4:05 a.m. Nov. 27, 2021
- By Mark Hulbert
Is investing in foreign stocks a good idea?The S&P 500 continues to outperform international equities
5:31 a.m. Nov. 26, 2021
Why Winter’s Covid Wave Won’t Hit as Hard as Before
Northeastern states have high vaccination rates—and an uptick in cases. That could slow the economic recovery, but not as much as feared.
2:05 p.m. Nov. 23, 2021
- By Alessandra Malito
Saving for college: the pros and cons of 529 savings plans, prepaid plans and how to decideA 529 plan is one smart way to save, invest and pay for college expenses in a tax-advantageous way.
4:28 a.m. Nov. 22, 2021
- By Stephen S. Roach
The Fed should raise interest rates now to stop inflation, instead of relying on tapering the balance sheet to do the jobThe Fed thought it would have plenty of time to reverse its easy-money policies, but the surge in inflation makes that idea obsolete.
5:53 a.m. Nov. 17, 2021
- By Paul Brandus
Medicare may stop short at covering your eyes --- what can you do?Want to keep your vision sharp? Take a hike
3:12 p.m. Nov. 15, 2021
- By Alisa Wolfson
The best air purifiers for the home, according to professors and pro reviewers“Air cleaning and filtration can help reduce airborne contaminants, including particles containing viruses,” the EPA says.
5:02 a.m. Nov. 13, 2021
- By Mark Hulbert
If inflation is more than transitory, consumer prices and stocks could both keep climbingThe stock market is a good inflation hedge.
3:21 p.m. Nov. 7, 2021
Bomb threats at Brown, Columbia, Cornell were unfounded, officials sayMultiple unfounded bomb threats were made over the weekend at Ivy League campuses, university and law enforcement officials said.
9:10 a.m. Nov. 6, 2021
- By Alisa Wolfson
5 of the coolest college towns where you can buy a home for under $250,000Culture, food, educational opportunities — these are among the compelling reasons to consider a college town.
8:57 a.m. Oct. 30, 2021
A world remembers: Memorials honor COVID-19's 5 million deadThe Italian city that suffered the brunt of COVID-19's first deadly wave is dedicating a vivid memorial to the pandemic dead: A grove of trees, creating oxygen in a park opposite the hospital where so many died, unable to breathe.
4:57 a.m. Oct. 30, 2021
- By Mark Hulbert
Higher interest rates probably won't cause this bull market in stocks to end, according to research dating to 1871The relationship between the stock market and interest rates is anything but straightforward.
3:22 a.m. Oct. 30, 2021
- By Mark Hulbert
Slower S&P 500 earnings growth is not bullish --- no matter what some stock market 'experts' are sayingFaster earnings growth generates higher stock market returns --- just as you'd expect.
5:06 a.m. Oct. 26, 2021
- By Robert J. Shiller
Buying a home in a hot location may not be as safe a long-term bet as you thinkHomeownership has its benefits. But be sure you can accept what could be a rather bumpy and disappointing long-term path for home values.
11:59 p.m. Oct. 24, 2021
How the pandemic can help us reimagine and redefine a better retirement futureWill this once-in-a-century event change retirement so more of us can realize our goals and the potential of extra years of life?
2:00 p.m. Oct. 14, 2021
Venture Capital Drove Big Gains at University Endowments
After years of trailing the broader market, many U.S. college funds outpaced the S&P 500 in the 2021 fiscal year, aided by stellar results in equities and venture capital.
4:55 a.m. Oct. 4, 2021
- By Kathryn Graddy
A new platform lets you buy shares of blue-chip paintings, but is art a wise investment?Like casino gambling, art can be a fun but extremely risky way to play with a part of your portfolio, and the returns aren't highly correlated with stocks
12:43 p.m. Oct. 1, 2021
Pat Robertson steps down after 50 years as host of long-running '700 Club'Pat Robertson, who turned a tiny Virginia television station into a global religious broadcasting network, is stepping down after a half-century running the “700 Club” on daily TV, the Christian Broadcasting Network announces.
3:03 a.m. Sept. 30, 2021
New Tool Helps Advisors Figure Out Alts’ Place in a Portfolio
A free tool from the asset management giant can help financial advisors determine how alternative investments may impact the risk and return potential of portfolios over time.
2:41 a.m. Sept. 20, 2021
A War Is Coming Over Cryptos & Money. Why You Should Care.
Cryptos are challenging the dollar’s long dominance in world finance. We examine the threats and opportunities as currencies go digital.
3:43 a.m. Sept. 17, 2021
- By Chris Matthews
Critics fear SEC's Gensler is seeking 'unlimited powers' in crypto regulationSecurities and Exchange Commission Chairman Gary Gensler ruffled feathers in the cryptocurrency community when he declined rule out regulating stablecoins as securities during a hearing before the Senate Banking Committee on Tuesday, but stablecoin issuers will have larger regulatory headaches than the SEC if reformers get their way.
