When earnings expectations deviate from expectations, it can have a large impact on a stock’s price. A few tactics can help prepare you for surprises.
No one knows the impact of a last-term presidency on the markets. So investors might be better off sticking with what they can control, like asset allocation.
As you’re planning for retirement, it can be easy to become distracted for unforeseen events. Try, instead, to focus on what you can control.
Consumers no doubt have been celebrating spending less at the gas pump as crude oil prices have been following. But what does it mean for the energy sector?
Leading into Valentine’s Day, Scottrade recently fielded a survey among clients to gauge their thoughts on love and money.
You might spend more than 30 years building up retirement savings. But you can take some steps in 2015 to help your plans along.
Last night’s State of the Union Address put the spotlight on retirement planning once again as POTUS talked about myRAs, a proposed retirement account that would be geared toward Americans who don’t have access to typical retirement savings plans through their jobs. If approved, myRAs would allow workers to deposit a portion of their paychecks into an account that invests in securities backed by the U.S. government.
Take a look at 9 comparisons of Traditional vs. Roth IRAs to make sure you understand the differences in tax strategies, RMDs and age.
See some of the things you may want to consider as your manage your investments during the 2014 tax year.
Despite ongoing concerns that the market is overvalued and we’re in for a pullback, Wall Street continued to ride the bull wave in 2014. After a near-correction and unprecedented market rally, a farewell to the Fed’s quantitative easing program, a slowdown in Europe’s economy, the rise of ISIS in the Middle East, an Ebola scare in the U.S., and growing tension between Russia and the Ukraine, the markets are still in positive territory.
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