And the good news keeps rolling in…

Two Federal Reserve officials said, Thursday this week, that the economy was likely to avoid a severe downturn because of timely intervention by the central bank last year. One of them said there is  a “reasonable chance” of achieving a soft landing for the U.S....

2019 Stock Market Recap

After a turbulent 4th quarter of 2018, the stock market reversed course in January, with most leading indexes posting solid gains. Despite some growing economic concerns, the U.S. stock market continued to rebound in February. By the end of Q1, lackluster US...

Questioning the yield curve. Is it wise?

This week, stocks hit all-time highs and continued to climb. Yields are also rising and corporate bond spreads point to investors being more confident with the current economic conditions. The yield curve, whose inversion set off alarms about the risk of a recession,...

Where’s the catch? None.

Earlier this week, Charles Schwab announced that starting Oct. 7, clients can buy and sell stocks and ETFs listed in the U.S. or Canada online for free instead of the 4.95/$6.95 per trade fee. Next day, TD Ameritrade and ETrade reluctantly followed. Fidelity and the...
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