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ETF Wrap: What ETFs are retail investors loading up amid stock market volatility? Here’s what some are doing (and aren’t).
Thu, 27 Jan 2022 17:04:00 GMT
Every week we highlight the most timely exchange-traded fund news, from new launches to inflows and performance.
The Moneyist: ‘They’ve shown no remorse’: My relatives agreed to rent my apartment, but they never moved in. I was stuck paying the rent for 2 months
Thu, 27 Jan 2022 17:02:00 GMT
'I put the rent money on a credit card and got a second job to pay for it.'
Next Avenue: Substance abuse, mental illness, chronic unemployment: What can parents do about their ‘difficult’ adult children?
Thu, 27 Jan 2022 16:57:00 GMT
Parenting an adult child struggling with problems can be a challenging task later in life—especially when they've moved back in, or never left.
Economic Report: U.S. economy grew 6.9% in fourth quarter, GDP shows, as businesses restocked and consumers boosted spending
Thu, 27 Jan 2022 16:53:00 GMT
The U.S. economy sped up toward the end of before a late omicron surge, expanding at an annual 6.9% pace for the quarter as consumers spent more and businesses stocked back up.
Key Words: Dow CEO: Inflation has ‘always been a positive’ for our business
Thu, 27 Jan 2022 16:53:00 GMT
Shares of Dow Inc. surged Thursday, after the industrial materials and chemicals company reported better-than-expected fourth-quarter results, and Chief Executive Jim Fitterling indicated investors should actually welcome inflation and interest rate increases.
The Moneyist: ‘I absolutely don’t want his two brats to inherit one penny from me’: I’d like to leave my estate to charity rather than my partner
Thu, 27 Jan 2022 16:52:00 GMT
‘My partner is the executor of my will. I feel he has always had terribly poor judgment when it comes to financial matters.’
Help Me Retire: We’re in our 60s, my husband plans to work until he ‘drops dead’ and our medical bills are overwhelming – how can we retire like this?
Thu, 27 Jan 2022 16:51:00 GMT
Have a question about your own retirement savings? Email us at HelpMeRetire@marketwatch.com
: Exclusive: The cloud boom isn’t over yet, Harris Poll suggests
Thu, 27 Jan 2022 16:41:00 GMT
The polling numbers underscore a shift in how companies and government agencies think strategically and how they leverage multicloud and hybrid for the foreseeable future, Microsoft’s Erin Chapple, corporate vice president of Azure Core, told MarketWatch.
Retail Stocks: Walmart, Costco and other big-box stores in Canada begin enforcing vaccine mandates, and some shoppers aren’t buying it
Thu, 27 Jan 2022 16:41:00 GMT
Some Canadian retailers are now requiring proof of vaccination due to local regulations, resulting in some critics calling to boycott Walmart in response
Futures Movers: Oil prices hold ground at multiyear highs as Ukraine worries persist
Thu, 27 Jan 2022 16:30:00 GMT
Oil prices hold ground at their highest levels in more than seven years as investors remain focused on the threat of a Russian attack on Ukraine.