the … Continue reading “Bankrupt Illinois Hikes Income Taxes By 32%  “

Is There a Such Thing as Stocks Being Too High?

When it comes to stocks, the general hope is the ones you buy will increase in value so you’ll see a return on your investment. You may pay pennies on a slice of a new company’s stocks only to see that number grow to hundreds, thousands, or sometimes millions of dollars. That said, there are … Continue reading “Is There a Such Thing as Stocks Being Too High?”

What the Senate Health Care Plan Means for Your Wealth Nest Egg

For months, all we’ve heard about regarding the health care conversation in the United States are how many people are going to be insured under the Senate’s new plan…or not. Too often ignored is that fact that our politicians are legislating regulations for one of the country’s largest industries. You can hate Obama, but you … Continue reading “What the Senate Health Care Plan Means for Your Wealth Nest Egg”

Cuba is Making it Clear: Capitalism is Not Welcome There

Michael Corleone had his future planned out. Leaving his half-brother Tom Hagen in charge of the illegitimate “family business,” Corleone flew to Cuba in 1958 with the intention of buying a hotel from business partner Hyman Roth. Corleone believes he is on the verge of being a legitimate business executive who owns hotels in Las … Continue reading “Cuba is Making it Clear: Capitalism is Not Welcome There”

Pricier Vehicles Leading to Longer Loan Payment Plans

Auto sales account for approximately 20 percent of all retail spending, and auto purchases have been on the rise. In 2016, new car purchases in America reached an all-time high, which many consider a sign of expanding consumer confidence. However, the array of available options is greater than ever before, and has led to pricier vehicles. According … Continue reading “Pricier Vehicles Leading to Longer Loan Payment Plans”

Why You Should Hold Off on Investing in iRobot – At Least For Now

Headquartered in Bedford, MA, iRobot Corporation (NASDAQ: IRBT) makes robots for use in the home, the exploration of space and military endeavors. Perhaps you have heard of the Roomba robot that vacuums home floors with the mere press of a button. This is iRobot’s most popular and profitable creation. Yet the company has produced dozens … Continue reading “Why You Should Hold Off on Investing in iRobot – At Least For Now”

US Considers Sanctions on Chinese Companies that Deal with North Korea

Tension between the United States and North Korea continue to intensify; recently the Trump team began to increase pressure on China to use its economic leverage to help constrain leader Kim Jong Un. With mounting concerns about North Korea’s nuclear program and the death of recently released American student Otto Warmbier, tensions are at an … Continue reading “US Considers Sanctions on Chinese Companies that Deal with North Korea”

Recap: 5 Stock Options to Consider in 2017

Whether you’re a long-time investor or just getting started in the market, there are thousands of opinions about which stocks are right for your particular situation. Our analysts have crunched the numbers, and come up with a short list of some of the best stocks for 2017. Some of these stocks are priced under $10 … Continue reading “Recap: 5 Stock Options to Consider in 2017”

Why Financial Service Firms Are Turning More Conservative

In the financial services sector, there is a current trend toward more conservative thoughts and ideas. This is especially true in their leasing activity, where these firms find they are leasing smaller amounts of space and reducing the number of leases they are offering. But what is the cause of this? And what does it … Continue reading “Why Financial Service Firms Are Turning More Conservative”

How is the Housing Market Really Doing This Year?

It is hard to tell if the housing market has really recovered from the economic downturn of 2007-2008. While there is clear evidence that it is doing well, a number of challenges and risks remain, especially in certain areas. Following is an overview that can help investors know if pouring money in real estate is … Continue reading “How is the Housing Market Really Doing This Year?”

Can NVIDIA Continue Its Meteoric Ascent?

NVIDIA (NASDAQ: NVDA) is the talk of Wall Street for good reason. The company’s stock is currently priced at $159 per share, up from $46 last summer. Plenty of people are adamant this incredible run can continue, but others are taking profits off the table and heading to the sidelines, assuming the stock will cool … Continue reading “Can NVIDIA Continue Its Meteoric Ascent?”

Investing in Gold: Are You Doing it Right?

With continual market fluctuations, it’s time to take a look at how gold has always been an investment that will preserve wealth. Even when inflation is rising, gold will increase in value. When physical dollars are losing value, it’s time to invest in hard assets such as gold. If you invest in gold, you aren’t … Continue reading “Investing in Gold: Are You Doing it Right?”