Oil prices are surging — these eight stocks are still bargains for long-term investors

The combination of underinvestment in new oil wells and rising demand underscores what might be a long period of high prices for energy commodities. Meanwhile, many oil and gas stocks are still trading at low valuations to expected earnings despite a sector-wide rally stretching back to the end of 2020. Even though the energy sector … Read more

Ford Sells 8 Million Rivian Shares. It Still Holds 94M Shares in the EV Startup.

Text size Ford sold about 8% of its stake in electric vehicle startup Rivian. Courtesy Rivian Ford Motor sold 8 million Rivian Automotive shares after the initial public offering lockup expired on Monday. Knowing a sale has happened might provide some relief for weary Rivian (ticker: RIVN) investors, who have been worried about the potential … Read more

Amazon, Yelp among companies that will cover abortion travel costs for employees

After several states including Texas and Oklahoma passed restrictive abortion laws, some companies, among them Amazon, Citigroup and Yelp, have told employees that they will cover their travel costs for abortion access. And in light of the leaked draft opinion revealing the Supreme Court intends to overturn Roe v. Wade, the landmark case that legalized … Read more

Gas Prices Upend Small Business—’It’s Keeping Me Awake’

Rising fuel prices are taking a toll on small businesses, prompting owners of everything from furniture retailers to swimming-pool service companies to trim services and revise contracts as they try to soften the financial hit. Keon Enterprises, in Harrisburg, Pa., has paid as much as $3,180 for gas in recent weeks, up from about $1,500 … Read more

Gas Prices Upend Small Business—’It’s Keeping Me Awake’

Rising fuel prices are taking a toll on small businesses, prompting owners of everything from furniture retailers to swimming-pool service companies to trim services and revise contracts as they try to soften the financial hit. Keon Enterprises, in Harrisburg, Pa., has paid as much as $3,180 for gas in recent weeks, up from about $1,500 … Read more

Gas Prices Upend Small Business—’It’s Keeping Me Awake’

Rising fuel prices are taking a toll on small businesses, prompting owners of everything from furniture retailers to swimming-pool service companies to trim services and revise contracts as they try to soften the financial hit. Keon Enterprises, in Harrisburg, Pa., has paid as much as $3,180 for gas in recent weeks, up from about $1,500 … Read more

My girlfriend lives with me and uses her apartment as a $750-a-month closet. She wants to officially move in, and pay me $117 a month

My girlfriend and I have been dating for over a year. After her roommate left, she got her own place, even though she was essentially living with me in a home I bought in mid-2018. This was about eight months into our relationship, and she wasn’t ready to fully move in, but she did bring … Read more

Use an SUV or pickup truck for your small business? Take advantage of these generous tax breaks

Did you add a vehicle for use in your small business last year? Or maybe this year? The 2017 Tax Cuts and Jobs Act (TCJA) included super-favorable first-year depreciation breaks for vehicles used for business. Those federal income tax breaks are still on the books, and I think they’ve not gotten all the attention they … Read more