9:14 a.m. Sept. 13, 2021
- By Katherine Wiles
The top 10 U.S. colleges will all cost you at least $55,000 a year in tuitionU.S. World News & Report released its 2022 Best Colleges list --- and the top schools are not cheap
6:38 a.m. Sept. 13, 2021
Tropical Storm Nicholas threatens Gulf Coast and Texas with heavy rainTropical Storm Nicholas strengthened just off the Gulf Coast and could blow ashore in Texas as a hurricane Monday as it brings heavy rain and floods to coastal areas from Mexico to storm-battered Louisiana.
5:04 a.m. Sept. 13, 2021
- By Abby Schultz
Sotheby’s Brings Art Dealer Richard Feigen’s Collection to AuctionThe sale includes more than 50 paintings exhibiting the venerable dealer’s eye for forward-looking artists across the centuries
7:39 a.m. Sept. 11, 2021
- By Rachel Koning Beals
Harvard drops fossil fuel investments from endowment, the largest college fund to cut ties with Big OilHarvard University, whose $42 billion endowment is the largest of any U.S. higher-learning institution, has cut its investments in fossil fuels.
3:13 p.m. Sept. 9, 2021
Biden Vaccine Mandate Should Withstand Legal Test
Opponents will argue that vaccinations are a public health matter that should be left to the states, experts said. Expect a big court battle.
8:01 a.m. Sept. 9, 2021
- By William D. Nordhaus
Fighting pollution and climate change pays for itselfWant to boost the growth rate? Stop polluting so much, writes a Nobel-laureate economist.
2:07 p.m. Sept. 3, 2021
Students Are Returning to the Classroom, but Hybrid Learning Might Be Here to Stay
Chegg, 2U, Duolingo, and other ed tech stocks stand to benefit from the trend.
11:30 p.m. Sept. 1, 2021
Yale's Endowment Has Just 2% in U.S. Stocks. Don't Expect Major Changes.
Yale recently named Matthew Mendelsohn, who has worked at the endowment since 2007, to succeed David Swensen as chief investment officer.
9:23 a.m. Aug. 30, 2021
- By Ciara Linnane
WHO warns of possible 236,000 new COVID-19 deaths in Europe by December, and Fauci says U.S. could see another 100,000The World Health Organization warned Monday that Europe will likely see 236,000 new COVID-19 deaths by Dec. 1, and Dr. Anthony Fauci said the U.S. could suffer another 100,000 in the same time frame, mostly in those people who continue to refuse vaccination.
2:31 a.m. Aug. 30, 2021
Where to Find Opportunities in China’s Stock Market
Has China become uninvestible? No—but it has gotten a lot more complicated.
5:04 a.m. Aug. 28, 2021
- By Mark Hulbert
Why inflation isn't higher even though money is flooding the economyThe relationship between the money supply and inflation isn't as simple as many investors believe.
11:59 p.m. Aug. 24, 2021
Is health care ageist?Over- and undertreating older patients, demeaning them, minimizing their symptoms, and elderspeak are among the ways ageism is showing up from doctors and hospitals.
11:00 p.m. Aug. 24, 2021
Housing Booms and Busts, and the Building of the American Dream
The U.S. housing market has had its ups and downs, but homeowners who have hung on to their properties have been handsomely rewarded over time.
5:20 a.m. Aug. 24, 2021
Yale Picks Internal Manager as Endowment Chief
Matthew Mendelsohn, 36, suceeds his mentor, David Swensen, who died in May.
2:11 p.m. Aug. 7, 2021
Pilots Union Questions United Airlines' New Vaccine Policy
The Air Line Pilots Association said the airline should have negotiated any new policy. Move comes as Frontier Airlines follows United's footsteps.
10:04 a.m. Aug. 7, 2021
- By Andres Velasco
Private stablecoins should be regulated out of business before they cause the next financial crisisIf central banks are going to end up bailing out cryptocurrencies in a liquidity run, then they might as well be the ones issuing those cryptocurrencies.
9:59 a.m. Aug. 6, 2021
- By Steve Goldstein
6:30 a.m. Aug. 6, 2021
Sooner or Later, Climate Change is Coming for Your Wallet
Climate change is already imposing major costs on the economy. We're likely underestimating how much worse it can get.
9:17 a.m. Aug. 5, 2021
Delta variant tests China's 'zero tolerance' lockdown strategy The delta variant is challenging China’s costly strategy of isolating cities, prompting warnings that Chinese leaders who were confident they could keep the coronavirus out of the country need a less disruptive approach.
2:52 p.m. July 26, 2021
California, New York City to government workers: Get vaccine or get weekly tests California and New York City announced Monday that they would require all government employees to get the coronavirus vaccine or face weekly COVID-19 testing, and the Department of Veterans Affairs became the first major federal agency to require health care workers to receive the shot.