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13 Jun: Investing quote on diversification

Investing Wide diversification is only required when investors do not understand what they are doing.” Warren Buffett Investing and diversification Diversification is essential in investing. Either investing in stocks or in other financial markets. In the US stock market, or in other stock markets globally.

24 Apr: Stock market news for April 23, 2020

Stock market news “US stocks close mixed as virus drug report offsets oil-market surge. US closed mixed on Thursday as markets mulled the latest economic data detailing the coronavirus pandemic’s economic fallout.Jobless claims made in the week ended April 18 reached 4.4 million. It marked a decrease from previous weeks but brought the metric’s five-week total to more than 26 million. The latest claims reading is nearly six times the peak weekly level seen during the Great Recession.” Source: https://markets.businessinsider.com/news/stocks/stock-market-news-today-gilead-virus-drug-jobless-oil-prices-2020-4-1029124659 How the US stock market closed on April 23, 2020 S&P 500: 2,797.80,-1.51(-0.05%)Dow 30: 23,515.26,+39.44(+0.17%)Nasdaq: 8,494.75,-0.63(-0.01%)Russell 2000: 1,214.06,+12.54(+1.04%) Stocks gainers Lightbridge Corporation (LTBR): 3.5000+1.0100 (+40.56%) Chesapeake Energy Corporation (CHK): 27.49+7.31 (+36.22%) National Energy Services Reunited Corp. (NESR): 5.80+1.48 (+34.26%) Stocks losers Invesco Ltd. (IVZ): 7.24-1.94 (-21.13%) Liberty TripAdvisor Holdings, Inc. (LTRPB): 27.11-5.84 (-17.72%) NETGEAR, Inc. (NTGR): 21.66-4.36 (-16.76%) Most active stocks Inovio Pharmaceuticals, Inc. (INO): 12.03+0.32 (+2.73%) Snap Inc. (SNAP):…

23 Apr: Stock market news for April 22, 2020

Stock market news “US stocks and oil rebound after historic meltdown: April 22, 2020. Stock snap two-day losing streak US stocks snapped a two-day losing streak and finished higher on Wednesday. Investor sentiment received a boost from additional stimulus measures passed by the Senate and a rebound in oil prices, even though the factors that depressed markets earlier in the week persist. The oil market remains broken amid weak demand and storage problems, while coronavirus continues to weigh on corporate earnings and economic data. The Dow finished up nearly 2%, or 457 points.The S&P 500 ended 2.3% higher.The Nasdaq Composite closed up 2.8%.” Source: https://edition.cnn.com/business/live-news/stock-market-news-042220/index.html How the US stock market closed on April 22, 2020 S&P 500: 2,799.31,+62.75(+2.29%)Dow 30: 23,475.82,+456.94(+1.99%)Nasdaq: 8,495.38,+232.15(+2.81%)Russell 2000: 1,201.02,+15.93(+1.34%) Stocks gainers The Peck Company Holdings, Inc. (PECK): 5.73+2.23 (+63.71%) SilverBow Resources, Inc. (SBOW): 6.05+2.25 (+59.21%) Delek Logistics Partners, LP (DKL): 13.98+5.17 (+58.68%) Stocks losers TORM plc…

21 Apr: Stock market news for April 20, 2020

Stock market news “Stocks close in the red.US stocks finished lower on Monday, amid a historic selloff in the oil market. US oil futures settled in negative territory for the first time in history as demand for the commodity remains thin and storage capacity in the US is at its limit. The May futures contract is also about to expire, which made trading more erratic. The Dow closed 2.4%, or 592 points, lower. It was the worst day for the index since April 1.The S&P 500 finished down 1.8%.The Nasdaq Composite closed 1% lower.” Source: https://edition.cnn.com/business/live-news/stock-market-news-042020/index.html How the US stock market closed on April 20, 2020 S&P 500: 2,827.09,-47.47(-1.65%)Dow 30: 23,688.58,-553.91(-2.28%)Nasdaq: 8,560.73,-89.41(-1.03%)Russell 2000: 1,212.46,-16.64(-1.35%) Stocks gainers Benitec Biopharma Limited (BNTC): 13.06+7.23 (+124.01%) Cyclacel Pharmaceuticals, Inc. (CYCC): 8.64+2.23 (+34.79%) Immuron Limited (IMRN): 3.2000+0.8500 (+36.17%) Stocks losers Liberty TripAdvisor Holdings, Inc. (LTRP): 37.16-9.34 (-20.09%) Invesco Mortgage Capital Inc. (IVR): 2.9000-0.7900 (-21.41%) Summit…

17 Apr: Stock market news for April 16, 2020

Stock market news The US stock market after a choppy trading session closed higher, with tech stocks leading in gains. At the close on April 16, 2020, the major stock indexes price levels were as follows: Dow Jones: 23537.68,+33.33 +0.14%Nasdaq Composite: 8532.36, +139.19 +1.66%S&P 500: 2799.55,+16.19 +0.58%Russell 2000: 1178.09,-5.89 -0.50% Stocks gainers Arcus Biosciences, Inc. (RCUS): 29.50+13.92 (+89.35%) Liberty TripAdvisor Holdings, Inc. (LTRPB): 59.00+24.31 (+70.08%) ThermoGenesis Holdings, Inc. (THMO): 6.60+2.01 (+43.79%) Stocks losers Global Eagle Entertainment Inc. (ENT): 2.6200-0.9450 (-26.51%) Athersys, Inc. (ATHX): 2.2800-0.8200 (-26.45%) ProPetro Holding Corp. (PUMP): 2.7900-0.9200 (-24.80%) Most actives stocks General Electric Company (GE): 6.24-0.26 (-4.00%) Advanced Micro Devices, Inc. (AMD): 56.95+1.96 (+3.56%) Bank of America Corporation (BAC): 21.42-0.77 (-3.47%) Stock market source: https://www.wsj.com/market-data/stocks Stock Market, U.S. Sectors & Industries Performance Health Care was the best performing sector +2.20%, Energy was the worst-performing sector -3.97%. Source: https://eresearch.fidelity.com/eresearch/goto/markets_sectors/landing.jhtml Economic news “Five million more Americans file jobless claims…

