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Health insurance is a big unknown for millions of Americans as the new healthcare bill is being drafted for the Senate approval. In the meantime, some of the largest health insurers are just as...
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Don’t look now, but video surveillance is hot. It was inevitable. The willing surrender of privacy and the fear of bad actors make a potent combination. This week, police in Dubai enlisted a...
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There’s been a hope trade since the election that growth is going to come back, but we’ve seen little definitive policies accompany the promise of lower taxes, infrastructure plans, profit...
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I know you’re getting ready for the 4th of July, so I won’t take a lot of your time. I do want to acknowledge the birth of the United States of America. It’s a unique place, and living here is a...
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The Fourth of July holiday is one of my all-time favorites. Over the past several years, my wife, kids, and I have done beach and pool days … grilled ribs, burgers, salmon, and hot dogs … caught...
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Major automakers are discovering the benefits of electric cars. And it is a really big deal. This week, Porsche announced that its “Mission E” electric concept led to a corporate epiphany....
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Are you as sick of the waiting game in gold and silver as I am? I am still waiting for those buy signals. Maybe we’ll get them next week. But next week is a holiday week — I tend to avoid trading...
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Mike Larson is off this week, but Mandeep Rai, fellow Senior Analyst at Weiss Ratings is filling in. There’s one Heat Map that doesn’t have a lot of names on it, because quite frankly, the...
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Some investors like to fly close to the sun, loading up on red-hot “FAANG” stocks and riding them until they implode. Others like to dig around in the deepest, darkest market sludge, buying...
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Last week I wrote about Property & Casualty insurers that began operation within the last five years. I outlined that of the rated ones, a majority are considered vulnerable, with a “D” or “E”...
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