Macro Investing
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Brutal economic report weighs on U.S. stock market

Global markets took a hit Thursday morning, setting up U.S. equities to open lower after the Fed warned of a weakening recovery and fading consumer confidence amid a record drop in GDP, and as...
Robinhood

Millennials are fueling the Robinhood revolution

Nearly 7.7 million American workers under 30 are now unemployed, and stock markets have taken a beating as the ongoing coronavirus pandemic continues to rattle the economy; but surprisingly, these younger generations are imbued...
Warren Buffett

Why Warren Buffett is ignoring the trillion-dollar ESG boom

Legendary investors such as Warren Buffett have been getting a lot of flak lately for standing by and watching amateur investors pour into free-trading platforms with contrarian bets that have beat the professionals at...
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Education doesn’t necessarily guarantee a better paying job

Despite the exorbitant--and rising--costs of American higher education, those dollars aren’t necessarily translating into better-paying jobs.  In some cases, that means that you might end up in the same place if you’re a gas-station attendant...
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Fed cuts benchmark rates to ease coronavirus impact

After a harrowing week for stock markets, things seem to be turning around. On Monday, the Dow Jones Industrial Average jumped by just over 1200 points, making it the largest single-day gain in its...
New Recession Looms

What you need to know as a new recession looms

Unless you've been living under a rock for the past several months, you may have noticed that fears of a looming recession are growing. The general consensus is that Americans should brace for doom,...
Jerome Powell

Powell faces impossible challenge in Friday speech

Stock markets are inching higher ahead of Fed Chair Jerome Powell's Friday address; however, investors are still on edge. Fed Chairman Jerome Powell faces the impossible challenge of presenting a united voice on Fed policy...
Alibaba

Alibaba weighs $20 billion Hong Kong listing

Chinese online retail giant Alibaba is supposedly considering a $20 billion Hong Kong listing in what would be an unexpected move for the vast $400 billion business. The transaction would be the biggest follow-up share...
Student Loan Debt

Student loan debt: The cost of opportunity in America

If you're a billionaire looking to get some major attention, paying off an entire graduating class's student loan debt may be the answer. Last weekend, Robert F. Smith, a billionaire tech investor and founder and...
Markets Trade War

Markets rebound as traders adapt to trade war rhetoric

Trump shocked markets today following some hopeful remarks regarding the ongoing trade war between the U.S. and China. Major U.S. stock indexes rose at the opening bell on Friday, a day after a sharp sell-off,...