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

‘Travel rewards are often more lucrative than cash back.’ Take this 5-question quiz to see if a travel rewards card is right for you

Is a travel rewards credit card the right option for you? Getty Images With more than 6 in 10 US adults are likely to take at least one vacation this summer, according to a new study from Bankrate, you may be wondering if now’s the time to apply for a credit card with travel perks. … Read more

‘Travel rewards are often more lucrative than cash back.’ Take this 5-question quiz to see if a travel rewards card is right for you

Is a travel rewards credit card the right option for you? Getty Images With more than 6 in 10 US adults are likely to take at least one vacation this summer, according to a new study from Bankrate, you may be wondering if now’s the time to apply for a credit card with travel perks. … Read more

‘Travel rewards are often more lucrative than cash back.’ Take this 5-question quiz to see if a travel rewards card is right for you

Is a travel rewards credit card the right option for you? Getty Images With more than 6 in 10 US adults are likely to take at least one vacation this summer, according to a new study from Bankrate, you may be wondering if now’s the time to apply for a credit card with travel perks. … Read more

How Overturning Roe v. Wade Would Complicate Insurance Coverage for Abortions

The end of a constitutionally protected right to abortion in the US could push more large employers to pay for travel for out-of-state abortions, creating a thicket of insurance workarounds and uneven access, as around two dozen states would likely institute abortion bans if Roe v. Wade is overturned. States have significant power to limit … Read more

AIG Boosts Profit as Catastrophe Losses Narrow, Premiums Are Increased

Global insurance conglomerate American International Group Inc. AIG 0.80% posted strong gains in first-quarter profit, benefiting from reduced catastrophe losses, growth in new business and premium-rate increases. Another of the biggest publicly traded insurances, Prudential Financial Inc., PRU 1.22% swing to a $31 million net loss for the quarter from a year-earlier $2.83 billion net … 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

5 credit card perks to consider (one saved this pro $299 on an Apple Watch fix)

Do you have credit card perks you don’t know about? Getty Images Most of us are familiar with traditional credit card rewards like points, airline miles and cash back, but there are actually a bunch of unexpected perks that most people don’t even realize exist. We asked credit card experts to share their favorite overlooked … Read more

Retailers Are Having a Tough Year. It’s Still a Stock Picker’s Market.

The retail sector has seen a steep selloff this year, and upcoming first-quarter earnings may offer little relief. Still, what management teams say about the back half of the year could matter more for stock performance. Earnings season has already gotten underway, but reports from a number of major retailers aren’t due out until mid-May, … Read more

Retailers Are Having a Tough Year. It’s Still a Stock Picker’s Market.

The retail sector has seen a steep selloff this year, and upcoming first-quarter earnings may offer little relief. Still, what management teams say about the back half of the year could matter more for stock performance. Earnings season has already gotten underway, but reports from a number of major retailers aren’t due out until mid-May, … Read more