Consider REIT ETFs as Trade Uncertainty Looms Over Markets

This article was originally published on ETFTrends.com. Real estate investment trusts and sector-related ETFs could be an area for investors to look to as the U.S.-China trade tiff grips the markets. REITs are comprised of companies that own office towers, hotels, shopping malls and other commercial properties, offering investors exposure to the domestic economy and away from the uncertainty associated […]

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Trump should consider withdrawing from Iraq as well as Syria

President Trump says US troops in Iraq are positioned to counter any potential ISIS resurgence in Syria. Trump defends his decision to withdraw U.S. forces from Syria during unannounced visit to Iraq; Lucas Tomlinson reports from the Pentagon. On his surprise visit to U.S. forces in Iraq Wednesday, President Trump defended his decision to withdraw all 2,000 U.S. troops from […]

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Regulators consider breaking up utility over safety concerns

California regulators said Friday they are considering splitting up Pacific Gas & Electric Co. or making other drastic changes amid concerns over the utility's role in recent gas explosions and wildfires. Among the options under consideration by the California Public Utilities Commission are breaking up the utility's natural gas and electric distribution and transmission divisions; replacing part or all of […]

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3 ETFs to Consider as a Possible Liquidity Crisis in BBB Bonds Looms

This article was originally published on ETFTrends.com. At the height of the extended bull market, risky less-than-investment-grade bonds were in vogue with their attractive yields, particularly in a rising rate environment, but BBB bonds that are on the cusp of high yield status could be facing a liquidity crisis, according to a recent CNBC report. As the volatility seen has […]

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In Your 50s? Consider Buying These 3 Stocks

Investors in their 50s are often looking toward retirement in the not-too-distant future, so it makes sense for them to favor wealth-preserving, income-generating stocks. That doesn't mean that this investing cohort must completely give up on growth, however. It might not be easy to find companies that have non-prohibitive valuations, substantial dividend components, and solid underlying businesses with the potential […]

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This Labor Day, consider a labor reform that both Democrats and Republicans can get behind

Labor Day was established in the late 19th century as a way to honor all the workers who contribute to the wealth and prosperity of America. Since then, there’s been a seismic shift in what jobs and industries dominate American life. More than ever before, workers today seek greater freedom and flexibility at the workplace. So why has Congress been unable to […]

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