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A regulation known as the fiduciary rule was finalized by the Department of Labor back in April. Now, financial industry trade groups are taking to the courts to block it. Today, The Wall Street Journal reported that the U.S. Chamber.
Yellen: Rate Hike Coming Soon As we saw on Friday, every word Janet Yellen speaks can move markets. While giving a speech at Harvard University, the chair of the Federal Reserve dropped hints about where interest rates might be headed..
Based on hints from Washington, the Federal Reserve will hike interest rates later this month. Your first reaction may be, Who cares? How much can a bunch of crusty old bureaucrats in D.C. impact me? A lot, actually. The Federal.
Insurers Sitting on Mountains of Cash Going to hospitals is never fun, but at least it doesn’t have to break the bank. Insurance companies like Sun Life Financial Inc (NYSE:SLF) help us weather those storms, but they obviously don’t do.
As an income investor, you might not care much about insurance company Unum Group’s (NYSE:UNM) impressive climb in its stock price recently. But you should pay attention now, because the company just raised its dividend again. On Thursday, May 26,.
Brick-and-mortar retailers might not look that attractive today, but for income investors, there is a good reason to take a look at Lowe’s Companies, Inc. (NYSE:LOW). Why? It just hiked its dividend again. On May 27, Lowe’s announced a 25%.
The U.S. economy did not have a great start in the first quarter of 2016, but the latest report suggests that growth was not as slow as previously reported. Today, the Bureau of Economic Analysis released its latest estimate for.
With gasoline prices being so low, you might think that driving has become cheaper. However, a recent report on auto insurance rates might prove otherwise. Last week, the federal government released its monthly consumer price index (CPI) data related to.
Most people go to university to increase their earnings potential. However, according to a recent study, you can actually see your earnings decline after going to some colleges. A working paper published by the National Bureau of Economic Research (NBER).
Negative Interest Rates Could Hit Here Next Central bank bond purchases have sent yields plunging, leaving some income investors struggling to catch up. In a desperate bid to jump-start the economy, the European Central Bank (ECB) announced in March that.