February 11 marked an all-time low for Twitter’s share price ($14.31), after plummeting by more than 11% on the previous day in response to its announcement that active user number[...]
Financial planning experts agree that maintaining an adequately diversified and balanced portfolio is key to meeting your investment goals. The appropriate asset mix will vary for [...]
The United States is home to over 600,000 restaurants in nearly 1 million locations, employing approximately a tenth of the labor force at any given time. Although the industry was[...]
On Wednesday, November 25, US President Barack Obama signed a landmark item of legislation, the US Commercial Space Launch Competitiveness Act, which allows US citizens to claim pr[...]
The S&P 500 LargeCap index is down 2.14% year-to-date (YTD) and 5% from its high of 2,134.72 reached in May of this year. In contrast, the Consumer Discretionary Index is up 7.[...]
Investors were in for a wild roller coaster ride as volatility held the equity market in its jaws in a precarious seesaw movement for a second week in August 2015. All the widely t[...]
Prior to the advent of behavioural finance, it was generally assumed that people – investors included – made decisions based on rationality and logic, formally known as “expected u[...]
Expectations that China’s booming stock market will become increasingly open to foreign investment appear to be growing as authorities continue to reform its financial markets. The[...]
Japan’s benchmark stock index, the Nikkei 225, continued its winning run on May 29 by notching up an eleventh straight day of gains, the longest-winning run since a 13-day streak i[...]
On December 10, 2013, five financial regulatory agencies approved the implementation of the Volcker Rule, a long-awaited regulatory item for US banks. It was originally proposed by[...]