Month: July 2020

The Massachusetts Educational Financing Authority (MEFA) was created in 1982 by the Massachusetts state legislature. Its goal is to offer low-cost college financing options to undergraduate and graduate students.  MEFA is a non-profit, self-funded, and state-chartered student loan organization. It provides financial literacy programs, offers loan discharge in the case of student death or disability,
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CNBC’s Jim Cramer said President Donald Trump’s Thursday morning tweet that suggested delaying the November election could cause problems for equity investors.  “It sows chaos, and chaos is bad for the stock market,” Cramer said on “Squawk on the Street.”  Dow futures extended their fall slightly in the wake of Trump’s tweet. They then made
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During its third quarter earnings results on Thursday Apple said that the company’s shareholders approved a four-for-one stock split. Stock splits are cosmetic, meaning they do not change anything about a company’s underlying fundamentals. They can lead to renewed interest from smaller investors by making the shares — which are now cheaper — more accessible.
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Key Takeaways EPS was $1.80 vs the $1.77 analysts expected. Revenue growth slowed but still surpassed expectations. Monthly active users also beat estimates. What Happened Despite an antitrust investigation and a growing boycott from advertisers, Facebook managed to beat analysts’ expectations across the board this quarter. Its earnings, revenue, and monthly active user numbers all
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FAANG stocks displayed at the Nasdaq. Adam Jeffery | CNBC Big tech could be about to make a big splash. Four of the market’s five biggest stocks report earnings within a single hour on Thursday afternoon and that could cause big volatility in after-hours trading and again on Friday.  Apple, Amazon, Alphabet and Facebook — worth
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Sometimes I get asked to write an article and feel like my InvestorPlace colleagues have said everything I can think of saying. That’s the case with Hertz (NYSE:HTZ). The company is in bankruptcy proceedings, yet somehow Hertz stock has become the apple of speculators’ eyes. Source: aureliefrance / Shutterstock.com Because of this interest in Hertz
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BBVA has a strong online banking presence and branches in seven states. Based in Birmingham, Alabama, the bank launched its first online offerings as far back as 1995. In our in-depth review of BBVA bank, we’ll look at the products and services available and whether it’s a good fit for your banking needs. Investopedia is
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