Weighing The Week Ahead: The Costly Quest For Fresh Fears

By Jeff Miller ByJeff Miller The economic calendar is normal with an emphasis on housing and sentiment data Earnings season is in full swing and expectations remain high We have witnessed improvement on several fronts Since that is not very newsworthy the punditry will be asking

Forget FAANG: Top 10 Big-Yields, Lower Risk

By Blue Harbinger ByBlue Harbinger Will FAANG Continue to Dominate Will FAANG Continue to Dominate Will FAANG Continue to Dominate Will FAANG Continue to Dominate The collective market capitalization of FAANG is nearly 3 trillion and that s fairly

eBay Throws Wrench Into Walmart's Plan to Buy Flipkart

Acquiring Indian online marketplace Flipkart isn t going to go smoothly for Walmart NYSE WMT After making overtures to purchase a majority stake of the service and performing its due diligence Amazon com NASDAQ AMZN was reportedly ready to make a competing offer for

This Intel Processor Rumor Doesn't Sound Right

A little while back industry watcher David Schor who posts on WikiChip com tweeted the following proposal for a future Intel NASDAQ INTC processor Anyone from Intel please pitch this SKU to management Launch Date June 8 2018 SKU Intel

Half of Americans Aren’t Saving for Retirement. Here’s How to Do Better

We re told we re supposed to consistently set aside money for the future to avoid running out 160 of it in retirement but only half of U S workers are heeding that advice New data tells us that 49 of Americans actively are saving for retirement which means that…

What's the Biggest Social Security Benefit I Can Get (and How Do I Get It)?

If you want to be financially secure in retirement then making the most of Social Security can be critical in putting together a smart financial plan The perfect retirement strategy involves a combination of Social Security benefits private pension payments and income from your

Disney World Winds the Frog with Toy Story Land

Fans of the original Toy Story 160 movie know that the grand scheme to free Buzz Lightyear and his fellow mistreated playthings starts with the simple command of setting a wind up frog in motion This summer Disney NYSE DIS 160 hopes to wind the frog with Toy Story

Big Week Ahead for Eli Lilly: Here's What to Look For

One of America s largest pharmaceutical companies Eli Lilly and Company NYSE LLY has a 160 lot going on next week 160 A panel of experts will convene on Monday to discuss a potential blockbuster s once rejected application The next day management is scheduled to

7 Reasons Not to Worry About Demand for Tesla, Inc.'s Model 3

When it comes to Tesla s NASDAQ TSLA business there are a number of things that should concern investors For instance CEO Elon Musk s promise of profits in the second half of this year has a major contingency The automaker will need to more than double its current weekly

This Bipartisan Bill Could Change Americans' Retirement Options

Saving for retirement is undoubtedly a challenge for most Americans which is why average retirement account balances are far too low and 39 of American workers have nothing saved for retirement at all The good news is there are efforts under way to try to increase savings

Pivotal Software's Modest IPO Debut A Victim Of Freaky Friday

The View From Silicon Valley The View From Silicon ValleyThe View From Silicon Valley iStockphoto iStockphoto Pivotal Software ticker PVTL was sideswiped with a funky day to debut on Wall Street proving again that even the best laid plans don t always pan out Pivotal

Spirit Airlines' Small-Jet Strategy Is Confusing for 1 Big Reason

For more than a decade Spirit Airlines NYSE SAVE has exclusively operated Airbus NASDAQOTH EADSY A320 family jets Today the 182 seat Airbus A320 is the backbone of Spirit s fleet accounting for roughly half of its aircraft Meanwhile the 145 seat A319 and 228 seat

Better Buy: Coca-Cola vs. Anheuser Busch InBev

Coca Cola NYSE KO and Anheuser Busch InBev NYSE BUD have long been bastions of bountiful dividend income for investors With the soda titan and beer king currently yielding 3 5 and 3 8 respectively that remains the case today But which of these dividend stalwarts is

Here's What Tax Reform Really Meant for Average Americans

Nobody likes to pay taxes and that s why so many people were excited at the prospects of tax reform With lower tax rates higher standard deductions and expanded credits many taxpayers hope that they ll see much lower taxes when they file their returns next April for the 2018

