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7:02 p.m. Feb. 26, 2021 - By Mark DeCambre
'Head-smacking craziness' has reached new heights in today's markets, says hedge-fund billionaire Paul SingerBillionaire Paul Singer of Elliott Management thinks that the market for equities has pretty much jumped the shark, in a Jan. 28 letter to clients, reported by Bloomberg on Friday.
4:00 p.m. Feb. 26, 2021 - Barrons.com
Scorched Stock Bulls Learn That Bonds Aren’t So Boring, After All Rise in yields clobbers equity market and bond prices. Why one bond fan nonetheless views the swoon as a “gift from the gods.”.
3:38 p.m. Feb. 26, 2021 - Barrons.com
What to Buy When Good News Means Bad News for Stocks A “hot” economy will favor some sectors, not others. But the question remains whether the spike in bond yields is a hiccup or something more lasting.
3:21 p.m. Feb. 26, 2021 - Barrons.com
Why Oracle Was Late to the Cloud Letters on Oracle’s cloud-computing business, Vanguard, Felix Zulauf, short-term interest rates, Warren Buffett’s buybacks, and market predictions
3:09 p.m. Feb. 26, 2021 - Barrons.com
The Yield Curve Is Steepening. What That Means for Small-Caps Yield-curve steepening shows up 15 months later as small-cap outperformance. Plus, investment-newsletter commentary on consumer spending, the end of the Reagan-Volcker era, and bank M&A.
2:50 p.m. Feb. 26, 2021 - Barrons.com
3 Ways Jane Fraser Can Fix Citigroup—and Why the Stock Is a Buy Citigroup is broken—but the U.S. banking giant might finally have found the woman to fix it
2:49 p.m. Feb. 26, 2021 - Barrons.com
Utilities: How Investors Can Plug In to the Greening of America Utility companies offer attractive yields and inexpensive valuations. And they are getting better for the environment.
2:42 p.m. Feb. 26, 2021 - Barrons.com
Rising Treasury Yields Signal This Rally Could Be Nearing an End You don’t have to doubt the Fed to be worried about the possibility of rising interest rates. All you have to do is consider the amount of money that is heading into the economy.
2:37 p.m. Feb. 26, 2021 - Barrons.com
U.S. Infrastructure Needs Are Building Strong Case for Caterpillar Stock Texas storm could be near-term catalyst for the shares. Also, Wall Street views on Redfin, Agree Realty, Penn National Gaming, Cars.com, and Under Armour.
2:33 p.m. Feb. 26, 2021 - Barrons.com
Rising Rates Are Crushing Tech Stocks. These 10 Can Still Thrive. In the next few months, the opportunity might be in old school tech, forgotten stocks like HP Inc. and Dell Technology.
2:22 p.m. Feb. 26, 2021 - Barrons.com
ARK ETFs Were Hot, And Competitors Emerged. Now They’re All Falling. ARK Invest offers seven exchange-traded funds that make big bets on innovative, disruptive companies. The hot money that went in may be starting to come out—but investing in innovation is far from dead.
12:58 p.m. Feb. 26, 2021 - By Andrew Keshner
People can’t file their income taxes fast enough and COVID-19 has put ‘financially vulnerable’ Americans on even shakier footing Friday’s Personal Finance Stories Friday’s Personal Finance StoriesFriday’s Personal Finance Stories.
12:34 p.m. Feb. 26, 2021 - Barrons.com
Here’s How Our Best Online Brokers Stack Up From research to analytics, from education to usage, here are the strengths—and weaknesses—that determined how the best online brokers stacked up
12:34 p.m. Feb. 26, 2021 - Barrons.com
The Best Online Brokers for 2021: The Rise of the Individual Investor and Fintech Apps Interactive Brokers eked out a narrow win over Fidelity under highly unusual circumstances: a pandemic, a crash and rally, and an explosion of new investors, culminating in the GameStop episode
11:55 a.m. Feb. 26, 2021 - By Sunny Oh
Here's what one hedge fund trader says happened in Thursday's bond-market tantrum, which sent the 10-year Treasury yield to 1.60%Even for one investment veteran, the forced unwinding of popular trades among market participants this week was among the most violent in his career.
