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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5 Reasons to Stay Heavily Invested in Stocks Forever

If you owned stocks during the final months of 2018, looking at your portfolio and investment account statements was almost certainly an exercise in pain management. Essentially, we all took ugly haircuts. Then came 2019, and for reasons that were no better than the ones that drove prices down, shares recovered for the best January since 1987 (incidentally, another year […]

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Chris Collins to stay on ballot despite insider-trading arrest

Rep. Chris Collins, the New York Republican arrested on insider-trading charges, will remain on the ballot in the general election despite suspending his campaign, the Associated Press reported, citing Erie County GOP Chairman Nick Langworthy. Langworthy said during an afternoon news conference that he felt like a "groom jilted at the altar" after Collins changed course, the Buffalo News added. […]

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2 Dividend Stocks to Stay Away From — and 1 Worth Buying

One of the best parts of investing is getting paid simply to own a stock. However, that doesn't mean dividend stocks require less research from individual investors. If anything, they might require more to ensure the yields are sustainable and that the total returns (stock performance plus dividends distributed) still result in long-term gains. Unfortunately, that's not always the case. […]

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Best stock investing strategy now is just to ‘stay home’

U.S. stock market is the star on the world stage, writes Ed Yardeni. See full story. Tesla sank 8% on Friday as investors digested the news of a widening SEC probe of Chief Executive Elon Musk’s go-private tweet, and after the New York Times published an interview in which Musk described an emotional year and said the “worst is yet […]

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