Sam Taube writes about investing for NerdWallet. He has covered investing and financial news since earning his economics degree from the University of Maryland in 2016. Sam has previously written for Investopedia, Benzinga, Seeking Alpha, Wealth Daily and Investment U, and has worked as an editor for Investment U, Wealth Daily and Haven Investment Letter. He is based in Brooklyn, New York.
- Education: B.A. in economics from University of Maryland
- Previous experience: Investopedia, Benzinga, Seeking Alpha, Wealth Daily, Investment U
The latest from Sam
Musk-Twitter Deal: What Happens When a Company Goes Private?
Elon Musk is expected to take ownership of Twitter on Friday. Here’s what happens when a company goes private — and what could be next for the social media platform.
How to Find the Best Stocks for Inflation
There are no inflation-proof stocks, but some respond better to it than others. How does inflation affect stocks, and what are the best stocks for inflation?
What to Expect From the Federal Reserve Interest Rate Decision
The Fed's next rate decision is due by Sept. 21. Here’s what financial experts say it could mean for markets and investors.
What Is a Single-Stock ETF, and Why Are Advisors Wary?
A single-stock exchange-traded fund lets traders place leveraged bets on an individual stock. Here’s how they work and what some advisors say about them.
What the Inflation Reduction Act Means for Green Energy and EV Stocks
The Inflation Reduction Act represents the largest climate investment in U.S. history. Here’s what it could mean for green energy stocks and electric vehicle stocks.
What Is a Custodial Account? UGMAs, UTMAs and More
We’re breaking down some of the most powerful tools available for intergenerational wealth transfers: custodial accounts.
The Top 7 Dividend Aristocrats by Yield: March 2023
Dividend aristocrats are stocks that raise their dividends every year. Here’s an overview of how to invest in them.
How to Get PrEP With or Without Insurance
Here’s what health care experts say about how to get PrEP for HIV prevention, with or without insurance.
9 Best-Performing Growth Stocks for March 2023
Growth stocks have faster bottom-line growth than the market. Here are some of the best-performing growth stocks.
What Does the S&P 500 Bear Market Mean for You?
As of market close Monday, June 13, the S&P 500 has officially entered a bear market. What does this mean for you? That depends on what kind of stock market investor you are.
How to Buy Ford Stock (F)
Our guide to buying Ford stock includes suggestions for researching Ford’s dividend, allocation and order types.
EV Stocks for March 2023
Whether you’re an environmentalist, a growth opportunist or a meme stock aficionado, electric vehicle stocks may seem like an enticing addition to your investment portfolio.
Bullish vs. Bearish: A Beginner’s Guide to These Stock Market Terms
Markets cycle through periods of growth and decline. Optimism characterizes bullish people, markets and actions, while pessimism characterizes bearishness.