7:53 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
10:15 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
7:30 a.m. Sept. 1, 2020
- By Jeffry Bartash
U.S. manufacturers grow fourth month in a row, ISM finds, but they aren’t bringing all their workers back ISM manufacturing index climbs to 21-month high of 56%American manufacturers grew again in August for the fourth straight month, but companies still aren’t bringing back lots of workers or seeking to invest with the coronavirus pandemic still weighing heavily on the economy. The Institute for Supply Management said its manufacturing index rose to 56% in August from 54.2%.
11:08 a.m. Aug. 28, 2020
- By William Watts
Who will replace Shinzo Abe? 5 things investors need to know about Japan prime minister’s resignation Abe’s resignation raises questions about the world’s third largest economyWill Abenomics survive Prime Minister Shinzo Abe’s resignation? Investors are focusing on the battle to succeed Japan’s longest-serving prime minister.
12:29 p.m. July 22, 2020
- By Joy Wiltermuth
Dow ends above 27,000 for first time in six weeks as defensive plays gain amid latest China-U.S. tussle Tesla and Microsoft headline Wednesday’s earnings calendar U.S. stocks finished higher Wednesday, ahead of corporate results from Tesla and Microsoft, but with buying seen in utilities, real-estate and other sectors viewed as defensive as Sino-American tensions rise.
2:44 a.m. June 25, 2020
- By Philip van Doorn
Bank stocks may ‘rally powerfully’ once investors realize their concerns are overblown The Federal Reserve’s stress tests will be made public June 25, helping to erode concerns over profitsThe Federal Reserve’s stress tests will be made public June 25, helping to erode concerns over profits.
5:41 a.m. May 23, 2020
- By Chris Matthews
An emerging market debt crisis could be the next front in U.S.-China conflict China seeks to collect Belt-and-Road debt payments as other G20 countries announce a moratoriumRising tensions between the U.S. and China over coronavirus culpability have helped reignite trade and economic debates, but the next front in the conflict between the world’s two largest economies could be over a brewing emerging-market debt crisis
5:44 a.m. April 24, 2020
- By Jeffry Bartash
Durable-goods orders plunge 14% in March as automakers, Boeing take big hit U.S. businesses pull back as coronavirus triggers slumpOrders for durable goods sank 14.4% in March largely because of a decline in demand for big-ticket items such as new cars and trucks as the coronavirus swept across the country.
12:41 p.m. April 20, 2020
- By William Watts
Stock market could retest lows once investors see coronavirus toll on earnings, says Mark Mobius Emerging-markets pioneer says ESG principles will return to spotlight as result of coronavirus crisisMark Mobius, the emerging-markets investing pioneer, is confident the world economy will bounce back from the COVID-19 pandemic and offer investors a round of bargains—but sees the potential for another round of pain.
6:12 a.m. April 18, 2020
- By Michael Sincere
It’s safe to buy stocks when the S&P 500 is above this level, but now is not the time 7 rules for investing in a bear market7 rules for investing in a bear market, according to trader Michael Sincere.
7:30 a.m. April 14, 2020
- By Greg Robb
Central banks around the world have come up short in normalizing credit conditions: IMF Bank capitalizations are worse than during the 2008 financial crisis for many countries, global financial body concludesGlobal financial conditions remain much tighter compared to earlier in the year despite massive central bank intervention, according to a new report on market conditions released by the International Monetary Fund on Tuesday.