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S&P 500 Has its Worst First Half in 50 Years

As the U.S. stock market continues its trend of underperforming, the S&P 500 just reached numbers not seen in the last 50 years. After the June trading wrapped up, S&P 500 recorded a decline of around 20 percent so far in 2022. This marks...

Cash App Introduces Investing Spare Change in Stocks or Bitcoin Option

Mobile payment system Cash App started offering an intriguing new option for its users. Block Inc., the parent company of Cash App, just announced a new feature that will allow customers to give up on their spare change during purchases and automatically invest them...

Warren Buffett’s Berkshire Increases Its Stake in Occidental Petroleum to 16.4%

Warren Buffett's Berkshire Hathaway continues to be bullish on Occidental Petroleum. The conglomerate recently bought another 794,389 Occidental shares, bringing its stake in the Texas oil company to 16.4 percent. This new purchase, worth around $44 million, comes after Berkshire acquired 9.5 million shares in...

Zendesk Stock Surges Close to 30 Percent After Takeover News

Zendesk, a company that deals in software-as-a-service products, saw its stock (ZEN) take a jump of around 30 percent on Friday. The reason for this surge is recent news that the investor group is close to sealing a $10.2 billion takeover of the company. ZEN...

27% of Older Americans Have Less Than $10K Saved up for Retirement

A recent survey by Sagewell Financial showed almost one-third of older Americans are not ready for retirement. According to the survey results, which were made available on Tuesday, 27 percent of Americans approaching retirement have less than $10,000 saved up. Women are particularly in a...

Expert Recommends Investing in “Old-School Value Names” Amid S&P 500’s Bear Market

The S&P 500 officially entered the bear market early in the week after dropping 21 percent from its peak in January. This marked S&P 500's first bear market since March 2020, when the COVID-19 pandemic started. As a result, many investors entered the state...