4:01 p.m. Today4:01 p.m. Oct. 21, 2021
Looking for Yield? Preferred Stock Still Offers Opportunities.
New preferred stock issues from the likes of JPMorgan Chase, Wells Fargo, and Vornado Realty Trust offer better income than Treasury bonds. But they come with risks.
12:45 p.m. Today12:45 p.m. Oct. 21, 2021
The Fed Reins In Officials' Trading. The Powell Odds.
The Federal Reserve's restrictions ban policymakers' holdings of individual securities, among other moves. But they might not lift the cloud over Fed Chair Jerome Powell's renomination.
10:04 a.m. Today10:04 a.m. Oct. 21, 2021
- By CD Moriarty
With interest rates incredibly low and the stock market doing so well, how much should I keep in liquid assets?Here's a rule of thumb, but the amount that's right for you depends on your spending and responsibilities.
2:20 a.m. Today2:20 a.m. Oct. 21, 2021
- By Harry Margolis
You have been named a trustee. Here's the good news --- and bad news.Accounting, communication and transparency are crucial
1:00 p.m. Oct. 20, 2021
- By MarketWatch
Tesla says supply-chain snags keeps its factories from running ‘full speed’Tesla Inc. reported mixed quarterly earnings late Wednesday, saying that chip shortages and other supply-chain challenges are keeping its factories from running at full speed and also tweaking its outlook.
11:16 a.m. Oct. 20, 2021
- By William Watts
Paul Tudor Jones calls inflation 'biggest threat' to markets and 'society in general' Inflation won't be “transitory,” the Federal Reserve is on the wrong page, and trouble lies ahead for traditional portfolios split 60%/40% between stocks and bonds, warns legendary trader Paul Tudor Jones.
2:59 a.m. Oct. 20, 2021
- By Steve Goldstein
Here's what legendary investor Bill Miller said in his final investment letterThere's only one Bill Miller, the fund manager who famously beat the S&P 500 for 15 years in a row, through to 2005. Here is what he said in his final investment letter
2:18 a.m. Oct. 20, 2021
- By Steve Goldstein
One of the most bullish firms on Wall Street just hiked its S&P 500 price target — here's whyFundstrat Global Advisors is one of the more bullish outfits around, and the investment firm is now even more optimistic about the stock market.
12:15 a.m. Oct. 20, 2021
Then and Now: Will Today’s Roaring ’20s Meet a Similar Fate?
The Great Crash that began Oct. 24, 1929, demolished every investing strategy that didn’t include stuffing cash into mattresses. Are we on a similar trajectory now?
1:36 p.m. Oct. 19, 2021
- By Satyajit Das
China’s slowing growth and massive debt threaten stock and bond investors worldwideWhat happens in China is unlikely to stay in China.
5:39 a.m. Oct. 19, 2021
- By Barbara Kollmeyer
Fund managers have turned negative on global growth and profits. Here's what they're buying.Bank of America's monthly fund manager survey finds global investors in a sour mood, shedding bonds and piling up cash. They are also buying these assets.
5:18 a.m. Oct. 19, 2021
A Bitcoin ETF Could Be a Game-Changer for Advisors. Not Everyone’s Buying It.
“The Holy Grail is a Bitcoin ETF, not a Bitcoin futures ETF,” says Ric Edelman, founder of Edelman Financial Engines.
5:00 a.m. Oct. 19, 2021
- By MarketWatch
Fund managers have turned negative on global growth and profits. Here’s what they’re buying.Bank of America's monthly fund manager survey finds global investors in a sour mood, shedding bonds and piling up cash. They are also buying these assets.
4:31 a.m. Oct. 19, 2021
- By Alisa Wolfson
I teach cryptocurrency at NYU and was a visiting scholar at the Federal Reserve Banks of New York and Philadelphia. These are the 3 things every new crypto investor should knowConsidering investing in crypto? What you need to know now.
2:52 a.m. Oct. 19, 2021
Evergrande Pays Key Bond Coupon, According to Report
The decision is seen as a choice to prioritize domestic creditors after the company missed payments on several offshore bonds.
4:43 a.m. Oct. 18, 2021
What a Bitcoin ETF Offers Investors
Fees are likely to fall as more products are introduced. But investors must keep in mind the dynamics of futures-based funds.
12:13 p.m. Oct. 16, 2021
- By Paul A. Merriman
The 9 best Vanguard funds for retireesSimple, low-cost investments that won't lead you astray
10:18 a.m. Oct. 16, 2021
- By Charles Passy
This California teen chats with such financial heavyweights as John Paulson and Howard Marks for his podcastLogan Lin, a 17-year-old senior in high school, speaks with billionaire investors, CEOs and other business experts for his FinanZe program
6:52 a.m. Oct. 16, 2021
This Bull Market Can Weather a Setback, Money Managers Say
Our latest Big Money Poll finds investors cautious about the near-term outlook for stocks, but upbeat about the future. Where the pros see value now.
6:29 a.m. Oct. 16, 2021
- By Chris Matthews
Coinbase proposes crypto-focused financial regulator to replace SEC for oversight of digital assetsCryptocurrency exchange Coinbase Global Inc. released a proposal Thursday for comprehensive reform of federal regulation of digital assets, urging Congress to create a new agency to regulate the industry under a different framework than is used to oversee the legacy financial services industry.
