Pretty near every leader on earth, in business, government, or any other realm, has something riding on who will become the world's most important leader, the U.S. president. Now that the debates are over, let's review the ways we might foretell the outcome.
Heavy lies the crown the adage goes for those in control. For Dick's Sporting Goods Inc (ticker: DKS), however, that crown seems highly comfortable, as it becomes the only national sporting goods full-line retailer in the U.S. When Sports Authority filed for bankruptcy in March, it expected to close between 150 and 450 stores.
The appearance of winning is addictive. It's a trend playing out in politics right now, but also one that impacts the retirement portfolio. That's why when clients come to Robert Oliver's office to seek financial advice, they often start with some form of this question: "How do I beat the market?"
Get a government job. (iStockphoto) When it comes to retirement perks, there are few cushier jobs than working for the government. That's because employees are enrolled in the Federal Employees Retirement System, which includes an annuity that is built up throughout one's tenure.
It's easy to set the 401(k) and forget it. After you select the initial amount to take out from your paycheck, it's often best not to overreact to the ups and downs of the market. But Alex Foster, a financial advisor in Atlanta, wanted to know about the fees a client of his was charged in the 401(k).
One of the auto industry's worst attributes, from an investor's standpoint, is its predictability. While car companies benefit when the economy rises, the road always turns back downhill, and automobile sales inevitably shift into reverse. Industry watchers can see this dynamic playing out right now, even as 2017 models begin to roll onto dealers' lots.
When sandwich chain Potbelly Corp. (ticker: PBPB) held its initial public offering nearly three years ago, you would have thought the next big fast-casual restaurant stock had hit the market. Within minutes of listing at $14 a share, the stock more than doubled. The next trading day, it surpassed $32.
Muck Rack makes it simple to find people, tweets, or articles that mention any name, keyword, company, hashtag etc. We've compiled this guide to help you make the most of your search.
Selecting a term
Start searching tweets, articles from media outlets, articles mentioned in tweets, journalists'
names, titles and bios with some suggested searches:
Companies or Topics (e.g. iPhone, Microsoft)
Phrases (e.g. "cloud computing") — use quotes to keep the terms together
Twitter handles (e.g. @username) — returns those who have mentioned or replied to
Names (e.g. "David Pogue")
Hashtags (e.g. #sxsw, #london2012)
Bio details (e.g. vegan, Olympics, father)
Muck Rack's Advanced Search allows for many boolean operators.
Find results that mention multiple specified terms, use AND or
+. For example, ensure each result contains both Elon Musk and Mark Zuckerberg by
searching Obama AND Romney or Obama + Romney.
Use the operators OR or , to broaden your search when you'd like either of
multiple terms to appear in results. (This is the default behavior of our search when no operators
are used.) For example, search for democrat OR republican to find results that refer to
Democrats and/or Republicans.
Use NOT or - to subtract results from your search. For
example, searching Disney will yield results about the Walt Disney Company as well as Walt Disney
World Resort. To exclude mentions of Disney World, search for Disney -World or Disney
When using one of these operators with a phrase, enclose it in quotation marks. For example, you can
find results about smartphones excluding Apple's iPhone 4S by searching smartphone -"iPhone
Use parentheses to separate multiple
boolean phrases. For example, to find journalists talking about having fun in Disney World or
Disneyland, search for ("disney world" OR disneyland) AND fun.
An asterisk can be used to search for any variation of a root word truncated by the asterisk. For example, searching for admin* will return results for administrator, administration, administer, administered, etc.
A near operator is an AND operator where you can control the distance between the words. You can vary the distance the near operation uses by adding a forward slash and number (between 0-99) such as strawberries NEAR/10 "whipped cream", which means the strawberries must exist within 10 words of "whipped cream".