As global stock indexes tumble, market logic dictates companies should ramp up share repurchases. If history is any guide, that won’t happen. The irony is that companies tend to buy back shares when their coffers are full. That’s also …
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This is how a market correction starts: Good news for consumers is bad for investors. Equity markets entered October on a slippery slope, given the historical markers for the scariest month, but oil prices have certainly greased the skid. As …
Nautilus Investment Research recently said stock prices tend to soar whenever bitcoin experiences explosive growth. Bitcoin’s price has trended upward about 80% this last month. The S&P 500 has seen monumental increases in …
Real-time prices, day and year highs and lows, dividend and dividend yield, revenue per employee, and analyst sentiment (from bearish to bullish) give you a lot of data in a small space on MarketWatch. You can also easily compare the …
Q: How do I find my cost basis on a stock? A: If I had to pick one question I get most often, it's how to figure the cost basis of a stock. Readers ask it mostly around tax time, but it comes up all year. The cost basis is how much you paid …
Recent high-profile data breaches like those at Target and Home Depot have exposed the private sensitive information of millions of employees and consumers. While consumers are rightfully worried that their personal information may be …
In a recent paper in the Journal of Behavioral Finance, I connected January optimism to an overall rise in stock prices. The results were clear: Whether in boom times or in recession, bears hibernate in January, and positive-thinking bulls run free.
And I mean really good. Stock prices have been rising steadily since Election Day. And let's dig into what's happening with David Wessel. He's director of the Hutchins Center at the Brookings Institution and a contributing correspondent for …
We're a partnership doing our 2nd tax return (we didn't earn anywhere near enough in our first year to pay tax, but have in our 2nd year). We buy stock (gift items mainly) and sell it online. The problem is with "cost of sales" with regards to …