Fed is likely to stay 'patient' and project fewer rate hikes

FILE- In this Feb. 26, 2019, file photo Federal Reserve Chairman Jerome Powell testifies before the Senate Banking, Housing and Urban Affairs Committee on monetary policy on Capitol Hill in Washington. On Wednesday, March 20, the Federal Reserve releases its latest monetary policy statement after a two-day meeting. (AP Photo/Kevin Wolf, File) The Federal Reserve is expected to end its […]

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Climate change is real but the Green New Deal isn't the solution

Seeing green: Beto O’Rourke warns climate change could cause ‘extinction’ The former Texas congressman launches his 2020 presidential campaign with a dire warning. I agree with House Speaker Nancy Pelosi on one thing: The Green New Deal is a pipe dream. It is neither technologically nor politically feasible and doesn’t solve for the fact that global emissions are rising because […]

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Is TJX Companies a Buy?

Investors have some well-founded worries when it comes to buying shares of most national retailers. The industry is characterized by low profit margins and intense competition, after all. Disruption from e-commerce is intensifying those risks, too, making it harder to find companies with advantages that will endure over the next decade and beyond. If those concerns have you avoiding the […]

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This Is How Much Money Americans Think It Takes to Be Rich. Are They Right?

Many of us dream of being wealthy, but what does that actually mean? Is there a certain dollar amount in the bank that propels someone into the "rich" category? To answer that question, personal finance site GOBankingRates conducted a survey and found that Americans have different opinions on the matter. Over 35% of respondents said that to be rich, you'd […]

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New Jersey Is On the Verge of Making Recreational Marijuana Legal

Don't blink, because the marijuana industry is evolving at an incredibly fast pace. Last year alone, we witnessed more than a dozen milestones hit, with Canada becoming the first industrialized country in the world to legalize adult-use weed, the U.S. Food and Drug Administration giving the green light to a cannabis-derived drug, and even the first Canadian pot stock debuting […]

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Is Celgene and Bristol-Myers a Match Made in Heaven or Doomed to Fail?

Bristol-Myers Squibb (NYSE: BMY) shocked everybody when it announced its $74 billion acquisition of Celgene (NASDAQ: CELG) earlier this year. Not everyone was happy, with the merger drawing the ire of some of the biggest institutional investors. Is this deal as bad as they fear? A bit of background Continue Reading Below Bristol-Myers' most important drug is the megablockbuster immuno-oncology […]

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Time is just right for moving more Americans from welfare to work

Trump 2020 budget looks to reform America’s welfare programs FOX News contributor Deroy Murdock discusses how President Trump’s 2020 budget proposal is looking to reform the country’s welfare programs. The Trump administration this week released its 2020 budget request, which offers bold and effective welfare reforms that can capitalize on a roaring economy and move more Americans into the workforce. […]

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