Retailers will be getting the aisles set to go when the big—and at-times legendary—Black Friday begins in four days’ time. This is the most important day of the year for the retail sector: it could be the difference between having a good year or a marginal one.
I have heard some retail pundits say this Friday could generate as much … Read More
For those who believe the housing market is set for a downfall after running higher for five years, you may want to rethink that.
The reality is that the housing market is faring quite well right now, boosted by decent jobs growth—more than 200,000 monthly for the majority of 2014—and an unemployment rate at 5.8%.
The fact that the financing … Read More
Not too long ago, the European Central Bank (ECB), to fight the economic slowdown in the eurozone, lowered its benchmark interest rates. The hope with this move was the same as it was in the U.S., England, Japan, or other countries that are facing economic scrutiny: lowering interest rates will eventually increase lending and eventually bring in economic growth. In … Read More
“What should you do when the house isn’t in order?”
A good friend of mine … Read More
Are the long-term retirement plans of working Americans being held hostage by the Federal Reserve?… Read More
One of the basic rules that investors should follow when it comes to portfolio management … Read More
Your 401(k) is supposed to be a retirement account with a long investing horizon—not a … Read More