5 Signs You Need to Clean Up Your Finances

Recently I had lunch with a friend who asked me whether it made sense to keep paying down her various credit card balances or consolidate her debt and take it from there When I asked her how much she was on the hook for she turned red and muttered More…

Breaking of Ranges is Unlikely To Be on the Cards for Gold

DailyFX com Fundamental Forecast for Gold Neutral Talking Points Gold prices has its 1st weekly decline since March Rising expectations for 3 more rate hikes and easing geopolitical tensions weigh on prices

Weekly Trading Forecast: ECB, US GDP Top Action-Packed Calendar

DailyFX com First quarter US GDP data and an ECB monetary policy announcement headline an action packed set of top tier event risk in the week ahead US Dollar Forecast US Dollar Looks to GDP Data for Another Upward Push The US Dollar

GBP: The Trend Remains Your Long-Term Friend

DailyFX com Talking Points UK inflation slips lower than expected but wage pressures build Bank of England s Carney gives nothing away UK Q1 GDP is released at the end of the week The DailyFX Q2

Yen Weakness Remains as Japanese Inflation Settles: The BoJ is On Deck

DailyFX com Talking Points US Dollar Shows Strength Ahead of ECB BoJ Rate Decisions JPY in the Spotlight Yen Weakness Shows Ahead of Japanese Inflation Trading USD Pairs Our IG

Australian Dollar Faces Potential Local CPI and US GDP Miss

DailyFX com Australian Dollar Fundamental Forecast Neutral Talking Points Australian Dollar paid more attention to sentiment last week than relevant economic data Local CPI and US GDP could disappoint taking the

OPEC Approaches ’Mission Accomplished’ Moment in Jeddah, WTI nears $70

DailyFX com Fundamental Forecast for USOIL Bullish Talking Points Brent options skew showing the strongest bias for further gains in four years OPEC looks to have nearly cleared the glut turning the focus on what is next

S&P 500, DAX & FTSE – Outlook Shrouded in Uncertainty

DailyFX com Talking Points A few high impact data events S amp P 500 short term technical outlook murky ECB meeting on Thursday key event for the DAX UK GDP on Friday FTSE will look to try and hold onto its recent

FX Markets Show Speculative Complacency Has Not Been Resolved

DailyFX com Talking Points The first quarter of 2018 registered a remarkably level of volatility for a range of capital markets and US indices in particular Where the VIX surged however the price based and options derived implied volatility in FX

Intel Makes Questionable Claim in Annual Filing

In chip giant Intel s NASDAQ INTC most recent annual filing with the Securities and Exchange Commission the company includes a section in which it goes over what it believes are its key competitive advantages over its peers in the industry Among the listed competitive

US Dollar Looks to GDP Data for Another Upward Push

DailyFX com Fundamental Forecast for the US Dollar BULLISH US Dollar vaults higher as Fed rate hike speculation heats up Continued gains likely if first quarter GDP data outperforms Macro and Merkel visit

More Wells Fargo Refunds Coming After $1 Billion Fine

Wells Fargo agreed Friday to pay 1 billion in penalties after the bank was fined by two federal regulators the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau and the Office of the Comptroller of the Currency If you have had an auto or home loan at the bank you could get money back…

2 Reasons Spotify Could Be More Profitable Than Apple Music

Apple NASDAQ AAPL may be the most profitable company in the world but that doesn t necessarily mean that its music streaming business contributes much to the bottom line In a recent research note Macquarie Research analyst Ben Schachter estimated that Apple Music has a gross

2 Terrible Stocks for Retirees

Once you retire investing intelligently takes on a whole new meaning Instead of putting new money into your portfolio you re likely taking money out of it to cover your costs of living Despite that change in perspective you may very well still have decades ahead of you and

Pressure Builds for EUR/USD with the ECB and US GDP Next Week

DailyFX com Talking Points Conviction never solidified for the S amp P 500 led equity breakout this past week but even measured technical progress fell apart Market conditions are growing more fluid while possible catalysts grow more numerous I

Qualcomm's Nightmare Continues as U.S. Regulators Slam ZTE

China has been a tough market for Qualcomm NASDAQ QCOM over the past few years Chinese regulators fined the chipmaker nearly 1 billion in late 2015 over its licensing practices and forced it to lower its licensing fees for Chinese OEMs Even then some Chinese OEMs