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6:53 a.m. Feb. 27, 2021 - By Paul A. Merriman
This investment mix beats the S&P 500 — by a mile The ultimate buy-and-hold portfolio for 2021The ultimate buy-and-hold portfolio for 2021
11:08 a.m. Feb. 25, 2021 - By Greg Robb
Fed's Williams says he expects inflation to remain subdued despite strong growth aheadNew York Fed President John Williams said Thursday he expects inflation to remain subdued even though GDP growth could be strongest in decades.
4:29 a.m. Feb. 22, 2021 - By Mark DeCambre
Tesla bitcoin gambit already made $1 billion, more than 2020 profit from car sales, estimates analystProminent technology analyst Dan Ives estimates that Telsa's investment in bitcoin has minted a digital paper profit of about $1 billion, as the price of the asset soars to records.
11:05 a.m. Feb. 20, 2021 - By Brett Arends
Would Jack Bogle invest in U.S. stocks today? Maybe not.The Vanguard founder probably wouldn't be a fan of this high-flying market
2:56 p.m. Feb. 19, 2021 - Barrons.com
Welcome to Earnings Valhalla. Why Stocks Can Still Shine. Goldman Sachs strategist David Kostin lays out the case for stocks, which includes an accelerating vaccination program and a $1.9 trillion stimulus bill.
5:41 a.m. Feb. 18, 2021 - By Steve Goldstein
U.K. banks slide after cautious Barclays outlookBarclays shares led a downturn for the U.K. banks on Thursday, after an underwhelming reaction to financial results.
12:45 a.m. Feb. 18, 2021 - By Steve Goldstein
Mining stocks climb as copper trades near decade highMining shares jumped on Thursday, getting a lift as copper futures rallied while broader European stock markets struggled for direction.
10:33 a.m. Feb. 17, 2021 - By Mark DeCambre
Bitcoin could hit $250,000 if U.S. companies opt to do this, says Cathie WoodCathie Wood, the chief executive of ARK Invest and manager of the popular ARK Innovation exchange-traded fund, says that a single bitcoin could be valued at $200,000 more than its current price if more corporations add the cryptocurrency to their balance sheets.
3:40 a.m. Feb. 17, 2021 - By Peter Morici
Now Biden will have to match Trump's record on inequalityFiring up growth in an economy that offers dignified work for all workers requires microeconomic solutions, not just the macroeconomic measures now being contemplated.
5:50 a.m. Feb. 16, 2021 - MarketWatch.com
Lacking any intrinsic value, bitcoin's price could be anything or nothing at allOnly those with healthy risk appetites and a robust capacity to absorb losses should consider investing in cryptocurrencies such as bitcoin.
4:36 a.m. Feb. 16, 2021 - Barrons.com
Berkshire Hathaway’s Mystery Stock May Be an Industrial or Commercial Company Warren Buffett’s conglomerate has about $8 billion in stockholdings yet to be disclosed.
3:03 a.m. Feb. 16, 2021 - By Mark DeCambre
Bitcoin hits $50,000 milestone as world's No. 1 cryptocurrency extends gain in 2021Bitcoin prices early Tuesday hit a psychological milestone level around $50,000 for the world's No. 1 cryptocurrency.
2:15 p.m. Feb. 14, 2021 - By Mark DeCambre
Why is dogecoin dropping? The crypto has tumbled 20% since its Monday recordIt isn't clear where the crypto is headed from here, it is still up by about 50% over the past seven-day period and enjoys an eye-popping 1,350% gain since the start of 2021, boasting a market value of $8.7 billion, as of Friday afternoon.
8:14 a.m. Feb. 13, 2021 - Barrons.com
Mark Mobius: Emerging Markets Will Outperform After Covid The longtime investor talks with Barron’s.
11:46 p.m. Feb. 11, 2021 - By Jack Denton
'Overconfidence': Why it's mostly men under 30 trading bitcoinAlready, the frenzy over WallStreetBets and GameStop is beginning to fade. In its wake, financial markets should be reminded that the most enduring retail investing mania over the last few months has focused on bitcoin.
11:33 p.m. Feb. 11, 2021 - By Jack Denton
Most bitcoin investors are inexperienced and volatility-shy. They’re ‘playing Russian roulette,’ says this analystMost bitcoin investors don’t have a tax-free savings account or pension, and are far more unwilling to lose money on their investment than the volatility in crypto assets would suggest they should, according to new research.
4:39 a.m. Feb. 11, 2021 - By Paul Brandus
As competition with China heats up, U.S. races to bolster supplies of critical materialsAs if the pandemic, millions of lost jobs, and scores of other problems aren’t top of mind with President Joe Biden, here’s something else on his plate: Batteries.
3:56 a.m. Feb. 11, 2021 - MarketWatch.com
Bitcoin to come to BNY Mellon, America’s oldest bankBank of New York Mellon, the nation’s oldest bank, is making the leap into the market for cryptocurrencies.
6:08 a.m. Feb. 10, 2021 - By Sunny Oh
Global central bank interventions raise specter of 'currency war'The U.S. dollar's decline in the past year has forced central banks across the world to intervene in their own currencies at the risk of attracting the ire and scrutiny of a new Biden administration eager to support U.S. factories and create manufacturing jobs.
2:15 a.m. Feb. 10, 2021 - MarketWatch.com
Rush of overseas bidders sparks U.K. deal-making boomTakeovers of London-listed companies have reached the highest level since 2000.
