Month: December 2017

U.S. equity: 38 percentInternational equity: 34 percentU.S. fixed income: 23 percentOthers: 5 percentSource: ETF.com Not surprisingly, high yield bond ETFs (HYG) saw outflows, but they were modest. Mexico ETFs were also a loser (a reverse Trump trade). Gold miners also saw outflows, and despite talk of an infrastructure plan, utilities and transports both had negative
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The Vietnam Stock Index increased 46.9 percent year-to-date as investors bought into the country’s rapidly-growing economy. The country is technically still classified as a frontier market by MSCI, but has been working on improving accessibility to foreign investors as it tries to get an upgrade to emerging market status. Besides encouraging local companies to publish
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Check out the companies making headlines after the bell Thursday: Apple stock dipped slightly after the bell. The tech giant on Thursdays issued an apology to customers, after reports emerged that Apple introduced software that intentionally slows-down iPhones with older batteries. Shares of Mosaic rose more than 1.6 percent in relatively light volume after hours.
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For instance, in New Rochelle, New York, where a portion of taxes due in 2018 (and already assessed) are being accepted early, residents already have prepaid about $15 million. The average annual property tax bill there tops $18,000. “What we’re telling residents is that we’ll accept these prepayments but they should check with a financial
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A Democratic congressional candidate outside Philadelphia calls the Republican tax overhaul a “cynical bill” that will redistribute wealth upward. One of her counterparts in California dismisses estimates of tax savings for most U.S. households and says the legislation is “just putting money in the pocket of the wealthy.” And in Kansas, a Democratic candidate for
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The “Fast Money” traders shared their first moves for the market open. Pete Najarian was a buyer of PepsiCo. Tim Seymour was a buyer of Western Digital. Rich Ross was a buyer of United Rentals. Dan Nathan was a buyer of Broadcom. Trader disclosure: On December 27, 2017, the following stocks and commodities mentioned or
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Check out which companies are making headlines before the bell: Apple — Chief Executive Officer Tim Cook‘s total compensation for fiscal year 2017 jumped by 47 percent to $12.8 million. Other top executives also got sizable raises for the fiscal year ending in September, as the company surpassed annual sales and profit goals. Amazon.com –
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