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May 6, 2016

No Surprise Here: Job Numbers Disappoint; Markets React

The markets turned deeper to the downside early Friday after the government's all-important employment numbers revealed that nonfarm job growth is slowing.

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Stock Bulls May Be Showing Fatigue

Markets don't move in a straight line up or down forever. Where might the broader market find support in a pullback? Markets don't move in a straight line up ...

Deposits & Transfers Overview: New Page, 3 New Features

It's time to meet the new page on the block. We recently added an Overview page to our Deposits & Transfers section. It’s a great place to compare all of the ...

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Money & Culture
May 6, 2016

Fine Wine, Pt 2: Storage: Check. Now to Grow That Collection

Had a good day trading and want to celebrate? Or looking to add more “liquid” assets to your portfolio? There are different fine wines to do that. In Part 1 of ...

Trading
May 5, 2016

Rolling Along: Knowing When to Adjust an Option Trade

Adjustments can be an integral part of any option trade, but knowing when to adjust can be tricky. Still, if you know what to look for, the market can send you a ...

Options
May 5, 2016

Volatility Update: Late-April Showers on Wall Street

Market volatility picked up in the final two days of April, but it was an otherwise quiet month on Wall Street. The S&P 500 finished nearly unchanged for the month ...

Trading
May 4, 2016

Earnings: Can TSLA Spark Investor Sentiment?

Earnings season keeps rolling this week with high-profile names like TSLA, BABA, and MGM. Can these companies provide insight into the broader economy?

Investing
May 4, 2016

Technical Analysis for Investors: Understanding Trends and SMAs

Sir Isaac Newton developed the laws of motion to understand and describe the relationships between an object, the forces acting on it, and its motion. One of ...

Trading
May 3, 2016

Economic Reports Primer, Pt 1: Non-Farm Payrolls & Employment

There’s a veritable alphabet soup of economic reports issued by the government each month, from GDP to CPI to PCE. What do these all mean for the economy and ...

Trading
May 3, 2016

Stock Bulls May Be Showing Fatigue

Markets don't move in a straight line up or down forever. Where might the broader market find support in a pullback? Markets don't move in a straight line up ...

Trading
May 2, 2016

Earnings: What’s in the Pipeline for PFE and MRK?

Drug giants PFE and MRK get ready to report earnings and talk about the future of the pharmaceutical industry. Can these two pharma giants deliver?

Investing
May 2, 2016

Negative Interest Rates? Unlikely. Still, Investors Can Prepare

For decades, central banks have cut interest rates to spark economic growth in troubled times. But more recently, when even extremely low or zero rates ...

Money & Culture
April 29, 2016

Get the Wine Storage Your Budding Collection Deserves

If you find that your small, six-bottle countertop wine fridge just isn’t cutting it anymore, it may be time to upgrade to something bigger. Luckily, wine storage ...