BC-APFN-Money & Markets Extra Digest
For the week ending Saturday, Dec. 29, 2018
MONEY MATTERS-YOUR FINANCES-Q&A
It’s tough to know what each new year may hold. But when it comes to economic issues, there are usually enough indicators to provide a solid glimpse into what’s ahead. So we asked experts to weigh in on how they anticipate those big drivers may impact your financial well-being in 2019.
THE WEEK IN REVIEW
Wall Street goes for wild ride in year’s final week; Americans spending freely for the holidays; Consumer confidence slips in December.
Common money myths busted.
WIRELESS & CASHLESS
Apple’s latest smartwatch can help you track the most important tick-tock of all — the rhythms of your heart.
SMALL BUSINESS MONITOR
A financial to-do list to start out the new year right.
Rough year ahead for carmakers
The new year could be a tough one for the global auto industry as a
American-made yarn makes a comeback; Arrest of Nissan’s Ghosn puts spotlight on Japan’s “hostage justice;” Trump brand loses its mojo.
OFF THE CHARTS-THE YEAR IN 10 CHARTS
Ten charts to help explain what happened on Wall Street in 2018.
INSIDER Q&A-REDFIN CEO GLENN KELMAN
Glenn Kelman, CEO of residential real estate brokerage Redfin, talks to The Associated Press about housing market trends heading into 2019, the many hurdles for first-time buyers and the disruption that occurs when highly-paid tech employees drive an area’s home values sharply higher.
If you invested $1,000 at the start of this year in various types of stocks, bonds and commodities, how much would you have now?
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