Asia Stocks live blog: Pricing in U.S. and Chinese numbers - The Tell - MarketWatch
Even if you forget about the 30%+ stock return achieved last year and the ~6% return this year, becoming more conservative in (or near) retirement with a larger bond allocation still makes sense. For some of our clients, buying and holding individual bonds until maturity reduces the risky outcome associated with a potential of interest rates spiking. With all of that said, our current stance doesn't mean stocks don't offer good value today (see Buy in May). For those readers who have followed our blog for a while, they will understand I have been relatively sanguine about the prospects of equities for some time, even through a host of scary periods.
Stocks move higher as US jobs grow at healthy clip
While I didnt attend the event, I watched the keynote online. There have been many blog posts and articles written about the event. Two of the best ones include Dennis Howletts excellent post on Diginomica , SAPPHIRE Now 2014 SAPs positioning challenge as it simplifies everything and Pierre Mitchells entertaining, insightful analysis, Thoughts on Bill McDermotts SAP Keynote at Sapphire Now 2014 eBay, Ariba, Fieldglass, and More . SAPs simplicity hype makes me think of a favorite Ben Franklin quote, Well done is better than well said. Its time for SAP to deliver on the promise of simplicity or risk losing more of their customers to faster-moving, proven cloud-based competitors including NetSuite, Plex Systems, Workday and others.
Best- And Worst-Performing Cloud Computing Stocks June 2nd To June 6th And Year-To-Date - Forbes
While the U.S. jobs numbers (see earlier post on todays blog) helped Wall Street finish higher on Friday, Japan has added a little to the global cheer this morning with a decent upward revision to its economic growth for the first calendar quarter. It turns out Japans gross domestic product rose by 6.7% in January-March compared to a year earlier, not the originally reported 5.9%. On a quarterly basis, GDP growth was revised to 1.6% from 1.5%. A key driver in the mark-up was private non-residential investment, which increased by a full 7.6%, as opposed to the initially estimated gain of 4.9%.
Post to Facebook Stocks move higher as US jobs grow at healthy clip Stocks are closing higher after the U.S. government reported more healthy job growth in May. The Standard & Poor's 500 index notched its eighth record high in the last 10 trading days. Check out this story on azcentral.com: http://azc.cc/1przyvl CancelSend A link has been sent to your friend's email address. Posted!