List/Grid Tag Archives: top stock market news stories

The Ratings Game: Gap shares slump as retailer says it will take months to fix inventory issues

The Ratings Game: Gap shares slump as retailer says it will take months to fix inventory issues

Gap. Inc. shares slumped on Friday as the retailer said inventory issues at its flagship store will take months to resolve. Gap Inc. GPS, -13.66%  , whose brands also include… Read more »

There’s good early retirement and bad early retirement. What to do if you get the bad one

There’s good early retirement and bad early retirement. What to do if you get the bad one

Dave Bernard planned on retiring at age 62. But in early 2012, he lost his job as a sales manager and everything changed. Then 53, Bernard joined the legions of… Read more »

Metals Stocks: Gold edges lower, but holds above the key $1,300 level, aiming for weekly gain

Metals Stocks: Gold edges lower, but holds above the key $1,300 level, aiming for weekly gain

By Markets/commodities reporter News editor Gold drifted lower Friday, pressured by strength in the U.S. dollar, but prices held just above the key $1,300-an-ounce level, with futures poised to end… Read more »

How much money have America’s 30-somethings actually saved? Finally, they speak

How much money have America’s 30-somethings actually saved? Finally, they speak

The Connors family is finding low-cost activities to do, in order to save more for retirement. Will you ever be able to stop working? These 30-somethings are planning ahead. Twitter… Read more »

Next Avenue: 3 countries that are better for older workers than the U.S.

Next Avenue: 3 countries that are better for older workers than the U.S.

Have you ever heard the term “super-aged country?” I hadn’t until I read the just-released Gerontological Society of America (GSA) report, Longevity Economics: Leveraging the Advantages of an Aging Society. The term… Read more »

The Fed: Powell: Central bank independence means regulation, too

The Fed: Powell: Central bank independence means regulation, too

Federal Reserve Board Chairman Jerome Powell Federal Reserve Chairman Jerome Powell on Friday said central bank independence doesn’t just mean having the ability to pick interest rates without political interference,… Read more »

If you’re young and think you can’t afford to save for retirement, try this

If you’re young and think you can’t afford to save for retirement, try this

I recently made a presentation to a group of parents, grandparents and young people from ages 16 to 25. The topic was essentially how to get a financial head start… Read more »

Market Extra: Don’t get burned: June is the second-worst month of the year for the Dow

Market Extra: Don’t get burned: June is the second-worst month of the year for the Dow

The month of May is set to be a positive one for the U.S. stock market, bucking a seasonal tendency for weakness and potentially giving historically minded investors reason for… Read more »

Currencies: Dollar touches fresh 2018 high as global tensions take a breather

Currencies: Dollar touches fresh 2018 high as global tensions take a breather

The U.S. dollar strengthened against most of its main rivals early Friday in New York, as a popular gauge of the currency hit a fresh 2018 high, and as traders… Read more »

Market Snapshot: Stocks drift lower as tumbling oil whacks energy sector

Market Snapshot: Stocks drift lower as tumbling oil whacks energy sector

U.S. stocks mostly fell in early trading on Friday, with the energy sector leading the move lower on reports that the Organization of the Petroleum Exporting Countries major oil producer… Read more »

© 3304 Stock Investors News. All rights reserved. XHTML / CSS Valid.