The Internal Revenue Service (IRS) is warning taxpayers about a significant rise in so-called ‘smishing’ attacks consisting of IRS-themed texting scams designed to steal personal and financial information. Smishing attacks target mobile phone users by delivering scam text messages offering fake COVID relief, tax credits, or other benefits. The IRS does not send emails or
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The acquisition of Scottrade, was completed by brokerage firm TD Ameritrade on September 18, 2017. Scottrade was an online brokerage firm that served more than 3 million accounts in the U.S. and had consolidated assets of approximately $24.4 billion. Founded in 1980 by Rodger O. Riney, the firm had about 500 branch offices throughout the
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Fidelity and Robinhood are fundamentally different in that Fidelity is an established, full service brokerage firm and Robinhood is a newer player that has received a lot of publicity, both good and bad. Fidelity was founded in 1946 and has evolved into a significant force in the online brokerage space. Robinhood was founded in 2013
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What NFT Collections Are Trending? The non-fungible token (NFT) marketplaces continue to be a hive of activity despite continued bearish prices in the cryptocurrency sector. This week’s sales volume was boosted by an appetite for new collections, with PlayDapp & Mikey, Critters Cult, and Exosama leading the way. Key Takeaways In the past week, Critters
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This year, consumer stocks have been hammered as inflation lingers at 40-year highs and interest rates rise. The Dow Jones U.S. Consumer Goods Index is down 20% this year as consumers pull back on their spending. However, some consumer-focused companies have performed worse than others. Much worse.  Whether it is due to poor management, failure to adapt
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In this episode, Preston and Stig talk about Billionaire Ray Dalio and other investing wizards. The discussion centers around the book, Hedge Fund Market Wizards by Jack Schwager. The Book studies the top 15 fund managers and profiles their answers to difficult questions and how they approach capital management. IN THIS EPISODE, YOU’LL LEARN: –
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Buy to open or buy to close? Want to know what these really mean? This video will help you understand these things and use them to your advantage! Start earning more money with Options Trading! Get the Options Mastery Butterfly Course at https://rise2learn.com/ now! #optionstrading #optionsstrategy #makemoney #optionsterms #optionsterminology #buytoopen #buytoclose Posted at: https://tradersfly.com/blog/buy-to-open-and-buy-to-close-options-terminology-explained/ 💌
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Ryan McQueeney discusses the end of the semiconductor super cycle and compares Texas Instruments and Broadcom, two chip stocks that dividend investors might have on their radars right now. Texas Instruments: https://www.zacks.com/stock/quote/TXN?cid=CS-YOUTUBE-FT-VID Broadcom: https://www.zacks.com/stock/quote/AVGO?cid=CS-YOUTUBE-FT-VID Follow us on StockTwits: stocktwits.com/ZacksResearch Follow us on Twitter: twitter.com/ZacksResearch Like us on Facebook: www.facebook.com/ZacksInvestmentResearch
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Lauren Taylor Wolfe, center, Roy Swan, left, and Shundrawn Thomas at CNBC’s Delivering Alpha, Sept. 8, 2022. Scott Mlyn | CNBC ESG and sustainable investing generally have come under fire recently, with critics pointing to a lack of transparency and differing definitions sparking confusion around what investors are actually buying. Adding to the confusion is
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Wall Street has not been kind to most financial stocks so far in 2022. Despite the potential for bank earnings to increase due to rising interest rates, worries over a global recession have weighed on many bank shares. Today we will examine three undervalued bank stocks that provide investors with good buying opportunities. The banking
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Bitcoin vs. Ethereum: An Overview  Ether (ETH), the cryptocurrency of the Ethereum network, is the second most popular digital token after bitcoin (BTC). As the second-largest cryptocurrency by market capitalization (market cap), comparisons between Ether and bitcoin are only natural. Ether and bitcoin are similar in many ways: Each is a digital currency traded via
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