Apple co-founder Steve Wozniak on $1 trillion milestone

Apple co-founder Steve Wozniak on $1 trillion milestone

Apple Inc. (AAPL) became the first publicly-traded U.S. company with a $1 trillion market cap, as its stock ticked up over $207.05 on Thursday, 42 years after its founding in Steve Jobs’s garage in Los Altos, Calif. But its co-founder and initial computer science genius, Steve Wozniak, reached in Jeddah, Saudi Arabia, took the news […]

Yahoo Finance Morning Brief: August 1, 2018

Yahoo Finance Morning Brief: August 1, 2018

Wednesday, August 1, 2018 What to watch today On Wednesday, investors will have strong earnings news from Apple (AAPL) to help markets start August on the right foot, as the world’s largest company by market cap reported earnings and revenue that topped expectations after the close on Tuesday. In after-hours trading on Tuesday, Apple shares were […]

Lexo Campaign: McInnis, Groups Violated Finance Laws | News

Lexo Campaign: McInnis, Groups Violated Finance Laws | News

Demonstrating just how rankled local Republicans still are over the ugly state Senate primary this past spring, defeated challenger Michelle Lexo’s campaign has filed a complaint alleging violations of campaign finance laws by incumbent Sen. Tom McInnis and groups that supported him. Lydia Boesch, who served as Lexo’s campaign treasurer, detailed the allegations in a […]

Finance website ranks Maryland public schools 8th best in U.S.

Finance website ranks Maryland public schools 8th best in U.S.

Maryland came in eighth in a ranking of the best public school systems in the U.S., according to an analysis released Monday by personal finance website WalletHub. The analysis focused on quality and safety of school systems in the 50 states and the District of Columbia. Maryland ranked 10th in quality and 20th in safety, […]

The must-read personal finance books for your holiday

The must-read personal finance books for your holiday

While summer offers a few precious weeks off with the family and some down time away from the searing heat, it can also give you time to catch up on that pile of books accumulating on your bedside table. But before you delve into some fiction, consider adding a personal finance book to your reading […]

Berko: Explaining book value, other terms in finance

Berko: Explaining book value, other terms in finance

Malcolm Berko addresses questions about stocks. Reach him at P.O. Box 8303, Largo, FL 33775 or mjberko@yahoo.com. Dear Mr. Berko: I’m 78, and my spouse is 80. We bowl, play golf and bridge together, and I’ve become a decent tennis player since moving to the Villages from another development in Florida. This been wonderful place […]

US housing finance agency director Watt under investigation

US housing finance agency director Watt under investigation

Andrew Harrer | Bloomberg | Getty Images Melvin Watt, director of the Federal Housing Finance Agency. The director of the Federal Housing Finance Agency, Mel Watt, confirmed on Friday he is under investigation after Politico reported he is being probed for alleged sexual harassment of an agency employee. “The selective leaks related to this matter […]

Yahoo Finance Morning Brief: July 26, 2018

Yahoo Finance Morning Brief: July 26, 2018

Thursday, July 26, 2018 What to watch today On Thursday, investors will be inundated with corporate earnings as 74 members of the S&P 500 are scheduled to report results, with McDonald’s (MCD), MasterCard (MA), Southwest Airlines (LUV), Comcast (CMCSA), McKesson (MCK), Celgene (CELG), Under Armour (UAA), and American Airlines (AAL) all releasing earnings before the market […]