Month: June 2019

Drone point of view of Silicon Valley in California Getty Realtor.com’s latest data on 85 luxury markets confirms todays definition of luxury is extremely localized with some markets showing declining sales and price growth. While others like Tampa are summertime hot.  “The data is based on March 2019 year-over-year numbers because that gives us a
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“Zero inventory” has been mostly unobtainable for manufacturers. But cutting-edge 3D printing technology is giving managers renewed hope. Carbon announced Tuesday it raised $260 million in growth funding. This San Francisco company is developing a platform executives claim will bring 3D printing to high-volume production. Selective laser melting, direct metal laser sintering, 3d printing, industry 4.0 Getty
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Starbucks President and Chief Executive Officer Kevin Johnson.  Getty Many of the stocks Wayne Himelsein has recommended before June’s strong upturn are no longer bargains. However, Wayne says Starbucks, which is up over 20% since he recommended it on March 10, is still a buy. Ken Kam: In an incredibly strong June, I saw your
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By Dean Hedeker, Next Avenue Contributor For people nearing retirement or in retirement,  every dollar counts  and planning ahead is paramount. That’s especially true for taxes. Now that 2018 tax returns are behind us, this is an opportune time to look for 2019 tax savings strategies for retirement. Here are two ways to do it: Use
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ASSOCIATED PRESS In the South China Sea, Philippines President Rodrigo Duterte must do the right thing: stand up to China, protect the interests, the resources, and the lives of the Filipino people from China’s aggression; the same way the Indonesian and the Vietnamese leaders did for their own people. And that could ease geopolitical risks,
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Getty Getty Faced with increased scrutiny from the Department of Labor about lackluster efforts to find missing retirement plan participants, employers are asking for permission to send uncashed pension checks—money that belongs to former workers–to state unclaimed property funds. “It’s unbelievable, but everybody has that story of a beneficiary who is sitting on a check
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Photo credit: Getty Getty A health savings account (HSA) is not usually considered a retirement account. The popular choices for retirement savings are 401(k)s, traditional IRAs and Roth IRAs. Like the 401(k), your HSA savings, known as your contributions and any employer contributions, are not taxed. Like both the 401(k), IRA and Roth IRAs, your
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Peter Mazza, his wife, Megan, and their three children. Mazza, who was diagnosed with stage 4 colon cancer in April, has been unable to access the cancer deferment. Source: Peter Mazza Last September, President Donald Trump signed into law a bill allowing people with cancer to press pause on their federal student loan payments. More than
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© 2018 Bloomberg Finance LP Sears is no longer the iconic retailer once was, leaving behind scores of shattered stores, but its landmark buildings are still standing tall. And they’re serving a new community function: homes of entrepreneurs, bringing new life to the local communities. There was a time retail pioneer Sears ruled the US retailing industry. Its mail order
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Traders work on the floor at the New York Stock Exchange, May 23, 2019. Brendan McDermid | Reuters It’s no secret that machines are taking up a bigger and bigger share of investing, but the extent of their influence is approaching shocking proportions. It is as high as 80%, according to one major investing firm.
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Investors should put their money in small- to mid-cap biotech stocks as rhetoric about changing the U.S. health-care system ramps up during the Democratic primary debate season, Jefferies analyst Michael Yee said Friday. “The big biotechs have to buy the big and small biotechs, and that’s where most [health-care] investors have been playing,” Yee said
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Avoid these retirement mistakes. Getty We all know it’s important to save for retirement. Even if you’re saving for retirement, some common mistakes might cause you to run out of money in retirement. Avoiding these 7 retirement savings mistakes can increase the chances that you’ll be able to grow your portfolio and outlive your money. 1. Not starting
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