The major indices ended mostly positive last week as the so-called Santa Claus Rally lifted the Dow and the S&P 500 to new highs. The S&P 500 and the Dow both gained around 1% in the final week of 2021 after setting record highs on Wednesday. The...
Stocks finished higher last week after President Joe Biden announced new plans to contain the spread of the virus, and the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) approved Pfizer’s and Merck's oral treatments.    Despite the ongoing concerns around inflation and interest rates, some upbeat...
Seeking out great stocks to buy is essential, but many would say it’s even more important to know which stocks to steer clear of.  A losing stock can eat away at your precious long-term returns.  So, figuring out which stocks to trim or get rid of is...
Next-generation auto technology has become one of the hottest investing themes on Wall Street.  Auto and tech companies have poured billions of dollars into the race to gain market share in what will most certainly be massive markets for electric and autonomous vehicles.  AVs are no longer...
Stocks changed course late in the week to finish last week lower following the Fed’s decision to ramp down pandemic-era bond purchases at a quicker pace than planned.  The announcement came amid rising infection rates, causing companies to reevaluate their 2022 outlooks.  The S&P 500, Dow, and...