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April 27, 2017

More Earnings Fun Ahead, But Market Still Buzzing Over Taxes, D.C. Policy

Earnings news dominates as a veritable stew of major firms serve up quarterly results. But policy issues, including buzz about the Trump tax plan, remain in the headlines.

Editor‘s Picks

Make the Most of Your Tax Refund with These 5 Tips

Are you expecting to get a tax refund this year? According to a March 2017 Investor Pulse Survey conducted on behalf of TD Ameritrade, 58% of ...

March 2017 IMX

TD Ameritrade clients were net buyers of equities in March, and the IMX rose to a score of 6.22. Clients increased their exposure to equities for the third consecutive month as equity markets rallied to all-time highs.

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Trading
April 27, 2017

Earnings Preview: Tech Roundup With MSFT and INTC

If you live for tech earnings, today is your day. We’re wrapping up this week’s round of earnings previews with a couple of older tech giants, Microsoft (MSFT) and...

Trading
April 27, 2017

Earnings Preview: GOOG Hits New Highs and Reports After the Bell

There are several heavy hitters reporting earnings in the tech sector after market close today. Microsoft (MSFT), Amazon (AMZN), Intel (INTC), and Alphabet (GOOG...

Trading
April 27, 2017

Earnings Preview: AMZN Results Come Out After Market Close

The NASDAQ (COMP) broke through the 6,000 mark on Tuesday right before one of the most important days in tech earnings. What’s so important about today?

Options
April 27, 2017

Synthetics: A Useful Accessory for Your Options Wardrobe

As any fashion professional would tell you, though your collection of outfits provides the base of your wardrobe, the accessories—those extra little add-ons—can make ...

Trading
April 26, 2017

Earnings Preview: A Look at Consumer Spending With UA and MGM

Even though earnings might be a little overshadowed by the big tax reform announcement planned for today, ...

Trading
April 26, 2017

Earnings Preview: Cars and Oil with F, GM, CVX and XOM

Stocks surged in trading yesterday as tax reform details emerged with a press briefing scheduled for today to announce the entire package. On top of that...

Retirement
April 26, 2017

Rescue from Emotion: Discipline Tips for Retirement Investors

It’s easy to tell someone to keep their emotions out of investing. From a practical standpoint, however, it’s a trap most of us fall into at one point or another. “People say ...

Investing
April 26, 2017

Earnings: Is Plastic Fantastic, and Who’s Solving the Retail Riddle?

Keeping the lights on in the American economy requires an array of power sources – “plastic” being one. Based on the initial few weeks of the latest U.S. earnings ...

Trading
April 25, 2017

Earnings Preview: AT&T and Procter & Gamble Are Set to Report

Lockheed Martin (LMT) shares are falling in trading today after revenues missed Wall Street analyst estimates and McDonald’s (MCD) shares are up over...

Trading
April 25, 2017

Earnings: Close To All-Time Lows, Twitter Reports Tomorrow

It’s been tough for some of the big tech IPOs over the past several years. Following a spike in Twitter’s (TWTR) stock price after its IPO, shares declined to...