Lessons from ‘GameStopped’ Wall Street

Lessons from ‘GameStopped’ Wall Street

A group of online investors upended Wall Street last week. By investing in GameStop – a fledgling but popular gaming company and box store –individual investors who strategized together on Reddit significantly raised the stock price while causing tremendous losses for...

As Dow Soars, Down-and-Out Are Left in the Dust

The Prophet Amos condemned Israel’s profiteering while the poor went hungry: “They sell the righteous for silver, and the needy for a pair of sandals – they who trample the head of the poor into the dust of the earth” (Amos 2:6-7). Concerned...

Soaring ‘Sin Stocks’ Signify Souls Seeking Solace

This side of Sept. 11, more people than ever before recognize spiritual need in their lives. Sure, some are trying to fill it with age-old carnal remedies. But now, at least, they recognize the need. Many are open to authentic answers to their questions about how to...

Baptist Pension Funds Built to Withstand Bear Markets

While headlines of people losing their retirement savings shock the world, pension board executives say diversity and long-term investments help Baptist retirement plan funds weather bear markets. People who lose their life’s savings usually have all their money...

Corporate America Plays ‘Spoons’

There’s a card game called “spoons” played something like this: Four players encircling three spoons each receive four cards. The dealer draws a card from the deck and passes an unwanted card to the next player, who does the same, with the last...