Day: October 24, 2021

Pension Plans
Retirement Accounts
Social Security

Retirement Plans: Pensions vs. Social Security

Pension vs. Social Security: An Overview There are many different types of income that retired folks draw on, depending on what their life was like during their working days. Two of the most widely-known income streams today include pensions and Social Security, two programs funded and structured in totally different ways. Pensions are typically workplace retirement plans, in […]

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Retire Early
Retirement Living
Retirement Planning

Want to Retire Early? Think Again

Some people consider “early retirement” to mean leaving the workforce at age 55, but most of us do not take this path. Unless you’re lucky enough to have a full pension and benefits that kick in that early—such as full military retirement or from work as a police officer or firefighter—you’ll probably need to work […]

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Dividend Stocks
Dividend Yields
Top Stocks
Top Stocks To Watch

3 Dividend Stocks Under $10 With at Least 8% Dividend Yield

Every investor wants to see his stocks pay off – or he wouldn’t be in the markets. But finding the right investment, the ‘one’ that will bring profits, no matter what direction the overall markets take, can sometimes be challenging. The two simplest courses of action an investor can take to ensure solid returns are […]

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Electric Trucks
Electric Vehicles

Electric Vehicle Stocks Could Fall Victim To Runaway Valuations

Third-quarter earnings season is underway, and one of the most closely watched stocks just presented its scorecard: Tesla Inc.  (NASDAQ:TSLA). Tesla reported record-breaking results, beating expectations on EPS and revenue. Though the company’s stock dropped briefly following the report, Tesla has been on a tear ever since, even crossing the $900 mark in early trading […]

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Energy Sector
Energy Stocks
Global Energy
Oil Drilling
Oil Exploration
Oil Production

Will The Energy Sector Continue To Outperform The Market?

The third quarter of 2021 closed on September 30th. The S&P 500 returned 1.4% for the quarter, and eight of eleven S&P 500 sectors posted a positive return. (Note that all returns discussed here are total returns, which include the effect of dividends paid). September was an especially bad month in the markets, with the […]

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Retirement Planning

It’s no stimulus check, but 17 million Americans are missing out on free money

It’s no stimulus check, but 17 million Americans are missing out on free money The promise of free money is typically pretty alluring. After all, the stimulus checks Congress handed out during the early months of the pandemic were enormously popular, and nearly 3 million people have signed a petition calling for more. So why, […]

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China Property Bubble

China's property bubble just got pricked — why it spells trouble and how to protect yourself

China’s property bubble just got pricked — this could mean trouble for the stock market New home prices in China slid 0.8% in September. It was the country’s first real estate decline in six years, triggered largely by the Evergrande fiasco. Residential sales, meanwhile, tumbled 17%. Given China’s massive role in global trade, its problems […]

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These Pros Aren’t Worried About Inflation and Stagflation. Where to Invest Next.

David Hunt, President and CEO of PGIM, at the Milken Institute Global Conference in Beverly Hills, Calif. Patrick T. Fallon/AFP/Getty Images After a nearly 2½-year hiatus, billionaires and the investors who follow their moves descended on Beverly Hills, Calif., to attend the Milken Institute Global Conference. The theme was “Charting a New Course,” but the […]

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Investment Firms
Investment Management
Real Estate
Real Estate Bubble
TradersPro Sunday

Annual EPS Growth of 500% Jones Lang LaSalle Incorporated (JLL) is Breaking Out Again

Jones Lang LaSalle Incorporated, a professional services company, provides real estate and investment management services in America’s, Europe, the Middle East, Africa, and the Asia Pacific. The company offers a range of real estate services, including agency leasing and tenant representation services; and capital market services, such as debt placement, loan sales, equity placement, loan […]

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Fed Rate Hikes
Federal Reserve
Low Interest Rates
Rising Interest Rates

Analyst Who Exposed Libor as Broken Warns of Rising Rate ‘Tsunami’

(Bloomberg) — Scott Peng knows trouble when he sees it — and right now he detects it all over markets thanks to an oncoming interest-rate “tsunami.” The Advocate Capital Management executive — who helped uncover the biggest scandal in modern banking with a damning 2008 report on Libor manipulation — has a plan. He’s launching […]

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