In the past few days, the buzz around GameStop, AMC, and Reddit has dominated the news cycle.  One might’ve noticed several people online discussing investing in stocks and pondered, “What’s going on?”

  NEW YORK (AP) — Americans who own stocks are pulling further away from those who don’t, as Wall Street roars back to record heights while much of the economy struggles. And Black households are much more likely to be in that not-as-fortunate group that isn’t in the stock market. Only 33.5% of Black households […]


Stocks took their worst one-day beating on Wall Street since the global financial crisis of 2008 as a collapse in oil prices Monday combined with mounting alarm over what the coronavirus could do to the world economy. The staggering losses, including a 7.8% tumble in the Dow Jones Industrial Average, immediately raised fears that a […]

The best coworker of the year award goes to…quarterback Russell Wilson!

What’s the good news in the stock market? I am happy to join Money Monday this morning with good news, and that is not an April Fool’s joke. On Friday, the US markets closed out a great quarter. The S&P 500 rose 0.7% to 2834.4, closing out the quarter up 13% for the quarter, its […]


NEW YORK (AP) — Oprah Winfrey stands to see the value of her investment in Weight Watchers shrink after the company said it hasn’t signed up as many subscribers as it hoped this winter and expects its profits to suffer. Weight Watchers International’s stock tumbled more than 30 percent in after-hours trading Tuesday. If that […]

Since Nike announced their Colin Kaepernick ad people have been rushing out to buy more Nike gear. Roland Martin acknowledges that’s a great thing but says there’s something better we can do. We can take the money that we’re spending on shoes and buy stock. Martin talks to Pastor Jamal Bryant, about what he did […]

THIS MORNING YOU JOIN US WITH A TOPIC YOU KNOW WELL: THE STOCK MARKET. WHAT HAS PIQUED YOUR INTEREST THIS WEEK? We are the verge of a record. The U.S. stock market could soon lay claim to being in the longest bull run in modern history. Barring a 20% market correction in the next 72 […]

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NEW YORK (AP) —Facebook may be heading for its worst day on the markets in its history a day after the company revealed that user growth, amid swirling questions about how their information is used, has slowed. The stock plunged 19 percent in early trading Thursday, eradicating well in excess of $100 billion in market […]

What’s going on with the stock market after last week’s ups and downs? It was a bumpy ride last week. On Monday, we watched the market extend a decline it started the week before. On Tuesday, the indices recovered some of the losses, and Wednesday was pretty call. Then on Thursday and Friday, the selloff […]


NEW YORK (AP) — The long, smooth, record-setting ride on Wall Street is over. The stock market pullback that experts had been saying was long overdue has finally come. Investor fears about higher interest rates escalated into rapid, computer-generated selling Monday that wiped out all the market’s gains for the year. At one point, the […]

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NEW YORK (AP) — After a gunman killed more than 50 people in Las Vegas in the nation’s latest mass shooting, stocks in the gun industry followed a familiar pattern. They rose. Sturm, Ruger & Co. jumped 3.5 percent on Monday. American Outdoor Brands Corp., which owns Smith & Wesson, climbed 3.2 percent. The shares […]