The TJX Sell-Off Provides An Opportunity

Over the past month and a half, I have personally been working to reduce some of my fairly sizeable cash balance. One of the key cogs has been TJX Companies (NYSE:TJX). As I’ve noted before, TJX has an enviable track record of capital allocation as well as a semi-Amazon (NASDAQ:AMZN) resistant business model. Although Q1 was slightly disappointing, I think the company can trade to....More>>>

Health Bill May Shut Out One-Sixth of Sick: CBO

Transamerica Parent Makes US Deal

DOL Wont Delay June 9 Fiduciary Rule Compliance Date: Acosta

Distributions Out of a Cash Value Life Insurance Policy

A change added to the big health bill that the House passed May 4 could shut about one-sixth of U.S. sick people out of the individual major medical market, and push some of those sick people into employer-sponsored health....More>>>

All-Time Record Bets on Silver… Here's What's Next

 It took nearly 10 years, but it finally happened…   According to a new report from the Federal Reserve Bank of New York, Americans have now borrowed more money than at any time in history.   The report showed that total household debt rose $149 billion in the first quarter of 2017 to $12.73 trillion. As you can see below, this has officially surpassed the previous all-time....More>>>

Starbucks For The Long Term

In the early 1970s the “Nifty 50” were all the rage – growth stocks like International Business Machines (NYSE:IBM), Xerox (NYSE:XRX) General Electric (NYSE:GE), Coca-Cola (NYSE:KO), Procter & Gamble (NYSE:PG), Sears Roebuck (NASDAQ:SHLD), Johnson & Johnson (NYSE:JNJ), McDonald’s (NYSE:MCD), Polaroid and Eastman Kodak (NYSE:KODK), to name a few. In 1973-1974....More>>>