Remember This When the Market Plays Dead

Former hedge fund manager and television personality Jim Cramer has some advice for investors in these unpredictable times: all things being equal, stock-picking trumps traditional index investing now. The host of CNBC's "Mad Money" elaborated…

Top Strategist Gives Markets an Upgrade

After taking a beating over the coronavirus, the worst may be over for the stock market, at least according to one top analyst. (CNBC) Ned Davis Research's Ed Clissold, who turned cautious on March 10,…

Don’t Fall for These Stimulus Check Scams

Unscrupulous figures are eagerly waiting to take your stimulus check.  Like crocodiles lying in ambush as a heard of wildebeest nears, they're looking for the first sign you're about to slip up. Here's how to…

Virus Causes Americans to Rethink Retirement

The Wuhan Coronavirus (COVID-19) poses a threat to millions of Americans' health and financial well-being.  In recent weeks, it's become clear that even if a vaccine is mass-produced in record time, the economic impacts, for…

Watch Out for These in the Stock Market…

Important earning news is coming next week for S&P 500 powerhouses like Netflix and Intel; however, the market may be more preoccupied with when the economy is going to reopen. Here's what investors should be…

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Keep Track of Your COVID-19 Relief Payment

Starting this Friday, a new feature from the Internal Revenue Service (IRS) will allow U.S. citizens to track the date their COVID-19 relief payment should arrive in the mail or be deposited into their bank…

Nearing Retirement But Just Laid Off? Do This.

Almost 17 million Americans, one-tenth of the workforce, have become unemployed in the last three weeks. It's a frightening prospect for all, especially for those nearing retirement.  Worse still, this demographic is more likely to…

While Millions Got Laid Off, Stocks Did This!

While 16 million Americans have filed for unemployment benefits in recent weeks, the stock market had a week for the history books. What gives? MarketWatch reports: To start with the “worst:” we learned that 6.6 million…

Huge Relief for Small Businesses Coming

Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin says he has secured an additional $250 billion in small business aid through talks with congressional leaders. The announcement comes after Congress approved a $350 billion small business loan program as…