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This fund beats the S&P 500 using only 75 of its constituents.  Here's how it works.

This fund beats the S&P 500 using only 75 of its constituents. Here’s how it works.

What worked well for years of a bull market through 2021 – the focus on growth, regardless of price – has come to a halt this year. The revival of the value investing style – and modest valuations overall – has taken hold. The approach adopted by the Invesco S&P 500 GARP ETF has paid …

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$3,000 gold and more outrageous market predictions investors shouldn't discount.

$3,000 gold and more outrageous market predictions investors shouldn’t discount.

Monday served as yet another blow to investors betting on a Goldilocks economy and a less aggressive Fed. Some are now not ruling out a Grinch-like turn from the central bank – a 0.75% rise next week instead of the 0.50% the markets had pinned their hopes on – following strong data on services, employment …

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People who are still afraid of catching COVID-19 are costing the US economy billions of dollars

People who are still afraid of catching COVID-19 are costing the US economy billions of dollars

More than two years into the coronavirus pandemic, social distancing is preventing some workers from returning to work. That’s according to this working paper distributed by the National Bureau of Economic Research. Some people are not ready to let their guard down, knowing that COVID-19 has not gone away. Some 13% of American workers say …

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Investment: Active or Passive?

Investment: Active or Passive?

The merits of active and passive investing have been debated for years. On average, 35% of active equity funds outperformed their passive counterpart in the 12 months ending June this year, according to Morningstar’s Asset/Liability Barometer, which tracks the performance of 30,000 European-domiciled funds managing €7 billion (£6 billion) in assets. Active and passive: the …

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A Year After Raising $6.5 Million, GoodGood Shuts Down Saying It Can't Find More Money

A Year After Raising $6.5 Million, GoodGood Shuts Down Saying It Can’t Find More Money

The company says the downturn has had a “dramatic impact” on its local commerce fast delivery business. Almost a year to the day after the close of a major seed round, Toronto-based GoodGood ceased operations after failing to secure additional capital. The local commerce fast delivery startup announced the news Nov. 21 in a statement …

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Royal Caribbean is quietly bringing back a beloved adult event

Royal Caribbean is quietly bringing back a beloved adult event

After the cruise industry returned to sailing from North American ports in July 2021, all cruise lines had to make major changes due to the covid pandemic. Some were obvious like vaccine requirements, masks and additional cleaning protocols. Capacity was also limited and social distancing was enforced (as much as possible on a cruise ship. …

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This state has the best personal finance education in the US - you can tell by its average credit score

This state has the best personal finance education in the US – you can tell by its average credit score

Financial literacy is key to managing money, but how well are states preparing their students? Tennessee tops the list of US states that offer the best financial education to its residents, according to a new report from financial services firm OneMain Financial. More than 99% of public high school students in Tennessee have what is …

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Even JPMorgan bullish strategist Kolanovic says the markets are getting ahead of themselves.  Here's what he and a Goldman strategist say do now.

Even JPMorgan bullish strategist Kolanovic says the markets are getting ahead of themselves. Here’s what he and a Goldman strategist say do now.

A not-so-awful day is looming as the clock ticks down to Wednesday’s retail sales report. But while some investors cling to hope that last week’s stock run could continue, fueled by this weaker inflation report, Wall Street remains wary and fresh warnings from two big banks that make up our call of the day. Late …

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