How Compound Interest Helps or Hurts

How Compound Interest Helps or Hurts

Compound interest can make a major difference to your long-term financial success. WOULD YOU PREFER TO earn interest – or pay it? Understanding how compound interest works allows you to make better decisions in your investment portfolio and…

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El-Erian: ‘We’re not in an all clear’ for stock index buying, but the sell ‘everything’ moment has passed

El-Erian: ‘We’re not in an all clear’ for stock index buying, but the sell ‘everything’ moment has passed

Investors should be buying individual stocks, not indexes because more coronavirus-driven market volatility is coming, economist Mohamed El-Erian said Monday.  El-Erian, chief economic advisor at Allianz said, he felt the time of “selling everything” passed a few weeks…

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Forex – Dollar Gains Versus Yen, Swiss Franc; Sterling Weakens

Forex – Dollar Gains Versus Yen, Swiss Franc; Sterling Weakens

The dollar traded marginally higher Tuesday, helped by gains against the more defensive currencies, the Japanese yen and the Swiss franc, on the last trading day of the month. At 3:05 AM ET (0705 GMT),…

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Stocks This Week: Oil And Energy Stocks Are Headed Lower

Stocks This Week: Oil And Energy Stocks Are Headed Lower

My February 2 post pointed to lower oil prices. Oil fell through the month of March, seasonally the second strongest month in any year, second only to April. In the few years that oil has…

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Stocks Have Best Week Since 1938 After Trump Signs $2 Trillion Coronavirus Stimulus Bill

Stocks Have Best Week Since 1938 After Trump Signs $2 Trillion Coronavirus Stimulus Bill

Topline: The stock market closed lower on Friday, cutting into some of its gains from the previous three days in yet another volatile week of trading—but Wall Street also cheered the news that Congress had passed…

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Three Moves You Can Still Make If You Went Into The Crisis Fully Invested

Three Moves You Can Still Make If You Went Into The Crisis Fully Invested

Many people entered 2020 fully-invested in their investment portfolios. Fully invested does not necessarily mean 100% allocated to stocks. It means that you had an asset allocation mix that did not leave you with more…

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The Airlines Most in Danger of Going Under During the Crisis

The Airlines Most in Danger of Going Under During the Crisis

The global airline industry has never had it so bad. Not even after the 9/11 terrorist attacks. Airlines could lose a quarter of a trillion dollars in revenue this year, according to the International Air Transport Association,…

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Oil-rich wealth funds seen shedding up to $225 billion in stocks

Oil-rich wealth funds seen shedding up to $225 billion in stocks

Sovereign wealth funds from oil-producing countries mainly in the Middle East and Africa are on course to dump up to $225 billion in equities, a senior banker estimates, as plummeting oil prices and the coronavirus…

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You can be ‘practically stealing’ quality stocks now, according to Jefferies

You can be ‘practically stealing’ quality stocks now, according to Jefferies

The bank’s analysts identified companies with strong fundamentals that are attractive because of ‘indiscriminate selling’ Investors are trying to get ahead of an eventual turnaround for the stock market, even as the coronavirus spreads further…

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Elevated Wall Street ‘fear gauge’ shows doubts about stock market rebound

Elevated Wall Street ‘fear gauge’ shows doubts about stock market rebound

Investors hoping for calm to return to U.S. stocks will not find much comfort in Wall Street’s fear gauge known as the VIX, which shows some market participants are bracing for more turbulence despite this…

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