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China Urges U.S. to Abandon 'Cold War' Mindset in Bilateral Ties

Top Finance News - Sat, 01/20/2018 - 8:21pm

China’s National Defense Ministry said the U.S. should abandon a “Cold War” mindset and view Chinese national security and military efforts “rationally and objectively.”

Does Novavax Inc’s (NASDAQ:NVAX) Earnings Growth Make It An Outperformer?

Top Finance News - Sat, 01/20/2018 - 5:55pm

When Novavax Inc (NASDAQ:NVAX) announced its most recent earnings (30 September 2017), I did two things: looked at its past earnings track record, then look at what is happening inRead More...

Delta Air Lines Gets Ready to Expand Again in Seattle and Boston

Top Finance News - Sat, 01/20/2018 - 3:20pm

Seattle and Boston have been two of Delta's most important growth markets in recent years. That focus will continue in 2018.

This Beaten-Down Oil Stock Got Even Cheaper This Week -- Is It a Buy or a Value Trap?

Top Finance News - Sat, 01/20/2018 - 1:00pm

Shares of Pengrowth Energy dropped double digits after the company announced its plans for 2018.

If You're in Your 70s, Consider Buying This High-Yield Dividend Stock

Top Finance News - Sat, 01/20/2018 - 12:31pm

Looking for a steady and reliable source of cash? Then this MLP may be just what you're searching for.

GOLDMAN SACHS: The government shutdown will take a toll on the US economy, but the pain won't last long

Top Finance News - Sat, 01/20/2018 - 12:29pm

Goldman Sachs says the government shutdown will result in a 0.2% reduction in first-quarter GDP for every week it persists. Expect the government shutdown to slowly drain the US economy, says Goldman Sachs. Now that the federal government has failed to successfully negotiate a funding bill, first-quarter gross domestic product (GDP) will slip by 0.2 percentage points for each week the shutdown persists, according to Goldman.

Amazon Raises Prime Membership Fees: What You Need to Know

Top Finance News - Sat, 01/20/2018 - 12:00pm

Those annual plans look awfully good now.

3 Growth Stocks With Virtual Monopolies

Top Finance News - Sat, 01/20/2018 - 11:00am

From internet search to record storage and security, these three businesses have a stranglehold on their markets.

Small-town budgets hurting from loss of mini Walmarts

Top Finance News - Sat, 01/20/2018 - 10:47am

LUTHER, Okla. (AP) — Luther sold its youth football field to Walmart about three years ago so that the company could build one of its Express stores, using the money from the sale and the new tax revenue to pay off the roughly $200,000 in debt that resulted from an embezzlement scandal involving the former town treasurer.

3 Biotech Stocks That Soared This Week: Are They Buys?

Top Finance News - Sat, 01/20/2018 - 10:34am

Celgene appears to have lit a fire beneath all three of these small biotech stocks.

New Menu Items That Could Arrive at a McDonald's Near You

Top Finance News - Sat, 01/20/2018 - 9:09am

The world’s largest restaurant chain is mounting a comeback with menu innovation.

Social Security's 3 Purposes, and the 1 Thing It Was Never Intended For

Top Finance News - Sat, 01/20/2018 - 8:21am

America's most important social program is tasked with providing a financial backdrop for tens of millions of Americans.

3 Reasons Deere Is Set for a Good Year

Top Finance News - Sat, 01/20/2018 - 7:16am

The agricultural machinery company looks like it's over the worst of the downturn.

How Income Tax on Social Security Became a $277 Billion Problem for Retirees

Top Finance News - Sat, 01/20/2018 - 6:46am

Many retirees are surprised that Social Security benefits can be taxed at all.

3 Top Oil Stocks to Buy Right Now

Top Finance News - Sat, 01/20/2018 - 6:31am

Oil prices are at multiyear highs, but these three companies are set to profit whether they go higher or not. Here's why they're worth buying now.

Should Income Investors Buy Duke Energy Corporation (NYSE:DUKH) Today And Lock In The 4.11% Dividend Yield?

Top Finance News - Sat, 01/20/2018 - 6:15am

Duke Energy Corporation (NYSE:DUKH) is a true Dividend Rock Star. Its yield of 4.11% makes it one of the market’s top dividend payer. In the past ten years, Duke EnergyRead More...

The Latest: Schumer says Trump 'backed off' deal

Top Finance News - Sat, 01/20/2018 - 1:11am

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Latest on the budget battle in Congress (all times local):

Russian networks pushing conservative meme, researchers say

Top Finance News - Fri, 01/19/2018 - 9:28pm

WASHINGTON (AP) — Twitter accounts linked to Russian influence operations are pushing a conservative meme related to the investigation of Russian election interference, researchers say.

Time to Get Greedy With Home Depot Stock

Top Finance News - Fri, 01/19/2018 - 8:05pm

2018 is shaping up to be another big year for the home-improvement specialist.

If You're Retired, Consider Buying These 2 Stocks

Top Finance News - Fri, 01/19/2018 - 8:05pm

Magellan Midstream Partners and Verizon Communications have high yield payments now and the firepower to raise its payout for several years to come.