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Should Young Adults Stretch Financially to Buy a Home? | Sidnaz Blog

May 4, 2021

It is a complex time to be a young home buyer. Mortgage rates are near-historic lows, which is luring many people—including first-time buyers—into the housing market. In 2020, sales of previously owned homes surged to their highest level in 14 years, and many economists forecast sales to rise again this year. But the supply of […]

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Dogecoin, Gartner, SmileDirectClub, Avis Budget: What to Watch | Sidnaz Blog

May 4, 2021

Updated May 4, 2021 9:08 am ET Here’s what we’re watching ahead of Tuesday’s opening bell. U.S. stock futures ticked down, suggesting that technology stocks will weigh on major indexes after the opening bell. Futures tied to the broad S&P 500 index slid 0.6%. The benchmark advanced 0.3% on Monday, despite declines in giant technology stocks. […]

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The Taiwanese Chip Champion Shaking Qualcomm’s Tree | Sidnaz Blog

May 4, 2021

The technological rivalry between China and the U.S. has drawn attention to the world’s chip factory, Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Co. Another semiconductor company on the island has also thrived as tensions have escalated. MediaTek’s headquarters in Hsinchu, Taiwan. Photo: david chang/Shutterstock Chip designer MediaTek 2454 -1.81% is on a roll: Its shares have more than […]

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U.S. Stock Futures Edge Down | Sidnaz Blog

May 4, 2021

May 4, 2021 3:39 am ET U.S. stock futures ticked down ahead of a busy day of corporate earnings reports and data on factory orders. S&P 500 futures were down 0.2%, Dow Jones Industrial Average futures edged down 0.1% and Nasdaq-100 futures slipped 0.3%. Changes in equity futures don’t necessarily predict market moves after the […]

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How Money Much Do Millennials Make? They’re More Than Happy to | Sidnaz Blog

May 4, 2021

When 25-year-old Grace Woodward has friends over to her apartment for the first time, they often react to her striking navy-blue walls by asking, “Did your landlord let you paint?” Ms. Woodward, a graduate student at Yale Divinity School, says she doesn’t hesitate to tell them that the landlord is her mother. “I’m pretty open […]

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Stock Futures Rise Ahead of Manufacturing Data | Sidnaz Blog

May 3, 2021

U.S. stock futures rose Monday ahead of manufacturing data that could offer fresh insights into the pace of the global economic recovery. Futures tied to the S&P 500 advanced 0.4%, pointing to further gains for the broad-market index after closing out its best month since November. Contracts linked to the Dow Jones Industrial Average climbed […]

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How to Plug Into Electric Vehicle Chargers | Sidnaz Blog

May 3, 2021

Among the picks and shovels in the electric-vehicle boom are charging points. They seem to be more reliable bets than the startup car brands looking to take on Tesla, but investors still need to decide whether they prefer picks, shovels or something altogether new. A number of companies that offer EV charging infrastructure have gone […]

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For Apollo’s New CEO, Insurance Is In—Racy Buyouts, Not So Much | Sidnaz Blog

May 2, 2021

Apollo Global Management Inc. APO -0.29% made its name scoring double-digit returns on debt-laden buyouts. Under new Chief Executive Officer Marc Rowan, the firm’s future will become increasingly about finding ways to eke out a few percentage points more than corporate and government bonds pay. The shift reflects Apollo’s evolution from a leveraged-buyout shop to […]

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Americans Can’t Get Enough of the Stock Market | Sidnaz Blog

May 2, 2021

Americans are all in on the stock market. Individual investors are holding more stocks than ever before as major indexes climb to fresh highs. They are also upping the ante by borrowing to magnify their bets or increasingly buying on small dips in the market. Stockholdings among U.S. households increased to 41% of their total […]

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When to Give Inheritance Money to Your Kids | Sidnaz Blog

April 30, 2021

Should an inheritance be strictly an inheritance, to be left to children when their parents die? Or should parents use at least some of that money while they’re still alive to help out their adult children financially? And if parents give while they’re alive, how much should they give and when? Of course, every family […]

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