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Charles Schwab & Co. takes the lead in offering bargain money management. Who’s got the best exchange-traded funds? Charles Schwab & Co. Vanguard is a close second in this competition. State Street, which got the ETF industry going with its SPDR S&P 500 fund, is in fifth place. BlackRock, whose iShares family is the biggest
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Share to facebook Share to twitter Share to linkedin Trans-Alaska Pipeline (Alyeska pipleline) running through landscape with Mountain range in the distance in Alaska.. (Photo by: Edwin Remsburg/VW Pics via Getty Images) CressCap grades Energy Transfer Partners (ETP)  an A+ based on its high yield, vibrant forward growth and impressive payout ratio. Based on our
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Consumer price inflation data could temporarily take market focus away from trade worries, particularly if it surprises to the upside like Wednesday’s producer prices. Economists expect Thursday’s CPI data to reveal a 0.2 percent increase in both headline CPI and core CPI, excluding energy and food, according to Thomson Reuters. “I wouldn’t expect a big
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U.S. President Trump-imposed tariffs worth $34 billion on Chinese goods were implemented on Jul 6, thereby aggravating the already tensed trade situation between the two largest nations. This is the first time that the United States has officially imposed tariffs targeting Chinese imports, following months of verbal accusations that cheap Chinese imports are unfairly swelling
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Investors aren’t the lemmings that many companies might take them for. And because of some push-back from bond investors back in the early 19th century, we have an innovation that continues to deliver for investors seeking income with some potential for appreciation: the preferred stock. Back in the early 1830’s, America’s railroad network was under
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PepsiCo‘s quarterly numbers Tuesday morning may be a signal for another strong earnings seasons, according to CNBC’s Jim Cramer. “They reported exactly what the bulls wanted,” said Cramer, whose charitable trust owns shares of the New York-based food and beverage company. Pepsi’s stock rose Tuesday after the company reported fiscal second-quarter earnings that beat Wall
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Check out the companies making headlines after the bell on Tuesday: Shares of AAR Corporation lost more than 5 percent in the extended session, after the aviation and expeditionary services provider reported mixed fourth-quarter earnings and revenue. AAR reported earnings per share of 54 cents, beating analysts’ estimates of 51 cents. The company missed on
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Warehouse retailer PriceSmart (NASDAQ:PSMT) recently reported third-quarter number that disappointed investors. Revenues beat consensus estimates, but earnings missed the mark, and net profits were actually down year-over-year due to margin compression. In response to those numbers, PSMT stock fell more than 10%. In the big picture, this post-earnings sell-off in PriceSmart makes a ton of sense.
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Shutterstock It’s here again: another stock downturn. But don’t worry, because today I’m going to show you a “1-click” way to profit from it (and collect a nice 6.8% dividend while you do). The key? Dipping into an out-of-favor sector that outperforms when the market gets fearful. I’m talking about consumer staples, which is down
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Walgreens isn’t the only one feeling the pressure of Amazon’s PillPack acquisition, as one Wall Street analyst copped to underestimating just how aggressively the e-commerce giant would disrupt drugstores. “We are downgrading shares of Walgreen … ending one of the more painful experiences I have endured in my 15 [plus] years as a sell-side analyst,”
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The last earnings season was all about raising expectations for earnings on the back of corporate tax cuts, share buybacks, and a synchronous global economic expansion. A lot has changed in the last three months, according to Nick Raich of Earnings Scout. “Last earnings season it was all about raising estimates. This earnings season, all
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