Stocks managed to produce gains but pulled back from highs earlier in the week; now investors are questioning whether this is the beginning of the end for the relentless upside.
Stocks came back from early trouble to extend over 1 percent in weekly gains, capping the best January in over 30 years. Poor earnings early in the week provided examples of what kind of effect a global slowdown was having on larger stocks.
I reached out to Eric Selk, Executive Director at Hope Now, a non-profit alliance among counselors, mortgage companies, investors, regulators, and other mortgage market participants, to gather some tips for federal employees affected by the partial shutdown who might miss a mortgage payment due to not receiving a paycheck.
Here are some deals that government employees can take advantage of while off of work.
More people are thinking about their retirement right now because they’ve been under pay freezes, budget cuts, sequestration and furloughs.
With so much hearsay and speculation about the behind-the-scene negotiations, here’s what the important decision-makers have said about the shutdown.
In the era of googling our medical symptoms and posting about that weird rash on Facebook, I want to make a pitch for making a phone call to the Poison Control Center instead if you’ve got a poisoning on your hands.
As everyone knows, getting anything through Congress requires give and take. There is no way to estimate the cost of additional useless projects which will be generated in order to buy votes for approval of the wall.
There is a healthiness to venting when we have strong emotions, such as anger or fear. We do need to be aware, however, how easily and quickly venting can become complaining. Take on a “No Complaining” challenge!
As the midnight Friday deadline draws closer, the cards are falling into place for a surprise resolution to the long-term federal budget impasse that has threatened a shutdown.