16 Apr: Stock market news for April 15, 2020

Stock market news “Stocks dropped on Wednesday as weak economic data and disappointing bank earnings dragged the major averages lower. Retail sales in March fell 8.7% — the most on record — while the latest reading from the Empire State Index showed that manufacturing in the New York area hit a record low reading of -78.2. Meanwhile, as earnings season gets underway investors are getting their first glimpse of the coronavirus’ economic toll” Source: https://www.cnbc.com/2020/04/15/stock-market-today-live.html How the US stock market closed on April 15, 2020 S&P 500: 2,783.36,-62.70(-2.20%)Dow 30: 23,504.35,-445.41(-1.86%)Nasdaq: 8,393.18,-122.56(-1.44%)Russell 2000: 1,183.98,-53.36(-4.31%) Stocks gainers Fibra UNO (FBASF) stock was among stock gainers with a stock price of 0.9750+0.1350 (+16.07%). Stocks losers Chesapeake Energy Corporation (CHK) stock was was among stock losers with a stock price of 16.38-9.86 (-37.58%). Stock investing | Stock trading | Most active stocks General Electric Company (GE) stock was among the most active stocks with…

15 Apr: Stock market news April 14, 2020

Stock market news “The S&P 500 just posted the most daily swings of 3% or greater in more than a decade—even as the stock market hits a 5-week high. U.S. stocks are attempting to recover from their most recent lows of late March, but the recent market gyrations, even with Tuesday’s positive swing, highlight why this coronavirus-stricken market is one of the most volatile since the 2007-09 financial crisis. On the bright side, the S&P 500 index SPX, +3.05% finished trade up 84.43 points, or 3.06%, at 2,846.06, marking the broad-market index’s highest level since March 10, when fears about COVID-19 were buckling the market.” Source: https://www.marketwatch.com/story/the-sp-500-just-posted-the-most-daily-swings-of-3-or-greater-in-more-than-a-decadeeven-as-the-stock-market-hits-a-5-week-high-2020-04-14?mod=home-page How the US stock market closed on April 14, 2020 S&P 500 Index (.SPX:INDEX): 2,846.06 +84.43 (+3.06%) Dow Jones Industrial Average (.DJI:Dow Jones Global Indexes): 23,949.76 +558.99 (+2.39%) NASDAQ Composite (.IXIC:NASDAQ): 8,515.74 +323.32 (+3.95%) Stock market data: CNBC Stocks gainers NMC Health Plc…

14 Apr: How to invest money for beginners

Investing for beginners Why should you invest money? This article is a guide for new investors, covering important sections to consider when deciding to invest money, starting with an investment policy statement and deciding how much money to invest, what financial markets to choose and ending with a few important tips. Why invest money in the financial markets The answer is to build your wealth, grow your income for retirement, have the financial freedom to achieve your goals and dreams, build wealth for your children, make us of the compound returns. The most common mistake new investors make is not getting knowledge about the risks and investing in financial assets they do not understand or are not suitable for their investment profile. What is the first thing all new investors should do? Write an investment policy statement What is an investment policy statement? It is a statement that defines in…

14 Apr: Stock market news April 13, 2020

Stock market news “US stocks slid on Monday in their first day of trading after the S&P 500 completed its best weekly gain since 1974.Investors mulled heightened uncertainty heading into earnings season.JPMorgan, Wells Fargo, and Johnson & Johnson are among the firms set to announce their first-quarter results on Tuesday. They’ll offer a preliminary look at how hard the coronavirus outbreak is hitting corporate profits. US stocks slid on Monday as investors mulled upcoming earnings reports set to detail the extent of the coronavirus outbreak’s hit to corporate profits. The S&P 500 entered the session fresh off its best week since 1974.” Source: https://www.businessinsider.com/stock-market-news-today-indexes-fall-oil-deal-earnings-season-2020-4 How the US stock market closed on April 13, 2020 S&P 500: 2,761.63,-28.19(-1.01%)Dow 30: 23,390.77,-328.60(-1.39%)Nasdaq: 8,192.42,+38.85(+0.48%)Russell 2000: 1,210.34,-36.39(-2.92%) Stock market data: Yahoo Finance Stocks gainers Contact Gold Corp. (CGOL) stock was among stock gainers with a stock price of 0.0700+0.0698 (+34,900.00%). Stocks losers Ayala Land, Inc….

12 Apr: Investing in stocks is about looking for the hidden gems

Investing “It’s not always easy to do what’s not popular, but that’s where you make your money. Buy stocks that look bad to less careful investors and hang on until their real value is recognized.” – JOHN NEFF Neff earned a reputation as a savvy fund manager during his tenure as the head of Vanguard’s Windsor Fund. One of the reasons his investments have performed so well is that he’s comfortable with swimming against the stream and choosing investments whose potential may be overlooked. What he’s saying here, essentially, is don’t be afraid to take a chance on the underdog. Source: https://www.creditdonkey.com/famous-investment-quotes.html Stock market Stock market news, stocks, investing, stock market today. Daily business and financial news about the US stock market. Trading and Investing Check this link if you are interested in trading