President Trump has been in office with the most volatile stock market since the financial crisis. What does it mean for Wall Street in 2018?
What high-growth trend could put Netflix out of business, run over Uber and set eSports on a supercharged path? Blockchain, apparently.
Bitcoin may not have the trust of Wall Street institutions just yet, but millennials are all in. Blockchain Capital recently conducted a study of 2,000 millennials (aged 18-34) and asked them to make a theoretical choice between owning $1,000 in bonds or stocks and $1,000 in bitcoin. Thirty percent chose bitcoin.
These days, a single bitcoin goes for $8,162. That's a gain of nearly 750% since the beginning of the year. It seems millennials are laughing all the way to the decentralized blockch...
In all the ruckus over bitcoin, everyone has forgotten about boring ol' stocks. Who cares about returns of 111% when you can make that in a day trading cryptocurrencies, they say. Sounds good on paper, sure. Those people, however, haven't heard of risk-adjusted returns.
I'm not here to pick on bitcoin speculators, who will probably be justified in the long run, but instead to point you back in the direction of investments that are just that—investments. If stocks continue to tack on record ga...
Mired in student loan debt? Your best ally is knowledge, which can keep you from running into fees and prevent you from falling into default.
This true-to-life independent game about life on Chicago's south side plays things a little too safe.
In 1932, actor Peg Entwistle jumped to her death from the “H” of the Hollywoodland sign. Her suicide note read, “I am afraid, I am a coward. I am sorry for everything. If I had done this a long time ago, it would have saved a lot of pain. P.E.” It wouldn’t be the last time a superficial city took someone’s life.
Modern games seem intent on treating our imaginations as if they were as hostile as the projections in Inception....
Slide 1 of 11: As much as I'd like to keep my thoughts free of President Donald Trump, you just can't talk about Wall Street in 2017 without him. It's the year that the S&P 500 Index rode the Trump trade to record high after record high. The S&P is up 18% since Election Day after all, and 12% since Jan. 1, spurred by promises of tax overhaul and the lessening of regulatory red tape.Not all of the best stocks to buy right now have the Donald to thank, though. Some ...
Slide 1 of 6: All of the major indices either closed at record highs or broke intraday records last week, and much of the bullishness centered around small-cap stocks. The Russell 2000 small-cap index, for instance, gained 6% in September while the S&P 500 wafted up less than 2%. Small caps are where the action is. Part of the reason is that smaller firms pay higher taxes (
Young people have a long-term horizon, so they can afford to take risks. But it's also crucial for 20-somethings to build wealth reliably. These stocks do just that.
Point your college student in the direction of these credit cards, which offer attractive rewards and benefits to provide a solid foundation of financial support.
It’s easy to dismiss college students as spendthrifts who don’t value money, but financial responsibility is a learned behavior. For c...