Friday, February 28, 2020
To add further misery to bitcoin enthusiasts, the act of finding or “mining” the cryptocurrency has become unprofitable as the price continues to crater. This raises further questions about the viability of the accounting system supporting the cryptocurrency. The volatile asset...
It’s a new world of taxes — as many will soon learn to their dismay. The new tax code passed in late 2017 for this year has turned the tax world upside down, with old strategies no longer applying, according to tax...
Investors got a bit of a breather when the markets were closed on Wednesday. But stock trading will be back Thursday — along with uncertainty. The Dow plunged nearly 800 points on Tuesday. The selling erased nearly $800 billion from...
Many corporations are pinning their futures on their venture investment portfolios. If you can’t beat startups at the innovation game, go into business with them as financial partners. Though many technology companies have robust venture investment initiatives—Alphabet’s venture funding universe and Intel...
Inclusion doesn’t happen in one giant leap. Instead, it’s a journey of small steps, all of which add up to make people feel comfortable enough to be themselves at work. “Focus on the first steps you can do,” says Max Masure, cofounder...
I travel a lot, and the car rental industry — all brands — should truly be investigated for their business practices. Please continue your research, as you’ll find an incredibly dishonest group of people. D.R. Dear D.R. As you know, I’ve...
You wouldn’t know it from watching their stocks, but the biggest US banks just had a banner year. JPMorgan Chase (JPM), Bank of America (BAC), Wells Fargo (WFC), Citigroup (C), Goldman Sachs (GS) and Morgan Stanley (MS) brought in more...
Dear John: For many years I purchased Series EE Savings Bonds with the intent to roll them into HH Bonds upon maturity within 30 years. Now the time has come to cash out. But, alas, there are no longer HH...
The crisp white snow sparkles off stunningly high mountain peaks, a gorgeous backdrop for the thousands of the world’s elite gathered here every year for the World Economic Forum. Inside the world’s issues from inequality to climate change are being...
Although it’s not the sexiest of industries, the hefty construction sector in 2018 attracted not only the attention but, more importantly, the dollars of investors. Historically, the multi-trillion-dollar sector has been slow to adopt new technologies, as builders rely on...

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