The 2020 U.S. election is taking place on Nov. 3 with President Donald Trump and former VIce President Joe Biden battling for the lead position.Gold Price Analysis: The U.S. presidential election will play a huge role in shaping the global economy and gold prices are expected to react in the run up to the election day. So how important is it for the safe haven asset gold if Biden or Trump makes it to the White House?”There is no doubt that we are likely to see increased volatility in stock markets in the run up to the election day and …read more […]
* Benzinga has examined the prospects for many investor favorite stocks over the past week. * The bullish calls this past week included FAANG stocks and other blue chips. * A financial giant and merging chip stocks were among the week’s bearish calls. The big three U.S. indexes ended another wild week 5% or more lower due to stalled stimulus talks, a resurging pandemic and uncertainty around the upcoming election, which prompted one big retailer to prepare for civil unrest.Last week’s earnings crush brought mostly positive results from the FAANGs and other big tech stocks, even …read more […]
* Insider buying can be an encouraging signal for potential investors when markets face uncertainty. * Insiders were buying shares of a couple of semiconductor makers and an old-school tech giant last week. * Some chief executives were among the insiders making trips to the buy window. Conventional wisdom says that insiders and 10% owners really only buy shares of a company for one reason — they believe the stock price will rise and they want to profit from it. So insider buying can be an encouraging signal for potential investors, particularly when markets are near all-time …read more […]
Happy Halloween from Wealthy Retirement!
In this week’s edition of the popular YouTube series State of the Market, Chief Income Strategist Marc Lichtenfeld covers something that’s got investors across the political spectrum spooked…
Next week’s decisive 2020 election.
As the COVID-19 pandemic rages on, investors on both sides are concerned about what this coming Tuesday will mean for their portfolios.
Some are flush with holdings that rely on a “pro-business” president who’s lax on regulations…
While others have already been banking on a Biden presidency, as we’ve seen lately with renewables’ spectacular rally.
But as Marc explains in this week’s video, the market is rarely that …read more […]
As the SPAC investing trend continues, investors want to know the latest SPAC listings. Here we explain what it is, the top SPAC listings and how to stay up-to-date on the newest SPACs.
What is a SPAC listing?
SPAC stands for special purpose acquisition company. It can also be called a blank check company. These companies don’t have business operations. Instead, they offer stock in an IPO to raise capital. That capital is used to acquire another company, effectively taking it public in a SPAC IPO.
A SPAC listing is when a SPAC trades on a stock exchange. Listing refers to when a …read more […]