And over the long term, Costco stock has been a winner. Over the last 10 years, COST shares are up more than 150 percent, clobbering the 66 percent return of the Standard & Poor's 500 index. The further you go back the more …
Dollar-cost averaging is the strategy of spreading out your stock or fund purchases, buying at regular intervals and in roughly equal amounts. So instead of buying stock in a single large purchase, you invest that same amount over a year …
Q: How do I find my cost basis on a stock? A: If I had to pick one question I get most often, it's how to figure the cost basis of a stock. Readers ask it mostly around tax time, but it comes up all year. The cost basis is how much you paid …
In effect, most of the money borrowed in the past nine years was used to buy stocks. Stock prices will continue higher until interest rates go up to a point that it makes more sense to buy and sell hard assets for profit—like that …
Since the early 00s, Apple stock prices have continued to rise to record levels. In this time, most of us have purchased or used one of their products in our day to day lives, shelling out hundreds if not thousands at a time. British holiday travel …
One of the most common justifications that publicly listed companies give when they plan to buy back their shares in the open market is to enhance shareholders’ value. When a company repurchases its own shares, it reduces the total …
Most companies in the energy industry are hurting as oil prices fall. There are exceptions of course, like refiners and tankers that can be good investments in some special circumstances when energy markets are challenging. Yet most …
This is how a market correction starts: Good news for consumers is bad for investors. Equity markets entered October on a slippery slope, given the historical markers for the scariest month, but oil prices have certainly greased the skid. As …
Steady growth in stock prices for the first half of the year has boosted 401(k) plans, but investors need to be cautious about what the future has in store, local financial experts said. “We've had a pretty good run for the last half year,” said …
Green shoots or not, the stock market and crude oil futures have developed a symbiotic relationship over the past year. In fact, many Wall Street sages remark on how oil prices seem to have merely followed the daily movements of the Dow …