Will Bill Gates's idea to tax robots gain traction not only in the U.S. but in England? It could happen! Find out why, and get an update of breaking financial news plus hands on investment ideas you'll hear more about at the upcoming Mastering Money workshop Thursday April 27 in Tempe.
In this special podcast, Steve answers many of the questions that are important for consumers to know before considering an annuity and "signing on the dotted line." Learn about the various types of annuities, what happens when you die, where you can find the most income, how to keep your money safe, and how to keep your costs very low (or even zero)
Get an update on breaking financial news and investment ideas that can put money in your pocket! Steve and I will preview the upcoming Mastering Money workshop Thursday April 27 in Tempe, and we'll hear why European Union insiders who are still mad about Brexit, want to help break up California and Ohio!
It costs about eight dollars to make an i phone in China, before shipping, and currently, about sixty five dollars to make one in the U.S. --So, will Apple ever make i phones in America? Hear what former CEO John Scully has to say, and how it actually could happen, IF some key regulations go away and taxes are cut. And find out why pedestrian deaths are suddenly what has safety experts worried...
Jason Zweig of the Wall Street Journal says that U.S. investors are in danger of becoming the equivalent of driverless cares when it comes to their investments and are in danger of falling asleep at the wheel. Betterment, Schwab Intelligent Portfolios, Vanguard Portfolio Advisory Services and Wealthfront — have roughly doubled their assets in the past year, to $77 billion dollars--adding to the market's rise. Meanwhile margin debt has hit an all time high. Find out what could keep the markets rising and what could cause a sell off. Then in the Q & A Segment, estate planning attorney Richard Dwornik is in the house.
Will Carnival Cruise Lines and Daimler be two sweetheart stocks in 2017? Chinese cruise attendance is mushrooming and Daimler is a leader in driverless truck technology that is on its way to a highway near you! Find out if its time to get in or out, and learn what The Hill is reporting as the Trump administration's next moves on Health Care and Tax Reform.
According to statistics, about 49% of sales on Amazon are through the third party vendors you see on the site. What you don't see are the algorithms and artificial intelligence behind the system--and the guerilla warfare among third party traders that goes on all day long. Get the inside story from a Wall Street Journal investigation, and much more
For decades, dividend growth investors have compounded their gains even in flat markets, gotten gains plus dividends in bull markets, and bought more shares at cheap prices in bear markets by reinvesting dividends. By and large, dividend growth investors have experienced strong gains in good times and more principal protection in tough times due to a market phenomenon known as "yield support". Steve reviews why. Then, mortgage expert Joe Capitano is here to review what's hot and what's not in the current real estate market.
Many smaller U.S. cities and towns are in a battle to attract manufacturing companies from other cities and towns, using tax incentives and other lures. But not in a small way! Economic-development tax incentives more than tripled over the past 25 years, according to the Wall Street journal, offsetting about 30% of the taxes the companies receiving incentives would have otherwise paid in 2015--to the tune of about $45 billion dollars! Find out why Ridell, the maker of football helmets for the NFL and NCAA, made the move from Elyria, Ohio to Ridgeville and why other companies are finding new homes as well.
Although Janet Yellen made the case that she needed to step in and cool off the economy by raising rates, one Fed official voted against the raise.Since then rates have fallen on ten year treasury bonds. A survey-based gauge of U.S. consumer inflation expectations over the next five to 10 years hit a record low this month, according to the University of Michigan two days after the Fed’s action to raise rates. Find out where rates are going in a special Wall Street Journal report