Stock holders at one brokerage firm are using Facebook Messenger to check their account, get the latest stock prices and even learn about investment topics. TD Ameritrade just launched their brokerage chat bot that runs on Messenger. Yahoo Finance's Jared Blikre sits down with TD's Sunayna Tuteja for a demo.
Fed Chair Janet Yellen is expected to avoid sending any market-moving signals about monetary policy when she speaks on Friday morning at the Kansas City Fed’s Economic Policy Symposium in Jackson Hole, Wyo. But that won't stop investors from parsing Yellen's every word to figure out what the Fed might do next.
Stocks have seen recent episodes of volatility amid an unusually calm year — but one strategist thinks this is all wrong.