Month: August 2020

SoFi personal loan rates can be competitive for borrowers with good to excellent credit. On top of its potentially low rates, the lender also charges no fees and well-qualified applicants may be able to borrow up to $100,000.  Investopedia is committed to providing our readers with unbiased product recommendations. We may receive compensation when you
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The Dow Jones Industrial Average (DJIA) is one of the most quoted financial barometers in the world and has become synonymous with the financial markets in general. When people say the market has gone up or down by a certain number of points, there’s a good chance they’re referring to changes in the Dow.  Key
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India is phasing out equipment from Huawei and other Chinese companies from its telecoms networks over an escalating border dispute, striking a fresh blow to the beleaguered technology giant in one of its most important markets. New Delhi has not issued any formal written ban on Chinese equipment suppliers like Huawei and ZTE, nor has
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As interest rates rise, investors should avoid high dividend ETFs and instead focus on dividend growth ETFs (DGRO, DGRW). IShares Core Dividend Growth ETF: https://www.zacks.com/funds/etf/DGRO/profile?cid=CS-YOUTUBE-FT-VID Follow us on StockTwits: stocktwits.com/ZacksResearch Follow us on Twitter: twitter.com/ZacksResearch Like us on Facebook: www.facebook.com/ZacksInvestmentResearch
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People walking along Wall Street in the Financial District of Manhattan on September 03, 2019 in New York City. Spencer Platt | Getty Images News | Getty Images Check out the companies making headlines after hours Monday: Standex International — Shares of the industrial mold manufacturing company rose 0.2% on the back of better-than-expected results
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The US stock market powered to a new high on Monday, with companies hard hit by the coronavirus pandemic providing a lift to the benchmark S&P 500. The index rose 1 per cent to close at a record 3,431.28. Shares of airlines, cruise operators and retailers, which have been pummeled this year, were among the
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Trading volatility is nothing new for options traders. After all, most of them rely heavily on volatility information to choose their trades. The Chicago Board Options Exchange (CBOE) Volatility Index, with its ticker symbol VIX, has been popular among traders since its introduction in 1993. Option traders once used regular equity or index options to
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Thesis Summary The iShares Core S&P MidCap ETF (NYSEARCA:IJH) offers exposure to a balanced portfolio of stocks. It proffers an outstanding way to invest and gives mild divulgence to the U.S mid-cap stocks. IJH is low cost and tax efficient with an expense ratio of 0.05%. Mid-cap stocks have underperformed, but the fund will thrive
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These ETFs can be used for short-term trading or hedging. ProShares Short S&P500: https://www.zacks.com/funds/etf/SH/profile?cid=CS-YOUTUBE-FT-VID SPDR S&P 500 ETF: https://www.zacks.com/funds/etf/SPY/profile?cid=CS-YOUTUBE-FT-VID ProShares UltraShort S&P500: https://www.zacks.com/funds/etf/SDS/profile?cid=CS-YOUTUBE-FT-VID ProShares UltraPro Short S&P500: https://www.zacks.com/funds/etf/SPXU/profile?cid=CS-YOUTUBE-FT-VID Direxion Daily S&P 500 Bear 1X Shares: https://www.zacks.com/funds/etf/SPDN/profile?cid=CS-YOUTUBE-FT-VID Direxion Daily S&P 500 Bear 3X Shares: https://www.zacks.com/funds/etf/SPXS/profile?cid=CS-YOUTUBE-FT-VID Follow us on StockTwits: http://stocktwits.com/ZacksResearch Follow us on Twitter: https://twitter.com/ZacksResearch Like
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When tenants try to negotiate their leases in response to virus-driven shutdowns, and owners try to minimize the damage and stay in business, both parties should keep in mind some strategies and also some potential traps and pitfalls. My previous article discussed some of those. Here are a few more. When tenants try to renegotiate
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Absolute vs. Comparative Advantage: An Overview Absolute advantage and comparative advantage are two important concepts in economics and international trade. They largely influence how and why nations and businesses devote resources to the production of particular goods. In isolation, absolute advantage describes a scenario in which one entity can manufacture a product at a higher quality and a
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From the time since exchange-traded funds (ETFs) first launched in the financial market, they have been widely viewed as a more liquid alternative to mutual funds. Not only could investors gain the same broad diversification that they could with indexed mutual funds, but they could also have the freedom to trade them during market hours.  More
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Written by Nick Ackerman, co-produced by Stanford Chemist The Eaton Vance Tax-Managed Buy-Write Strategy Fund (EXD) is having a relatively good year considering other areas of the market are still underwater. EXD is slightly down on a YTD total return basis; however, the tech tilt in the fund’s portfolio has meant this fund rebounded in
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The US House of Representatives voted through measures to boost funding for the ailing postal service ahead of what is expected to be the largest ever mail-in vote at November’s presidential election. Recalled from recess by Democratic leaders to vote on Saturday, lawmakers passed a bill granting $25bn to the post office, blocking cost-cutting measures
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