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How to know which stocks to buy | How to Invest: Ep. 12

Investors have different ways to figure out whether a stock represents a good value. A stock's price-to-earnings ratio, or P/E ratio, is one of the most commonly used. Here's how it works and how you can use it to pick stocks for your portfolio. video content

12:00 p.m. Aug. 11, 2021
The basics of dividend investing | How to Invest: Ep. 11

There are two main ways you can make money as an investor: you can either sell shares for more than what you paid for them, or you can hold onto your shares and collect dividends. Here's everything you need to know about dividend investing. video content

12:05 p.m. Aug. 4, 2021
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Interested in the 'reflation trade'? Here are 3 sectors to consider

The so-called reflation trade is a bet on fast economic growth coupled with higher inflation. Here are 3 sectors that are well poised to benefit. video content

7:00 a.m. Sept. 14, 2021
Ransomware attacks have surged more than 300%. Here's why.

66% of companies reported a significant loss of revenue following a ransomware attack, and cryptocurrency is making it difficult to track down hackers. video content

7:00 a.m. Sept. 1, 2021
3 sectors to watch that are favored by high-net-worth investors

Michael Sonnenfeldt, founder and chairman of TIGER 21, a network of high-net-worth investors and entrepreneurs, talks about three sectors with high growth potential. video content

7:00 a.m. Sept. 1, 2021
This food trend could reduce the 40% food waste in America

Whole Foods has listed upcycled food as one of the top trends of 2021, and companies like Anheuser-Busch are getting into the $46.7 billion industry. Here's what investors should know. video content

7:00 a.m. Aug. 26, 2021

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These money and investing tips can help keep your portfolio safe from the bears

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These money and investing tips can help you when stock market leadership changes hands

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These money and investing tips can teach you the secrets of stock market success

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Bonds »

How to safely break the housing and stock markets’ addiction to quantitative easing and the speculation it’s fueling

Central banks' QE was supposed to boost the real economy, but the money it creates is going instead into financial speculation

9:45 a.m. Sept. 18, 2021
Weekend reads: Crypto and the sniff test

Also, early signs of cooling for U.S. housing, an overlooked income play in the stock market and a big increase expected for Social Security checks.

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Currencies »

Hong Kong stocks tumble on worries over Evergrande and property sector

Shares fell more than 3% in Hong Kong on Monday in holiday-thinned trading in Asia, with other big markets in Tokyo and Shanghai closed.

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Debt-limit standoff persists: Analysts see 20% risk of default, as White House warns of potential pain for states, localities

Congress still hasn't raised the federal borrowing limit to prevent a U.S. default, even as the Treasury Department cautions that "cash and extraordinary measures" are most likely to run out next month.

10:24 a.m. Sept. 18, 2021
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Commodities »

All 30 Dow stocks fall as Evergrande default fears spark selloff

Shares of all 30 components of the Dow Jones Industrial Average are trading lower in Monday's premarket, led by financials, as part of a global equity selloff sparked by concerns over the collateral damage from the potential default by China-base real estate developer Evergrande Group. Among the biggest early decliners, shares of American Express Co. sank 2.9%, Goldman Sachs Group Inc. gave up 2.5% and J.P. Morgan Chase & Co. shed 2.5%. The most active Dow stock was Apple Inc.'s , which slid 1.2%. The best performer was Traveler Companies Inc.'s stock , which slipped just 0.1%. Meanwhile, Dow futures tumbled 540 points, or 1.6%.

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Dow futures skid 500 points as China property fears grow

Wall Street is poised for a weaker start on Monday.

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