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Consumer and business confidence metrics are not yet out of the woods, and the recent spike in rates, oil, and the dollar might chip away at relatively resilient sentiment.
A surprising last-minute deal on Capitol Hill averted a government shutdown—for now. But lawmakers face a new mid-November deadline that will be just as tricky to navigate.
Corporate defaults and bankruptcies are on the rise, but we don't believe it should be a concern for investors who hold highly rated corporate bond investments, like those with investment-grade ratings.
Certificates of deposit (CDs) and Treasuries both can offer steady, predictable investment income—but how to decide between them? Here are five factors to help you choose.
Popular in trading
Meet some of the most important greeks—delta, gamma, theta, vega, and rho—and see how they can be used in your options trading.
Perhaps one of the most commonly used fundamental ratios is the price-to-earnings, or P/E, ratio. Discover how it can help you compare the valuation of two or more companies.
Learn how the Relative Strength Index, or RSI, works and how it can help investors analyze trends.
Learn how to use a simple moving average to confirm established trends, along with the pros and cons of applying it to different time frames.
Planning and retirement
Millions of Americans feel trapped by credit card debt. You don't have to be one of them. Here's an exit strategy.
Here are five steps we encourage all investors to consider taking to help boost their financial fitness at any time of the year.