Millennials, low earners spend more on lottery tickets and other financial vices

DOJ: All internet gambling is now illegal Bragg Gaming CEO Dominic Mansour on the potential impact of a Department of Justice opinion that all internet gambling is now illegal and the growth of sports betting. Individuals who earn less than $30,000 per year are more likely to spend money on vices such as alcohol, tobacco, lottery tickets and other forms […]

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Did Lowe’s Just Win the Home Improvement War in Q2?

Lowe’s Companies Inc. (NYSE: LOW) released its fiscal second-quarter financial results before the markets opened on Wednesday. The home improvement retailer said that it had $2.15 in earnings per share (EPS) and $21.0 billion in revenue, compared with consensus estimates that called for $2.00 in EPS and $20.94 billion in revenue. In the same period of last year, it said […]

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Low Vol & Quality: Two Popular ETF Factor Flavors

This article was originally published on ETFTrends.com. Among factor-based strategies, low or minimum volatility and quality are again proving popular with advisors and investors in 2019. The iShares Edge MSCI USA Quality Factor ETF (Cboe: QUAL) and the iShares MSCI USA Minimum Volatility ETF (Cboe: USMV) are among the exchange traded funds (ETFs) benefiting from that theme. QUAL seeks to […]

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Why Low Volatility is Working Now

This article was originally published on ETFTrends.com. As has been widely documented, low volatility strategies and exchange traded funds, such as the Invesco S&P 500 Low Volatility ETF (NYSEArca: SPLV), are doing what they are designed amid the recent uptick in equity market volatility. That objective is to provide investors with less downside capture when stocks tumble. SPLV tracks the […]

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Why Lowe’s Is Suffering in Q3

Lowe’s Companies, Inc. (NYSE: LOW) released fiscal third quarter financial results before markets opened Tuesday. The company said that it had $1.04 in earnings per share (EPS) and $17.42 billion in revenue, versus consensus estimates that called for $0.98 in EPS and $17.36 billion in revenue. The same period from last year had $1.05 in EPS and $16.77 billion in […]

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