Month: August 2021

The pandemic has put college affordability and student debt in the spotlight. As the economy continues to recover from Covid, the price of higher education is now the biggest financial consideration among college-age Americans and their parents. At the same time, the cost a four-year college or university has never been higher. Tuition and fees, alone, reached
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Key Takeaways: August on pace to be seventh-straight winning month for S&P 500 Index Zoom shares under pressure despite earnings outpacing analysts’ expectations Before jobs report, investors prepare for a look at manufacturing data Barring some sort of huge selloff today, we’re on track for the seventh-straight winning month. That would be the longest positive
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A dicey situation reminiscent of the dot-com bubble may be unfolding on Wall Street. According to BTIG’s Julian Emanuel, the market’s record price action is mimicking late 1999, and it could spark a 10% to 20% correction within the next month. “Be very much aware of the fact that if and when it reverses, the
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In this article ZM Zoom CEO Eric Yuan speaks before the Nasdaq opening bell ceremony in New York on April 18, 2019. Kena Betancur | Getty Images Zoom shares fell as much as 10% in extended trading on Monday after the video-calling software maker reported fiscal second-quarter earnings that beat analysts’ expectations, but showed slowing
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In this article T DIS CMCSA VIAC Yahya Abdul-Mateen II stars as Anthony McCoy in “Candyman.” Universal Pictures Movie after movie, Hollywood’s recent blockbusters have struggled to bounce back to 2019-level ticket sales. But “Candyman” once again proved what a profit driver the horror genre is. Over the weekend, the Universal Pictures film’s debut tallied
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House speaker Nancy Pelosi, D-Calif., at a rally organized by the “Paid Leave for All” cross-country bus tour on Aug., 2021 in Washington, D.C. Anna Moneymaker | Getty Images News | Getty Images Earlier this month, Paid Leave for All wrapped up a two-week nationwide campaign tour that included 10 states and 14 stops. The
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Prostock-Studio | iStock | Getty Images If you get your health insurance through the public marketplace and are nearing age 65, don’t forget about Medicare. The general rule is that you must enroll when you reach that age unless you have qualifying coverage elsewhere — and plans through the exchanges (whether federal or state) do
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Dave Ramsey has done a lot to help his readers and listeners with financial advice about debt, but a recent Motley Fool article points out some places he falls short when it comes to retirement planning. I’d argue the critique doesn’t quite go far enough though. Let’s take a look at the aspects of his
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MoMo Productions | Getty Images More than a year into the Covid-19 pandemic, many American employees who have been working from home are itching to get moving again. But that doesn’t necessarily mean returning to the office. For many, it means finding new jobs. A survey released by Bankrate.com this week found that 55% of
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