November 19, 2021

Quitting your job? Prepare for a potential counteroffer.

One of the perks of the so-dubbed Great Resignation is that for the time being, the job market has become a candidate’s market. Salaries are on the rise and some companies are quickly learning they need to sweeten their own salary or benefits offerings to keep and attract […]
November 24, 2021

European stock markets climb higher despite rising COVID fears

European stock markets pushed higher on Wednesday despite rising COVID-19 cases in the bloc. In London, the FTSE 100 (^FTSE) rose 0.5% after opening, building on gains from the previous session, while the French CAC (^FCHI) climbed 0.2%. The Frankfurt DAX (^GDAXI) was up 0.1% […]
November 24, 2021

Cathie Wood is backing up the truck on these 3 growth stocks — should you?

As Cathie Wood says, Ark Invest is “all about finding the next big thing.” And she has found several already. Wood’s top picks like Tesla and Shopify have delivered enormous returns for Ark investors. In the past five years, Ark’s flagship fund — Ark Innovation […]
November 26, 2021

Pound and euro suffer against dollar as US Fed looks to faster tapering

The pound slumped to its lowest level of 2021 against the dollar (GBPUSD=X) on Thursday as the prospect of the US Federal Reserve tightening policy faster than expected boosted the greenback. Sterling touched lows of $1.3304, its lowest since December 2020, as the US central […]