Aaron Gentzler: Thanks for making time today with your busy schedule. Hows it going down south?
Ray Blanco: Doing great down here in Florida. Nice and warm.
Aaron Gentzler: Excellent. Always great to hear. Lets get right to it. Today, I want to talk artificial intelligence (AI). Can you give a big picture overview?
Ray Blanco: Sure, traditionally the way weve dealt with computers is, you program it to do what you want it to do. You give it a condition. If the condition is met, it does X, if not, it does Y.
With AI, the computer can program itself. It learns from experience....More>>>
Once you retire, investing intelligently takes on a whole new meaning. Instead of putting new money into your portfolio, you’re likely taking money out of it to cover your costs of living. Despite that change in perspective, you may very well still have decades ahead of you and need to invest in a way that has a chance of continuing to build your nest egg for that long haul.
As a result, the long-term part of your portfolio can be a great candidate for stocks, even in retirement. But not every stock is a good fit for a retiree’s portfolio. Highly speculative....More>>>
The alarming geopolitical status quo is fueling an increase in crude prices. Therefore, we anticipate that prized metals like gold will remain traditional safe harbors going forward.
The West Texas Intermediate crude futures edged up 0.4% to end at $67.07 per barrel last week – the highest since December 2014. The surge in benchmark crude stems from escalating tensions in the Middle East and fears of supplies being interrupted.
The commodity literally took off last week after Saudi Arabia claimed to have intercepted missiles fired by the Yemeni rebels and the American....More>>>
The stock market is up about 30% over the last three years, which has fueled solid financial returns for most investors. A few investments have done far better than that, though, thanks to sharply improving operating results that consistently trounced expectations.
Below, we’ll look at three of these standout performers with an eye toward whether any of them represent solid buys today.
Top Dividend Stocks To Buy Right Now: Texas Instruments Incorporated(TXN)
Although you might recognize the brand because of its calculators, Texas Instruments is actually one of the leading....More>>>
Investing in gold stocks can be risky. Mining for gold is expensive, and cash flow gets crimped if mines shut down or production expenses go over budget. Often, gold miners operate in parts of the world with unstable governments, and labor disputes are common, too. Even worse, projects can fail to pan out altogether. Finally, profitability depends significantly on gold prices, which can fluctuate for any number of reasons.
Nevertheless, there are reasons why investors might want to consider adding gold mining stocks to their portfolios in 2018. Gold stocks can provide....More>>>