Friday, October 15, 2021 S&P 500 Sees Biggest Weekly Rise Since July as Stocks Rally on Earnings. Stocks ended higher Friday, booking solid weekly gains for major indexes as investors cheered a strong start to earnings season and data showing stronger-than-expected September retail sales. The Dow Jones Industrial Average advanced 382 points, or 1.1%, to [...]
Friday, October 8, 2021 Stocks Sag on Disappointing Jobs Report but Post Winning Week. Stocks saw a slightly lower finish Friday after the government said the economy created just 194,000 jobs in September, well below economist expectations for a figure of 500,000. The Dow Jones Industrial Average fell 9 points to close at 34,746, while [...]
Friday, October 1, 2021 Dow Surges Nearly 500 Points, but Stocks Register Weekly Losses. U.S. stock indexes closed solidly higher Friday, with some of the upbeat mood on Wall Street to start October and the fourth quarter being attributed to an experimental Covid-19 pill from Merck that has shown promise in trials. The Dow [...]
Options for retirement have expanded significantly in the last few decades. The days of golf courses in Florida are over.
Today's seniors are choosing to take advantage of exchange rates and retire abroad, using housesitting gigs to travel for free, and moving into tiny homes and RVs full-time.
Friday, September 24, 2021 Stocks Shake Off Evergrande-Inspired Shocks, Fed Tapering Talk. The Dow Jones Industrial Average and the S&P 500 ended higher Friday and the broader market notched weekly gains, capping a wild stretch for equity markets that was initially marked by a bout of uncertainty over the potential collapse of Chinese property developer [...]
Friday, September 17, 2021 Stocks Post Weekly Decline as Investors Await Fed Policy Meeting. Stocks ended lower Friday, capping a losing week for major indexes as investors awaited next week's meeting of Federal Reserve officials, which may bring more clues to the timing of the Fed's plan to eventually taper its monthly asset purchases. The [...]
Friday, September 10, 2021 Dow, S&P 500 Suffer 5-Day Losing Streak as Stocks End Lower. Stocks ended lower Friday, with major indexes booking weekly losses as the Dow Jones Industrial Average and the S&P 500 extended a losing streak to five sessions. Investors said uncertainty around the spread of the Delta variant of the coronavirus [...]
As long-term health care costs continue to rise, how do you decide which is the best option for yourself or your family member? This is such an important topic to discuss with your spouse, your family members, and your financial advisor as you prepare for your later years. There are plenty of different options [...]
Are you making investment decisions with just half of your brain? Have you ever thought about how we use the term right-brain and left-brain when describing people? Let's talk about the unique functions of the right brain and left brain and then reframe financial decisions based on using both sides of our brain. We [...]
Friday, September 3, 2021 Nasdaq Hits Another Record as S&P 500, Dow Sag After Weak Jobs Report. U.S. stock indexes ended mixed Friday, with the Nasdaq booking its 35th record close of 2021, but the other two main benchmarks closing lower after a report on monthly employment from the Labor Department came in weaker than [...]