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    Market Forecast: Stormy Weather Ahead?

    Market Forecast: Stormy Weather Ahead? Photo credit: Shutterstock Despite some attempts to rally, the markets have continued to decline throughout September. As they are now well below the peak where they started the month, what should we expect going forward? Let’s take a closer look at the market forecast. “Normal” Declines? First, let’s put the… More

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    Nike Stock Jumps Nearly 10% After Reporting Surge In Online Sales

    Topline Shares of athletic apparel retailer Nike surged by nearly 10% on Wednesday, a day after the company reported financial results that crushed expectations thanks to booming online business during the coronavirus pandemic. Nike’s digital sales rose 82% last quarter, even as many of its stores reopened. Budrul Chukrut/SOPA Images/LightRocket via Getty Images Key Facts… More

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    Financial Services Compensation Scheme: Your Questions Answered

    getty The Financial Services Compensation Scheme (FSCS) was set up in 2001 to protect consumers’ savings in the event their bank or building society went bust. It can also protect mortgages, investments and insurance products. Here we explain all you need to know. What is the FSCS? The Financial Services Compensation Scheme was introduced under… More

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    A European Perspective On Primacy In A Digital World

    As the Euro is jostled by the Yuan/Renminbi and squeezed by the dollar, the lack of true world scale home-grown new economy enterprises has come to haunt the European psyche. The Europeans had the most negative reaction to Libra. They are acutely aware of the lack of true world-scale social media companies nurtured and created… More

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    California Increases Homestead Exemption In New Legislation

    What would be a $2 million home in Mountain View, California getty On September 15, 2020, California Governor Gavin Newsom signed into law Assembly Bill 1885 (AB1885) which increases the creditor homestead exemption for personal residences in the Golden State. The new homestead will have a baseline of $300,000 but can be as high as… More

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    Now Paying 3+% Dividends: These 5 Value Stocks

    close up photo of one hundred dollar note, money background getty Each of these stocks pays a dividend of greater than 3% — which is significantly more than U.S. Treasury bonds or notes are paying right now. Obviously, an investor in an equity is taking on more risk than purchasing government-guaranteed rates but some may… More

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    Investors Risk Losing Assets From Increased Cyber Attacks On Advisors/Brokers, SEC Warns

    Investors risk losing assets from increased cyber attacks on financial advisors and broker-dealers, the Securities and Exchange Commission warned today. The increase is coming in a form of hacking called “credential stuffing” which the SEC said is emerging as a more effective way for attackers to gain unauthorized access to customer accounts and/or firm systems… More

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    Dow Falls 250 Points As Tech Stocks Drag Market Lower

    Topline The market fell sharply on Thursday as tech stocks continued to struggle, while conflicting timelines on a coronavirus vaccine and uncertainty around the next fiscal stimulus bill from Congress also weighed on investors. Stocks were under pressure again on Thursday. Spencer Platt/Getty Images Key Facts The Dow Jones Industrial Average was down 1%, nearly… More

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    Quickfire Questions: Asaf Navot

    Quickfire Questions is a Forbes Advisor UK series in which business leaders share exclusive insight on their background, the secrets of their success, their hopes for the future, and what they would do if they were handed a magic wand Asaf Navot has found that, the harder he works, the luckier he gets Home Made… More

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    Ask Larry: Will Social Security’s Earnings Test Reduce My Husband’s Spousal Benefit Be Reduced?

    Economic Security Planning, Inc. Today’s column addresses questions about potential effects of Social Security’s earnings test on spousal benefits, whether benefits lost to the earnings test are repaid and getting retirement benefits after survivor benefits. Larry Kotlikoff is a Professor of Economics at Boston University and the founder and president of Economic Security Planning, Inc,… More

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    Molson Coors Beverage Is Oversold

    The DividendRank formula at Dividend Channel ranks a coverage universe of thousands of dividend stocks, according to a proprietary formula designed to identify those stocks that combine two important characteristics — strong fundamentals and a valuation that looks inexpensive. Molson Coors Beverage presently has an above average rank, in the top 50% of the coverage… More

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    New Lawsuit Against Navient Seeks Private Student Loan Cancellation

    (Photo Illustration by Igor Golovniov/SOPA Images/LightRocket via Getty Images) LightRocket via Getty Images A new lawsuit filed last week against student loan giant Navient NAVI is seeking the cancellation of private student loan debt that the borrowers allege is fraudulent. In the lawsuit, Jorge Villalba, a former student of the now-defunct ITT Technical Institute, argues… More

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