This Week's Term

After-hours stock trading... refers to the exchange of shares on a market between the hours of 4:30 p.m. and 8:00 p.m. Eastern Standard Time.  After-hours trades include the buying and selling of shares at an agreed upon price, just like the trades that occur during regular market hours.


Personal Finance

Consumer Debt Statistics: The latest statistics from the Federal Reserve indicate consumer debt in the United States continues to increase, reaching nearly $3.9 trillion in July 2018.  According to statistics published by the Census Bureau, that works out to over $11,944 in debt for every man, woman and child that lives here in the United States.


Careers

Highest Paying Jobs 2018:  In this article, we're going to provide several lists of the highest paying jobs in America, as determined by the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics.  We're also going to slice and dice that data several different ways, revealing some interesting trends in the information.