Deep Dive: Here’s how U.S. brokerage companies rank by one very important measure

November 21, 2019@12:04 PM TFP Editor 0

U.S. brokers that rely on the discount-trading business model are in play, following Charles Schwab’s recent disruptive move to do away with most commissions for online stock trades. It might be helpful for investors to see which investment banks and broker-dealers have been the best financial performers in recent years. That information is below, based on a screen of data provided by FactSet. Big broker news Shares of TD Ameritrade AMTD, +18.42%  were up as much as 26% during the first hour of trading Thursday, [Read More]

Visualizing The Simple Reason Why America Will Drown In Deflation

November 21, 2019@12:00 PM TFP Editor 0

Visualizing The Simple Reason Why America Will Drown In Deflation In reviewing his speech and presentation delivered at the 5th International Funds Summitt, in which he laid out the key investing themes to watch over the next decade (which include “banking as we know it”, the desktop computer, oil prices and fiat money) SaxoBank’s Christopher Dembik writes that our current, fifth wave of innovation, that began in the early 1990s… … is characterized by low growth, low productivity and lowflation.  According to the Saxo strategist, [Read More]

Dow Jones Newswires: Colgate reveals to competitors how it makes completely recyclable toothpaste tube

November 21, 2019@11:33 AM TFP Editor 0

Colgate-Palmolive Co. will share the intellectual property of its new fully-recyclable toothpaste tube with competitors, a move that comes as the home-goods industry faces mounting pressure from eco-conscious shoppers. The tube, which was made public in June and is set to go into stores in the U.S. in packaging for Colgate’s CL, -0.07%   Tom’s of Maine toothpaste before being rolled out in other brands across the U.S. and Europe, took five years to develop. Colgate is now adapting its factories to manufacture the tube [Read More]

Top Challenges Influencing the Growth of Oil and Gas Companies | Quantzig

November 21, 2019@11:32 AM TFP Editor 0

LONDON–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Quantzig, a global data analytics and advisory firm, that delivers actionable analytics solutions to resolve complex business problems has announced the completion of its latest article that offers comprehensive insights on the top challenges impacting the growth of oil and companies. Our analytics experts have the experience and agility to help businesses skillfully address their challenges to improve process efficiency. Request a FREE proposal to know how we can help you gain such insights. Today’s oil and gas companies have grown substantially because of [Read More]

The Minimum Wage Is The Enemy Of The Poor

November 21, 2019@11:15 AM TFP Editor 0

The Minimum Wage Is The Enemy Of The Poor Authored by Jacob Hornberger via The Future of Freedom Foundation, Suppose they made the minimum wage $1,000 an hour. Just think: Every worker in America would be taking home at least $8,000 a day. That would be an annual salary of over $2 million. Wonderful, right? What an easy way to abolish poverty and make everyone rich, right? I think most people can see the fallacy of trying to end poverty in this manner. Businesses could [Read More]

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Pelosi says evidence is clear: Trump used office for personal gain

November 21, 2019@11:03 AM TFP Editor 0

U.S. House Speaker Nancy Pelosi said on Thursday there was clear evidence President Donald Trump had used his office for personal gain and undermined national security, but that no final impeachment decision had been made as House Democrats continued their impeachment inquiry into the Republican president. Read on The Source