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What Recent IPOs May Be Telling Us About the Economy

If you follow the financial markets, you’re likely somewhat familiar with the recently called off WeWork initial public offering, or IPO for short. With a valuation that reached levels as high as $47 billion and balance sheets indicating a company hemorrhaging cash, WeWork’s plan had all the indications of the 1999-era excess and technology bubble. […]

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How Do I Make a Budget? Looking at the 50/20/30 Rule

The short answer: it depends. Not everyone is going to spend and save the same percentage of their income each month. However, deciding upon a feasible plan to allocate your monthly spending is important, and something that everyone should be doing once they receive an income. Currently, Americans have one of the worst savings habits […]

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Navigating the Marijuana Industry: 3 Stocks and 1 ETF to Buy in 2019

In the past few years, the marijuana industry has expanded at an unprecedented pace, and has not looked back. The recent legalization of recreational cannabis in Canada, as well as continual legalization in states has paved the way for manufacturers, wholesale distributors, and shops to take advantage of the rapidly growing market. Marijuana-based IPOs have […]

Passive Investing: A Lucrative Alternative to Active Portfolio Management

Not everybody has the time for managing an equity portfolio. Understand and researching the financial markets for fruitful stocks to purchase is not only time-consuming, but requires experience and patience. For many Americans, it is simply not feasible to actively manage an investment portfolio. However, everyone wants to grow their money as the economy grows, […]

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The Inverted Yield Curve: Recession Predictor or Flawed Indicator?

If you follow the markets closely, you have likely heard of the infamous “inverted yield curve.” Many experts on CNBC may link this flip to a coming recession, or a bear market. The stock market responds to the news of the curve reversal with strong selling. Today, the indicator has just made its presence known […]