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The 5 Operating Principles Behind Berkshire Hathaway’s Uniquely Profitable Reinsurance Business

Image source The Motley Fool In his 2015 shareholder letter Berkshire Hathaway Inc NYSE BRK A NYSE BRK B CEO Warren Buffett warned that i t s a good bet that insurance industry results over the next ten years will fall short of those recorded in the past Source
Posted On 09 Jan 2017

The First Thing You Should Do in 2017

If you want to make a resolution that will pay off in the long run the first thing you should do in 2017 is to open an IRA Anyone can contribute to this tax favored retirement account and with a couple of different options to choose from there s an IRA that will fit your Source
Posted On 09 Jan 2017

What Snapchat Spectacles and Google Glass Tell Us About the Wearables Market

Image source Spectacles com Google made a lot of noise when it announced Google Glass at its developers conference in 2012 For its first demonstration it had various extreme sports athletes wear the head mounted device while on a live Google Hangout video chat with Source
Posted On 09 Jan 2017

Facebook, Inc. Earnings: Mark Your Calendar

Facebook NASDAQ FB is scheduled to report its fourth quarter results on Wednesday Feb 1 Following a slight sell off in the social network s stock price in November when management s prediction for aggressive spending in 2017 spooked investors the market may be hoping Source
Posted On 09 Jan 2017

Interactive Brokers vs. OptionsHouse: Comparing Online Stock Brokers

Placing trades is easy but comparing brokers before opening a brokerage account can be a chore 160 From research capabilities to commissions and investment choices comparing discount brokers can be simplified by focusing on what really matters Today we ll look at Source
Posted On 09 Jan 2017

The 7 Most Anticipated IPOs in 2017

While the IPO market last year was subdued with the fewest new companies brought to market since 2009 and the lowest level of proceeds in over a decade 2017 is shaping up to be an exciting one even if the number of initial public offerings doesn t necessarily 160 exceed that of Source
Posted On 09 Jan 2017

Southwest Airlines Is Finally Touching Down in Cincinnati

A decade ago Southwest Airlines NYSE LUV avoided many of the biggest cities in the U S preferring to serve smaller uncongested airports Since then Southwest has become much more interested in courting business travelers As a result it has added service to key airports in Source
Posted On 09 Jan 2017

Why Did ATT Inc. Shares Gain 10% in December?

AT amp T owns DirecTV Image source AT amp T AT amp T s NYSE T chances of receiving regulatory approval for its deal to buy Time Warner NYSE TWX look stronger under President elect Donald Trump than under Barack Obama or Hillary Clinton In addition Source
Posted On 09 Jan 2017

Test Your Obamacare Knowledge: Can You Pass This Quiz?

Image source Getty Images Despite the Affordable Care Act being signed into law more than six years ago and Obamacare as the ACA is more commonly known being fully in effect in the individual market for three years a lot of Americans still don t really understand it According Source
Posted On 09 Jan 2017

Twitter, Inc. Earnings: Mark Your Calendar

Twitter NYSE TWTR just put a date to its fourth quarter earnings release The company will announce financial results for the quarter on Thursday February 9 Following its better than expected third quarter investors may be hoping for some of Q3 s positive trends to Source
Posted On 09 Jan 2017