Teenagers can be the worst at times. It’s okay, I can say it because I used to be one. They’re moody, selfish, unpredictable and figuring out who they want to be in life – a very dangerous cocktail when you think about it. The last thing anyone wants is a teenager with any sort of entitlement or soapbox because things get out of hand quickly, as demonstrated in the stories we have in this blog. This week in financial blunders we show how teens can cost you much more money than just child-rearing costs.
This morning’s jobs report highlighted a fairly quiet week in economic releases. The report came in a positive fashion to what was expected. This led to a sell-off of mortgage backed securities and led to pricing being set back a bit from where we were yesterday at this time.
What’s Up on Wall Street?
The Dow Jones Industrial Average increased 53.68 points (0.41%) while the Nasdaq decreased 1.79 points (-0.06%). Also, the S&P 500 rose 2.59 points (0.18%).
Here are some of today’s rates:
Here are a few links to some of today’s financial articles. Be sure to leave a comment below if you know of any additional financial articles that are trending today.