Exchange-traded funds are getting a revamp at Goldman Sachs. The big bank has doubled down on a concept called smart beta, which blends passive and active investing strategies to build portfolios based on non-traditional metrics. At Goldman, the strategy is branded as ActiveBeta and revolves around four factors: value, quality, momentum and low volatility. “We
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Even with income as little as $1,000, for example, you can still deduct expenses like mileage or other travel costs, cell phone use and your home office to offset what your business brings in, Steffen said. If you don’t have any expenses, make a tax-deductible contribution to a Simplified Employee Pension account, or SEP IRA,
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At a Boeing manufacturing facility in North Charleston, South Carolina, the aerospace giant reportedly pressured workers to speed up production while ignoring employee complaints about potential safety risks and defective manufacturing, according to a new report from The New York Times. After interviewing more than a dozen current and former employees of the Boeing facility,
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UFO is not limited to U.S. companies, Chanin noted. He said he believes that investors need to “access this industry by investing in global companies,” so UFO “opens up the universe, pun intended, of companies that can be included.” The ETF includes everything from satellite communications companies – such as Iridium, Inmarsat, SES – to
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Pressure is mounting in Washington D.C. to take action against Facebook’s chief executive Mark Zuckerberg for the company’s handling of customer data. Two Democratic senators voiced support for Zuckerberg to be held personally responsible for the company’s privacy fumbles following a Washington Post report that claimed the Federal Trade Commission is considering how to hold
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Thursday’s session signaled that the market is “getting genuinely overexuberant” and the major averages could become wobbly if more IPOs become overvalued in the near future, Cramer said. Pinterest and Zoom made a big splash in their debuts to public markets, while other unicorns like Uber and Slack, among others, sit in the pipeline. The
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Signet Jewelers Ltd.: “I think Signet’s really gotta find its calling. It needs to find out its calling, ’cause it sure wasn’t calling in that last quarter. We gotta wait.” Funko Inc.: “The reason why they’re all over the place [is] ’cause they have some of the absolute best toys … I’m not just saying
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