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Unemployment at 50 Year Low but Job Growth Disappoints
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Unemployment at 50 Year Low but Job Growth Disappoints

Becky H - October 4, 2019

In a week marred by an impeachment investigation and news of European tariffs, investors can take some positives from the latest job report. The government announced this…

Will Net Neutrality Take Down Trump?
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Will Net Neutrality Take Down Trump?

Aneri N - December 18, 2017

Profit Over Freedom A 3-2 vote by the Federal Communications Commission (FCC) voted on Thursday to repeal net neutrality. Net neutrality is the based on the idea…

Retail Stocks are Some of the Best Performing in the Stock Market
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Investing
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Retail Stocks are Some of the Best Performing in the Stock Market

Becky H - August 21, 2018

The staggering rise of Amazon as an ecommerce giant has left some retail companies scrambling to compete. While there is often talk of brick and mortar stores…

Bank Stocks May Be Some of the Best Investments for 2018
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Investing
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Bank Stocks May Be Some of the Best Investments for 2018

Writocity - January 24, 2018

The U.S. stock market surged in 2017, helped by significant growth in aerospace and technology stock prices. While tech has been the most popular industry for investment…

The 30-Year Mortgage Rate is at a Record Low
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Investing
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The 30-Year Mortgage Rate is at a Record Low

Becky H - June 26, 2020

With the Coronavirus Pandemic still sweeping America, the economy could remain unstable throughout 2020. However, there’s one aspect of it that can provide stability and even new…

China Will Reportedly Pause Soybean Purchases: Stock Futures Down
Economy
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Economy
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China Will Reportedly Pause Soybean Purchases: Stock Futures Down

Lamont J - June 1, 2020

U.S. stock market futures fell ahead of trading this week, with reports that China is preparing to pause its purchasing of American soybeans. Soybeans are a major…

Is Apple Over?
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Business
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Is Apple Over?

Aneri N - January 30, 2018

Apple Cuts Production Apple has announced the halving of its production of their latest iPhone X, which cannot come as a complete surprise. It costs $1000.00 USD,…

More Companies Could Split Their Stocks By 2021
Economy
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Economy
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More Companies Could Split Their Stocks By 2021

Becky H - August 17, 2020

Both Apple Inc. (NASDAQ: AAPL) and Tesla Inc. (NASDAQ: TSLA) announced stock splits this month. These companies will create more shares, leaving their market capitalizations intact, but…

Stock Market Downturn – What Should You Buy?
Investing
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Investing
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Stock Market Downturn – What Should You Buy?

Becky H - February 9, 2018

Stock market investors are worried right now. The stock market has lost all of its 2018 gains, and has suffered a downturn on a scale that we…

Will America’s Trade Tariffs Hurt the Stock Market?
Economy
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Economy
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Will America’s Trade Tariffs Hurt the Stock Market?

Becky H - March 2, 2018

Investors are nervous thanks to pending interest rate increases that were announced by the Federal Reserve. There’s also a significant group of investors who are offloading stocks…

Trump Approves China Tariffs but Asian Markets Aren’t Concerned
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Economy
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Trump Approves China Tariffs but Asian Markets Aren’t Concerned

Lamont J - June 15, 2018

This Friday, the world learned that President Donald Trump gave the OK to apply almost $50 billion worth of tariffs on goods imported from China to the…

Disaster For Sears Investors as Company Shuts Down Canadian Branch
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Disaster For Sears Investors as Company Shuts Down Canadian Branch

Sam G - October 11, 2017

In a shocking turn of events, MacLeans reports that Sears Canada has filed to close all of their remaining locations. The closure is a massive blow to thousands of…

3 Reasons to Consider Real Estate Investment in 2018
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Investing
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3 Reasons to Consider Real Estate Investment in 2018

Becky H - March 7, 2018

Real estate investment is one of the most popular ways to build financial security and increase wealth. Unfortunately, the real estate market is also widely misunderstood and…

Promising Investment Stocks for 2018
Stocks
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Stocks
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Promising Investment Stocks for 2018

Becky H - January 8, 2018

Stock investments can help to strengthen an investment portfolio, and dividend stocks are some of the very best for both new and experienced investors. These stocks often…

Federal Reserve Raises Interest as Stocks Close Lower
Economy
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Economy
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Federal Reserve Raises Interest as Stocks Close Lower

Lamont J - September 27, 2018

In a widely expected decision, the Federal Reserve has raised interest rates for the third time in 2018. The immediate impact on the stock market was apparent,…

4 Branding Tips for Small Businesses
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4 Branding Tips for Small Businesses

Sam G - September 14, 2017

In the world of mass media, creating an identifiable brand can get very difficult. To make something truly unique that grabs people's attention can feel impossible unless…

Did Democrats Fail Tax Reform?
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Business
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Did Democrats Fail Tax Reform?

Aneri N - December 20, 2017

Are Democrats Distracted? Democrats are hanging their heads in disbelief. Arguably the worst tax bill in American history is about to pass, despite small hiccups. Democrats are…

Best Currencies to Trade and Why They’re Popular
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Currency
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Best Currencies to Trade and Why They’re Popular

Becky H - March 28, 2018

Knowing the best currency pairs will be essential for anyone getting started in currency trading as a form of investment. While you can in theory trade any…

Could a Trade War Undo Recent Economic Gains?
Economy
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Economy
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Could a Trade War Undo Recent Economic Gains?

Becky H - March 15, 2018

President Trump has led a Republican Party push to balance the trade situation in the United States, making steel and aluminum imports less attractive for local manufacturers.…

Apple Reports $88 Billion in Sales from Last Quarter
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Business
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Apple Reports $88 Billion in Sales from Last Quarter

Becky H - February 2, 2018

Apple (NASDAQ: AAPL) is the world's largest publicly traded company and has a market capitalization that most competitors only dream of. A darling of the tech world…

U.S. Stock Market Coming Back
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Investing
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U.S. Stock Market Coming Back

Becky H - February 15, 2018

The United States stock market has displayed tremendous volatility so far in 2018. The year started with some of the best gains and one of the strongest…

Top 5 Financial Tips When You’re Approaching Retirement
Money
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Money
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Top 5 Financial Tips When You’re Approaching Retirement

Becky H - March 13, 2018

Are you ready for retirement? If you’re 50 years or older, then it’s time to get your long term finances in shape. These are the best financial…

US Senate Passes Sweeping Tax Reforms
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Business
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US Senate Passes Sweeping Tax Reforms

Becky H - December 4, 2017

The United States Senate has successfully voted in a new tax reform package, the most significant of its kind since 1986. Republican representatives voted in the tax…

Is Gold Still Viable as a Long Term Investment?
Gold
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Gold
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Is Gold Still Viable as a Long Term Investment?

Greg - January 15, 2018

Gold has long been seen as one of the very best precious metals for investment, thanks to its ability to hold value throughout changing economic conditions. It…

Popular Stocks That Would Be Most Impacted by a US – China Trade War
Economy
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Economy
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Popular Stocks That Would Be Most Impacted by a US – China Trade War

Becky H - April 6, 2018

Contrary to what both governments said in the media last month, the United States and China are heading into what could be an ugly and drawn out…