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Tech Talk for Wednesday February 21st 2018

  Observation Gasoline prices continue to move higher. ‘Tis the season for strength to the end of May!   StockTwits Released Yesterday @EquityClock Technical action by S&P 500 stocks to 10:00: Quiet. No intermediate breakouts. Breakdown: $WMT Editor’s Note: After 10:00 AM EST, breakouts in ...

Giving money to your grandchildren

Q: A senior couple would like to transfer shares in individual companies to five different grandchildren. All are under ten years old. Some are held through an advisor and some with a discount brokerage firm. What are the pros and the cons? Effect on capital gains? Can the shares be held as right ...

Tech Talk for Tuesday February 20th 2018

Pre-opening Comments for Tuesday February 20th U.S. equity index futures were lower this morning. S&P 500 futures were down 18 points in pre-opening trade. Wal-Mart dropped $6.39 to $98.39 after reporting slightly lower than consensus fourth quarter earnings. The company also lowered guidance. Ho ...

Market has you on edge? Sit tight with the ‘CATS’

(Flickr) The markets caught a bout of volatility in the last two weeks.  A sudden downdraft led to breathless headlines of impending doom followed by a bounce back. Overall, stocks have been on a long bull run since the U.S. market bottomed in 2009.  But the aging bull market comes with lofty v ...

Market has you on edge? Do what Warren Buffett does

Experienced investors can explore a ‘Climbing CATS’ strategy (Flickr) The markets caught a bout of volatility in the last two weeks.  A sudden downdraft led to breathless headlines of impending doom followed by a bounce back. Overall, stocks have been on a long bull run since the U.S. market ...

Remember when fund managers were rock stars?

(Flickr( (Excerpted from The Professional Financial Advisor IV by John De Goey) In the 1990s … it seemed everyone had a take on how to identify top-performing mutual funds. At the time, it seemed no one could get enough information about what mutual funds were, how they worked, and how to build ...

Two Icons Reveal the Same Secret to Success

Steve Jobs famously challenged everyone when he said, “We’re here to put a dent in the universe.  Otherwise, why else be here?” I was fortunate recently to spend a couple of days in Napa Valley at the DENT 2018 conference. There’s nothing like spending quality time with lots of exceptio ...

Why you have to split work pensions when you divorce

Q: I am now negotiating a separation agreement with my spouse. I do not want to share my teacher’s pension. We have been married 34 years. During our entire marriage, I worked as a teacher, and I worked on the farm, mainly doing all the financial book-keeping and accounting. Along with that, I h ...

Some good news for Canada—the U.S. follows its own trade rules

Author: Steven Globerman Under the Trump administration’s “America First” policy, there likely will be more trade complaints initiated by U.S.-based companies. Read more about Some good news for Canada—the U.S. follows its own trade rules Tags:  NAFTA north american free trade ...

Before the Bell: Bay Street weighs Air Canada, Enbridge results; U.S. futures lose steam

A rundown of what to expect this trading day and the stocks that'll see action ...