Month: February 2020

With each passing day, fears surrounding COVID-19 elevate as the equity sell-off pressed on for the seventh day on Friday. The biggest winners have and will continue to be muni issuers, as they can sell debt at historic lows and participants don’t see the movement slowing. COVID-19 has pushed benchmark muni yields down to record
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Manufacturing activity in China plunged in February, exceeding its collapse during the global financial crisis of 2008, according to one of the first official economic indicators published since the coronavirus outbreak.  The manufacturing purchasing managers’ index (PMI) fell to 35.7 this month, which was an all-time low and was down from 50 in January, China’s
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When you purchase a stock, do you use data to drive your decision? Have you ever looked at the fundamental analysis section of a stock’s information and found yourself lost? In this article, we will put together some of the most important metrics and explain how to use them to make more informed decisions. Return
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The difference between the buy and sell price (also known as bid and ask) is one of those things that mystifies newbies. We’re not used to having two prices for the same thing when we go to a store or shop online. This video explains in detail what they mean and why it’s there in
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Federal Reserve chair Jay Powell signalled on Friday that the central bank was considering cutting interest rates in response to the “evolving risks” to the US economy posed by the spread of coronavirus. The Fed delivered the message in a statement issued during New York afternoon trading, helping the S&P 500 pare earlier losses to close
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The rigid and time-consuming procedures of traditional banks have unknowingly paved the way for an industry that has grown tremendously in less than a decade. The peer-to-peer lending industry has become a viable alternative to standard bank loans, emerging as a competitor to the traditional banking system. Growth of Peer-to-Peer Lending The peer-to-peer lending (P2P)
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Kevin Matras shares his expertise on trading options and how beginners can get into the options game. Original Article: http://www.zacks.com/stock/news/216983/how-to-trade-options-for-beginners Johnson & Johnson: http://www.zacks.com/stock/quote/JNJ?cid=CS-YOUTUBE-FT-VID Simon Property: http://www.zacks.com/stock/quote/SPG?cid=CS-YOUTUBE-FT-VID Facebook: http://www.zacks.com/stock/quote/FB?cid=CS-YOUTUBE-FT-VID Follow us on StockTwits: http://stocktwits.com/ZacksResearch Follow us on Twitter: https://twitter.com/ZacksResearch Like us on Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/ZacksInvestmentResearch
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Trading 212 teams up with trading expert David Jones for a series dedicated to the finer points of trading. First up is trading psychology and how hope and fear govern what traders think and do. We discuss the importance of self-discipline regardless of whether you are trading gold, oil, forex or stocks. It is the
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When yields are depressed, seeking attractive dividend profiles across sectors becomes more important. Slower global growth and uncertainty surrounding international trade contributed to a shift in monetary policy in 2019, as the Fed reversed its tightening regime and investors bought up relatively safer Treasury bonds, pushing down yields. The length of the current bull market,
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Interest rate movements are a central factor affecting financial investments across the board. The Federal Reserve controls its federal funds rate which serves as the foundation for interest rate movements. Its goals are to use the rate to impact the economy through management of the cost of credit, particularly for businesses. When interest rates are
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Issuers in the Far West sold $85.09 billion of municipal bonds in 2019, according to Refinitiv data, a 23% year-over-year increase helped by increasing adoption of taxable refunding structures. “I think people were pleasantly surprised by the growth in the second half of the year driven by low rates,” said Raul Amezcua, a managing director
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An employee works while sitting under a mural at Etsy Inc. headquarters in Brooklyn. Victor J. Blue/Bloomberg via Getty Images Check out the companies making headlines after the bell: Booking Holdings—Amidst the coronavirus outbreak, the travel company’s stock fell over 2% in extended trading despite posting a double beat on earnings and revenue for the
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