dbeldie12

Are you making the most of your 401(k)? Better check. In recent years, companies have been making improvements to their workplace retirement plans, according to a new survey by global advisory firm Willis Towers Watson. Among other changes, many companies have boosted employer contributions, added Roth 401(k) options, and made fees more transparent. The survey
0 Comments
Check out which companies are making headlines before the bell: Best Buy – The electronics retailer earned an adjusted $2.42 per share for the fourth quarter, above estimates of $2.04 a share. Comparable store sales came in well above Street forecasts, and Best Buy also increased its full-year outlook as well as raising its quarterly
0 Comments
Best Buy on Thursday reported better-than-expected same-store sales for the fourth quarter of fiscal 2018, saying it saw stronger sales in gaming and a more “favorable competitive environment” through the holidays. The electronics retailer has been investing in customer service, lowering prices and getting to a leaner real estate portfolio. Meanwhile, some of its less-successful
0 Comments
Kohl’s on Thursday reported fourth-quarter earnings and revenue that beat analysts’ expectations, fueled by strong sales growth and tighter controls over inventory. The company said it trimmed excess inventory by 7 percent in 2017, which boosted profit margins and created an overall cleaner shopping experience in stores. It also revealed it would tap Aldi as
0 Comments
One market watcher is making the bull case for Nordstrom ahead of its quarterly earnings report coming Thursday afternoon. Mark Tepper, president and CEO of Strategic Wealth Partners, would recommend buying shares of the company into earnings. Here are his reasons. • Nordstrom, widely reported to be working toward going private, looks like a buy
0 Comments
Salesforce stock rose 2 percent shortly after the company reported better-than-expected earnings for the fourth quarter of its 2018 fiscal year, which ended on Jan. 31, after the bell on Wednesday. Here’s how the company did: Earnings: Excluding certain items, 35 cents in earnings per share vs. 33 cents as expected by analysts, according to
0 Comments
If you’re an entrepreneur, you may qualify for a 20 percent deduction against qualified business income. This break is available to pass-through entities, including S corporations and limited liability companies. In general, to qualify for the full deduction, your taxable income must be below $157,500 if you’re single or $315,000 if you’re married and file
0 Comments