Indices closed with slight gains on Thursday. Brands climbed in volatile action ahead of the Good Friday holiday. Meanwhile, Labor Department data showed a dip in initial jobless claims. New claims dropped by 20,000 to 268,000 last week.
Your chances of being disabled for longer than three months are greater than your chances of dying prematurely. We explain the importance of Disability Insurance in this week’s Insurance Tip.
Stocks traded lower on Wednesday amid a variety of economic data. Construction spending declined 0.1 percent to $967.2 billion in February, shy of estimates for a 0.2 percent uptick.
You may be able to pay what you owe through an installment agreement with the IRS. We explain in this week’s Tax Tip.
Tuesday’s session ended in the red. Commodity brands such as Dow Chemical, Freeport-McMoRan, and Rio Tinto led the way down.
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Indices closed in the gains category on Monday. Energy brands such as Exxon Mobil, Chevron and Schlumberger prospered on a variety of economic news.
Friday’s session closed in the green zone. Stocks added slight gains today finishing off a less-than-stellar week. Biotech brands Alexion Pharmaceuticals, Regeneron, and Vertex and chipmakers Texas Instruments, Avago Technologies, and Analog Devices stepped up.
Gene W. Henssler, Ph.D., was inducted to the Coles College of Business Hall of Fame at Kennesaw State University.
Kennesaw’s Student Managed Investment Fund wins first place at the G.A.M.E Forum investment competition.