Category: Finance

New trade fears, earnings ahead

Dow Jones Industrial Average falls 29 points The Dow fell 29.23 points, or 0.11% to close at 26,787.36. The S&P 500 slipped 0.14% to 2,966.15. The Nasdaq Composite...

‘I can’t afford retirement’ is the main reason seniors continue to work

Hero Images | Hero Images | Getty Images If you’re still working well into your 60s, odds are you’re doing so to bolster your finances. More than 6 out of 10...

Dow, S&P 500 will try to snap a 3-week slide as trade talks kick off

Stocks will try to regain their mojo next week as China and the U.S. hold long-awaited trade negotiations in Washington. The Dow Jones Industrial Average dropped 0.9%...

Why you should apply for financial aid immediately after October 1st

Today’s reality: Before you decide on which college to attend, you have to come up with a way to pay for it. To that end, families are relying on financial aid...

Nike, Broadcom, HD Supply and more

People walk past a Nike store in New York. Carlo Allegri | Reuters Check out the companies making headlines after the bell: Shares of Nike hit an all-time high, surging...

Class of 2018 college grads now owe more than $29,000 in student debt

College graduates in 2018 are even deeper in debt than prior classes, signalling that the student loan crisis is swelling. Two in 3 college graduates in 2018 had...

Oil could rise $10 per barrel after drone attack forces Saudi to cut output

A trader wipes his eyes as he watches stock prices at the New York Stock Exchange in New York. Don Emmert | AFP | Getty Images Oil prices could jump as much as $10 per...

Social Security break-even calculations can be misleading for retirees

It’s a debate that typically comes up when discussing whether to delay Social Security benefits: Will that result in less total money over your lifetime? The...

Stocks making the biggest moves after hours: Slack, Cloudera and more

The Slack Technologies logo is seen on a banner outside the New York Stock Exchange (NYSE) during thew company’s IPO in New York, June 20, 2019. Brendan McDermid |...

Homeownership eludes millions of millennials. Here’s why

Homeownership eludes millions of millennials. There is a whole host of reasons, including personal preferences and economic disadvantages, that explain why the...