12:49 p.m. Oct. 15, 2021
5 Stocks That Aren't Banks to Play a Steepening Yield Curve
A variety of sectors besides financials can benefit from rising interest rates, including equipment makers, material manufacturers and energy producers.
10:30 a.m. Oct. 15, 2021
Here Are 3 Stocks to Beat Inflation. What to Know.
High-dividend-paying stocks can serve as bond proxies for yield-hungry investors. Even better that there’s a chance for some stock appreciation, too.
4:37 a.m. Oct. 15, 2021
- By Steve Goldstein
Jeremy Grantham is right that there's a bubble, this strategist says. Why right now is a good buying opportunity for stocks.Just because assets are inflated doesn't mean it's time to get out.
12:32 p.m. Oct. 14, 2021
- By Thornton McEnery
Dow closes up more than 530 points as investors get pumped for earnings season, new jobs numbers U.S. stocks close significantly higher on Thursday as investors weigh upbeat earnings from big banks, as well as economic data that show a drop in first-time jobless claims to a pandemic low and smaller-than-expected rise in producer prices.
12:20 p.m. Oct. 14, 2021
Stocks Had a Euphoric Day
Banks beat expectations, the 10-year Treasury yield dipped and jobless claims fell to a new pandemic low.
11:15 a.m. Oct. 13, 2021
Commentary: Powell Has One Job to Do—and He’s Not Very Good at It
The chairman of the Federal Reserve is supposed to end the central bank's easy money party as it's heating up. But the markets are long past that point.
2:00 a.m. Oct. 13, 2021
A Flexible Fund for Income-Hungry Investors
In the current environment, income-hungry investors could benefit from a willingness to go beyond bond-only investments.
12:01 p.m. Oct. 12, 2021
- By Kerry Hannon
You may have always known women are good with money --- now research confirms itA growing number of women are increasing their investing prowess and financial education, research shows
3:55 a.m. Oct. 12, 2021
- By Ciara Linnane
The biggest risk facing investors this earnings season is lurking just beneath the surfaceGrowth rates of more than 27% for EPS and more than 15% for sales suggest corporate earnings have staged a strong rebound from their pandemic lows. But for some companies, that's far from the case.
12:38 p.m. Oct. 11, 2021
- By Vivien Lou Chen
Dow finishes 250 points lower as stock market gains fizzle ahead of bank earnings kickoffMajor U.S. stock indexes see modest gains evaporate by the close Monday, ahead of the release of third-quarter earnings and Wednesday's consumer-price report for September.
2:39 a.m. Oct. 11, 2021
- By Steve Gelsi
Will bank stocks' wild rally continue? Here are the numbers to watch in this week's earnings Potential earnings success from Bank of America, Citi, Wells Fargo, Morgan Stanley, Goldman Sachs and JPMorgan Chase hinges on lending activity increases in the face of competition from non-banks and cautiousness from potential borrowers.
11:00 p.m. Oct. 10, 2021
Beware the Tech Stock Trap
The tech selloff seems to have run its course. But bond yields appear to be rising again, which means tech stocks may not be out of the woods yet.
8:12 p.m. Oct. 10, 2021
Asian markets mostly higher despite lingering energy worriesAsian shares were mostly higher on Monday despite persisting worries about the region’s energy crunch and coronavirus infections.
5:41 p.m. Oct. 10, 2021
The 60/40 Stock/Bond Portfolio Hasn’t Worked. Some Other Options.
The third quarter demonstrated once again that bonds are no longer serving as a cushion for volatile equities, threatening the 60/40 strategy. With inflation stirring once again, investors have very few options.
5:19 p.m. Oct. 10, 2021
The Stock Market Survived a Scary Week. Can It Survive Earnings Season?
The debt ceiling was pushed into the future, but there’s no delaying earnings season.
1:32 p.m. Oct. 9, 2021
Big Tech's Stocks Have Bounced Back. But They're Not Out of The Woods Yet.
Facebook, Apple, Amazon, Alphabet and Microsoft all face challenges after a bumpy week. How higher interest rates could hurt the group.
6:48 a.m. Oct. 9, 2021
- By Joy Wiltermuth
Wall Street gets ready for the Federal Reserve to pull trigger on tapering, despite 'unusual situation' in U.S. economyThe labor market recovery may be slowing, but the Federal Reserve probably will --- and should --- taper 'excessive liquidity-accommodation in the very near future,' says BlackRock's Rick Rieder, CIO of global-fixed income at the investment giant.
5:38 a.m. Oct. 9, 2021
Washington Is Rewriting the Rules on Wall Street
It has been decades since federal policies have been sweeping enough to affect the economy and markets for years to come. Here’s how the pros are navigating.
5:17 a.m. Oct. 9, 2021
- By Paul A. Merriman
To get rich investing, the power of time beats a lucky stock pickJust five years of modest investments if you start early in your working life can leave you with millions when it’s time to retire.
4:42 a.m. Oct. 9, 2021
He Spent a Career Building His Retirement Savings. Now He's Reluctant to Spend It Down.
Living in Retirement: Our semi-retired columnist muses on why he's disinclined to begin spending down the savings he worked for three decades to build.