Weekends Read: After Tesla and Apple come more stock splits and they can help you make money

When companies’ share prices move very high, some consider sharing the shares so that the lower prices will attract more investors. This can be a positive for long-term equity performance.

Tesla Inc. TSLA,
+ 1.83%
will split its stock 5-for-1 on August 31 and Apple Inc. AAPL,
will complete a 4-for-1 split the same day.

Mark DeCambre explains why stock splits often look good to investors.

Kamala Harris and the brands

Joe Biden has sen. Kamala Harris of California appointed as his running mate. DeCambre looks back on Harris’ political career and tied it to the expectations of professional investors.

How should an investor vote?

There is enough time before election day for voters’ opinions to change. For now, Joe Biden is leading the national presidency elections, the House of Representatives seems like a toss-up and the Democratic Party seems likely to retain control of the House of Representatives, according to RealClear Politics.

Shawn Langlois looks at the data that shows how the stock market has performed when one party controls the presidency and both houses of Congress, and when those powers are split, and also considers policy changes’. t be brought to the elections in 2020.

Here are his conclusions on how Republicans and Democrats can best vote to protect their nest eggs.

The S&P 500 index has almost recovered from the March crash to a level only below its February 19 February high.


Have you tried the coronavirus crash in time?

The S&P 500 SPX Index,
hit a record closing high on February 19, then dropped 34% due to the pandemic bottom on March 23. Since March 23, the benchmark index has risen 51%. It is still somewhat down from February 19th to February, but is now up 4% for 2020 (through August 13th).

According to Vanguard, only a small percentage of its investors moved completely to cash between February 19 and March 30. Here’s how they went.

How to treat a “tremor”

According to Bruce Feiler, author of “Life Is In The Transitions: Mastering Change At Any Age”, most life transitions have accumulated a lot, leading to intense, difficult periods. He shares advice for people of all ages to navigate through difficult times in an interview with Richard Eisenberg on NextAvenue.org.

Has the dollar been condemned?

At a time when the federal government is spending trillions of dollars in extra money to help people and businesses during the COVID-19 pandemic, and the Federal Reserve is tracking the bonds issued by the government to pay for this incredible effort, the money supply is huge tanommen. That the WSJ Dollar Index BUXX,
has fallen sharply from its height in March.

This has led to renewed buzz about a possible change in global finances – a move away from the dollar as the world reserve currency. Steve Goldstein explains why the decline of the dollar actually strengthens the dollar as the reserve currency and what investors who are bearish on the dollar overlook.

Bill & Grace Heaton / Calico Skies Sailing

‘Something from Gilligan’s Island’ for a FIRE couple

In November, Brett Arends interviewed a couple who had retired from their hedge fund job and decided to live on a sailboat. They spent three months in the coronavirus lockon with other sailing enthusiasts in a deserted bay in the Bahamas.

Why have own bonds when interest rates are so low?

Mark Hulbert gives the bullish case for holding bonds now.

Words by Dr. Fauci

Dr. Anthony Fauci, the director of the National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases, offered advice on reopening schools during a Facebook Live interview with Good Raina Island of Rhode Island. He also said that immunity to herds is not possible for the coronavirus during an Instagram interview with Matthew McConaughey.

Fauci also advised Americans that any COVID-19 vaccine is likely to have significant limitations.

I:CDC director warns America is in ‘worst case … we’ve ever been’

The Moneyist helps with a sticky situation

Quentin Fottrell – MarketWatch Moneyist – helps a woman whose mother is considering a complicated estate plan, not only with practical matters, but by reminding us how important empathy can be.

A preliminary tip

Here’s how to act like a cynical Wall Street investor when there are rumors of COVID-19 faxes.