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Why the Stock Market Was Bullish on Thursday
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Why the Stock Market Was Bullish on Thursday

Adam R - April 3, 2020

U.S. stock indexes closed in the green on Thursday, bringing confidence after the recent selloffs. While the markets and the wider economy are not yet out of…

Videoconferencing Stocks – Microsoft vs Zoom in 2020
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Business
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Videoconferencing Stocks – Microsoft vs Zoom in 2020

Lamont J - April 2, 2020

With enforced lockdowns and stay-at-home orders advised by a growing number of governments around the world, videoconferencing solutions for professionals are in high demand. While millions have…

Small Businesses Will Receive Emergency Loans This Week
Investing
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Investing
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Small Businesses Will Receive Emergency Loans This Week

Adam R - March 30, 2020

The United States Congress passed history’s biggest ever stimulus package last week, allocating $2 trillion for unemployment insurance, small business loans, healthcare funding, and other forms of…

Tech Stocks Likely to Recover Quickly from the Coronavirus
Economy
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Economy
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Tech Stocks Likely to Recover Quickly from the Coronavirus

Adam R - March 27, 2020

Although the stock market has gone through an unexpected rally over the last three days, the Coronavirus is still having a massive negative impact on the global…

California Banks Will Defer Mortgage Payments During Coronavirus Outbreak
Economy
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Economy
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California Banks Will Defer Mortgage Payments During Coronavirus Outbreak

Lamont J - March 26, 2020

Some of America’s largest banks have agreed to suspend mortgage payments and provide other forms of relief to customers in California over the next three months. Announced…

Amazon is Still Hiring During Coronavirus Market Slowdown
Economy
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Economy
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Amazon is Still Hiring During Coronavirus Market Slowdown

Adam R - March 23, 2020

Businesses throughout the United States are being ordered to close as cities and whole states enter quarantine lockdown. The Coronavirus, which emerged in China at the end…

Yesterday Proved There’s Life in the Stock Market
Economy
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Economy
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Yesterday Proved There’s Life in the Stock Market

Lamont J - March 20, 2020

As Coronavirus dominates the headlines and everyday life in America, the stock market offered some hope for investors. While the worst is likely far from over, moderate…

New York Stock Exchange Will Close Trading Floor
Economy
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Economy
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New York Stock Exchange Will Close Trading Floor

Adam R - March 19, 2020

The New York Stock Exchange announced on Wednesday that it would be closing its trading floor as of Monday morning, and trades will be fully electronic until…

The Federal Reserve Has Cut Rate to 0%
Economy
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Economy
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The Federal Reserve Has Cut Rate to 0%

Lamont J - March 16, 2020

On Sunday, the Federal Reserve took a major step to protect financial markets and the economy, slashing the official money rate to 0%. This is a full…

Three Ways to Strengthen Your Finances in the Current Market
Economy
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Economy
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Three Ways to Strengthen Your Finances in the Current Market

Adam R - March 13, 2020

The stock market is continuing to slide as Coronavirus threatens the U.S. workforce, healthcare system, and wider economy. Here are three things you can do to strengthen…

European Travel Ban Further Rattles Markets
Economy
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Economy
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European Travel Ban Further Rattles Markets

Adam R - March 12, 2020

President Trump made a decisive move in America’s fight to contain Coronavirus when he banned European travel to the United States on Wednesday evening. Making a rare…

More Volatility for Stocks This Week?
Economy
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Economy
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More Volatility for Stocks This Week?

Becky H - March 9, 2020

Confidence in the stocks market came back briefly last week, but investors could now be in for more volatility. The Coronavirus continues to be a market headwind.…

GM Will Spend $20B on Electric Vehicle Development
Investing
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Investing
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GM Will Spend $20B on Electric Vehicle Development

Becky H - March 6, 2020

American automaker General Motors (NYSE: GM) has surprised investors this week with an announcement that it will spend $20 billion over the next five years on its…

Will The Fed Rate Cut Affect Mortgages?
Economy
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Economy
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Will The Fed Rate Cut Affect Mortgages?

Lamont J - March 5, 2020

The Federal Reserve surprised investment markets earlier this week when it announced that it would cut its official money rate by a half-point, taking the range down…

Federal Reserve May Cut Rates This Week
Economy
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Economy
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Federal Reserve May Cut Rates This Week

Adam R - March 2, 2020

The central bank’s official money rate is likely to drop in the coming days, at least according to some of the top Wall Street analysts. With the…

Coronavirus? What’s Causing the Stock Market Slides
Investing
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Investing
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Coronavirus? What’s Causing the Stock Market Slides

Lamont J - February 28, 2020

This week has been concerning for investors, with historically significant slides in the stock market, seemingly due to fears surrounding the global spread of Coronavirus. While most…

Disney CEO Stepping Down from His Position
Business
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Business
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Disney CEO Stepping Down from His Position

Becky H - February 27, 2020

Walt Disney Co. (NYSE: DIS) stunned the entertainment media and investment markets this week when it announced the Bob Iger would be stepping down from his position…

U.S. Futures Down After Coronavirus Reports
Economy
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Economy
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U.S. Futures Down After Coronavirus Reports

Adam R - February 24, 2020

U.S. stock market futures fell during the weekend, suggesting that major indexes will open in negative territory for trading on Monday. The decline in confidence is related…

Coronavirus is Interrupting the Container Shipping Market
Economy
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Economy
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Coronavirus is Interrupting the Container Shipping Market

Becky H - February 21, 2020

The outbreak of the novel Coronavirus in China has limited global travel, slowed the Chinese economy, and caused mild panic throughout Asian stock markets. The cost to…

GE Will be Allowed to Export Its Jet engines to China
Business
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Business
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GE Will be Allowed to Export Its Jet engines to China

Adam R - February 20, 2020

General Electric Co. (NYSE: GE), is reportedly about to receive permission to continue exporting its jet engines to aerospace manufacturers in China. The company, one of the…