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11:30 p.m. Nov. 23, 2021 - Barrons.com
This Fund Makes It Hard to Say No to Sustainable Investing The $3.9 billion American Century Sustainable Equity fund has beaten the S&P 500 and its category peers on a one-, three- and five-year basis.
11:33 a.m. Nov. 16, 2021 - By Christine Idzelis
Nasdaq leads U.S. stock indexes to higher close after strong retail salesU.S. stock indexes end higher Tuesday, after a stronger-than-expected rise in October retail sales and as investors digested results from major retailers.
5:14 a.m. Nov. 16, 2021 - By Barbara Kollmeyer
Here's why tech could be the sweet spot for next year, but this hot sector is a no, says Wells FargoWells Fargo Investment Institute has lots of advice for investors on where to put their money in 2022. For starters, it is keen on tech.
6:00 a.m. Nov. 15, 2021 - By Jacob Passy
Housing inflation is getting worse. Will Biden's 'Build Back Better' program help renters and buyers?Democrats have proposed various tools to combat rising housing costs, but some experts warn it might not be enough.
4:01 a.m. Nov. 15, 2021 - By Rachel Koning Beals
5 takeaways from the COP26 climate summit investors need to knowWith the ball advanced at the conclusion of the COP26 global climate summit, investors will smartly reassess green energy and clean technology opportunities, as well as the adaptability of the traditional fossil-fuel giants.
10:29 a.m. Nov. 13, 2021 - By Jillian Berman
‘I can’t imagine the day when I’m not paying.’ Black women are being crushed by the student debt crisis — and demanding actionBlack women face a unique combination of barriers when it comes to paying off their student loans. ‘It feels like we have set up a terrible bargain with people and just blame them.’
1:08 p.m. Nov. 8, 2021 - By Joy Wiltermuth
Ford kicks off $2.5 billion green-bond financing on heels of infrastructure dealFord Motor is among the latest to borrow in the U.S. corporate bond market to fund green projects, this time after Friday's roughly $1 trillion infrastructure deal.
3:27 p.m. Nov. 5, 2021 - Barrons.com
How the Fund Industry Can Make Real Progress on Diversity Mellody Hobson, co-chief executive of Ariel Investments, discusses the importance of diversity at all levels of a company, the need for schools to teach financial literacy, and the coming resurgence of value stocks.
11:37 a.m. Nov. 3, 2021 - Barrons.com
Stocks Close at New Highs After Fed Statement The stock market notched record closes after the Federal Reserve said it would begin reducing its monthly bond purchases this month.
1:30 a.m. Nov. 3, 2021 - Barrons.com
Powell Will Have a Tough Time Reeling in the Market’s Rate-Hike Expectations Vaccines for children 5 to 11 roll out after CDC nod, Democrats reach drug pricing deal in $1.85 trillion bill, oil falls on surprise U.S. supply and pressure on OPEC+, and other news to start your day.
11:15 a.m. Nov. 1, 2021 - Barrons.com
Stocks Hit Records as November Begins The Federal Reserve's monetary-policy body is widely expected to announce it will begin slowing, or tapering, its program of monthly asset purchases.
8:00 a.m. Oct. 31, 2021 - By Andrew Keshner
How does Biden’s latest plan to tax the superrich work? ‘It’s more straightforward.’Surtaxes on multi-millionaires would help generate $230 billion in revenue, according to the White House
1:30 p.m. Oct. 29, 2021 - Barrons.com
Why Owning Six Flags Shares Should Become More Entertaining The theme-park operator is well on its way toward full recovery from the slump caused by Covid. Also, Wall Street views on Triumph Bancorp, Coinbase Global, Beyond Meat, CACI International, and Atreca.
1:05 p.m. Oct. 29, 2021 - By Kurt N. Schacht
SPACs could repeat the worst of the dot-com bubble — here's how finance insiders are trying to stop thatCFA Institute is worried about the damage SPACS could do to investors' confidence in the stocks market.
3:16 a.m. Oct. 29, 2021 - By Alisa Wolfson
Could you be paying 40% less for your car insurance? Maybe. 20 ways to save money on car insurance nowAuto insurance discounts go well beyond bundling and driving classes.
6:50 p.m. Oct. 28, 2021 - MarketWatch.com
Asian markets slip despite signs of optimism on global economyAsian shares slipped on Friday, despite recent signs of optimism about the global economy, including recent rallies on Wall Street.
11:15 a.m. Oct. 27, 2021 - Barrons.com
Why Advisors Are Embracing Alternative Investments Alternative investments allow advisors to construct portfolios that offer higher income and much-needed diversification in case stocks and bonds both falter in the coming year.
7:00 a.m. Oct. 26, 2021 - By MarketWatch
Elon Musk made $36 billion in a single day on Tesla’s historic stock surgeElon Musk's one-day wealth gain surpassed that of entire countries.
11:41 a.m. Oct. 25, 2021 - By Vivien Lou Chen
Dow, S&P 500 end at record highs on same day for first time in 2 months as Wall St. braces for earnings delugeU.S. stock benchmarks close at, or near, record highs, shaking off a listless Monday morning, ahead of a slate of earnings for the week that will underscore the overall health of American corporations in the aftermath of the COVID-19 pandemic.
