3 Signs Early Retirement Isn't For You

When you're dreaming of the moment you can stop setting your alarm clock and start spending your days enjoying life on your own terms, early retirement may sound like a dream come true. Of course, nearly everyone wants to spend as much time in retirement as possible. And considering the median retirement age is 62 according to the Employee Benefit […]

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Did TJX and Ross Stores Avoid the Retail Slowdown Last Quarter?

U.S. retail sales grew strongly in 2018, driving big sales gains for many major retailers. Off-price giants TJX Companies (NYSE: TJX) and Ross Stores (NASDAQ: ROST) were no exception, reporting comparable-store sales growth of 6% and 4%, respectively, last year. That said, retail sales trends have become volatile recently. Many retailers have reported sales slowdowns over the past six months […]

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India Assets to Cheer Exit Polls Predicting Second Term for Modi

In this article India’s stocks, rupee and bonds will likely gain Monday as exit polls showed Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s party is set to retain power. Most exit polls predicted a majority for the Bharatiya Janata Party and its allies as the nation’s six-week-long general election ended Sunday. Votes will be counted Thursday. The forecasts come when the optimistic tone […]

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More Than Half of Americans Live Paycheck to Paycheck. Here's How to Break That Cycle.

When you live paycheck to paycheck, the tiniest hiccup could throw you for a financial loop. And that's a pretty stressful way to live. Unfortunately, it's also a practice that 59% of Americans uphold, according to a recent report by Schwab. If you've been living paycheck to paycheck, it's crucial that you break that cycle before it lands you in […]

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The Aussie startup trying to give robots a sense of touch

When it comes to picking up objects humans beat robots hands down, though that could soon change. "People can do amazing things with their hands: picking up objects of different sizes, shapes and weights,"says co-founder of robotics sensor startup Contactile, Heba Khamis. Heba Khamis pitches her research earlier this year. "Robots can’t do that. They need to be pre-programmed for […]

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26% of Older Americans Are Making This Huge Social Security Mistake

When we think about the various income sources we might have available in retirement, it's natural for Social Security to top that list. Those benefits are instrumental in helping millions of seniors today stay afloat financially. Relying too heavily on those benefits, however, could spell trouble for those nearing retirement. But unfortunately, a large chunk of older workers may wind […]

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Defunct steelmaker's 21-story headquarters to be imploded

Sixteen thousand tons of Bethlehem Steel is due to collapse in a matter of seconds as a demolition crew imploded Martin Tower, the defunct steelmaker's former world headquarters. Continue Reading Below Crowds are expected on Sunday to watch the demolition of the area's tallest building, a 21-story monolith that opened at the height of Bethlehem Steel's power and profitability. America's […]

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6 Things Johnson & Johnson Wants You to Know About Its Pharmaceuticals

Despite some ups and downs, Johnson & Johnson's (NYSE: JNJ) pharmaceutical division consistently outperforms its peers in terms of branded drug sales. As a result, pharmaceutical sales are now responsible for a majority of the healthcare conglomerate's total revenue. Sales of J&J's former top product, Remicade, have started sliding, thanks to competition from lower-cost biosimilars. The company recently presented a […]

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