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10:15 a.m. March 19, 2021 - By Mark Hulbert
How real estate has performed during the pandemic The place of real estate in retirees’ portfoliosThe place of real estate in retirees’ portfolios
3:18 a.m. Feb. 20, 2021 - By MarketWatch
These money and investing tips can help you grab the controls if interest rates and inflation keep risingMoney and investing stories popular with MarketWatch readers over the past week.
3:18 a.m. Jan. 23, 2021 - By MarketWatch
These money and investing tips can keep your portfolio on the cutting edgehese money and investing stories were popular with MarketWatch readers over the past week. .
6:07 a.m. Jan. 4, 2021 - By Andrea Riquier
Gold miner ETFs surge to ring in the new yearExchange-traded funds linked to gold miners surged higher on the first trading day of 2021 as investors turned back to the yellow metal as a hedge against concerns about the coronavirus and government efforts to contain it. The iShares MSCI Global Gold Miners ETF jumped 6.5% in midmorning trade, while the VanEck Vectors Gold Miners ETF was up 5.5% and the Sprott Gold Miners ETF gained 4.6%. Gold for February delivery was up 2.7% or $51, to $1946, punching above a psychological round-number benchmark at $1,900. Miner stocks tend to move more sharply than the price of the underlying asset.
9:50 a.m. Oct. 21, 2020 - By Myra P. Saefong
Gold futures climb to highest finish in over a monthGold futures session to post their highest settlement in more than a month. "Gold price moves are all about...investment demand in the short term," said Chintan Karnani, chief market analyst at Insignia Consultants. Current weakness in the dollar is the reason for the climb in gold prices, he said, adding that he believes hedge funds will short the dollar if there is a "close-fought U.S. presidential election." December gold rose by $14.10, or 0.7%, to settle at $1,929.50 an ounce. That was the highest finish for a most-active contract since Sept. 18, according to FactSet data.
11:10 a.m. Oct. 10, 2020 - By MarketWatch
These money and investing tips can help you prepare for the future even though you can’t predict itThese money and investing stories were popular with MarketWatch readers over the past week.
5:34 a.m. Sept. 21, 2020 - By Michael Brush
Stock market is at the start of a selloff, says veteran trader Larry Williams Williams, age 77, is focused on seasonal patterns that consistently play out over timeWilliams, age 77, is focused on seasonal patterns that consistently play out over time.
2:55 p.m. Sept. 20, 2020 - By MarketWatch
These money and investing tips can keep your stocks and bonds covered in every seasonThese money and investing stories were popular with MarketWatch readers this past week.
2:55 a.m. Aug. 30, 2020 - By MarketWatch
These money and investing tips can help you through the stock market’s worst month These money and investing stories were popular with MarketWatch readers over the past week.
5:52 a.m. Aug. 22, 2020 - By Mark DeCambre
Investor who scored big in coronavirus rout and now says stock-market ‘environment presents…largest set of tail risks we’ve seen’ in 15years Jeffrey Talpins, the founder of Element Capital, says he’s betting against the market in the near term, the FT reports Jeffrey Talpins, the founder of Element Capital, writes that “less aggressive fiscal and monetary support” will eventually help lead to a slump from the stratospheric moves that stock benchmarks have enjoyed thus far.
12:35 p.m. Aug. 15, 2020 - By MarketWatch
These money and investing tips can help your financial portfolio through any late summer stormsThese money and investing stories were popular with MarketWatch readers over the past week.
1:08 p.m. Aug. 14, 2020 - By Mark DeCambre
Tepper's Appaloosa loads up on new stakes in AT&T, Visa, PayPal, Disney, and MastercardDavid Tepper's fund Appaloosa took a number of new stakes in mostly communication services, technology an payment platforms over the past 45-day period, according to regulatory filings submitted to the Securities and Exchange Commission on Friday, known as 13Fs. Appaloosa acquired more than 9 million shares in AT&T worth $274 million, but also picked up 840,000 shares of Visa Inc. valued at $162.3 million, 545,000 shares of Mastercard worth $161 million, and 870,000 shares of payments company PayPal Holdings , or $151.6 million. Tepper's fund also scooped up 1.2 million shares of Disney at $133 million and 1.9 million shares of food-services company Sysco Corp. worth $102.5 million. Appaloosa also purchased 1.6 million shares of Altria Group Inc. for about $61 million, representing a new position in the tobacco company. Incidentally, while the 13F fillings for Warren Buffett's Berkshire Hathaway was unloading more than a quarter of its position in Wells Fargo & Co. , Tepper boosted his position by more than 170%, buying 1.2 million shares of the San Francisco bank, representing 0.8% of Appaloosa's overall portfolio from 0.6%. The company also picked up 1.4 million shares of Emerson Electric Co. , worth $87 million, about 1.5% of the fund's portfolio. Large investors must disclose long stock positions held at the end of a quarter 45 days later in a 13F filing with the SEC, which means such filings are merely a snapshot of an investor holdings at a given point.
