Millennials

Sorry Millennials, Zillow Forecasts Home Prices Will Remain Unaffordable

Zillow forecasts a brief dip in home prices followed by recovery. That will leave some millennials disappointed, especially the ones who cheered for another 2008 housing market event so they could afford to own a home. They’re just going to have to stop watching so much Netflix and work for it like their parents did.…

Hey Millennials, ‘Netflix and Chill’ Makes You Vulnerable to Coronavirus

Millennials are the generation most worried about coronavirus. They’ve stopped shopping in physical stores, while tech conferences and music festivals are canceling events. But will millennials give up “Netflix and Chill” to avoid getting sick with COVID-19? Record high STD outbreaks in the U.S. suggest they probably won’t. It’s not just their portfolios that millennials…

Are These Millennials Hoping The Housing Market Crashes?

A Brooklyn tech columnist says, “Millennials love Zillow because they’ll never own a home.” Her article brims with whining and resentment. In it she says 2008’s housing market crash “ripped the facade off the lie we called the American dream.” Does she want to try Russia? She and the other millennials she interviewed love to…

Millennials are the Only Thing Saving the U.S. Housing Market From Crashing

The NAHB housing market index remained close to its high in January, fueled the strongest bounce in mortgage applications in 11 years. As millennials make up the majority of mortgage applications, the extent of this generation’s desire to own homes is becoming apparent. Can the U.S. housing market crash when young people are clamoring for…

Millennials’ Favorite Stock Market Fad Lost a Staggering $13 Billion in 2019

Marijuana stocks were smoking hot with millennials in 2019. But the industry-wide bear market for cannabis last year harshed the buzz. Here’s how much pot stocks lost, and why the industry is struggling. In a landmark year for the stock market, four of the five biggest marijuana stocks by market cap woefully underperformed in 2019.…

Millennials’ Lackluster Sex Lives May Doom The U.S. Economy

A decline in sex rates among young adult Americans could be a real threat to the GDP. “The economic issues are real and significant,” Christine Whelan, director of Money, Relationships and Equality Initiative in the School of Human Ecology at the University of Wisconsin told Today.com. Sexual intimacy is commonly associated with healthy relationships and overall…

Why Millennials Suck at Buying Stocks – CCN.com

TD Ameritrade’s data shows that the dumbest investors are Millennials. They invest in the riskiest stocks, and don’t even know why. | Source: Shutterstock Every month, TD Ameritrade puts out a proprietary behavior-based index based on the stock trading behavior of its clients, called the Investor Movement Index, or IMX. There are some critical pieces…