Notable business headlines include the Saudi Arabia Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman Al Saud weighing an investment in Credit Suisse, New Zealand seeking to require Facebook and Google pay for news, and Delta Air Lines offering pilots at least 34% pay raises.
Many software stocks got crushed over the past year amid rising interest rates, geopolitical conflicts, and other macroeconomic headwinds. Let's take a look at two well-known software stocks that make the cut: Microsoft (NASDAQ: MSFT) and International Business Machines (NYSE: IBM). A decade ago, Microsoft was considered an aging tech giant that had run out of room to grow.
If you want to invest in Alphabet (NASDAQ: GOOGL)(NASDAQ: GOOG) stock, you might notice that it has two ticker symbols to choose from. What is the difference, and which should you choose? In this short video, Certified Financial Planner® Matt Frankel discusses the different types of Alphabet stock, what other stocks use similar structures, and what you should consider before choosing.