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Stock market or equity indexes are composite measurements reflecting price movements of component stocks. Investors use indexes as a benchmark to gauge portfolio performance and as a barometer for overall market sentiment. When stock indexes trend upward, it reflects a bull market but when they trend lower, it signifies a bear market. In the United States,
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Barry Sternlicht, CEO, Starwood Capital Group  Scott Mlyn | CNBC The Federal Reserve’s aggressive rate hike path – an attempt to calm the highest inflation in decades – is set to cause damage to the global economy if the central bank keeps going, according to billionaire Barry Sternlicht. “They are going to cause unbelievable calamities
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Do Non-Fungible Tokens (NFTs) Harm the Environment? You may have heard about non-fungible tokens (NFTs) and how they impact the environment. Even though NFTs themselves do not cause any environmental impact, their impact on our climate can be linked to how they are produced. The way that NFTs are created can be highly energy intensive.
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The substantial divorce rate in America—50% of marriages end in divorce—has engineered the creation of various types of spousal support through which one ex-spouse is required to pay the other. In most cases, the higher-earning spouse is required to pay the lower earner a certain amount, although there are exceptions to this. The tax rules
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In this article FRPT Follow your favorite stocksCREATE FREE ACCOUNT Inti St Clair | Tetra Images | Getty Images Company: Freshpet (FRPT) Business: Freshpet manufactures and markets natural fresh meals and treats for dogs and cats in the United States, Canada and Europe. The company sells its products under the Freshpet brand, along with Dognation
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Lauren Taylor Wolfe, center, Roy Swan, left, and Shundrawn Thomas at CNBC’s Delivering Alpha, Sept. 8, 2022. Scott Mlyn | CNBC ESG and sustainable investing generally have come under fire recently, with critics pointing to a lack of transparency and differing definitions sparking confusion around what investors are actually buying. Adding to the confusion is
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The electronics sector mostly produces consumer electronics, electronic equipment, and manufactures electrical components for a variety of products. Consumer electronics are a key component in the electronics industry and for good reason. According to Precedence Research’s 2022 market report, the global market for consumer electronics is predicted to grow at a compound annual growth rate
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Crypto markets exhibited a sluggish pattern last week, with some dire predictions for the medium-term future being made by analysts. Investors are concerned about the increase in interest rates and general negative sentiments about the economy. Bitcoin is also suffering and doesn’t appear to be poised for a bullish breakout. The flagship cryptocurrency sees a ‘death cross‘, as chart
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Social Security is a federal benefits program in the United States that was founded in 1935. While the program also includes disability income, it is most commonly associated with monthly retirement benefits paid out until death. The Social Security system is funded through payroll taxes. The Federal Insurance Contributions Act (FICA) mandates a 12.4% levy
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When interest rates fall, many homeowners will refinance their mortgage to lock in a lower interest rate, which can reduce a borrower’s monthly payment or allow a homeowner to build equity more quickly. However, one group of homeowners who typically have trouble refinancing are those in negative equity. This means they owe more on their
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In this article WIX Follow your favorite stocksCREATE FREE ACCOUNT Marco Vdm | E+ | Getty Images Company: Wix.com (WIX) Business: Wix.com is an Israeli information technology company that develops and markets a cloud-based platform that enables users to create a website or web application. Their platform consists of three web creation products, each with
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(Click here to subscribe to the Delivering Alpha newsletter.) According to Deloitte, global ESG assets under professional management could be worth $80 trillion by 2024. But this growth in popularity combined with a global energy crisis has the sector facing increasing polarization. Critics worry that capital dedicated to ESG investments will further one value system at the
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