Tag: Financial Investment Services

How to pay for healthcare costs in retirement

As retirement risks go, it’s one of the more impossible to manage and mitigate. For years now, firms in the financial services industry, as well...

How to choose investment funds—what to do, and what to avoid

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SoftBank snaps up $2.8 billion stake in Norway robotics firm

Japanese investment giant SoftBank has agreed to pay $2.8 billion for a 40% stake in Norwegian warehouse automation company AutoStore. SoftBank SFTBY, +4.87% will buy...

The Tom Brady of asset management? People love to hate Cathie Wood, but her funds get results

ARK Investment Management, the upstart firm run by Cathie Wood, has had a stellar run in recent years, but as the landscape for stocks has...

Betting on the post-pandemic boom? Bank of America has 17 stock recommendations

Here’s one possible all-clear signal. COVID-19 is no longer a “tail risk” for investors, the first time since February 2020, says Bank of America in...

Vanguard is beefing up its ESG staffing – are more sustainable-investing funds on the way?

Vanguard isn’t known for its broad suite of environmental, social and governance investment funds. It has just five available in the U.S., versus dozens at...

Stick to your favorite growth stocks and ‘just forget about what’s next’ with inflation, says this analyst

Stocks rallied on Wednesday, as Federal Reserve officials made it clear they would keep monetary policy loose despite concerns about inflation, and markets may carry...

Is bitcoin headed to $100,000 in 2021 or is its price ‘unsustainable’?

Bitcoin prices were carving out fresh records Wednesday but where the cryptocurrency heads from here is an open question. A single bitcoin BTCUSD, +2.31% hit...

6 rules for buying your first car

This article is reprinted by permission from NerdWallet.  Recently I helped a family friend buy her first car. It reminded me what an overwhelming and...

We were ‘dangerously close’ to collapse of ‘entire system,’ says Interactive Brokers founder ahead of GameStop hearing

“ ‘What I would like to point out here is that we have come dangerously close to the collapse of the entire system, and the...

Europe joins Wall Street’s boom in ‘blank-check’ companies

It’s the monster trend on Wall Street. Now it’s crossed the Atlantic. LVMH MC, -0.34% founder Bernard Arnault and former UniCredit UCG, -0.09% chief Jean-Pierre...

Individual investors are back — here’s what it means for the stock market

Look who’s back. After a long absence, active individual investors have returned. While breakneck and foolhardy trading activity in shares of GameStop Corp. GME, +19.20%...

Silver prices tumble nearly 7% and gold skids below trend lines

Gold and silver futures headed sharply lower Tuesday, with the tumble in prices for gold’s sister metal coming as the CME Group raised margin deposit...

Robinhood raises another $2.4 billion from shareholders

Robinhood Markets Inc. raised another $2.4 billion from shareholders, days after investors agreed to pump $1 billion into the online brokerage to help it ride out a...

Don’t worry, the GameStop-Reddit fiasco won’t tank your 401(k)

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Peterffy calls Robinhood decision to allow ‘limited buys’ of GameStop troubling: ‘I’m not comfortable’

Thomas Peterffy, founder and chairman of Interactive Brokers Group Inc., explained the rationale behind his brokerage firm’s decision to put restrictions on investing in companies...

These copper-exposed stocks can surge in 2021 as tailwinds line up, Morgan Stanley says

Copper-exposed stocks could be set to surge in 2021 and a buying opportunity may be around the corner, Morgan Stanley analysts said on Monday. Copper...

No, a $600 stimulus check won’t cover most rents — here’s how to make it last

Since the first round of stimulus checks went out to Americans in April, the looming question on many financially vulnerable people’s minds has been will...

Here’s how a dispute over the Fed’s emergency powers almost sank the stimulus package

Over the past few days the Federal Reserve found itself where it didn’t want to be — in the political spotlight. Talks over a $900...

Why M&A is set to continue its hot streak in 2021

A surge in big-ticket mergers and acquisitions and a boom in initial public offerings saw the world’s largest investment banks pull in $87.5 billion in...

The U.S. could be looking at ‘severely’ limited growth even after the pandemic, warns top hedge-fund exec

Getty Images “ ‘A number of countries have done a much better job of dealing with the virus without inflating their budget deficits and printing...

Markets are in ‘eye of the storm’ and mounting turmoil will drive stocks lower and 10-year bonds to negative 0.50%

Markets are enjoying a period of relative calm, but investors should prepare for a volatility burst as the U.S. heads toward the 2020 presidential election...

McAfee IPO: 5 things to know about the security-software company

The McAfee logo is displayed at the Mobile World Congress in Barcelona in 2019. AFP/Getty Images McAfee Corp. shares fell short of their initial public...

The market may have peaked so ‘head for the multiasset hills’ and buy these stocks, says fund manager

It may be time to ‘head for the multiasset hills.’ Getty Images We may have already seen the market highs this year and it’s time...

Corporate bond issuance off to a bang in September

Corporate borrowing is off to the races. Getty Images Companies wasted no time going back to the borrowing trough after the long Labor Day weekend....