Pay-off Your Credit Card Debt Today

Pay-off Your Credit Card Debt Today

Facing massive credit card debt puts a strain on personal finances. It is natural to be overwhelmed by the feeling that you have hit a brick wall with nowhere further to go. Besides bankruptcy the system allows for some leeway and the options available vary depending on one’s financial situation and the creditor’s policies. All options will impact to your credit score. … [Read more...]

Short and Long End of the Capital Gains Stick

Short and Long End of the Capital Gains Stick

Are your investments making money? Have you been investing efficiently? Are you accumulating critical retirement assets? Are you achieving your ultimate financial goals? If you have answered yes to these questions, then it is because you’re likely on a solid financial ground or drawing a hefty income. However, you need to pay attention to what you owe back to IRS by way of … [Read more...]

The Interesting Effects of Higher Interest Rates

The Interesting Effects of Higher Interest Rates

The Feds made the fateful decision in December 2015 to hike interest rates for the first time since 2006 from historic lows of 0.25% to 0.5%. Fed Chairwoman Janet Yellen has said that the central bank would gradually raise the rates in coming years. It indicates US economic recovery from global meltdown and full employment that would eventually give rise to excess demand, … [Read more...]

Has Berkshire Hathaway’s Stock (BERK.A) Lost its Mojo?

Has Berkshire Hathaway’s Stock (BERK.A) Lost its Mojo?

Shares of Berkshire Hathaway (BERK.A) were down by 12% in 2015 compared to the 0.7% fall in S&P’s 500 indexes and were at its worst since 2009. It incurred a $38 million loss on its insurance underwriting businesses resulting in a 10% fall in its operating earnings for the second quarter of 2015. The first three- quarters of 2015 were difficult for the insurance businesses … [Read more...]

How High Can Priceline Stock Reach?

How High Can Priceline Stock Reach?

Wall Street analysts had long ago predicted that the stock price of Priceline (NASDAQ: PCLN), the company that showed up around the dot-com bubble era, would stretch to around $1,200 per share. But it blew away all forecasts and topped expectations hitting a new all-time high of $1,400 a share. Today Priceline, the online travel company known for its pitchman William Shatner, … [Read more...]

Facebook (FB) Stock : Has it Reached it’s Full Potential?

Facebook (FB) Stock : Has it Reached it’s Full Potential?

Facebook’s (Symbol: FB, www.facebook.com)  stock price has continued to beat all estimates and hence investors have reason to worry whether the growth has plateaued. It could climb as high as $130/- thanks to its higher valuation brought on by its user growth, premium profitability, healthy cash flow and impressive acquisitions portfolio.User retention and engagement is a … [Read more...]

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