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The COVID-19 pandemic has affected millions of Americans financially. In a survey by the National Endowment for Financial Education (NEFE), three in 10 Americans said paying off debt is their top financial stressor, while 55% were worried about having enough cash tucked away in savings. Though the federal government has introduced numerous measures to provide
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Gold has long been regarded as a safe haven in times of market turmoil. Many investors have gained exposure to the precious metal by buying stocks of companies engaged in exploration and mining. Some of the major players in the gold industry include Canada-based Franco Nevada Corp. (FNV), Newmont Corp. (NEM), and Australia-based Newcrest Mining Ltd. (NCM).
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The industrial sector includes companies that produce machinery, equipment, and supplies that are used in construction and manufacturing, as well as those that provide related services. These companies are closely tied to the economy, and their business volume often falls sharply during recessions, though each industrial subsector often performs differently. Well-known companies include Lockheed Martin
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Bitcoin’s biggest investors appear to be upping their positions as the price recovers. Cryptocurrency accounts holding roughly $50 million or more worth of bitcoin have steadily increased their buying since the end of June, according to new data from blockchain firm Chainalysis. That bullishness continued into late August as prices rebounded above $50,000. “The bitcoin
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The COVID hangover is real. Apple Inc. (AAPL) recently decided to delay staff’s return to the office until at least January 2022, pushing back its original target of October. But with surging cases, Delta and Lambda variants running rampant, and the CDC’s reversal of mask guidelines, Apple wants to play it safe. For now, Apple
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Mutual funds are considered relatively safe investments. However, mutual funds are considered a bad investment when investors consider certain negative factors to be important, such as high expense ratios charged by the fund, various hidden front-end and back-end load charges, lack of control over investment decisions, and diluted returns. High Annual Expense Ratios Mutual funds
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Twitch may just be Amazon’s best-kept secret. Acquired in a 2014 bidding war with Google for $1 billion in cash, the gaming platform, and the social network continues to break its own high scores. Four years after that acquisition and just seven after its initial launch, Twitch boasts a valuation of about US$3.79 billion. Twitch viewers live-streamed
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In this article HOOD Newly public stock trading app Robinhood is not looking to do a secondary offering to take advantage of its retail investor-driven share price rise, according to the company’s chief financial officer. “It doesn’t resonate with me to call Robinhood a meme stock,” Robinhood CFO Jason Warnick told CNBC’s Kate Rooney on “Squawk
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