Major U.S. labor unions are organizing truck drivers to help with relief efforts in Puerto Rico as the island continues to grapple with the devastation wrought by Hurricane Maria last week. …read more
Once again, a “set it and forget it” strategy has paid off for investors.
Equities have a reputation to uphold as the fourth quarter—historically the market’s strongest—kicks off in the wake of an unseasonably strong September.
Companies are stepping up to rebuild Puerto Rico. …read more
By Tom Aspray, Contributor Last week the story was again the small cap stocks and looking back at the last seventeen years of market history there are two periods that I will focus on where the small cap Russell 2000 significantly beat the S&P 500. What does this mean for the current rally? …read more
The market’s hardest period of the year, in terms of historical seasonal patterns, is just about over, though investors can be forgiven if they didn’t realize things were supposed to be risky.
The U.S. dollar fell back into negative territory against many of its main rivals late on Friday after rallying earlier in the session on the back of a spate of economic data, but it remained on track for the strongest weekly gain since February with 0.9%, according to FactSet.
Equifax is investigating three executives who sold company shares worth nearly $2 million shortly after a massive data breach was discovered, but before the company announced the breach to the public. …read more