10:16 a.m. Aug. 13, 2020 - By Myra P. Saefong
Gold notches back-to-back gain after brief dip in the wake of a fall in weekly U.S. jobless claimsGold futures end higher on Thursday to notch a back-to-back gain, after taking a brief dip in the wake of weekly U.S. jobless claims data that showed a fall below one million for the first time since the coronavirus pandemic began almost five months ago.
12:44 p.m. Aug. 8, 2020 - By Philip van Doorn
Gold rising to $4,000 an ounce ‘would not be an unreasonable move,’ fund manager says Michael Cuggino of the Permanent Portfolio makes the case that gold is still relatively cheap, despite its 35% increase this yearMichael Cuggino of the Permanent Portfolio makes the case that gold is still relatively cheap, despite its 35% increase this year.
4:15 a.m. Aug. 8, 2020 - By Mark Hulbert
Gold is a foolish place to put your money right now if you check the facts Gold slumps when its inflation-adjusted price is as high as it is nowGold slumps when its inflation-adjusted price is as high as it is now, writes Mark Hulbert.
6:39 a.m. Aug. 4, 2020 - By Callum Keown
A stock market correction may be imminent, JPMorgan says. Here’s why you shouldn’t panicThe typically muted month of August is upon us but there’s still a lot for investors to digest.
7:28 a.m. Aug. 2, 2020 - By MarketWatch
These money and investing tips can keep you in the loop because your portfolio doesn’t take a vacationThese money and investing stories were popular with MarketWatch readers over the past week.
6:41 a.m. Aug. 1, 2020 - By Michael Brush
‘Gold is going higher’ despite recent surge, says investor who’s managed a precious-metals fund for a quarter-century Caesar Bryan of the Gabelli Gold Fund says investors need the yellow metal as an insurance policy against the coronavirus crisisCaesar Bryan of the Gabelli Gold Fund says investors need the yellow metal as an insurance policy against the coronavirus crisis.
6:01 a.m. Aug. 1, 2020 - By Shawn Langlois
The Fed treats investors like ‘foolish children’ by propping up stocks despite ‘dreadful fundamentals,’ hedge-fund heavy Seth Klarman says“Surreal doesn’t even begin to describe this moment,” the Baupost fund manager said, adding that investor “psychology is surprisingly ebullient even though business fundamentals are often dreadful.”
12:49 p.m. July 28, 2020 - By Joy Wiltermuth
Dow slides 205 points, stocks end near session lows, as investors await coronavirus aid progress S&P 500’s top gainers are Norwegian Cruise Line, real estate investment trustsU.S. stocks indexes finished lower Tuesday, with losses mounting in the final hour of trade, as investors monitored talks between Republicans and Democrats on a second coronavirus aid package and a flood of second-quarter corporate results.
4:13 a.m. July 25, 2020 - By Steve Goldstein
Vanguard comes to defense of the 60/40 portfolio as it forecasts stock market returns for the next decadeIn a new note to clients, index fund powerhouse Vanguard Group points out how well the portfolio did in weathering the storm caused by the coronavirus pandemic.
1:24 p.m. July 21, 2020 - By Mark DeCambre
Dow, S&P close higher as Covid-battered stocks surge, but off session’s best levels as tech sector sinks Gains for equities come even as gold is approaching its second-highest level in history, near $2,000 an ounceU.S. stock-indexes finish mostly higher Tuesday, but off the session’s best levels, as investors snap up beaten-down energy and financial stocks amid a slate of corporate earnings reports, including Coca-Cola and Lockheed Martin’s second-quarter results.
8:45 a.m. July 18, 2020 - By MarketWatch
These money and investing tips can help you if stocks and bonds get the summertime bluesMoney and investing stories popular with MarketWatch readers over the past week.
12:22 p.m. July 13, 2020 - By Myra P. Saefong
Why silver is trading at a nearly 4-year high Silver seen playing catchup with gold rallySilver futures on Monday mark their highest settlement in nearly four years, buoyed by a sharp climb in investment demand as the metal continues to play catch up to the gains in sister metal gold.
9:45 a.m. July 11, 2020 - By Shawn Langlois
The coronavirus has given investors a ‘once-in-a-lifetime opportunity,’ says hedge-fund billionaire ‘The question is how long will it take to get back to normal?’“You’ve got a lot of companies that are in trouble,” Marc Lasry explained, comparing what we’re seeing now to what happened in the Great Recession in 2008. “It’s a once in a lifetime, but it happened 10 years ago, also,” he added with a chuckle.
12:17 p.m. July 9, 2020 - By Andrea Riquier
Is Robinhood making money off those day-trading millennials? Well, yes. That’s kind of the point. ‘Tinder, but for money’?Brokerages make money by allowing companies called ‘market makers’ to act as middlemen between parties that want to buy and those that want to sell. It’s not nefarious, one long-time industry veteran notes, it’s how financial markets work - and work better.
