Category: Finance

Americans are wary of paying for Trump’s family leave proposal

Most Americans would not be happy with other ways to pay for federal leave, according to Cato’s survey. A large majority — 76 percent — do not want such a...

Listen to the new single from Goldman CEO Solomon, AKA DJ ‘D-Sol’

Goldman Sachs CEO David Solomon has had a busy few weeks running one of the world’s premier investment banks, but that hasn’t stopped him from releasing a...

Here’s what you need to know to file your 2018 taxes

Even amid the federal shutdown, here’s one thing you can count on: The start of tax season. The IRS has said it will begin receiving your 2018 tax returns on...

Elliott thinks Walmart, Google might want eBay’s marketplace: source

Activist hedge fund Elliott Management thinks Walmart, Google or several private equity firms would be interested in acquiring eBay‘s marketplace business if it...

Some taxpayers will still face a ‘marriage penalty’

However, as a married couple with combined income of $1 million, they would pay 37 percent on $400,000 (the difference between their income and the $600,000 threshold...

Federated sees a 2019 resurgence for 4 beaten up stock groups

Federated Investors’ Steve Chiavarone sees four unloved groups bouncing back this year: Dividend stocks, cyclical names, small caps and emerging markets....

This home-buying strategy could come back as mortgage rates rise

Generally, home buyers need to make a down payment of at least 20 percent of the purchase price in order to avoid the additional monthly cost of private mortgage...

Investors are officially panicking, Citigroup says

Stock-market investors entered panic mode after the wild ride to end 2018, meaning it might be a good time to buy equities, according to Tobias Levkovich, chief U.S....

What federal workers can do to generate some cash amid the shutdown

Be wary of taking money from these sources: Your retirement plan: Government workers who participate in the Thrift Savings Plan and are furloughed may take loans from...

Wall Street hits Trump for ‘madness’ on talk of firing Jerome Powell

Trump could be merely blowing off steam, or his comments could be indicative of something more serious. The Federal Reserve Act specifies that a president can remove...