STOCK MARKETS

  • Loading stock data...

GET WEEKLY STOCK HIGHLIGHTS

Target Challenges Prime Pantry with Launch of Restock

Target (NYSE: TGT) has struggled to compete with Amazon (NASDAQ: AMZM) and Walmart (NYSE: WMT) for online sales. It appears that’s about to change. Target announced last Tuesday that it has launched Restock coast to coast. In direct competition with...

U.S. 10-Year Treasury Yield up to 3.09%

The U.S. 10-year treasury yield hit 3.09% Tuesday after concerns of rising inflation caused a massive bond sell-off. The treasury yield helps determine interest rates, so while the increase is good for cash holdings, it will cause mortgages, auto loans,...

STOCK PICKS

In 5 Years You’ll Wish You Bought This Stock

  Learn about Live Ventures (LIVE), a solid, growth-stock that earned investors stellar, market-beating returns last year. LIVE is a low-risk, high yield stock that has performed superbly in the first quarter of this year, tailing incredible growth in 2017. We all...

INVESTING

What is a Stock Index?

What is a Stock Index?

A stock index is an imaginary portfolio of stocks used by analysts and investors to determine the performance of the market as a whole or of a given industry or sector within the market. Indexes allow investors to track changes in the market (or specific...

What is the Fear Index?

The “fear index” is a term commonly used by analysts to describe the Chicago Board Options Exchange (CBOE) Volatility Index. It is also referred to as the fear gauge, the volatility index, or the VIX. Initially released in 1993, the VIX measures implied...

One Month of Acorns

I opened an account with Acorns one month ago. Here’s how it went and what I think so far. Sign up was super easy. The app is very user-friendly and easy to use, even for my low-tech brain. I entered some personal info, linked a card, and turned on...

PERSONAL FINANCE

Top 10 Affordable Places To Retire in 2018-2019

Top 10 Affordable Places To Retire in 2018-2019

The road to retirement is an exciting and highly anticipated journey. You've worked hard your entire life for this moment and it's only suitable that you find the perfect oasis to spend your senior years. Of course, you'll want to get the most...

10 Creative Ways to Save Money

If you need to cut costs, you've probably already heard the usual advice about sewing, light bulbs and store-brand products. Let's take a look at some of the less conventional ways to save money: Entertainment 1. Try listening to free radio...