8:25 a.m. June 29, 2020 - By Mark DeCambre
‘Black Swan’ author says that if investors don’t use a ‘tail hedge,’ he recommends ‘not being in the market’: ‘We’re facing a huge amount of uncertainty’Speaking during an interview on CNBC on Friday, the popular author Nassim Taleb, offers the notion that investors should be hedged against so-called tail risk, which refer to extreme events that also have a low probability of happening in a distribution of outcomes.
12:29 p.m. June 27, 2020 - By MarketWatch
These money and investing tips can help you handle any economic and earnings surprises as the second quarter endsThese money and investing stories were popular with MarketWatch readers over the past week.
4:48 a.m. June 27, 2020 - By Steve Goldstein
Award-winning forecaster says U.S. economy might not heal by next year, putting stocks at risk of correctionThe U.S. economy might not fully return to normal until 2022, and the market is at risk of a correction later in the summer, a leading economic forecaster said Friday.
4:50 a.m. June 26, 2020 - By Greg Robb
Central banks need to re-think rules on risk-taking at hedge funds, insurance companies and even corporations, IMF’s market division chief says Central banks did the right thing in being aggressive, fast and large, but there are consequences for risk takingEmergency actions by central banks to shore up the financial system in the face of the coronavirus pandemic earlier this year were appropriate, but regulators will need to re-think the rules about risk-taking for hedge funds and insurance companies, often called non-banks that operate in the “shadow banking system”, the top financial regulator at the International Monetary Fund says.
7:43 p.m. June 25, 2020 - Associated Press
Asian markets gain after U.S. banks’ stress test results Strong gains in Tokyo and Seoul; Chinese markets closedAsian stock markets followed Wall Street higher on Friday after U.S. regulators removed some limits on banks’ ability to make investments.
6:45 a.m. June 25, 2020 - By Mark DeCambre
‘Finance is, like, done. Everybody’s bought everybody else with low-cost debt’ says ValueAct co-founder Jeff Ubben — ‘Elizabeth Warren was right’ ‘Companies, as governed today, with investors asking for more current returns and more buybacks and so forth, aren’t working for society or nature,’ Ubben tells the FTThe 58-year-old co-founder of ValueAct Capital, Jeff Ubben, told the Financial Times that he’s calling it quits at the investment fund that he co-founded about two decades ago in San Francisco.
5:31 a.m. June 25, 2020 - By Greg Robb
IMF says valuations of stock and bond markets ‘appear stretched’ International agency market expert says no hard evidence of asset price bubbles at this pointThe gap between stock and bond market prices and fundamental valuations is near historic highs in many major advanced economies including the U.S., according to an International Monetary Fund report released Thursday.
7:54 p.m. June 22, 2020 - Associated Press
Asian markets advance, tracking Wall Street’s tech rally Nikkei, Hang Seng gain around 1% eachAsian shares were mostly higher on Tuesday, recovering from some early losses as regional markets tracked a late rally on Wall Street led by technology shares.
7:53 a.m. June 20, 2020 - By Mark DeCambre
A portfolio of stocks being bought by mom-and-pop investors is trouncing Wall Street pros — here’s what they’re buyingIt’s no secret that retail investors have been increasing but the degree to which they have outperformed professional investors is coming into greater focus lately.
5:10 a.m. June 20, 2020 - By Shawn Langlois
Investors could be looking at a ‘lost decade’ in the stock market, the world’s biggest hedge fund warns“Globalization, perhaps the largest driver of developed world profitability over the past few decades, has already peaked,” Bridgewater warned clients in a note this week.
10:15 a.m. June 13, 2020 - By MarketWatch
These money and investing tips can help you deal with any stock market ‘FOMO’ you still might haveArticles about stocks and markets that were popular with MarketWatch readers this past week.
5:23 a.m. June 13, 2020 - By MarketWatch
Renaissance Technologies, one of the world’s best-known hedge funds, extends recent run of poor performance Secretive firm founded by Jim Simons caught out by market volatilityRenaissance Technologies, one of the world’s largest and best-known hedge funds, has extended its recent run of poor performance and has recorded double-digit losses this year, according to investors.
8:27 a.m. June 4, 2020 - By Myra P. Saefong
Global gold-backed ETFs tally biggest annual inflow on record, just 5 months into 2020: report World Gold Council pegs global gold ETF holdings at a record 3,510 metric tonsGlobal gold-backed exchange-traded funds marked their largest annual inflow of the precious metal on record, in dollar terms, just five months into the calendar year, according to a report from the World Gold Council released Thursday.
4:51 p.m. May 30, 2020 - By MarketWatch
These money and investing tips can help you figure out where stocks are now and where they could be goingThese investing-related stories were popular with MarketWatch readers this past week.
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