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Three Big Problems Companies Are Trying to Solve With AI

Three Big Problems Companies Are Trying to Solve With AI

Among the many topics discussed at this year’s World Economic Forum in Davos, artificial intelligence (AI) was pervasive throughout the multi-day meeting of some of the most powerful business people and political leaders in the world. The head of Google, Sundar Pichai, even went as far as saying that it was...

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Hey Millennials: Should Market Drops Be Something to Fear?
February 14, 2018

Hey Millennials: Should Market Drops Be Something to Fear?

Yes, Virginia (and Vincent), the stock markets go down too. Or as legendary banker J. Pierpont Morgan is credited to have said, “The market will go up and the ...

Infrastructure Spending on the Rise? Sectors to Watch
February 14, 2018

Infrastructure Spending on the Rise? Sectors to Watch

Big government spending programs can inject billions or even trillions dollars into the economy, often giving industry a boost. This was true in the “go-go” years of ...

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Consumer Price Index (CPI): Inflation, Interest Rates, Growth
February 13, 2018

Consumer Price Index (CPI): Inflation, Interest Rates, Growth

Whether you’re invested in bonds or considering a car loan, you should know what’s up with the Consumer Price Index (CPI). The government puts this data ...

How Tax-Free Investments May Benefit You, Your Kids, Charities
February 12, 2018

How Tax-Free Investments May Benefit You, Your Kids, Charities

In 1789, Benjamin Franklin famously wrote that “In this world nothing can be said to be certain, except death and taxes.” However, that hasn’t stopped scientists ...

TD Economics: Another Government Shutdown?
February 8, 2018

TD Economics: Another Government Shutdown?

Another month, another looming government shutdown. If Washington does not act by midnight on February 8th, we could face yet...

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Federal Reserve and Inflation: It’s Your Turn, Jerome Powell
February 7, 2018

Federal Reserve and Inflation: It’s Your Turn, Jerome Powell

Is the economy doing too well? A hike in wages—something the Federal Reserve has been awaiting for some time—appeared to help set off an inflationary ...

Tax Tips for Traders: Form 8949 & Section 1256 Contracts
February 5, 2018

Tax Tips for Traders: Form 8949 & Section 1256 Contracts

With the April 17, 2018, tax deadline looming, it’s time for investors and traders to embrace their special tax-time responsibilities. For starters, Uncle Sam demands we ...

Fork it Over: As Food Inflation Ticks Higher, 4 Sectors to Watch
February 1, 2018

Fork it Over: As Food Inflation Ticks Higher, 4 Sectors to Watch

Everyone has to eat, and wherever you do it this year – at home, in your car, at your favorite restaurant – prepare to pay more. Retail food inflation is expected to ...

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CES 2018: A Look at This Year’s Big Tech Trends
February 1, 2018

CES 2018: A Look at This Year’s Big Tech Trends

Tech companies from around the world descended upon Las Vegas earlier in January to showcase their latest and best products at CES, the annual...

What To Do With Extra Money: 5 Ways To Put It To Work For You
February 1, 2018

What To Do With Extra Money: 5 Ways To Put It To Work For You

Bonus. Pay raise. Tax refund. Inheritance. Whatever the source, it’s fun and exciting to have unexpected cash. Your imagination runs wild with what to do...

At 2018 Outset: Cyclicals, Transports and Showdown Politics
January 30, 2018

At 2018 Outset: Cyclicals, Transports and Showdown Politics

Despite some political fireworks, markets stayed on a roll in January with emerging markets leading the way. Cyclical stocks, transports, and small-caps also lit up...

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6 Global Economic Themes for 2018
January 29, 2018

6 Global Economic Themes for 2018

Global economies are constantly in flux and, regardless of whether these changes are positive or negative, overseas developments can have a large impact here in the U.S...

Capital Gains and How Tax Reform Affects Long-Term Investments
January 24, 2018

Capital Gains and How Tax Reform Affects Long-Term Investments

As most alert taxpayers know, a sweeping tax reform bill was put into law in January that affects most tax brackets, a pack of exemptions—both personal and ...

Speed Bump Ahead for Autos? Factors for Investors to Consider
January 24, 2018

Speed Bump Ahead for Autos? Factors for Investors to Consider

U.S. automakers have come a long way since the depths of the 2007-09 Great Recession. The industry has been solidly profitable, and the past two years brought ...

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Emerging Risk Trends: Potential Market Drivers for 2018
January 23, 2018

Emerging Risk Trends: Potential Market Drivers for 2018

Despite a positive start to 2018, there are many Emerging Risk Trends which have the potential to sway global financial markets. Today, we are highlighting the top ...

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