It seems Bill Gates has conflict on the brain. “Whatever the reason, most of the books on my summer reading list this year touch on what happens when people come into conflict with the world around them,” the Microsoft founder wrote in a blog post on Monday, where...
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Dear Quentin, I am a 22-year-old trade union member who has worked his way up the ladder to project manager. I went to trade school. My wife has worked as a...
(Updates story with year-end closing prices and consensus price targets.) The COVID-19 economy has been brutal for millions of people who have been directly affected, through illness and loss of family members and friends, but also though lost jobs,...
The more someone understood about interest rates, inflation, risk diversification and other financial concepts, the less likely they show signs of financial “fragility” at a time of serious money pressures for many people across the country, a new study concludes. There is a link between financial literacy...
U.S. stocks rose in midday trading Friday after the May nonfarm-payrolls report showed a less-than-expected gain, leading investors to bet that the Federal Reserve will maintain its easy-money policies for longer. How is the stock market performing?...
Cathie Wood’s ARK Innovation exchange-traded fund is significantly oversold and due for a bounce, but if it doesn’t get one the popular fund risks suffering a steeper decline that could spell some trouble for the broader market, says one...
This unpredictable year has thrown a lot of conventional financial wisdom out the window. And among the most common principles that the pandemic has quashed: the general guideline that a person should have an emergency fund to cover three to six...
Data from the Transportation Security Administration showed that 1.18 million travelers went through TSA checkpoints on Sunday, the most since March 16. That’s the fourth day the number of travelers topped the 1 million mark since the weekend before Thanksgiving, even as the Centers for Disease Control and...
Inflation expectations are heating up, but investors might want to stop panicking if they knew how the sausage was made. Rising market-based inflation forecasts, or breakeven rates, are widely quoted as Wall Street’s go-to indicator of where consumer prices...