11:52 a.m. Feb. 26, 2021 - Barrons.com
The Dow Dove 470 Points, but Some Growth Stocks Made Big Gains Prominent tech stocks including Microsoft, Intel, Apple, and Amazon ended with gains Friday despite a late drop in the three major U.S. indexes.
11:39 a.m. Feb. 26, 2021 - Barrons.com
GameStop Stock Surged Again This Week. Why Analysts Don't Think It Will Last. GameStop stock fell on Friday after its sudden surge in the two prior trading days. An analyst at BofA Securities says, "don’t blame shorts" for the sudden return to volatility.
11:24 a.m. Feb. 26, 2021 - By Mark DeCambre
Dow closes 470 points lower as rising yields saddle stocks with weekly lossesThe Dow tumbled Friday, and the S&P 500 extended its weekly losses, triggered by a sudden rise in Treasury yields that left the tech-heavy Nasdaq Composite in the green Friday but with its worst weekly skid since October.
11:23 a.m. Feb. 26, 2021 - MarketWatch.com
Nvidia's future is bright as its many bets are paying offThe company is known for gaming chips. But other business segments are growing rapidly.
10:30 a.m. Feb. 26, 2021 - Barrons.com
Rocket Is Riding the Pandemic-Induced Surge in Home Buying The consumer lender said it would pay a special dividend after a jump in revenue and profit.
10:15 a.m. Feb. 26, 2021 - By Steve Goldstein
So long, there-is-no-alternative trade. What should investors do now?The swift and violent rise in bond yields has meant that equities are no longer the obvious choice to make on a relative valuation basis.
10:06 a.m. Feb. 26, 2021 - By Myra P. Saefong
Gold prices book lowest close since June and steepest monthly drop in four yearsGold futures fell for a fourth straight session Friday to suffer the biggest monthly loss in over four years, as a dramatic rise in government bond yields undercut demand for the precious metal, pulling prices down to their lowest finish since June.
9:52 a.m. Feb. 26, 2021 - By Andrea Riquier
With lower returns on the horizon, public pensions will turn to riskier assets, Moody's saysState and local government pension systems are increasingly dependent on investment returns, which will drive volatility risk, as funding levels remain depressed and systems increasingly start to pay out more than they take in, according to a new report from Moody’s.
9:51 a.m. Feb. 26, 2021 - By Ciara Linnane
Cronos stock falls after wider-than-expected loss, but revenue is boosted by Canadian adult-use cannabis marketCronos Group Inc. shares slid 2.4% Friday, after the Canadian cannabis company posted a wider-than-expected loss for the fourth quarter, but revenue that beat estimates, buoyed by growth in the Canadian and U.S. adult-use markets.
9:22 a.m. Feb. 26, 2021 - By Joy Wiltermuth
Investors pile into risky commercial real estate debt, even as Fed warns of troublePrices are soaring on riskier bonds used to finance office towers, hotels, malls and other properties, even though the debt could take painful losses if distress picks up, a scenario the Federal Reserve is carefully watching.
9:05 a.m. Feb. 26, 2021 - By Riley Adams
How to invest in real estate during COVID Prepare for the investment opportunities to come after the pandemic passesPrepare for the investment opportunities to come after the pandemic passes
8:55 a.m. Feb. 26, 2021 - By Myra P. Saefong
Why copper just scored its biggest monthly gain since 2016Copper prices score their largest monthly gain in over four years on Friday, as traders bet that a recovery in the pandemic-hit global economy will lead to a significant rise in demand for the industrial metal.
