This year’s 3 winners of the economics Nobel Prize revolutionized how we think about poverty. Here’s an intro to their most essential research.

The 2019 Nobel Prize in Economics was jointly awarded to Abhijit Banerjee, Esther Duflo, and Michael Kremer for their pioneering work in economics for the developing world. The economists took an evidence-based, randomized-control-trial approach, usually reserved for clinical research, to study poverty. They have proven the effectiveness of tackling large-scale poverty through smaller-scale issues, such […]

Credit card interest rates are higher than ever, but 8 cards have a lower APR if you need to carry a balance

You should avoid carrying a balance on your credit card whenever possible, but if you can’t pay your statement in full, the annual percentage rate (APR) matters. This determines how much interest you’ll pay on your balance. Credit card APRs are currently among the highest we’ve seen, but having a good credit score will help […]

These 12 stocks are likely to smash earnings forecasts for the 9th quarter in a row, one Wall Street firm says

Sentiment towards specific stocks is going to matter more than usual during third-quarter earnings season as economic and geopolitical uncertainties mount, according to BTIG. Companies with (1) positive consensus earnings forecasts and (2) a history of beating estimates in previous quarters are likely to outperform the market, the firm said. Here are 12 stocks that […]

These 12 stocks are likely to smash earnings forecasts for the 9th quarter in a row, one Wall Street firm says

Sentiment towards specific stocks is going to matter more than usual during third-quarter earnings season as economic and geopolitical uncertainties mount, according to BTIG. Companies with (1) positive consensus earnings forecasts and (2) a history of beating estimates in previous quarters are likely to outperform the market, the firm said. Here are 12 stocks that […]