There was a lot to be thankful for last week.

There was a lot to be thankful for last week.

Stock markets around the world may have ripened to full-slip sweetness this year. Emerging markets have delivered the most attractive returns year-to-date. The MSCI Emerging Markets Index was up 34 percent year-to-date, last week. The United States and Europe have...
Thanksgiving – A Time For Gratitude

Thanksgiving – A Time For Gratitude

Some folks love the shopping, cooking, and camaraderie of holidays; others dislike the long lines, financial stress, and seasonal music. No matter which tribe you belong to, focusing on the ‘thanks’ part of Thanksgiving can heighten your enjoyment of the holidays....
Selling It Overseas

Selling It Overseas

Selling it overseas. Most of the companies in the Standard & Poor’s 500 (S&P 500) Index have reported third quarter earnings per share (EPS), which is the profit earned per share of stock outstanding during the period. Many have done quite well. With more than...
A Day to Honor Our Veterans

A Day to Honor Our Veterans

Every veteran’s experience is unique from the war(s) in which he or she served to the transition back into civilian life. The Department of Veterans’ Affairs reports there are about 22 million veterans in the United States, and about 10 percent of them are women: 5.5...