Browsing Category Interest Rates

Is the S&P 500’s Highest-Yielding Dividend Stock Safe?

Tuesday, May 23, 2017

Investors need to be wary of anything that looks too good to be true. Take a dividend stock with a yield of 8.6%, for example. There must be a catch, right? View post

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How Much Do Americans Owe in Credit Card Debt?

Monday, April 17, 2017

Americans owe a whopping $1 trillion in credit card debt thanks to rising interest rates, according to data from the Federal Reserve. Federal Reserve data released April 7 shows that U.S. consumers owe $1.0004 trillion on credit cards, up 6.2 percent from a year ago and 0.3 percent from January, according to Dow Jones newswires. View post

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Stocks tumble, bank stocks get crushed

Wednesday, March 22, 2017

Stocks had their worst day of 2017 on Tuesday, as the S&P 500 broke a 109-day streak without losing 1% in a day. View post

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Shares of Apple are still worth buying

Wednesday, January 11, 2017

After Apple shares hit their highest level in more than a year, some market strategists say the stock still has more room to run.View post

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Wall Street loses ground after Trump rally

Thursday, December 22, 2016

U.S. stocks fell on Wednesday, with healthcare and real estate shares losing ground a day after the Nasdaq Composite and the Dow Jones Industrial Average hit record highs.View post

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Fed to hike interest rates this week and ignore the elephant in the room

Monday, December 12, 2016

You can expect the Federal Reserve to raise interest rates this week, but look for it to shy away from the bigger question looming for financial markets: How does the shock outcome of the presidential election change the economic landscape? View post

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