In this article BBWI CSIQ EL TPR BJ KSS Check out the companies making headlines before the bell: Kohl’s (KSS) – Kohl’s shares slid 7.2% in the premarket after the retailer cut its full-year forecast due to increased promotional activity and higher costs. Kohl’s most recent quarter beat Street forecasts for revenue and profit. BJ’s
Sometimes, the Reddit traders can seem irrational. This time around, however, they’re absolutely right to be bullish on AMC Entertainment (NYSE:AMC) stock. There’s quarterly financial data to show that the company is working toward profitability. Furthermore, the movie-theater chain is diligently working to reduce its debt. The company is also issuing a special dividend to sweeten the
Finding the best commodity stocks to buy can be challenging. Commodity investing involves directing capital toward the raw materials that are either consumed directly or serve as the building blocks of other products. While it is possible to purchase raw physical commodities, in this case, we’re talking about investing in the stocks of companies connected
Of all the asset classes online brokers typically support, options are one of the easier ones to differentiate because, unlike stocks or ETFs, many options trading platforms still charge for options trades. The growing interest in options as a way to leverage investment dollars has led to an increase in the number of brokers focusing
Dividend-paying exchange-traded funds (ETFs) have been growing in popularity, especially among investors looking for high yields and more stability from their portfolios. As with stocks and many mutual funds, most ETFs pay their dividends quarterly—once every three months. However, ETFs that offer monthly dividend returns are also available. While there are many ETFs that pay
Today, the 401(k) is a standard way that Americans save for retirement. Because these plans provide tax benefits and a potential employer match, many investors aim to “max out” their contributions, or contribute up to the IRS annual limit. For 2022, the contribution limit is $20,500 per year for workers under age 50, and $27,000
While U.K. left the EU, an event known as Brexit, on January 31, 2020, the parties agreed on an 11-month transition period for the purpose of crafting a new trade deal, during which the U.K. operated under EU rules. After months of negotiation, the EU and U.K. agreed on a trade deal with just days
You can have a pension and still contribute to a 401(k)—and an IRA—to take charge of your retirement. If you have a defined benefit pension plan at work, you have nothing to worry about, right? Maybe not. While pensions used to be a staple ingredient in the recipe of retirement planning, fewer companies today offer
Square vs. Stripe: An Overview Square (SQ) and Stripe have emerged as two popular payment processing services for small and growing businesses. As the services have become widely used, their simple fixed-rate payment processing fees have drawn in big-name supporters, such as Starbucks (SBUX), to use and promote their systems. For investors and business owners, it’s
Marijuana exchange-traded funds (ETFs) provide investors with exposure to equities of companies that engage in the cultivation, distribution, and sale of marijuana and related products. Products of marijuana companies include dried flowers, oils, seeds, edibles, and more. Still prohibited as an illegal substance in many parts of the world, marijuana is gaining wider acceptance for
Medtronic (MDT) is a billion-dollar, global leader in medical technology, offering medical devices and therapies to more than 72 million people across 150+ countries. Medtronic—derived from combining terms medical electronics—was formed in a Minneapolis garage by Earl Bakken, who later created the battery-powered pacemaker, and accomplished engineer Palmer Hermundslie. As of 2021, Medtronic has a
Founded in 2003, NinjaTrader offers software and brokerage services for active traders. With a funded account, the NinjaTrader platform is free to use for charting, market analysis, and live trading (the SIM version is free even without a funded account). To access the platform’s premium features—such as advanced order types, automated trading, and backtesting—you’ll need
Large oil companies in the United States have been paying taxes at a significantly lower rate than most other corporations. The chief reason is that there are provisions in the U.S. tax code that allow energy companies to defer and avoid federal income tax payments. The 2017 Tax Cut and Jobs Act also slashed the
Many of the hedge fund favorites are technology companies, my analysis of the most popular stocks among the 40 largest hedge funds shows. Additionally,  the top five hedge funds in 2022 hold widely followed names like Coca-Cola (NYSE:KO). The media tends to  closely cover the stocks that are most widely owned by hedge funds, making
In 2021, a little over seven million acres were burned by nearly 59,000 wildfires. Last year, about the same number of wildfires burned over 10 million acres, constituting the second most acreage affected by wildfires in a single year since 1960. Since 2000, an annual average of seven million acres has burned, reflecting the rapid
Oil has corrected from highs with concerns related to global economic growth. However, it’s unlikely that oil will witness a deep correction considering supply and geo-political factors. The surge in oil price has translated into swelling cash flows for oil and gas exploration companies. With dividend growth in the last few quarters, there are several