Futures contracts such as the E-mini Dow enable just about anyone to trade or invest in the Dow Jones Industrial Average (DJIA), the most iconic stock index in the world. The Dow tracks 30 blue-chip U.S. stocks from nine sectors, ranging from industrials to health care to consumer staples. The Dow is often considered synonymous
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A contractor for First Solar Inc. works on construction of the Tenaska Imperial Solar Energy Center South project in Imperial County, California. Sam Hodgson | Bloomberg | Getty Images Check out the companies making headlines after the bell: Dropbox — Shares of the data services company soared 13% during extended trading after the company announced
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If you want to improve your financial know-how, there are plenty of opportunities to do so. From short online tutorials to extensive in-person bootcamps, the number of “Money 101” classes has ballooned since the Great Recession. And yet, when it comes to financial literacy, Americans are still falling far short. According to a survey by
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We have seen a number of new thematic ETFs launched this year. Some of them make sense and some don’t. But here’s a new ETF that provides investors a convenient way to profit from a new industry with massive growth potential. Mobileye: https://www.zacks.com/stock/quote/MBLY?cid=CS-YOUTUBE-FT-VID Cisco Systems: https://www.zacks.com/stock/quote/CSCO?cid=CS-YOUTUBE-FT-VID Skyworks Solutions: https://www.zacks.com/stock/quote/SWKS?cid=CS-YOUTUBE-FT-VID Follow us on StockTwits: http://stocktwits.com/ZacksResearch Follow
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Our second video with David Jones focuses on the relationship between fear, anxiety and the amount of risk traders should tolerate. We talk about the critical points in time when a trader has to decide whether to close or keep an open position. Managing emotions at these junctures is as important as finding good entry
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Alibaba is one of the three largest retailers in the world, regularly juggling for the top spot with Wal-Mart Stores Inc. (WMT) and Amazon (AMZN), depending on the source and the criteria. But Alibaba Group Holding Ltd. (BABA) is a multinational conglomerate that long ago began moving beyond retail to operate around the world with businesses
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EU leaders were deadlocked over the bloc’s next multiannual budget on Friday after lengthy summit talks overnight laid bare rifts over how to fill the €60bn-€75bn funding gap created by Brexit. The bleak mood was summed up by Danish prime minister Mette Frederiksen, who said she thought a deal would not be reached this week.  “I’m willing
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Sorare, a global fantasy football platform built on the Ethereum blockchain, has inked an exclusive licensing agreement with Italian soccer giants Juventus to launch a digital collectibles range of its star players. Ethereum-Based Fantasy Football Paris-based Sorare provides a soccer management game with digital cards representing players that fans can collect and trade. The cards
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It is not entirely understood just how much, or even in what direction, the Federal Reserve’s quantitative easing, or QE, program affected the bond market. Simple market theory, based on increased demand from homogeneous buyers, predicts that the Fed’s purchase programs suppressed bond yields below their natural market-clearing level. This assumption also suggests that bond
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Bitcoin’s lightning network is growing “increasingly centralized,” making it more susceptible to attacks, asserts a new paper by security researchers. Seen as a potential solution to bitcoin’s scaling headaches, lightning is a payment network allowing for speedier and cheaper transactions. Partly to make lightning more robust, developers and researchers have been trying to spot holes
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Morgan Stanley has become the latest elite Wall Street bank to turn to Main Street for its future growth, adding stock trading millennials to its customer base with the $13bn acquisition of online trading platform ETrade. The deal — the largest by a global bank since the financial crisis and the second biggest by Morgan
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Oregon House Democrats agreed to slow the progress of cap-and-trade climate change legislation to avoid a repeat of last year’s Republican walkout. Republican leaders left the state last year shutting down the budget process and threatened to use similar tactics this year because they dislike the cap-and-trade legislation. Oregon House Speaker Tina Kotek, a Democrat,
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Andrew Harrer | Bloomberg | Getty Images Check out the companies making headlines after the bell: Zillow — Shares of the real estate information company climbed 8% in extended trading after the company reported strong fourth-quarter financial results. Zillow had revenue of $944 million in the quarter, while analysts were expecting $815 million, according to
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Here are Option Basics: – Options are contracts – You pay a premium for them – You are able to buy or sell stock – 1 option = 100 shares – They expire the third Friday of the month you purchase them for – Strike price = expiration price – You pay a premium –
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It might seem logical what a point or pip is in trading but some traders, especially new ones can get confused about the meaning of the term. This video sheds light on the exact definition of the terminology and what it represents. Different examples of currencies with two, four and five digits after the decimal
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Timing Your Application Applications for Social Security benefits can only be processed a maximum of four months before benefits are scheduled to begin. Thus, the earliest you can apply is age 61 and nine months, and you can expect to receive your first payment four months later—the month after your birthday. However, benefit payments come
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Ten days before the end of 2018, WeWork’s new $60m Gulfstream took off from a small airport north of New York and set a course for Kauai, Hawaii’s garden island. On board was Adam Neumann, the company’s messianic co-founder, who had a plan to hit the waves with surfing legend Laird Hamilton — and a
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