Will Big Media’s M&A Binge Derail Netflix?

One of last week’s biggest news stories was the court approval and subsequent closing of the AT&T and Time Warner acquisition. The results were the indirect catalyst for another big

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When Can I Collect My Full Social Security Retirement Benefit?

Social Security is a retirement program that tens of millions of seniors rely on. Data from the Social Security Administration (SSA) shows that 62% of all retired workers depends on

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McDonald’s Has Finally Solved the Value Menu Equation

Back when McDonald’s (NYSE: MCD) began offering its Dollar Menu, franchisees complained that it drove down their margins. The problem was that the menu offered extensive $1 choices that made

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Why I Was Wrong About Abercrombie & Fitch

Abercrombie & Fitch (NYSE: ANF) is a retailer I’ve long said I wouldn’t touch with a 10-foot pole. Its problems were too deep, the changes it was making too superficial,

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5 Key Takeaways From the 2018 Medicare Trustees’ Report

It’s no big secret that Medicare isn’t exactly on solid financial footing, but the recently released 2018 Medicare Trustees Report shows that the problem may be even worse than we

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The 10 Largest REIT Stocks — Which Are the Best Buys Now?

There are 165 publicly traded real estate investment trusts listed on the NYSE and NASDAQ exchanges that have market capitalizations of $250 million or more as of this writing. However,

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