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Axa: Investors Face Risks in Insurance Revolution

ENLARGE Thomas Buberl is to take over as AXA CEO later this year, implementing the insurer’s latest strategic plan. Photo: Agence France-Presse/Getty Images By Paul J. Davies Paul J. Davies The Wall Street Journal CANCEL Biography @PaulJDavies June 21, 2016 9:57 a.m. ET 1 COMMENTS High

Investing Action Plan For Wed.: Red Hat, More Yellen, Oil Data

Here is your Investing Action Plan for Wednesday: What you need to know as an investor. Red Hat (RHT), Bed Bath Beyond (BBBY) and Herman Miller (MLHR) are due to announce quarterly results, while the government releases weekly crude oil inventory and production figures. Federal Reserve Chair

Feds target young adults for health insurance coverage outreach

Health and Human Services Secretary Sylvia Burwell.(Photo: MICHAEL REYNOLDS, EPA) Federal health officials said Tuesday that they plan to step up their efforts to get uninsured young adults to sign up for health coverage on the Affordable Care Act exchanges, which many avoid doing due to cost and

Smart Money Well Spent: Investing in the United States

On the first day of summer, in a hotel foyer brightened with banners of patriotic red, white and blue, I was delighted to experience the bustle and excitement of the third annual SelectUSA Summit. An estimated 2,400 participants had come from 70 markets around the globe, eager

How Will Americans With Low Savings Survive In Retirement? We Can Check

[unable to retrieve full-text content] ForbesHow Will Americans With Low Savings Survive In Retirement? We Can CheckForbesWriting in the New York Times, Steven Rattner laments that “only about 10 percent of participants have been contributing the maximum amount allowable. As a consequence, the average American household approaching

EU takes action against corporate tax avoidance

Photo taken in 2016 shows Pierre Moscovici, the European Commission official who presides over tax issues.(Photo: JOHN THYS, AFP/Getty Images) Multinational corporate tax dodgers take heed: The European Union’s member states on Tuesday tightened rules on tax avoidance tactics. Prompted by reports that detailed tax-shifting by companies like coffee

Tar Heel state VCs lag California, Massachusetts in biotech investing

[unable to retrieve full-text content] Triangle Business JournalTar Heel state VCs lag California, Massachusetts in biotech investingTriangle Business JournalWhen it comes to biotech investing, North Carolina still lags the big players out west and in the northeast. However, this state does have some active investors. Durham-based Hatteras

Getting a Mortgage: Basics and What You Need to Know

Making the decision to become a homeowner can be stressful for many first-time homebuyers. The looming questions of affordability, where to purchase, and job security are all legitimate concerns that warrant serious consideration. The reality is that there’s never a right time or the perfect circumstances to

Mortgage rates for Tuesday, June 21

Mortgage rates mostly fell today. The average rate on 30-year fixed mortgages fell, as did the average rate on 15-year mortgages, while the average rate on 5/1 ARMs remained unchanged. Rates on mortgages change daily, but overall, they are currently near historical lows. If you’re in the

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