For most Americans, Cuba is an isolated third-world island country with a backward economy and a regrettable political and human rights record. With the United States and Cuba having taken small steps to normalize relations in recent months, one of the questions that have been raised is whether
The Dow Jones Industrial Average ended last week on June 26 with a close of 17,946.68, just below its 50-day simple moving average of 18,033.79 which still indicates risk to its 200-day simple moving average of 17,674.73. Four of the tech stocks in the Dow are also components
Prepare to read the most offensive statement I've ever written: "Everyone can succeed in this society if they work hard enough." That sounds like Entrepreneurship 101, right. Entrepreneurship, in a capitalist society like ours, is the great equalizer, a way for people of all backgrounds to take ...
The Chrysler logo is seen outside the Chrysler auto dealer in Broomfield, Colorado October 1, 2014. Fiat Chrysler Automobiles has recalled more than 7,000 vehicles and told 65 owners to stop driving cars with suspension problems. In total, the company is recalling 7,960 vehicles, along with taking the
So much for a sleepy second half. With a possible exit by Greece from the euro, Puerto Rico's governor saying it's unable to pay its debts and Chinese stocks in a bear market, the world for investors changed over a single weekend. "Now that Greece has been caught
WASHINGTON (AP) -- The Supreme Court has ruled against federal regulators' attempt to limit power plant emissions of mercury and other hazardous air pollutants. The rules began to take effect in April, but the court said by a 5-4 vote Monday that the Environmental Protection Agency failed to
Looking at units outstanding versus one week prior within the universe of ETFs covered at ETF Channel, the biggest outflow was seen in the iShares MSCI Emerging Markets ETF (EEM), where 4,050,000 units were destroyed, or a 0.5% decrease week over week. Among the largest underlying components of
A nail-biter for Greece and China, major U.S. economic data, and end-of-quarter position squaring headline a holiday-abbreviated trading week. That's a lot of news packed into four days of potentially dwindling trading volume and cranked tight volatility as markets shutter on Friday for Independence Day.
NEW YORK (AP) -- Shares of bond insurers tumbled Monday after Puerto Rico's governor said the U.S. territory had little hope of paying its $72 billion debt. Puerto Rico's constitution dictates that the debt has to be paid before any other financial obligation is met. Greek bonds plunged,
More older Americans than ever before are pursuing second careers in retirement, engaging in their communities through volunteer work, and living healthy, active lifestyles. But it is virtually impossible today in light of increasing life expectancies and the backdrop of ultra-low rates brought on by the Federal Reserve’s