8:04 a.m. Oct. 23, 2021 - By William Watts
How a change to a crucial piece of stock-market 'plumbing' could help all investorsMomentum builds for speeding up the settlement process after the meme-stock fiasco
7:24 a.m. Oct. 23, 2021 - By Joy Wiltermuth
Companies on pace to pencil in $1 trillion in share buybacks in 2021, as proposed new tax loomsWhat is a proposed 2% excise tax on corporate share buybacks when U.S. companies are still sitting on trillions' of dollars in cash since the onset of the pandemic?
11:15 a.m. Oct. 19, 2021 - Barrons.com
Americans Say They’ve Lost Confidence in the Economy, but They’re Spending Like They Won the Lottery Here's what to know about Americans spending.
9:39 a.m. Oct. 19, 2021 - By Jeffry Bartash
Americans say they've lost confidence in the economy, but they're spending like they won the lotteryAmericans say they are more anxious about the economy, but they are spending record amounts of money as if they have no worries at all. The speed of the recovery depends on whether they do as they say or do as they do.
5:29 a.m. Oct. 16, 2021 - By Chris Matthews
Coinbase proposes crypto-focused financial regulator to replace SEC for oversight of digital assetsCryptocurrency exchange Coinbase Global Inc. released a proposal Thursday for comprehensive reform of federal regulation of digital assets, urging Congress to create a new agency to regulate the industry under a different framework than is used to oversee the legacy financial services industry.
3:54 p.m. Oct. 15, 2021 - Barrons.com
The Man Behind Moderna on What’s Next in Biotech Noubar Afeyan runs a unique venture-creation business called Flagship Pioneering, which doesn’t just invest in companies—it also develops areas of innovation and performs the research.
1:35 a.m. Oct. 12, 2021 - Barrons.com
Musk Taunts Bezos Over World’s Richest Crown. But Who Will Make You Richer? Musk, whose net worth increased by $151 billion in 2020, overtook Amazon founder Jeff Bezos as the world's richest billionaire.
4:26 a.m. Oct. 11, 2021 - By Mark Hulbert
Buying bitcoin or any other crypto is a huge leap of faith and you don't want to be the 'greater fool'Cryptocurrencies aren't regulated and their valuations are not tied to investing fundamentals.
8:12 a.m. Oct. 7, 2021 - By Jillian Berman
A MacArthur 'genius' grant winner traces the housing market's transition from exclusion to 'predatory inclusion'In this week's Extra Credit we also look at student debt relief when schools close and the economic impact of limiting abortion access
2:41 p.m. Oct. 5, 2021 - By Kent McClanahan and Angie O'Leary
How climate change could impact your retirement plansFinancial advisers must be as familiar with these issues as they are with 401(k) rules and estate planning laws
11:53 a.m. Oct. 5, 2021 - By Christine Idzelis
Dow ends more than 300 points higher, as U.S. stocks stage partial recovery from Monday's tech-led routU.S. stocks close off their best levels Tuesday but managed to regain a chunk of ground lost, after Monday's slump led by the technology sector.
7:46 a.m. Oct. 5, 2021 - MarketWatch.com
Robots are hiding 27 million workers from employers who need themAutomated-hiring technology known as Applicant Tracking Systems are rejecting countless people—many of them older—from job consideration.
5:25 a.m. Oct. 5, 2021 - By Barbara Kollmeyer
This veteran analyst hears echoes of the 1929 crash in today's stock marketJon Wolfenbarger, the founder and CEO of BullAndBearProfits.com, is worried about a coming bear market that will rival the one seen in 2008-09.
11:26 a.m. Oct. 1, 2021 - Barrons.com
Positive Merck Antiviral Pill News Lifts Stocks The Dow Jones Industrial Average rose 483 points, or 1.4%, after being down more than 200 points early Friday morning.
3:39 a.m. Oct. 1, 2021 - By Steve Goldstein
Here are five places to invest for income that Wall Street is overlooking, says Fidelity managerIt's been a difficult decade, not just month, for income investors, with interest rates so low. Now, income investors confront not just low rates but high inflation.
12:02 a.m. Sept. 30, 2021 - MarketWatch.com
Learn to be a better negotiator—here's how it can improve your finances Whether it's salary, buying a car, or working out a budget with your significant other, the ability to bargain effectively can have a huge impact.
11:19 a.m. Sept. 29, 2021 - By Chris Matthews
SEC proposes new rule mandating funds disclose votes on executive payThe Securities and Exchange Commission voted Wednesday to propose several new rules related to investment funds' votes on proxy proposals, including whether they support companies' compensation packages for their top executives.
9:29 a.m. Sept. 29, 2021 - Barrons.com
The SEC Wants You to Know How Your Funds Vote A new SEC proposal would let investors more clearly see how their institutional managers are monitoring American corporations.
4:43 a.m. Sept. 29, 2021 - Barrons.com
IBM Spills Details on Kyndryl Spinoff. What You Need to Know. IBM expects to distribute at least 80.1% of the new company's shares to current holders, with IBM retaining the rest for resale within the first 12 months after completion of the spinoff.
1:38 a.m. Sept. 29, 2021 - Barrons.com
If Taper Tantrum 2.0 Is Like the First One, Prepare for Months of Instability Pfizer submits some data on children’s vaccine but approval still awaits, Democrats consider $1 trillion coin as eventual debt-limit solution, Evergrande makes restructuring progress, and other news to start your day.
3:01 a.m. Sept. 27, 2021 - Barrons.com
Micron, McCormick, Cintas, CarMax, and Other Stocks to Watch This Week Micron, McCormick, Cintas, and CarMax report earnings this week. Plus, durable goods orders, personal income and spending, consumer confidence, and other data releases.
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