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How to use the stock market to build wealth

Financial advisors have long advised against investing in stocks.But now they can afford to look at the data to see if it is actually working.For example, if a financial adviser buys a stock and invests in it over a few years, the returns might not be as spectacular as they were the first time around.This

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Trump’s economic policies will trickle down

The president’s economic policy plans are likely to have a trickle-down effect, according to a new report.The Brookings Institution’s new Economic Policy Initiative says that “a substantial share of economic gains over the past 20 years have been driven by households and small businesses.”The report says the Trump administration has “put forward several plans to

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‘Good’ stocks: Stock markets rise, but ‘bad’ stocks plummet

The stock market is “good,” but it’s “bad” for investors, according to a new study by the investment banking firm Goldman Sachs.The firm, which has been tracking stocks for decades, said Wednesday it was “not at all surprised” by the findings.The company also said the Dow Jones Industrial Average has risen almost 400 points in