Start with the equity in a house. If your home is worth $400,000 and you owe $320,000 on the mortgage, it has $80,000 of equity. The building is the asset and the mortgage is the debt.
The SPDR Utilities ETF (XLU) is up 2.5 percent in the last week, while the broader S&P 500 is down almost 2 percent. Aside from real-estate investment trusts, utilities are the only major sector with a positive return over that time frame.
Early leader Tilray (TLRY)
might have fallen asleep after a blistering rally in September, but others have lit up more recently. Aurora Cannabis (ACB) glowed green today, ripping 12 percent to a five-month high.
Shares of PayPal (NASDAQ: PYPL)
have surged from around $US77 ($109) late last year to probe record highs above $US97 in late February on the back of analyst upgrades and overall optimism for the company.
The first major theme was a rebound in beaten down social-media stocks
Facebook (FB) and Snap (FB). Both showed signs of repairing different kinds of problems plaguing their businesses. FB’s big achievement was to keep drawing advertiser dollars – especially from its new Stories format and video service.
The PowerShares GoldenDragon Halter Index ($HXC) is up more than 3 percent today and on pace for its highest close since early October. The gains follow two weeks of consolidation above the 50-day moving average, a potential sign that momentum has turned.
In this article, we will look at a number of psychological traps behind some of the emotions that affect people’s investment decisions. Whether you like to admit it or not, these decisions can have an impact on the growth and performance of your investment portfolio.
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