Is it ever a good idea to buy a falling stock? Gregory gives his take on that question in this Winning at Life segment. Do you have questions for Gregory? Press the ASK GREGORY below and your question could be featured next! ASK GREGORY We’re Here to Help Have questions about this week’s content, or…

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Our next market downturn could happen soon. Gear up for it before it’s too late. It’s been a volatile couple of weeks in the stock market, and while that’s technically nothing unusual, it’s also reason enough to make many investors uneasy. In fact, given the backdrop we’re looking at — a raging pandemic, a sluggish…

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Get past the fear so you can start creating wealth. There’s an old joke about the best way to make $1 million in the stock market: All you have to do is invest $2 million. If that cheesy quip prompted you to break out in a cold sweat, it’s time to face your stock market fears.…

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The stock market has been the path to wealth for generations of American families. That’s even though only about half of them have shares; in fact, the richest 1% of U.S. households account for more than half of the equities ownership, according to Federal Reserve data. In most cases, the route that has been taken…

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How a bunch of Redditors made GameStop’s stock soar, much to the chagrin of the hedge funds attempting to short it. By Emily Stewartemily.stewart@vox.com  Updated Jan 27, 2021, 11:49am EST Who knew the first big 2021 stock market story would be … GameStop? But here we are. There’s been a boom in day trading and individual investing over the past…

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As the economy heats up, the Federal Reserve may start reducing the size of its bond-buying program, removing one layer of stock-market support. In the Fed’s December minutes, released this week, Federal Open Market Committee members highlighted the economy’s recent strength, saying that it has shown “resilience in the face of the pandemic.” The economic recovery…

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Stocks and taxes: What’s going to happen? The Democrats’ control of Congress is shining a new spotlight on Biden’s tax proposals, particularly those that would affect stocks and bonds. While Biden has repeatedly said he would not raise taxes on Americans earning less than $400,000 a year, he has proposed: 1) raising the marginal income tax…

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Throughout the pandemic, day trading has become extremely popular, especially among young people who, in most cases, have never invested in the stock market before. Coronavirus-induced lockdowns provided some with more time on their hands to try trading apps, like Robinhood, which are seeing a surge in business; millions of Americans are unemployed and may think it is a way to make up for lost income; and a…

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