Activist investors and institutional shareholders are increasingly forcing publicly held companies to return more cash to shareholdersthats good for the economy.
Dear Dave, I recently applied for life insurance for the first time with a child rider. The insurance company denied my request for the rider portion because my son has hemophilia. Do you have any suggestions or advice?
Last month, new home sales fell a very steep 11.4 percent to a 481,000 annual rate. Given the volatile nature of this series one might have expected a bounce in May and sure enough we got one, albeit not enough to wipe out April's dismal performance.
A traditional bond investment could involve purchasing government bonds and mortgage-backed securities with maturity adjusted for the desired level of return. An exchange-traded fund (ETF) could use the same strategy.