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  • 2016 Upper Peninsula Talent Summit
  • Court blocks Federal plan to extend overtime pay
  • Expansions at DCHS
  • Ojibwa Casino's growth announcements

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Prospect Capital: Big Dividend, Big Risks
By Blue Harbinger ByBlue Harbinger Prospect Capital PSEC is an income investor favorite because it offers an outsized 11 6 dividend yield paid monthly However we believe Prospect is considerably less attractive than it was just one year ago In fact we sold our shares of

Q4 Earnings To Look At
The day has finally arrived nearly 12 weeks after his surprise victory in the 2016 Presidential election Donald J Trump will today be sworn in as the 45th President of the Untied States A new era is surely here Trump is the first U S President never to have held public office before and

President Trump's Economy: Winners, Losers, And Strategies For Investors
Donald Trump (Shutterstock photo) Today marks the inauguration of the 45th President of the United States, Donald J. Trump. No matter how you feel about that from a political perspective, traders and investors should take this opportunity to look at their portfolios and maybe make some adjustments to suit the

The Destruction of the Existing Workforce
All of us have opinions on the affects of automation. My university education stressed that there was nothing to fear from automation, as historically automation created at least as many jobs as destroyed. The Mainstream View From  McKinsey Global Institute : While much of the current debate about automation

Taxes, Jobs and Investments: How Trump's Presidency Could Affect Your Wallet
Donald Trump (Shutterstock photo) So far, many Americans are loving the proposed Donald Trump tax plan. If you have any money in the U.S. stock market, either in your 401k or investment account, you’re probably already richer due to the end of year Trump bull market, aka, the “Trump Bump.” With the Donald Trump

Donald Trump Inauguration: How Trump, GOP Policies Could Affect Economy
Donald Trump (Shutterstock photo) Every 4 years the American public go to the polls to settle an age-old debate of whether Republicans or Democrats make more sense for the economy. This time around Republicans emerged victorious and at the end of the week Donald Trump takes the oath of office to become 45th

Colony NorthStar Delivered A 50% Return - What's Next?
By John Sheehy ByJohn Sheehy Colony NorthStar NYSE CLNS management did an admirable job of bringing its three way merger to completion NorthStar Asset Management s NSAM shareholders have earned a total return of more than 50 since I wrote last July

Mnuchin: Good Pick Or Bad Actor?
The Treasury Secretary nominee was being "grilled" by Congress today. I want to talk a bit about this hearing because it brings up the subject of the housing crisis.  The who and the whys. First, Mnuchin is a Wall Street guy. Even worse, he's a hedge fund and Goldman Sachs guy. That's like blood in the water for

History Suggests Higher USD Following The Inauguration
Marshall Gittler, Head of Investment research,  FXPRIMUS.com All eyes are on Washington tomorrow for the inauguration of President Trump. The inauguration speech will be closely analysed for the new administration’s priorities. According to press reports, the new President will use this opportunity to define

What The Obama Years Should Teach Traders and Investors
Today marks Barack Obama’s last day in office, and from an investing perspective, it has been a remarkable eight years. Looking back, it is hard to remember the fear and financial panic that was gripping the nation when he took over the White House, and especially how some people regarded his election as the