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June 26, 2017

Key Data on Tap Might Offer More Insight into Economic Growth in First Half

Durable goods and GDP estimate are in pipeline this week as Q2 winds down and investors prepare for the long 4th of July holiday

Editor‘s Picks

While You Weren’t Sleeping: Trading the Overnight Session

As the sun slides below the horizon and most of the world starts to wind down, a wide variety of nocturnal creatures begin to emerge from their daytime shelters ...

May 2017 IMX

Major indexes continued their upwards climb during the May IMX period with tech stocks leading the way; the Nasdaq Composite (COMP) increased 2.3% compared to a 1.3% rise in the S&P 500 (SPX).

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Investing
June 26, 2017

Fed Raising Interest Rates: How It Could Affect Your Financial Life

If you bought a home in the 1990s, take a look at your mortgage rate from back then and be prepared to do a double-take. Your rate might have been 7% or more. ...

Investing
June 23, 2017

Bridging the Aisles: Amazon and Whole Foods Unite

Last Friday, in a move that few on Wall Street saw coming, Amazon (AMZN) stunned the street by announcing the acquisition of upscale grocer ...

Money & Culture
June 23, 2017

Rent or Buy? Assessing Your Housing Alternatives

Home ownership in the U.S. is at nearly 64%, according to a Census Bureau report released in April. While rates have fluctuated around the mid-60% range for ...

Options
June 22, 2017

Who Adjusted My Options? And Other Corporate Action Questions

It seems like each month or so there's a major company announcement—a mega-merger, acquisition, stock split or a special dividend—but these are just the big ones ...

Options
June 22, 2017

Same Building Blocks, Different Products: Options on Futures Intro

While a good chunk of our Swim Lessons episodes feature equity options—options on stocks and stock indexes—we also like to feature options on futures ...

Trading
June 21, 2017

Earnings Preview: Oracle Reports Fiscal Q4 After Market Close

For the most part it’s a quiet time in the markets as far as earnings goes, but tech bellwether Oracle (ORCL) reports fiscal fourth-quarter earnings after market close today...

Trading
June 21, 2017

New Bells and Whistles in Manufacturing Ring up Near Record Output

Ignore the drumbeat for the need to rescue the U.S. manufacturing sector. Manufacturing is not dead; far ....

Retirement
June 21, 2017

Six Retirement Planning Tips to Turn Your Goals into Action

When you’re thinking about retirement planning and what your goals are for life after work, it usually boils down to a few key questions ...

Retirement
June 20, 2017

Passing Down Retirement Accounts? Name Beneficiaries

As you sit down to the sometimes-daunting task of designating the heirs and beneficiaries to your estate, keep this in mind: No named beneficiaries can break ...

Investing
June 19, 2017

Socially Conscious? Ideas On How to Scout Possible Investments

A few years ago, several large U.S. and European medical companies found themselves embroiled in controversy. An international furor had erupted after ...

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