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May 21, 2018

Warmer Trade Winds Blow As Progress On China Talks Lends Positive Tone

This week could help set the tone for the next several. Geopolitical events like U.S. trade relations with China are starting to dominate the conversation.

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Basics of Commodities Trading: Where, How Investors Can Start

Basics of Commodities Trading: Where, How Investors Can Start

Commodity markets may conjure a freewheeling world of high rollers living hard and taking outsized risks, and there’s some historical truth in that image. But in a ...

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Money & Culture
May 21, 2018
Graduate Life Hacks for Paying Off College Debt

Graduate Life Hacks for Paying Off College Debt

Congrats on graduating from college! Now you have the rest of your life to figure out. If you need a little financial guidance as you start on the road to independence ...

Investing
May 17, 2018
Stay on Top of Tech Trends: Conference Highlights Progress

Stay on Top of Tech Trends: Conference Highlights Progress

There’s an info tech race underway and the competition could be fierce in the realm of artificial intelligence (AI).

Trading
May 17, 2018
Earnings Preview: Deere To Report Before the Open on Friday

Earnings Preview: Deere To Report Before the Open on Friday

Deere’s (DE) stock has dropped a ways from its all-time high of $175.26 it hit on February 16 when the company last reported earnings. Since the start of May, DE has...

Investing
May 16, 2018
Shifting Targets: Why Managed Investments Might Suit Pre-Retirees

Shifting Targets: Why Managed Investments Might Suit Pre-Retirees

Young employees come in a variety of shapes and sizes, but they tend to have something in common: their financial situation. Most young people are just ...

Trading
May 15, 2018
Macy’s Earnings Preview: Can Same Store Sales Growth Continue?

Macy’s Earnings Preview: Can Same Store Sales Growth Continue?

Shares of department store Macy’s (M) have come a long way from their 52-week low of $17.41, hitting a new 52-week high of $32.45 at the end of April. Since then...

Trading
May 15, 2018
Walmart to Report Earnings Fresh off Its Largest Acquisition Ever

Walmart to Report Earnings Fresh off Its Largest Acquisition Ever

Walmart (WMT) reports Q1 fiscal 2019 earnings before market open on Thursday, May 17, and the company just made its largest acquisition ever ahead of its report...

Money & Culture
May 15, 2018
Annuities: An Unsung Way to Potentially Avoid Probate

Annuities: An Unsung Way to Potentially Avoid Probate

Thinking about death probably isn’t your idea of a fun weekend activity. Considering the probate process, and how to avoid probate, likely isn’t high on your list either.

Trading
May 14, 2018
Earnings Preview: Home Depot Reports Before Tuesday’s Open

Earnings Preview: Home Depot Reports Before Tuesday’s Open

Home Depot (HD) reports first-quarter earnings before market open on Tuesday, May 15. A strong U.S. economy, tight labor market and recent tax reform have...

Money & Culture
May 11, 2018
Tax Forms 101: Forms You Might Receive, Forms You Might File

Tax Forms 101: Forms You Might Receive, Forms You Might File

Let’s face it: The tax filing process ranks up there with root canal as things most of us dread. But a little organization and planning can help make filing those ...

Investing
May 10, 2018
Mother to Mother: Tips for Raising Money-Smart Kids

Mother to Mother: Tips for Raising Money-Smart Kids

As mothers, we teach our children about good manners, stranger danger, and the value of hard work. But there’s another skill: money management.

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