Keeping tabs on the current state of the market is essential to being a successful investor. But there’s a lot of financial data to sift through. From tracking economic numbers and Fed interest rates to market indexes, fund flows and consumer sentiment indicators, each of these key signals forms a small piece of the larger picture that is the health of the financial markets.
How to Play the Election Cycle in Your Favor
The uncertain market during the past few election years means it’s time to build a more defensive portfolio in 2020.
Five Key Investment Trends for 2020
These five key investment trends will help investors narrow their focus in the new year.
Total Student Loan Debt in the United States Squashes American Dream
Americans are buckling under the burden of $1.56 trillion in outstanding student debt.
3 Stock Investing Rules to Swear By
Finding the “next big thing” is only one piece of the puzzle. The trickiest part is uncovering which companies in those disruptive sectors are going to produce the biggest gains.
Holiday Shopping Season 2019: Winners and Losers
This week, we’re looking at the retailers projected to post the largest revenue wins for the holiday shopping season.
Brick-and-Mortar Store Closures Expected to Hit 12,000 This Holiday Season
Brick-and-mortar store closures will continue to accelerate because traditional retail can’t compete with e-commerce.
Seasonal Trading Is About to Pick Up
With a lot of consumer spending on the horizon, a trend and seasonal trader like me loves this time of year.
Benjamin Graham’s Strategy Still Beats the Market
Benjamin Graham taught us that sometimes very simple methods yield exceptional results.
Prepare for the Next Fed Meeting
The money maestros at the Federal Reserve are about to wave their wands and send the band into a frenzy.