8:44 a.m. Feb. 26, 2021 - By Myra P. Saefong
Gold futures down a fourth session, at lowest finish since JuneGold futures to finish the session at their lowest since June, with the recent rise in U.S. Treasury yields putting pressure on prices for the metal. "Gold always underperforms when the dollar is going up or real interest rates are rising," said Collin Plume, founder and chief executive officer of Noble Gold. The 10-year Treasury note yield eased back Friday, but had climbed to a , while the dollar has gained for the week, dulling investment demand for gold. April gold fell $46.60, or 2.6%, to settle at $1,728.80 an ounce, with prices for the most-active contract down roughly 6.6% for the month of February, according to Dow Jones Market Data. The settlement was the lowest since June 2020.
7:35 a.m. Feb. 26, 2021 - By Philip van Doorn
Weekend reads: How to select the best SPACs so you don't get burnedAlso, rising interest rates, tax-time tips and stock picks.
6:48 a.m. Feb. 26, 2021 - By Home Media
The best mortgage rates of 2021If you’re in the market for a mortgage, it’s important to do your research. Find out what qualifies as a good rate and how you can find the best mortgage rates.
6:32 a.m. Feb. 26, 2021 - By Sunny Oh
Current bond-market selloff worse than 'taper tantrum' in one key way, argues analystThe vicious surge in bond yields over the past few weeks is drawing comparisons to bond-market selloffs of similar magnitude, but analysts say this analogy falls short in one crucial measure.
6:01 a.m. Feb. 26, 2021 - By Jeffry Bartash
Stimulus checks spark 2.4% surge in consumer spending and boost economy in early 2021Americans increased spending in January for the first time in three months after the government sent $600 stimulus checks to families and boosted unemployment benefits as part of effort to shore up the economy.
6:01 a.m. Feb. 26, 2021 - By Alessandra Malito
I’m a 74-year-old widower in a five-bedroom house just making monthly payments and no retirement nest egg — should I sell or rent out my home? Have a question about your retirement, including where to live? Email us at HelpMeRetire@MarketWatch.com
5:14 a.m. Feb. 26, 2021 - Barrons.com
It's Been an Epic Week for Fisker. Here's What Wall Street Is Saying. Fisker shares jumped almost 40% after the company announced a new partnership with Foxconn Technology to produce a new vehicle together.
4:57 a.m. Feb. 26, 2021 - By Philip van Doorn
These select industrial companies are expected to increase sales in 2021 from pre-pandemic levelsCompanies that will benefit the most include FedEx, Ingersoll Rand, Generac and Equifax.
4:09 a.m. Feb. 26, 2021 - Barrons.com
Beyond Meat Jumps, Salesforce Dips, and Stock Futures Edge Lower Investors continue to focus on rising inflation expectations and climbing Treasury yields.
3:42 a.m. Feb. 26, 2021 - By Andrea Riquier
Bitcoin may replace bonds, Cathie Wood saysBitcoin should be considered a new asset class, one that may even serve as a reserve currency in the future, ARK Invest’s Cathie Wood said Thursday.
3:01 a.m. Feb. 26, 2021 - By Barbara Kollmeyer
Tech names drag European stocks lower after brutal session on Wall StreetGlobal bond yields were cooling off, but stocks, notably in the tech sector, were dropping in Europe, playing catch-up to a selloff on Wall Street.
1:00 a.m. Feb. 26, 2021 - Barrons.com
These 7 Value Stocks Will Benefit From an Economic Recovery Investors have favored growth stocks, especially technology, for a decade. But the environment is ripe for a return to value, says John Rogers, CEO of Ariel Investments.
6:18 p.m. Feb. 25, 2021 - MarketWatch.com
Asian shares sink after tech rout pulls Nasdaq lowerAsian shares skidded Friday after rising bond yields triggered a broad sell-off on Wall Street that erased the markets gain for the week and handed the Nasdaq composite index its steepest loss since October.
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