Month: January 2020

While physicist Sir Isaac Newton is widely viewed as the leading authority on gravity and motion, economist Benjamin Graham (1894-1976) is lauded as a top guru of finance and investment. Known as “the father of value investing,” Graham excelled at making money in the stock market without taking big risks, by evaluating companies with surgical
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It was a record day in the municipal market in a couple of different ways, as yields descended further to new record lows on both the 10- and 30-year and the market saw the lowest yield ever for a 100-year bond. Primary marketMorgan Stanley priced the University of Southern California’s (Aa1/AA/ / ) $320 million
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The impeachment trial of Donald Trump was set to end without hearing from witnesses after a key swing Republican senator announced he would oppose extending the proceedings to allow further evidence, clearing a path for the acquittal of the US president as early as Friday. Lamar Alexander, one of four Republican senators Democrats needed to
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However, you have retired in the middle of a recession, with a volatile stock market, fluctuating energy prices, and low interest rates. Here are some measures you can take to keep stormy economic conditions from drowning your retirement plans. To Retire, or Not to Retire Whether or not you should postpone retirement will ultimately depend
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This week, by popular demand, David decided to cover the Moving Average Convergence Divergence indicator, more commonly known as MACD. It’s one of the oscillators that are quite popular with traders and being a combination of several variables, it’s considered as a more precise tool than many others. David takes us through the theory behind
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Daniel Zuchnik | WireImage | Getty Images Warren Buffett, a life-long newspaper fan and booster, is giving up on his bet that local news would help protect papers in small to medium-sized cities. Berkshire Hathaway is selling its 31 newspapers to Lee Enterprises for $140 million in cash. The deal includes Buffett’s home-town daily, The
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SAN FRANCISCO (MarketWatch) — Among the companies whose shares are expected to see active trade in Thursday’s session are Lululemon Athletica Inc., Finisar Corp., and Target Corp. Lululemon Athletica LULU, +1.10%  is projected to report first-quarter earnings of 32 cents a share, according to a consensus survey by FactSet. “We believe, given the stock’s performance
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A greater share of value is being transferred via stablecoins over the ethereum network than its own native cryptocurrency ether (ETH), according to research conducted by crypto data aggregate Messari. In a recent tweet, research analyst at Messari, Ryan Watkins said stablecoin transfer value had “flipped” ethereum’s native currency, ETH. “This is largely the story
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The Federal Reserve left its main policy rate unchanged on Wednesday, but made a technical nudge to one of the levers it uses to manage that rate, underscoring that one of the central bank’s key challenges in 2020 will be its tools rather than its policy stance. After a two-day meeting in Washington, the members
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Business analysts, also known as management analysts, work for all kinds of businesses, nonprofit organizations, and government agencies. While job functions can vary depending on the position, the work of business analysts involves studying business processes and operating procedures in search of ways to improve an organization’s operational efficiency and achieve better performance. Business analysts
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