Tag: Investing/Securities

What the dogecoin army is saying as the cryptocurrency’s 30% tumble triggers a bearish break in the long-term trend line

A major tumble in dogecoin prices has one of the most popular meme assets in the doghouse with investors on Mother’s Day — at least...

Dogecoin nears 75 cents, then slips as crypto pioneer Silbert seen betting against parody coin ahead of Elon Musk’s ‘SNL’ guest-host gig

Call it the “dogefather” versus the godfather of crypto. Barry Silbert, a power player in the digital-asset sector, said he’s betting against dogecoin DOGEUSD, -7.59%...

News and analysis for those planning for or living in retirement

From MarketWatch: Is it time to ditch target-date funds in your 401(k)?: Target-date funds are an easy way to invest a retirement portfolio, but when...

A million new jobs? That’s how many Wall Street thinks the U.S. created in April

The U.S. might have created a million-plus jobs in April as the economic recovery spread across the country and reached businesses that suffered the most...

Hedge funds had become ‘extreme’ sellers of stocks even before Yellen’s remarks. Here’s why.

Oops. As a former Federal Reserve chair herself, now Treasury Secretary Janet Yellen should have known that her comments about the possibility of a need...

This man became financially independent at 36 and says the key to happiness is ‘owning your own time’

Chad grew up watching his father flip properties. Now, thanks to those lessons in real estate, he’s financially independent, managing rental units and living life...

Opinion: 9 ways to ruin your financial life in a hurry

There are many ways to fritter away our wealth. Pay high investment costs. Day trade stocks. Buy timeshares. Marry a spender. Purchase variable annuities. Retire...

U.S. stocks have risen to all-time highs this year. Should you ‘sell in May and go away’?

Stocks have been on a tear this year, leaving investors to question whether to “sell in May and go away.” “With stocks at record highs,...

Opinion: Biotech companies are trying to solve stubborn illnesses using ‘drugs from bugs’

Poor germs. They just can’t catch a break. Many people, not only germaphobes, spend lots of energy trying to avoid germs like, well, the plague....

I’m 63 years old, recently divorced with $130,000 in debt. How will I ever retire?

I am 63 years old and recently divorced. I earn $68,000 a year and had always planned to retire when I reach my Full Retirement...

Investors are still keeping their cash levels high — but here’s what’s drawing them to stocks, UBS says

Investors have kept their cash piles high even after markets and the economy strengthened in recent months, as many search — or wait — for...

Time to ‘buckle up’ as ‘inflation’ mentions soar during earnings calls, BofA warns

Investors may want to “buckle up” as companies signal inflationary pressures in an earnings season that’s heading into its busiest week, according to research from...

Opinion: Why you should plan to leave money to your kids

No, your kids did not pay me to write this. Heck, I don’t know if they even deserve to get an inheritance. But bear with...

Disney fan complains Walt Disney World is becoming too ‘woke’ and new home sales surge past expectations as builders race to meet demand

Happy Friday MarketWatchers. We’re almost done with our money challenge! Next week we’ll be focusing on taking action to reach our money goals. Make sure...

Why the Fed’s focus on those hardest-hit by the pandemic matters for markets

Hoovervilles, the shantytowns built in New York City’s Central Park and other open spaces during the Great Depression, became a lasting image of a decade...

Dogecoin army’s campaign to drive crypto to $1 was a bust — so why are the bulls feeling vindicated?

It was a dollar or bust for the dogecoin community on Wednesday — and now it seems that dogecoin fanatics have been left with only...

U.S. stocks push higher as investors shake off tax jitters

Stocks traded higher Friday, lifted by data indicating an acceleration in private-sector economic activity and another round of red-hot new home sales, after markets dipped...

ETF Wrap: Let’s get away from it all

Raise your hand if you’ve got a mean case of cabin fever. After the past 13 months, of course you do! You want to see...

Opinion: Fall of a ‘value’ icon could be good for ‘value’

Wouldn’t it be funny if investors bailed on Charles de Vaulx’s mutual fund at exactly the wrong moment? De Vaulx, a near-legendary figure among conservative,...

UiPath IPO: 5 things to know about the ‘software robots’ company valued at nearly $30 billion

UiPath Inc. is launching its initial public offering at a valuation close to what it received from venture-capital investors, with help from automation it cheerfully...

Coinbase CEO Brian Armstrong raised more than $290 million with share sales, and Fred Ehrsam raised nearly $112 million

Coinbase Global Inc. co-Founders Brian Armstrong and Fred Ehrsam, as well as other insiders, raked in a whole lot of fiat money when the cryptocurrency...

Dow snaps 3-day win streak and Nasdaq skids 1% lower

Stocks closed lower as Wall Street investors found few reasons to drive equity benchmarks further into record territory after markets ended last week at all-time...

Synlab targets $6 billion market capitalization in Frankfurt IPO as COVID-19 testing booms

Synlab has set the price range for its planned initial public offering in Frankfurt at €18 to €23 a share, giving Europe’s largest laboratory services...

The pandemic’s differing earnings effects will be on display with tech, airline reports

The first big week of earnings season will kick off with a study in contrasts. The tech and airline sectors feature prominently on the earnings...

Should you convert your IRA to a Roth if Biden’s infrastructure plan passes?

Some Americans may be preparing to convert their retirement assets into Roth accounts in response to President Biden’s future tax plans, but they should hold...