These 10 stocks from a sector that is a bear-market bulwark have upside potential of up to 30%

These 10 stocks from a sector that is a bear-market bulwark have upside potential of up to 30%

During times of uncertainty, it can help to look at what happened during other down cycles for stocks. True, we don’t know when the stock market will hit bottom during this cycle, or if it already has. But you might want to tilt toward a sector that has fared well during previous downturns. You might … Read more

EA originally planned to turn the bad tweet into a ‘marketing ploy’

EA originally planned to turn the bad tweet into a 'marketing ploy'

You might remember video game publisher Electronic Arts (EA) facing how last week for a harmless purpose baffling tweet sent by the official brand account. Piggybacking off a popular Twitter meme format — this person is perfect but (insert superficial character flaw here) — the likely intent of EA’s tweet was something like “this person … Read more

Stop Using Defense Production Act, Antitrust to Fix Government-Created Economic Problems

Stop Using Defense Production Act, Antitrust to Fix Government-Created Economic Problems

Democrats in Washington have a problem, and not because polls indicate they’ll be swept from power in Congress this November. They acknowledge that rapidly rising inflation combined with a mangled supply chain keeps the economy listless. And yet, the only solutions they seem capable of coming up with are using the Defense Production Act and … Read more

I Thought This Bitcoin Cycle Was Different

I Thought This Bitcoin Cycle Was Different

This is an editorial opinion by Cory Tucek, the CEO of Movies Plus and the host of the “Bitcoin Made Simple Podcast.” To all the plebs that came before me, listening to your tireless explanations and warnings saved me from some terrible mistakes. Thank you. “As a Bitcoin newbie, I thought this time was different.” … Read more

Here’s how much your Social Security check is likely to go up next year

Here's how much your Social Security check is likely to go up next year

Good news — sort of. If you’re retired or just about to retire, next year’s Social Security checks are likely to see one of the biggest bumps on record as a result of surging consumer prices. The average beneficiary may be in line to get as much as $180 more a month starting next January, … Read more

Airlines got $50 billion in pandemic relief — but are still screwing Americans

Airlines got $50 billion in pandemic relief — but are still screwing Americans

If you’ve flown recently, or attempted to, it might have gone something like this: Your 1 pm flight became a 5 pm flight became a midnight flight before being summarily canceled. No explanation is given. The next flights out are already fully booked, but they have a middle seat with two stopovers leaving next week … Read more

Here’s how you can compound dividend stocks to double the S&P 500’s return

Here's how you can compound dividend stocks to double the S&P 500's return

Companies announce dividend increases all the time, but here’s one that points to a simple investing strategy that can lower your risk and make you a lot of money over the years. Maybe it isn’t so exciting on the surface: Kroger Co. KR, a supermarket operator, raised its quarterly dividend payout by quite a bit, … Read more

Cheers to Elon Musk for saying ‘no’ to entitled Millennial babies

Cheers to Elon Musk for saying 'no' to entitled Millennial babies

A few days ago, employees of spaceflight company Space X released an open letter criticizing their CEO Elon Musk. Less than 48 hours later, at least five employees who orchestrated the letter were fired. Good. The dam is breaking. The “listen to meeeeee” millennials, who have had an overblown influence on corporations, and on our … Read more

I’m an RD, and There’s a Problem With the Mediterranean Diet We Need to Talk About

I'm an RD, and There's a Problem With the Mediterranean Diet We Need to Talk About

We also need to consider autonomy, culture, preference, taste, ancestry, and variety, which are all just as important factors. When we use the nutrient-only focus on foods to categorize them as “good” and “bad,” it creates a hierarchy, and makes it difficult for us to recognize that all foods have a place in our diet. … Read more