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Election Day in the U.S. is almost here. These money and investing stories, popular with MarketWatch readers over the past week, offer advice and suggestions that can help you stay focused on your investments regardless of what happens in politics.
INVESTING NEWS & TRENDS The moment of truth for stock-market investors? Election Day looms and the most crucial stretch of 2020 awaits
America’s in a betting mood ahead of the big event.
The asset class you probably haven’t even considered
It’s not fixed income, but safer than equities and yielding close to 5%
People are spending over three times more money ‘gambling’ on hot stocks than at casinos and on lottery tickets and sports betting
More gambling goes on in the stock market than in all the world’s casinos combined.
Most investors now expect the U.S. stock market to crash like it did in October 1987 — why that’s good news
Video: Boockvar: Valuations now matter, particularly for high-flying tech stocks (CNBC)
Widespread investor pessimism is a contrarian indicator, writes Mark Hulbert.
What is the S&P 500 and how do I invest in it?
Here’s an introduction to how S&P 500 funds work, and whether one might be a good fit for your portfolio.
The high yields on municipal bonds are tempting, but you need to be mindful of these hidden risks
It’s best to hold your own bonds managed by a professional.
These are the 3 best dividend yield investments for 2021
Look at cyclical stocks that pay dividends, not classic defensive picks.
These dividend stocks have the potential to give you more money over time
For income investors, dividend reductions have been the unkindest cut of all.
Why companies that spend their capital wisely are smart places for your money
High-quality shareholders and savvy CEOs have the same priority: effective capital allocation.
The potential for 5G Is huge, but when will consumers feel the impact?
5G marketing is ubiquitous and the potential is huge. But when will consumers feel the impact? What’s ahead and when with Jeff McElfresh, the CEO of AT&T Communications.
James McDonald, CEO & CIO of Hercules Investments, delivers an ominous warning for investors about the health of U.S. equity markets.
Which market sectors could be most affected by the election result
U.S. stock market sectors from financials to energy will be affected by the election result – here’s which ones could see the biggest changes.