Six. According to today’s article, six is the magic number and apparently the number of stocks that matter. That’s right! Today’s article says there’s only six stocks that matter. Here’s what they had to say, “The concentrated gains are spurring concerns that soft trading in much of the market could presage a pullback in the indexes. Many investors see echoes of prior market tops—including the 2007 peak and the late 1990s frenzy—when fewer and fewer stocks lifted the broader market. The S&P 500 is up 1% this year while the Nasdaq has gained 7.4%.” To check them out, CLICK HERE.
Today’s article discusses a couple that are living their retirement dream and they’re even doing it abroad. Don’t think you can afford to do the same? Think again. Here’s what they had to say, “They live by the beach, say they have all the comforts that they were used to at home (mostly), and do it all on a budget of $2,133 a month. Moving abroad in retirement isn’t for everyone, but for this couple it was ideal.” To read more, CLICK HERE.
Think Baby Boomers know it all when it comes to saving for retirement? Today’s article explains the habits of millennials and their retirement plans. Here’s what they had to say, “Another Millennial myth may be biting the dust. Apparently, millennials have better retirement saving habits than Baby Boomers. Millennials save 8% of their paycheck for retirement, according to a recent survey from T. Rowe Price. Baby boomers are just slightly ahead at 9%.” To read more, CLICK HERE.
Do you like shopping for deals? Today’s article highlights seven stocks that are inexpensive. Here’s what they had to say, “All seven of the most inexpensively valued stocks in the S&P 500 are down in the past year, including three that lost more 50 percent of their value. Those would be oil and gas drilling names Ensco and Noble, as well as Genworth Financial, which has been losing money and is undergoing a restructuring.” To read more, CLICK HERE.
Today’s article discusses tech stocks whose earnings have helped the Nasdaq. Here’s what they had to say, “Apple (AAPL, Tech30) is headlining a star-studded list of powerful brands that are posting quarterly numbers this week. Now that the daily drumbeat of news in Greece has died down, and China’s market is no longer crashing, earnings are front and center for U.S. investors.” To read more, CLICK HERE.
Are your children responsible for your lack of retirement savings? Today’s article discusses whether having children affects your plans. Here’s what they had to say, “Research by University of Wisconsin economists Karl Scholz and Ananth Seshadri shows that households with kids save less for retirement than similar households without kids. A married couple without children has about 10% greater wealth than a similar couple with two kids. If we compare households’ actual retirement savings to pre-determined target wealth levels, which is a common practice among retirement researchers, households who had kids are more likely to fall short.” To read more, CLICK HERE.
The number of the day is the number four. And today’s article discusses what happened on this fourth day of gains. Here’s what they had to say, “Stocks posted their fourth straight day of gains. The S&P 500 briefly topped 2,110, while the Dow Jones industrial average closed above 18,000. The Dow transports ended 0.07 percent lower. The Nasdaq Composite outperformed, ending at 5,104, as biotechs surged more than 2 percent, while Apple ended a touch lower. The index has not touched negative territory since July 8.” To read more, CLICK HERE.
Today’s article discusses two markets that could affect ours in a big way. Here’s what they had to say about what’s happening in Asia and Europe, ” Asian equity markets were mostly higher on Monday, but the mood was cautious amid uncertainty over Greece as an emergency summit of euro zone leaders continues. European ministers are currently meeting in Brussels to review conditions for Greece to start negotiating bailout terms, including controversial measures like pension reforms.” To read more, CLICK HERE.
Think of you retirement number goal…have it in your head? Good. Now, is it good enough? Is there actually a specific number? Today’s article answers some of these questions and more. Here’s what they had to say, “There’s a substantial gulf between the amount of money Americans have actually saved for retirement and what they might need to last throughout their golden years. Nearly three in five people surveyed in a recent study from the Employee Benefits Research Institute had saved $25,000 or less for their retirement, with more than a quarter having saved less than $1,000. Yet plenty of financial experts think you’ll need $1 million, $2 million, or even more in order to sustain the lifestyle you want for your retirement years.” To read more, CLICK HERE.
Today’s article features ten stocks that Goldman Sachs analysts say have upside potential but do other analysts agree? Here’s what they had to say, “Taking into account the 12-month stock price targets placed on them by Goldman analysts, here are 10 stocks with the most upside potential, according to the note. (Target prices were obtained from Bloomberg.) TheStreet paired Goldman’s picks with ratings from TheStreet Ratings.” To read more, CLICK HERE.