12:22 p.m. Feb. 8, 2021 - By Mark DeCambre
Musk’s Tesla says it invested $1.5 billion in bitcoin, sending the cryptocurrency to record levels near $44,000Elon Musk's Tesla Inc. announces that it acquired $1.5 billion in bitcoins in January and said it could accept the world's No. 1 digital asset for payment in the future.
3:27 a.m. Feb. 5, 2021 - Barrons.com
What the Super Bowl Means for Stocks Senate Democrats advance Biden’s $1.9 trillion stimulus package, Johnson & Johnson seeks emergency authorization for its vaccine, China is ahead of the U.S. in beating back the virus, but lags behind on vaccinations, and other news to start your day.
2:30 a.m. Feb. 5, 2021 - Barrons.com
How Myanmar’s Coup Could Hurt Supply Chains With manufacturing moving from higher-cost factories in China to Myanmar, the coup there could hurt Adidas, Samsonite, H&M, and others.
7:15 a.m. Feb. 4, 2021 - Barrons.com
Yum! Earnings Top Expectations as Restaurant Sales Go Digital Fourth-quarter adjusted earnings of $1.15 a share beat Wall Street's consensus estimate for $1.01 a share. Sales of $1.74 billion edged out expectations for $1.72 billion.
6:02 p.m. Feb. 2, 2021 - MarketWatch.com
Asian markets gain following rally on Wall StreetAsian shares opened mostly higher on Wednesday although stocks in Hong Kong were lower. The advance followed a broad rally on Wall Street, with solid contributions from Big Tech companies, banks and other sectors.
3:11 a.m. Feb. 1, 2021 - Barrons.com
What’s Next for the ‘Meme Trade’ Retail investors send silver soaring to eight-year highs, GOP senators to discuss $600 billion relief bill with President Biden, many health-care workers put off vaccination, and other news to start your day.
2:35 a.m. Feb. 1, 2021 - Barrons.com
Investors Who Own Blacklisted Chinese Stocks May Be in Limbo Smaller investors with American depositary receipts of blacklisted Chinese companies are lost in the shuffle in trying to divest their shares. Here are their options.
6:27 p.m. Jan. 31, 2021 - MarketWatch.com
Asian markets advance on positive vaccine developmentsAsian stock markets gained Monday after coronavirus vaccine maker AstraZeneca agreed to increase supplies to Europe amid rising worries about the disease.
9:15 a.m. Jan. 29, 2021 - By Mark Hulbert
Is the 60:40 portfolio really dead? The future of the traditional stock-bond portfolio in a low-rate environmentThe future of the traditional stock-bond portfolio in a low-rate environment
6:38 p.m. Jan. 28, 2021 - MarketWatch.com
Asian markets mixed as road to pandemic recovery looks bumpy Asian stock markets were mixed Friday after Wall Street rebounded from its biggest loss in nearly three months, while Japan reported December factory output weakened.
2:48 p.m. Jan. 26, 2021 - MarketWatch.com
When foreign direct investment in the U.S. fell off a table last year, China seized the No. 1 global rankFlows into the U.S. were nearly halved in 2020, while investments flowing into China crept up 4%.
6:29 p.m. Jan. 25, 2021 - MarketWatch.com
New president but same trade tensions between U.S., ChinaThe U.S.-Chinese trade war isn’t going away under President Joe Biden.
3:52 a.m. Jan. 25, 2021 - Barrons.com
28 Investment Picks to Beat the Market Barron’s Roundtable members Rupal J. Bhansali, Scott Black, Mario Gabelli, and Sonal Desai share their top stock and bond recommendations for 2021.
1:55 a.m. Jan. 25, 2021 - MarketWatch.com
Here's one simple thing Biden can do with a stroke of a pen to rebuild America's shattered economyJoe Biden must make good on his campaign pledge to “update the trade rules for Buy American” and make sure that taxpayer dollars spur investment here and not in foreign countries.
10:25 a.m. Jan. 24, 2021 - MarketWatch.com
China leapfrogs U.S. to become world's No. 1 destination for foreign direct investmentNew investments in the U.S. by overseas businesses fell 49% in 2020.
10:55 a.m. Jan. 22, 2021 - By Mark Hulbert
How stocks, gold, bitcoin and TIPS can hedge rising inflationDiverse investments protect your portfolio but be aware of the risks and trade-offs.
9:03 a.m. Jan. 22, 2021 - By Mark Hulbert
Here's how to give your money a fighting chance against the weak U.S. dollar Non-U.S. stocks and gold are strong options when the greenback is in the red
6:01 a.m. Jan. 22, 2021 - By Greg Robb
Yellen's nomination to be U.S. Treasury secretary advances on unanimous committee voteThe Senate Finance Committee voted unanimously Friday to approve Janet Yellen's nomination to be Treasury secretary, setting the stage for the full Senate to vote on her confirmation.
4:06 a.m. Jan. 21, 2021 - Barrons.com
McDonald’s Earnings May Not Wow. Why the Stock Could Rise Anyway. Keybanc Capital Markets analyst Eric Gonzalez reiterated an Overweight rating on the stock, saying the chain has “enviable post-Covid positioning.”
1:48 p.m. Jan. 20, 2021 - By Mark DeCambre
World's largest asset manager applies to buy bitcoins in pair of fundsBlackRock is set to dip its considerably massive toes into the world of cryptoassets, according to public filings and reports by a number of outlets.
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