Daily Reads 1/29/2019
It’s getting cold again! Today we take a look at the big wave of earnings that is coming this week, how to handle your finances once you’re married, and why employers should focus on the financial stability of their employees. Enjoy!
INVESTING & THE ECONOMY
Stock-market investors are bracing for a frenzied week of earnings, in what could be a crucial stage in a potent recovery from last year’s lows for major equity indexes.
J.P. Morgan says the S&P 500 is close to hitting a key resistance level that will determine if this is a bull or bear market.
The federal government shutdown cost the economy $11 billion, according to a new analysis from the nonpartisan Congressional Budget Office, reflecting lost output from federal workers, delayed government spending and reduced demand.
One of the most frequent questions I’ve heard since we got married is “How do you manage your money now that you’re married?” Truly, it’s been the second-most-asked question after “How much did you spend on the wedding?” because on both counts, there aren’t many people who are willing to be completely open about it.
Whereas many employers and their HR department are heavily focused on aspects of training to do with role development and practical skills, many employees lack basic knowledge about their own financial planning.