Stock futures flat, with states’ reopening plans in focus

Stock futures flat, with states’ reopening plans in focus

Stock futures were flat to slightly higher as the overnight session kicked off Monday evening, as investors continued to eye states’ reopening plans and mulled recent corporate earnings results. Earlier, stocks ended a choppy session mixed, with the S&P 500 and Nasdaq modestly positive on the day. Big tech shares outperformed, as investors bet on […]
New research complicates the ‘80% rule’ for retirement savings

New research complicates the ‘80% rule’ for retirement savings

The key question for retirement savers is to calculate how much – through a combination of savings, pensions, and Social Security – of your pre-retirement income you’ll be able to replace after you leave the workforce.  The “80% rule” is an oft-mentioned general...
Small caps are opportunities amid shifts due to pandemic

Small caps are opportunities amid shifts due to pandemic

Shifts in how people consume, shop and travel due to COVID-19 could benefit small cap companies, says one market expert. “It’s been the small caps that actually outperformed percentage wise last week, and a big part of the reason is that there are a bunch of stocks in...