With the recent extremes and an investor’s natural bias to loss aversion, our U.S. stock markets have become downright wonky. A financial adviser lays out a plan of action to keep it all in check.
Investors have some reasons for optimism in 2019 — yet political turmoil, rising protectionism, a hawkish Fed and slowing earnings and economic growth have sent shivers down investors’ spines.
Given all that see-sawing of the U.S. stock markets in December, how’s a non-finance person to make sense of it all? Here are some simple question and answers
Trump expressed displeasure with the Fed after Mnuchin tweeted that Powell’s job was safe.
Trump’s Monday morning tweet heightened fears about the economy being destabilized by a president who wants control over the Fed. Its board members are nominated by the president, but they make decisions independently of the White House.
No matter which way the stock market goes in 2019 — and Wall Street has ample arguments for either direction — expect it to be another gut-wrenching ride.
Strong results from major companies including Microsoft, Visa and Comcast are sending U.S. stocks higher Thursday morning as the market found its footing after three weeks of steep declines.
Investors are wary of possible further U.S. interest rate hikes. That will raise the cost of corporate borrowing and could drag on economic growth.
A December 2017 poll shows the tooth fairy’s payout decreased by 11 percent from 2016, while the S&P 500 saw a total return last year of 18 percent.
A survey of parents finds the Tooth Fairy is more generous in good times, and less so when stocks pull back.
Take heart, income investors: An increase in interest rates doesn’t mean dividend investing is over. Market experts say buyers need focus on quality instead of blindly buying the highest-yielding vehicle.
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balances are at a 12-year high. The average
account balance has jumped to nearly $76,000.
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