What is Individual CrowdSourcing?

Individual crowdsourcing (also known as personal crowdsourcing) refers to a process of raising money for a personal cause or project using an online platform such as GoFundMe. But how exactly does the process work? Here are some answers to common questions about individual crowdsourcing. What causes can be supported via individual crowdsourcing? Individual crowdsourcing can…

Red Results

Indices closed well into red territory on Tuesday. Caterpillar, JPMorgan Chase, and Boeing led decliners on the Dow. Stocks sold off amid U.S.-China trade deal concerns and fears of slowing economic growth. On another note, crude oil prices dipped. For the session, West Texas Intermediate crude fell 0.8% to settle at $52.55 a barrel. Looking…

Stocks Step Up

Indices closed with gains on Monday. UnitedHealth Group, Boeing, and Caterpillar led advancers on the Dow. Stocks stepped up on trade-war truce news. President Trump will hold off on increasing tariffs on China-made goods for at least 90 days as the two sides negotiate a settlement. In M&A news, Nexstar Media Group plan to purchase…

Money Talks – December 1, 2018

his week on “Money Talks,” Research Analyst Nick Antonucci, CVA, CEPA, is joined by Tax Manager Dan DiLuzio, CPA, and Principal Jennifer Thomas, CFP®, to discuss the week’s market movements, Consumer Confidence, housing news, and the second estimate of third quarter GDP. Dan looks at some of the nuances taxpayers need to pay attention to this year for year-end tax planning. He explains why a little more time will be needed to plan. The experts also answer listener questions on what an ex-dividend date is, the new rules for 401(k) hardship withdrawals, and military retirement benefits. They also address stock questions on credit card processor Square, Inc., and technology-based learning product provider Rosetta Stone.

Market Roundup: Market Ends Last Week of November on Positive Note

Stocks opened higher Monday and maintained their lead throughout the afternoon with all the major equity sectors advancing, and sizable gains in the Technology, Consumer Discretionary, and Financial sectors. The next day, the stock market started lower, giving back some of Monday’s gains. However, positive comments from the Federal Reserve suggesting that rate hikes may…