Monthly Archives: August 2018

Congressmen Aim to Block Obama-Era Retirement Rules

DOL Wins Fiduciary Rule Case in Texas

DOL Will Need Time to Deliver on Trumps Order

DOJ Tells Texas Judge to Postpone Ruling on Fiduciary Rule

Two Republican congressman have introduced resolutions to block an Obama administration regulation that allowed state-administered IRA plans to avoid coverage under the Employee Retirement Income Security Act.

(Related: DOL Finalizes....More>>>

Transocean (RIG) Upgraded to Buy by ValuEngine

ValuEngine upgraded shares of Transocean (NYSE:RIG) from a hold rating to a buy rating in a research note released on Wednesday morning.

Several other research firms have also recently issued reports on RIG. Bank of America increased their price objective on Transocean from $12.00 to $13.00 and gave the stock a neutral rating in a research report on Wednesday, April 18th. Citigroup increased....More>>>

Top 5 Tech Stocks To Invest In 2019

Technology stocks are staples in growth portfolios because of their eye-popping revenue growth, but technology isn’t the only sector of the stock market that boasts fast-growing companies. For example, many healthcare stocks are growing at rates that Silicon Valley would envy. In fact, Foundation Medicine (NASDAQ:FMI), Exelixis Corp (NASDAQ:EXEL), and Teladoc (NYSE:TDOC) all reported year-over-year....More>>>

Houston Wire & Cable (HWCC) Reaches New 52-Week High and Low on Insider Buying Activity

Houston Wire & Cable (NASDAQ:HWCC) hit a new 52-week high and low during mid-day trading on Wednesday after an insider bought additional shares in the company. The stock traded as low as $8.40 and last traded at $8.35, with a volume of 604 shares traded. The stock had previously closed at $7.90.

Specifically, CFO Christopher M. Micklas purchased 22,356 shares of the firm’s stock....More>>>

RightCapital Launches Enterprise Tool to Ease DOL Rule Compliance

Financial planning software provider RightCapital announced on Tuesday that it has enhanced its platform to make it easier for advisors to comply with the Department of Labor’s fiduciary rule, as well as address clients’ retirement income, annuities, Social Security optimization and tax-efficient drawdown planning needs.

RightCapital was founded in 2015 by Shuang Chen and his....More>>>

American Water (AWK) Expected to Announce Earnings of $0.81 Per Share

Wall Street brokerages predict that American Water (NYSE:AWK) will announce $0.81 earnings per share for the current fiscal quarter, Zacks Investment Research reports. Two analysts have provided estimates for American Water’s earnings. The highest EPS estimate is $0.86 and the lowest is $0.79. American Water reported earnings of $0.73 per share during the same quarter last year, which would....More>>>

Top Undervalued Stocks To Own Right Now

How Trump’s Tax Act Could Affect Annuity Issuers

5 Big Questions About Life Insurance for 2018

14 of the Best 529 College Savings Plans: 2017

Now is the time to focus on value stocks, says canny stock picker John Buckingham, AFAM Capital’s chief investment officer, chief portfolio manager and editor of its “The Prudent Speculator” investment newsletter,....More>>>

Best Oil Stocks To Buy For 2019

A rising tide lifts all boats, and that appears to be true even for Wisconsin-based Associated Banc-Corp (NYSE:ASB) despite significant headwinds. The $29 billion asset bank’s strategy has been all over the place the last couple years, and rather than specialize on one type of service, the “diversification” bug has earnings reeling. On the valuation front, I don’t think shareholders....More>>>

Top Stocks To Invest In Right Now

Controversial billionaire George Soros will spend more on the 2018 midterm elections than in any previous one.

Billionaire liberal donor George Soros

In 2010, the Supreme Court ruled in Citizens United v. Federal Election Commission that corporations, unions, and certain nonprofits should be allowed to raise and spend unlimited amounts of money to advocate for and against political....More>>>

Hot Tech Stocks To Buy For 2019

The U.S. Department of Interior’s Bureau of Reclamation earlier this month awarded a $45 million, five-year indefinite-delivery, indefinite-quantity contract for IT risk management services to two private companies. The two companies, Booz Allen Hamilton Holding Corp. (NYSE: BAH) and Spry Methods will provide technical and professional services to support the threat monitoring systems for....More>>>