How does the stock market affect you personally?

Answer The stock market is a barometer of U.S. economic health. When consumers are spending and unemployment is low, many aspects of life seem easier. It's only when the market collapses that we feel th... Read More »

Top Q&A For: How does the stock market affect you personally

Does options expiration affect the stock market?

On One Hand: Increase in VolatilityProfessional option traders will often hedge their option positions by buying or selling the stocks of their options. Therefore, when options are about to expire... Read More »

Do stock market losses affect tax liability?

Stock market losses do affect tax liability. An individual is permitted to claim up to $3,000 in investment losses every year on their tax returns against capital gains and/or income. Amounts in ex... Read More »

How does the stock market crash affect credit unions?

As non-profit cooperatives, credit unions are owned by their depositor members, not by shareholder investors. They don't operate to create profits, so they can lend money at lower rates and pay hig... Read More »

How will the current world affairs affect the stock market?

It depends who is having the affair D lol