It was a big week for Apple, the tech giant reported a blowout fourth quarter in which it beat Wall Street sales and earnings estimates.
Amazon posted a third quarter loss of $0.95 a share on revenue of $20.58 billion. Wall Street analysts were looking for a loss of $0.74 on sales of $20.84 billion.
Worried investors should think about their long term goals and stick with their stock allocations despite the market's recent choppiness, said Bo Lu, CEO of FutureAdvisor.
High net worth parents struggling to talk to their children about money will benefit from increased communication, according to Fidelity Private Wealth Management.
AT&T posted third quarter earnings of $0.63 a share on revenue of $33 billion. Wall Street analysts were looking for $0.64 on sales of $33.24 billion.
Investors are using leveraged ETFs and alternative funds to combat the market's recent jitters instead of blaming them for causing the volatility.
Retirees and investors close to retirement should not make dramatic changes in their accounts due to the recent market volatility, said Scott Thoma, Retirement Strategist for Edward Jones.
Investors should consider reducing their Treasury holdings and increase their high yield exposure, said Heather Loomis, West Director of Fixed Income for JP Morgan Private Bank.
Index fund investors worried about the recent volatility in stocks should consider switching to Active Share funds.
National Grid is attractively priced and pays a nice dividend in a low yield environment, said James Cox, Managing Partner at Harris Financial Group.