Most people are aware that gold doesn’t tarnish, corrode or rust. That applies to pure gold because it does not easily combine with oxygen. The pure metal is also too soft to be used in jewelry, so it is mixed with other metals. Unfortunately, writing articles that recommend gold mining companies, even as a speculative play, can tarnish the author’s reputation and be corrosive to one’s....More>>>
August 29, 2017: Markets opened lower Tuesday on concerns about another North Korean missile test and the impact of Harvey on oil & gas supplies. On the positive side, consumer confidence improved. Among the sectors, industrials and tech performed best while materials and financials lagged. WTI crude oil for October delivery settled at $46.44 a barrel, down 0.3%. December gold added 0.3% on....More>>>
By Molly Triffin
This story originally appeared on LearnVest as “It’s Time to Talk to Your Parents About Their Finances.”
From the birds and the bees to why your pet goldfish is floating belly up in his bowl, your parents have had their share of uncomfortable conversations with you.
Now that they’re edging toward their golden....More>>>
This is part two of the “Simple stories drive markets” series. Here is the first in this series.
As the S&P 500 finished yesterday one percent shy of its record close of 2131 set 13 months ago, what is that story the market is looking for to sustainably break above its 18-month trading range of roughly 1800 to 2100? A simple, plausible story is the “Goldilocks”....More>>>
Gold gained Thursday, its fourth advance in the past five sessions, buttressed by anxiety ahead of a meeting between President Donald Trump and his Chinese counterpart Xi Jinping, which could shed light on future currency and trade interactions between the two powerful nations.
Gold slightly pared its gain as the dollar ....More>>>
Stitch Fix Inc. (NASDAQ: SFIX) entered the markets with a bang on Friday morning. The company ended up pricing its 8 million shares at $15 per share, with an overallotment option for an additional 1.2 million shares. At this price, the entire offering is valued up to $138 million. However, shares actually entered the market closer to $16.90.
The underwriters for this offering are Goldman....More>>>
New York, NY, based Investment company BlueMountain Capital Management, LLC buys Team Health Holdings, Humana, CBS, International Seaways, Sealed Air, MedEquities Realty Trust, Double Eagle Acquisition, Nexstar Media Group, Eldorado Gold, Kohl’s, sells Lam Research, Allergan PLC, Symantec, Shire PLC, B/E Aerospace during the 3-months ended 2016-12-31, according to the most recent filings of....More>>>
The Dow Jones Industrial Average surged more than 300 points to cross the 21,000 level for the first time ever on Wednesday, roaring back from Tuesday’s minuscule decline that broke a record 12-in-a-row win streak.
The exuberance is so thick in the air it’s hard to breathe, with stock prices melting higher despite political uncertainty, hawkish noises from the Federal Reserve,....More>>>
Gold prices finished in negative territory Monday as the dollar strengthened and as investors favored assets perceived as risky over so-called havens.
Gold has been plagued by a downbeat tone in the wake of recent signals from the Federal Reserve for at least one more increase to interest rates this year in what has been interpreted as an upbeat outlook on the worlds No. 1 economy. That view....More>>>
There are numerous trading techniques to consider for each and every options trade, so Fred Oltarsh at Options Strategy Network details five of the ones he considers extremely vital for trying to put the percentages in the trader’s favor.
The key to trading options contracts successfully (individual stocks and futures as well) is to put the percentages in your favor. This involves....More>>>