Monthly Archives: August 2017

Walmart Beats Amazon

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Traditional retailer Walmart is coming back big time. And it is beating on-line retailer Amazon in the last three to six months.

On Wall Street that is.

Walmarts shares have gained 6.55% in the last three months and 19.71% over the last six months compared to 2.17% and 15.67% of Amazon.

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Top 10 Warren Buffett Stocks To Buy Right Now

It is the painful truth Wall Street doesn’t want you to know. All that time you spent researching mutual funds and comparing star ratings in hopes of the finding a Warren Buffett was a waste. You would have been better off watching cat videos and creating memes to cyber shame United Airlines. You could have beaten 90% of mutual fund managers the past 15 years by investing in plain-vanilla....More>>>

Here Are the Two Key Numbers from Apple’s Earnings Report

The Dow touched 22,000 for the first time on Wednesday after a better-than-expected earnings report from Apple Inc. (Nasdaq: AAPL) on Tuesday afternoon.

Analysts were skeptical about Apple stock due to the company’s anticipated release of the iPhone 8. Rumors had circulated about production delays, and many expected weak sales for existing iPhones as customers waited for the new....More>>>

Protect Against Social Security Fraud With an Online Account

The Social Security Administration is adding an extra layer of protection to online accounts.

See Also: Beware Fraudsters When You Go Online

Anyone signing in to an online Social Security account, or signing up for the first time, must provide either a cell-phone number or an e-mail address to receive a unique, one-time code by text or e-mail. The Social Security Administration....More>>>

Why women are poised to make a terrible mistake when it comes to their money

Women are not necessarily well-prepared to manage the money coming towards them in the future.

Only 18% of retirement-age women passed a financial literacy quiz on making a nest egg last through retirement, compared with twice as many men who passed. The quiz was distributed by the American College of Financial Services, and found women had most difficulty in understanding annuity products,....More>>>