I'm a former financial columnist for the Los Angeles Times (1990-2011), now an independent investor, writer and consultant. Love LA -- esp. when it rains.
Another argument for European stocks: Fat dividend ylds.
Spain: 4.75%, U.K., 4.66%, Germany 2.76% ... vs U.S. 1.91%.
Saudi Arabian stock mkt will open to foreigners for first time.
$MCD McDonald's shares: 2 1/2 years of net nowhere. But a decent dividend.
More evidence the old-guard consumer stocks are in trouble: $KO and $MCD earnings today.
$KO stock chart: bigcharts.marketwatch.com/quickchart/qui…
Agree: "Why Seven Hours of Sleep Might be Better Than Eight."
Egyptian ambassador objects to Ackman's derogatory use of "pyramid." $HLF
.@amcovarrubias @chadterhune Points for creativity, tho.
@KimNBCLA @anblanx Because you can't reason with someone who is certifiably insane.
.@IsraeliPM takes to "sponsored" tweets to get Israel's side across RE Gaza.
No salvation for you! Creationist says that even if there were aliens, which there aren't, they'd be damned to hell.
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