Six exchange-traded funds (ETFs) that track the major indexes

Six exchange-traded funds (ETFs) that track the major indexes

More and more, exchange-traded funds (ETFs) are finding their way into the portfolios of investors.
That’s because, unlike many other financial innovations, they don’t load you up with heavy management fees, or tie you down with high redemption charges if you decide to get out of them… Read More

Anti-trust concerns threaten these deals

Takeovers are a great way for companies to enter new markets and add value. We like Visa’s takeover of a small fintech company, but anti-trust regulators could kill the deal. Another deal to acquire railroad operator Kansas City Southern would also likely face regulatory hurdles.
VISA… Read More

These ETFs could help you beat inflation

While inflation remains very low, conditions for an eventual uptick may well be building. Those factors include today’s very low interest rates, massive government spending and borrowing to inject money into the economy, growing import barriers, and the higher cost of doing business in a.. Read More

Earnings are up 6.4% at Visa Inc.

Earnings are up 6.4% at Visa Inc.

A rise in processed transactions led to a 6.6% jump in revenue for this company during the most-recent quarter. 

A new mobile payment industry acquisition should complement the firm’s existing processing operations and could increase its business-to-business revenue. 

VISA INC. (New York symbol V; www.visa.com) gives you… Read More