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Tech jobs gain despite wave of layoff announcements, but warning signs abound

The tech industry continued to add jobs despite the tens of thousands of layoffs that were announced in November, though tech job postings continued a downward slide, according to an analysis of U.S. employment numbers released Friday. U.S. tech companies actually added 14,400 workers in November, according to the Computing Technology Industry Association, or CompTIA, […]

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Opinion: That get-rich-quick trade you’re missing out on

Relax. By living your life and not bothering with the market’s and your portfolio’s daily gyrations, you’re not missing out on any strike-it-rich trade that would dramatically improve your retirement standard of living. In fact, according to a recent study from my performance auditing firm, you might instead be saving yourself from huge losses. This […]

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Bond yields continue to slip ahead of key jobs report

Bond yields declined on Friday, ahead of labor market data that could show whether the Federal Reserve will be able to slow down the pace of rate hikes. What’s happening The yield on the 2-year Treasury TMUBMUSD02Y, 4.197% declined 7 basis points to 4.19%. Yields move in the opposite direction to prices. The yield on […]

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Volvo car sales rose 12% on year in November

STOCKHOLM–Volvo Car AB said Friday that car sales rose 12.0% on year in November as underlying demand remained robust, especially for its recharge range of pure-electric and plug-in hybrid cars. The Swedish auto maker VOLV.B, -0.54% VOLV.A, -0.50% –majority owned by China’s Zhejiang Geely Holding Group 175, -0.17% –said it sold 59,154 cars in November, […]

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Portfolio rebalancing is important. You’re not smarter than the market, and it’s not different this time.

Asset allocation is about dividing your portfolio among various investment asset classes like stocks, bonds and cash, and sub-asset classes like small, large and midcap stocks. Bonds and international investments, as well as growth and value oriented equities are often part of a well-diversified portfolio.  In order to maintain your target asset allocation through the […]

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Opinion: Earnings show cloud and security software are not immune to the economic downturn

Cloud-computing companies have shown that they are not recession-proof, with many reporting either disappointing earnings or a weaker outlook in the past few days as quarterly earnings season nears its conclusion. While results for the slew of companies reporting were mixed, there were two main themes to emerge from cloud-computing providers and some security software […]