Saudi Stock Exchange Joins FTSE Global Equity Index Series

WASHINGTON (STL.News) On Wednesday March 28, 2018, The Saudi Stock Exchange (Tadawul) was pleased to highlight the announcement by FTSE Russel noting that Tadawul will be classified as a “Secondary Emerging” market in the FTSE The post Saudi Stock Exchange Joins FTSE Global Equity Index Series appeared first on STL.News.

Cryptocurrency Mining Ventures Skyrocketing as Bitcoin Value Edges up This Week

(STL.News) The interest for digital currencies appears to be rising again of late and in turn, cryptocurrency mining operations are starting to pick up steam as the currency once again attempts to assert itself as The post Cryptocurrency Mining Ventures Skyrocketing as Bitcoin Value Edges up This Week appeared first…

Investors Cautioned about Cryptocurrencies

HARRISBURG, Pa./ Jan. 29, 2018 (STL.NEWS) — With cryptocurrencies like Bitcoin continuing to attract headlines and market interest, Secretary of Banking and Securities Robin L. Wiessmann reminds consumers that investments involving cryptocurrencies should not be confused The post Investors Cautioned about Cryptocurrencies appeared first on STL.News.

US Treasury official urges regulation of crypto currencies

TOKYO/January 26, 2018(AP)(STL.News)— A senior U.S. Treasury official has urged banks and financial regulators to do more to tighten oversight of trading in bitcoin and other cryptocurrencies. Sigal Mandelker, the Treasury undersecretary for terrorism and The post US Treasury official urges regulation of crypto currencies appeared first on STL.News.

Global shares mixed on renewed jitters over trade friction

TOKYO/January 24, 2018(AP)(STL.News)— Global shares are trading mixed, with European benchmarks lower and Asian shares mostly higher. Japan’s Nikkei 225 slipped 0.8 percent as the dollar weakened against the yen, hurting exporters. Dow futures and The post Global shares mixed on renewed jitters over trade friction appeared first on STL.News.

Stocks edge higher in early trading, led by energy companies

NEW YORK/January 22, 2018(AP)(STL.News)— U.S. stock indexes are edging higher Monday, led by energy companies. High-dividend stocks are also higher as bond yields decline, but industrial companies are falling. Yields had climbed to their highest The post Stocks edge higher in early trading, led by energy companies appeared first on…

US stock indexes mixed in early trading; oil prices slide

January 19, 2018(AP)(STL.News)-The major U.S. stock indexes were mixed in early trading Friday as gains by banks and consumer-focused companies outweighed losses in energy and other sectors. The price of oil fell on a report The post US stock indexes mixed in early trading; oil prices slide appeared first on…

US stock indexes edge lower in morning trade; oil slides

January 18, 2018(AP)(STL.News)-U.S. stock indexes edged lower in morning trading Thursday, pulling back slightly from the market’s latest record highs. Losses in health care, industrial and other sectors were outweighing gains by phone and technology The post US stock indexes edge lower in morning trade; oil slides appeared first on…

US stocks move higher in early trade; Dow crosses 26,000

January 16, 2018(AP)(STL.News)-U.S. stocks climbed broadly in early trading Tuesday, sending the Dow Jones industrial average past the 26,000-point mark for the first time. Technology, health care and financial stocks accounted for much of the The post US stocks move higher in early trade; Dow crosses 26,000 appeared first on…

The Journey Out of Financial Bondage

KNOXVILLE, Tenn./ Jan. 15, 2018 (STL.NEWS) — “How Did This Happen?” Have you ever asked yourself that question about your financial situation? Maybe you’ve reached a place where the pressure from your ever-increasing debt feels like a The post The Journey Out of Financial Bondage appeared first on STL.News.

Tips for Reducing Credit Card Debt from NAPFA Financial Advisors

CHICAGO/ Jan. 9, 2018 (STL.NEWS) — For many Americans, a boost in holiday spending on top of already rising levels of credit card debt means starting out the new year deep in the red. According to Magnify The post Tips for Reducing Credit Card Debt from NAPFA Financial Advisors appeared first on…

Resolve to Improve Your Financial Life

MISSION, Kan./ Jan. 8, 2018 (STL.NEWS) — (Family Features) Counting calories isn’t the only way you can resolve to bring about positive change in your life during the new year. If you’re like many Americans, it may The post Resolve to Improve Your Financial Life appeared first on STL.News.

Average 30-year mortgage rates slip to 3.95 percent

WASHINGTON/January 04, 2018 (AP)(STL.News) —Long-term U.S. mortgage rates fell this week, making it slightly more affordable to borrow for a home. Mortgage buyer Freddie Mac says the average rate on 30-year fixed-rate mortgages slipped to 3.95 percent The post Average 30-year mortgage rates slip to 3.95 percent appeared first on STL.News.

Online Tool Helps Investors with Selecting a Financial Advisor

WASHINGTON/ Jan. 3, 2018 (STL.NEWS) — Investors seeking services from a professional financial advisor will benefit from a free online tool, AARP Interview an Advisor™, launched today by AARP and the North American Securities Administrators Association The post Online Tool Helps Investors with Selecting a Financial Advisor appeared first on STL.News.

US stock indexes edge lower on final trading day of 2017

December 29,2017(AP)(STL.News)-U.S. stock indexes edged lower early Friday on the final day of trading for 2017. Losses by technology and energy companies outweighed gains by consumer products and healthcare stocks. Trading volume was light. Oil The post US stock indexes edge lower on final trading day of 2017 appeared first…

Mobile Internet is Helping Chinese Financing Soar to New Heights

NEW YORK/ Dec. 26, 2017 (STL.NEWS) — According to the official data statistics of Tianhong Asset, Tianhong Asset has cumulatively earned 100 billion yuan (about USD 1.5 billion), which exceeded the yearly GDP of over The post Mobile Internet is Helping Chinese Financing Soar to New Heights appeared first on…

Technology companies and retailers lead US stocks higher

/ December 14, 2017 (AP)(STL.NEWS) — Gains by technology companies helped send U.S. stocks higher in midday trading Thursday. Retailers also rose after the government said retail sales jumped in November. Health care stocks lagged The post Technology companies and retailers lead US stocks higher appeared first on STL.News.

‘Tis the Season of Debt: More than Half of Americans Admit to Making Poor Financial Decisions this Holiday Season

BLOOMINGTON, Ill./ Dec. 13, 2017 (STL.NEWS) — When it comes to holiday spending, Americans are willing to go to some extremes to afford gifts – even if they don’t have the means. More than half The post ‘Tis the Season of Debt: More than Half of Americans Admit to Making…

That new store card could torpedo your credit score

December 13, 2017 (AP)(STL.NEWS) –Getting a deal during the holidays is a great American tradition. So when a sales clerk cheerfully asks, “Would you like to save 20 percent on your purchases today by opening The post That new store card could torpedo your credit score appeared first on STL.News.

Winter Wonderland at Tilles Park is a Favorite Holiday Tradition

Tilles Park Winter Wonderland-32 Years of Merry-Making St. Louis, MO/December 7, 2017 (STL.News) –Tilles Park in St. Louis County is 75 acres of natural beauty throughout the year, but it especially takes on a new look The post Winter Wonderland at Tilles Park is a Favorite Holiday Tradition appeared first on…