Conflicts over taxes, spending and entitlements will very likely continue for decades – and transform the outlook for investing.
The spectacular success of Apple’s iPhone is spilling over to the telecoms that provide wireless service – particularly the two giants in the business, AT&T and Verizon. This gives rise to an excellent opportunity for long-term investors, since both stocks provide generous yields of 5.2% or more.
I’ve recently had to upgrade my five-year-old computer equipment, so I’ve been hanging out a lot at the local Apple store. And I’ve been struck once again by just how well designed Apple’s products are. Admittedly, the iPad seems like a solution in search of a problem – I’m still not quite sure what to do with the one I …
After cutting back for three years, Americans are feeling more relaxed about borrowing and have started increasing their debt levels again. Is that smart? And how does your own financial situation compare?
Google shares shot up more than 12% in after-hours trading on Thursday following the company’s report of surprisingly good second-quarter earnings. Results were far stronger than analysts expected, with both revenue and net income increasing more than 32%. Cash and marketable securities rose to more than $39 billion, compared with debt …
There’s a convincing argument that real estate is today’s best long-term buy.
The conventional thinking on spending money in retirement isn't really true.
This simple portfolio with a dozen holdings offers steady income and low risk.
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If, as some are saying, the long-term safety of U.S. Treasury bonds can no longer be counted on, the rules of investing will need to be rewritten.
The Misery Index has just reached a 28-year high. But some Americans are a lot more miserable than others.