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Adam Shell


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Recent articles by Adam:

401(k): How does the stock market drop affect my retirement savings?

401(k) retirement plans are taking a hit from the stock market drop. Declines are steeper for all-stock portfolios. → Read More

Uber starts IPO process in confidential filing that creates race with rival Lyft, report

Ride-hailing app Uber has confidentially filed paperwork for an IPO with regulators, creating race with Lyft to be first to sell stock to public . → Read More

Dow jitters? How to avoid investment missteps when Dow swings up and down

How to avoid investment mistakes amid Dow's wild ride. Hint: Don't peek at your investment balance too often and don't think short-term. → Read More

Dow Jones drop adds to losses and weekly gloom for stock investors

The relentless selling continued on Wall Street Friday, capping off a dismal week for both investors and the Dow, which declined more than 4 percent. → Read More

Market volatility is back. How to survive the stock market's wild swings

The Dow Jones industrial average's wild swings have returned. Here's a survival guide for 401(k) investors. → Read More

Dow plunge: 5 ways to keep big drop from fraying your nerves, ruining your financial plan

5 ways to keep Dow drop from fraying your nerves. Among them: Put market's current level in perspective and realize stocks you're buying are cheaper → Read More

Bond market sends warning signal to Wall Street, sparking stock market sell-off

Stocks plummet after U.S. bond market flashes a warning sign about the economy. What is the signal? And why does it matter to your money? → Read More

Stock market to close Wednesday, Dec. 5, in honor of George H.W. Bush

No trading will take place in the U.S. on Wednesday, Dec. 5, as the nation mourns the death of 41st president, George H.W, Bush. → Read More

Why the stock market's first reaction to the Trump-Xi trade 'cease-fire' is bullish

Here's why a 90-day U.S.- China cease fire in the trade dispute is being greeted bullishly by markets -- at least for now. → Read More

What's next for stocks? The Trump-Xi trade talks at the G-20 meeting could set the course

Why the G-20 faceoff between President Trump and China's Xi Jinping matters to your 401(k). The direction of economy, stocks hinges on outcome. → Read More

Here's why the stock market was up today, extending a rebound?

Battered stocks are on the comeback trail. The Dow surges on comments from Fed chief Jerome Powell that ease interest-rate-hike fears. → Read More

Stock market rebound: Is it a brief bounce or a signal the drop on Wall Street is over?

The Dow rebounded Monday after weeks of heavy selling but Wall Street was split on whether the rally was fleeting or marked the start of a turnaround. → Read More

How to turn your dream of retiring at 65, and exiting the rat race, into a reality

401(k) investors' road to retirement at 65. Exiting the 9-to-5 grind or gig economy is doable if you create a savings plan and stick to it. → Read More

Dow opens higher as stocks attempt rebound after big selloff wipes out gains for year

U.S. stocks opened higher and Wall Street rooted for the rebound to stick after a two-day selloff wiped out the market's gains for the year. → Read More

Is the stock market open on Thanksgiving? No, and it will close early on Black Friday, too

Investors looking for a break from the sinking stock market will get a reprieve on Thanksgiving Day, when U.S. financial markets will be closed. → Read More

As stocks skid, worries mount for 401(k) investors who can't 'stand the pain'

401(k) investors' worries are rising as the stock market sinks and concern about bull market's health mounts. → Read More

Most women now see retirement as the 'most liberating phase' of their lives

American women, most who view 70 as the new 50, say retirement will be 'the most liberating phase' of their lives, TD Ameritrade survey finds. → Read More

How results of midterm elections will impact your money and 401(k)

The impact of midterm elections on the stock market are historically very positive. Here's how a divided Congress can change the math for your 401(k) → Read More

Stocks jump on midterm vote that results in divided Congress as Dems regain House

Stocks rose after the midterm vote, which resulted in a divided Congress after the Democrats won back the House. The outcome was expected by investors. → Read More

Midterm election not seen rocking 401(k) plans, but surprise outcome could roil stocks

Wall Street analysts are downplaying the midterm election risks for the stock market, but admit unexpected outcomes could cause volatility. → Read More