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European Stocks Lower Amid Tech Sell-Off, Brexit Worries

Shutterstock photo European equity benchmarks were in the red on Monday morning amid a sell-off in the technology sector and uncertainty over Britain’s political landscape after the governing Conservative Party lost its parliamentary majority in ...

Ahead Of Central Bank Meetings, Politics Dominates

Shutterstock photo The US dollar is trading within its pre-weekend range against the major currencies as participants await the central bank meeting starting in the middle of the week.   The Federal Reserve, Bank of England, and the Bank of ...

The Most Important Social Security Chart You'll Ever See

Social Security’s importance for seniors during retirement simply cannot be understated. Though it’s a program that can potentially be out of sight, out of mind until we hit our 60s, it nonetheless provides at least half of all annual income ...

Looking at Bitcoin Investment Trust? Here Are 51 Risks You Should Know About

Bitcoin has soared in value , and investors are looking for ways to get in on the craze . The Bitcoin Investment Trust (NASDAQOTH: GBTC) has quadrupled in value just since April, dwarfing even the big run-up in the price of bitcoin itself. Yet the bitcoin ...

Why Shares of Hibbett Sports, Inc. Plunged 11% in May

What happened Shares of Hibbett Sports, Inc. (NASDAQ: HIBB) fell 10.8% in May, according to data provided by S&P Global Market Intelligence , after the sporting goods retailer gave investors some bad news about the first quarter. So what In late ...

Which Unlimited Plan Is the Best Deal for Families?

After resisting it for a long time, AT&T (NYSE: T) and Verizon (NYSE: VZ) now offer unlimited data plans. They join T-Mobile (NASDAQ: TMUS) , which only offers plans with unlimited data, and Sprint (NYSE: S) , which has been aggressive in pushing ...

Should the Average American Be Getting a Tax Refund?

While nobody likes doing taxes, most filers are ultimately rewarded for going through the hassle in the form of a tax refund. Though the numbers fluctuate year after year, generally speaking, close to 80% of tax filers wind up getting some sort of refund, ...

Don't Need Your Social Security? 1 Reason You Should Claim It Early Anyway

Most Americans rely on Social Security for a substantial portion of their retirement income, and for them, when they choose to take Social Security benefits is largely a matter of financial necessity rather than financial planning. However, if you’re ...

5 Things That May Be Better Than a Raise

Getting more money is not the only way to get ahead at work. Image source: Getty Images. Even with an improving economy, many companies remain wary of giving big cash raises. That may be caution over how tenuous the recovery may be, owners wanting to ...