List/Grid Monthly Archives: August 2017

FA Center: Teaching people how to invest is one of the best marketing moves an adviser can make

FA Center: Teaching people how to invest is one of the best marketing moves an adviser can make

Some financial advisers avoid overtly marketing their services because they consider it unprofessional — and, perhaps, even a breach of fiduciary standards. Instead, they rely on referrals from happy clients… Read more »

London Markets: FTSE 100 drops as travel shares rattled after terrorists attack in Spain

London Markets: FTSE 100 drops as travel shares rattled after terrorists attack in Spain

Blue-chip stocks in the U.K. dropped Friday, wrapping up the week with a fall in travel-related stocks after terrorists launched attacks in Spain. The FTSE 100 UKX, -0.86%  fell 0.9%… Read more »

FA Center: These tips can help advisers attract — and keep — high net worth clients

FA Center: These tips can help advisers attract — and keep — high net worth clients

For many advisers, high net worth individuals or households — those with more than $1 million in investible assets — are a kind of Holy Grail. The reasons are clear…. Read more »

Futures Movers: Oil turns higher to pare weekly loss

Futures Movers: Oil turns higher to pare weekly loss

By Markets/commodities reporter Deputy markets editor Oil prices shifted higher Friday to tap fresh session highs, as traders looked to recoup some of the week’s declines on the heels of… Read more »

Market Extra: 7 signs the stock market is ready to run smack into a wall

Market Extra: 7 signs the stock market is ready to run smack into a wall

The stock market’s relentless rally to records may soon be facing a key test. A number of indicators point to a steady, halting deterioration of some of the factors that… Read more »

Market Snapshot: Stock market pares loss as energy, banks bounce higher

Market Snapshot: Stock market pares loss as energy, banks bounce higher

U.S. stock-index benchmarks came off session lows on Friday as the market attempted to recoup some of the prior day’s selloff that was partially fueled by a terrorist attack in… Read more »

Amazon and Starbucks Have More Than 20% Upside Despite Earnings Whiff: Analyst – TheStreet.com

Amazon and Starbucks Have More Than 20% Upside Despite Earnings Whiff: Analyst – TheStreet.com

After reporting earnings Thursday, both Starbucks Corporation (SBUX) and Amazon.com, Inc. (AMZN) are lower Friday morning. In the first few minutes of trading, Starbucks was down 7.40% to $55.08, while… Read more »

Key Words: Some Confederate monuments are from the 19th century, and some are from the 20th

Key Words: Some Confederate monuments are from the 19th century, and some are from the 20th

‘Let’s at least draw a line between the statues that were put up in the civil-rights era vs. the Civil War era.’ James Peterson, Lehigh University That’s James Peterson, a… Read more »

Metals Stocks: Gold tests $1,300 level for first time in 9 months

Metals Stocks: Gold tests $1,300 level for first time in 9 months

By Markets/commodities reporter Gold futures on Friday traded above $1,300 for the first time in 2017, though it is off its highest levels, as precious metals drew haven demand, sparked… Read more »

What I learned after being robbed at gunpoint in Mexico

What I learned after being robbed at gunpoint in Mexico

When my family and I got robbed at gunpoint while on vacation in Mexico, money was hardly the first thought on my mind. It happened at a cooking class outside… Read more »

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