It's hard to believe this is still the same month that saw the Dow's last record high. Since Oct. 3, however, the blue-chip 30-stock index has declined 9 percent, close to that 10 percent drop that's called a correction. Both the Dow and the broad-market S&P 500 are negative for the year. After the relatively calm and steadily rising stock market rise most investors have enjoyed over the last several years, it's not hard to feel nervous about the sudden reversal and how it has affected your investments. And with all the recent volatility, it's natural to feel skeptical about investing in stocks, especially among retirees who need to live on their investments. Reports from 401(k) phone centers describe many individuals leaving their existing balances where they are in hopes that stocks will come back, but they're investing new contributions in money market and stable value funds, the safest investment options. Also unsettling is Vanguard warning of worsening … [Read more...] about Stock market ups and downs: Investing in volatile times
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Hedge funds were not investing in the cannabis industry last year. But this might be changing in 2018. Entrepreneur Published 9:00 am, Friday, March 30, 2018 Photo: Javier Hasse Image 1of/1 CaptionClose Image 1 of 1 Photo: Javier Hasse Investing In Marijuana Businesses: Are Hedge Funds Coming To The Cannabis Industry? 1 / 1 Back to Gallery When this article was originally conceived, the title was very different: "Why Hedge Funds Aren't Investing in the Cannabis Industry but Family Offices Might." The case was strong, and arguments abounded. The main ones, though, were structured around the limited liquidity in the cannabis industry and the resulting inability to short equities -- which is necessary to operate a long/short equity hedge fund; and the fact that a very large percentage of hedge funds' funds … [Read more...] about Investing In Marijuana Businesses: Are Hedge Funds Coming To The Cannabis Industry?
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Share This Story! Let friends in your social network know what you are reading about Facebook Email Twitter Google+ LinkedIn Pinterest Dow rebounds by 669 points, its best day since 2008, as trade war fears ease in stock market Signs of negotiations between China and U.S. calm worries over major tariff fight. Sent! A link has been sent to your friend's email address. Posted! A link has been posted to your Facebook feed. 10 Join the Conversation To find out more about Facebook commenting please read the Conversation Guidelines and FAQs Adam Shell, USA TODAY Published 10:25 a.m. ET March 26, 2018 | Updated 4:46 p.m. ET March 26, 2018 CLOSE So what’s a bull market anyway? It’s when the stock market rises 20 percent from a prior low. Despite some recent scares in the market, Wall Street will celebrate the bull market’s ninth birthday Friday. Josmar Taveras CONNECT TWEET LINKEDIN 10 COMMENT EMAIL … [Read more...] about Dow rebounds by 669 points, its best day since 2008, as trade war fears ease in stock market