Most everyone looks forward to retiring while they are working, because they relish the thought of no longer having daily commitments. However, not many people understand how investing for retirement really works. Here are some commonly asked questions about retirement plans. 1. When should I begin taking distributions from a pension, profit-sharing or 401(k) plan?
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Amazon’s stunning growth in the internet advertising market will boost the company’s shares, according to Piper Jaffray. The firm reaffirmed its overweight rating for the internet giant’s stock, predicting its ad business profits will surpass its cloud computing income by 2021. “While the Street has been focusing on the trajectory of core retail, growth of
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The Chinese government is stepping up scrutiny of and instituting new measures for a once-burgeoning online lending sector, where fund closures have prompted protests and even caused a convenience store chain in Beijing to shut down. The targeted sector is peer-to-peer lending platforms, which claim to connect investors with borrowers over the internet, giving money
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German sportswear firm Adidas reported stronger-than-anticipated second-quarter net profit on Thursday, with the company saying it remains firmly on track to hit its full-year targets despite taking an impairment charge on its struggling Reebok brand. Net profit over the second quarter rose 20 percent to 418 million euros ($485 million), beating analyst expectations of 387
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Customs agents in Shanghai have refused to release a shipment of American-made Mercedes-Benz SUVs because of what they have described as a “safety risk.” Ostensibly, the Mercedes GLE and GLS models have a problem with their rear brakes that authorities want fixed before they are allowed into the country. But the timing of the move,
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President Donald Trump renewed his war of words with iconic U.S. motorcycle maker Harley Davidson on Sunday, denouncing the company’s plan to shift some production abroad and appearing to back consumers that have called for a boycott. In a series of early morning posts on Twitter, the president said that people looking to stop buying
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Intel’s chip manufacturing technology issues are a big problem, according to Goldman Sachs. The firm lowered its rating to sell from neutral for Intel shares, citing its repeated delays in moving to its next generation chip process technology. “We see Intel’s struggles with 10nm process technology having ramifications in terms of its competitive position –
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In May, Facebook said David Marcus was leaving his role running Messenger to start an internal blockchain initiative. Since the moment, a big question has been circling in the crypto world: What about his seat on Coinbase’s board? Coinbase, the leading exchange for bitcoin and other digital currencies, is the clear breakout success in the
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