The impulse when the stock market falls hard for a few days in a row is to do something. Anything. Our life savings are often on the line, after all. But that's the idea: Stocks are most useful for long-term goals. So unless those goals have …
Dividends don't directly affect the valuation of stock investments, as they aren't included in the calculation of most valuation metrics. However, a company's dividend activity or its dividend yield can certainly affect investor sentiment and move …
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Oil prices continue their ascent. As of writing, the WTI oil price sits at US$64 and change per barrel. Energy stocks are cheering for the higher oil prices. The stocks of Cenovus Energy Inc. (TSX:CVE)(NYSE:CVE) and Crescent Point …
The rally in the stock market has been truly incredible. Records are shattered almost every day and 401(k) balances have swelled. It’s no surprise so many investors are suffering from stock market FOMO — fear of missing out. Hopefully, …
Every single day we are barraged with an array of conflicting data about the stock market. “Stocks are expensive,” says Guru A. In the same conversation, Guru B proclaims, “Stocks are cheap.” With the S&P 500 (NYSEARCA:SPY) hitting …
Where better to look for clues to the next stock market crash than to some of Wall Street's most powerful and greedy players — hedge fund managers. Generally distrusted and disliked by retail investors, hedge fund managers can serve …
QUESTION: Some people told me that it may not be good time to invest now in stocks because many investors are taking wait-and-see stand on the outcome of the elections this May. I have been planning to buy some blue chips that went …
NEW YORK — The NCAA tournament creates a high-stakes setting that magnifies performance, and NBA evaluators each watch it through their own custom scouting lens. Interpretations of postseason impact vary among scouts who all have …
Q: Now that General Motors has filed bankruptcy and has emerged from bankruptcy proceedings as the "new" GM, is the "old" GM common stock worthless? If so, can I take a capital gains loss for this for 2009 tax year? A: The old GM isn't …
In other words, none of these things has anything to do with each other. It’s just a coincidence ... It shows how the size of the Fed’s balance sheet correlates well with stock prices: People use this chart (and I have, admittedly, in the past ...