Opinion: Market instability replaces inflation as a major risk, increasing the chances of a pivot by the Federal Reserve

Opinion: Market instability replaces inflation as a major risk, increasing the chances of a pivot by the Federal Reserve

Market instability is the biggest risk for central banks globally, as it replaces inflation, due to the huge amount of leverage. So far, the US Federal Reserve is in luck because there is low volatility in the SPX stock market, -2.11%, even if there is a bear market. Market stability gives the Fed room for … Read more

Opinion: reset your retirement calculator now for today’s gloomy stock markets and make sure you’re still on track

When the markets are down, you don’t want to look at your 401 (k) statement. But with a potential “lost decade” of equity returns looming, you need to at least take a look, because it’s time to realize your ability to afford retirement. Economists often point out that stock markets always go up eventually, but … Read more

This “one big predictor of future stock market returns” has fallen sharply — and that’s a bullish sign.

CHAPEL HILL, NC – Much of the bull market excesses have been eliminated, according to the “Single Greatest Predictor of Future Stock Market Returns”. And this is good news. I am referring to the indicator, first proposed by the Philosophical Economics blog in 2013, which is based on the portfolio allocation of an average family … Read more

‘He never explained anything’: I am a senior citizen and this year I lost $ 100,000 on the stock market. Can I sue my financial advisor?

I am a senior and have suffered severe losses in the amount of $ 100,000 in the recent stock market turmoil. Can I sue my financial advisor? I understand the dynamics of the market regarding its ups and downs and have already overcome them. However, it has been different with the market in this time … Read more

Opinion: The stock market trend is relentlessly bearish, especially after the big daily dips this week

The stock market fell on September 13 when a monthly government report showed that inflation is rife throughout the economy. It might have been thought that professional traders would have foreseen such a possibility, but the euphoria that led to the announcement had been too much. As a result, “everyone” tried to sell at once … Read more

Another sign of a looming recession? The “financial health” of Americans declined for the first time in five years

Are you late in paying your utilities? Do you have enough to set aside for a rainy day? Less than a third (31%) of Americans are “financially healthy” in 2022, down 3% from a year ago, according to the latest Financial Health Pulse 2022 US Trends Report. More than half (55%) reported being “financially able … Read more

The weekend reads: when will the stock market come back to life?

The stock market is always looking ahead, anticipating any signs of economic change that could lead to a tightening or easing of Federal Reserve policy. The Fed is obviously in restrictive mode in an attempt to reduce inflation. But Jonathan Golub, US chief equity strategist and head of quantitative research at Credit Suisse, waits a … Read more

Opinion: These 3 stock market benchmarks nailed the dot-com bubble in 2000. Here’s what they’re saying now.

In early July, I wrote that, from a long-term perspective of a value investor, the stocks looked cheap. The S&P 500 SPX, + 0.66% it increased by 10% over the next five weeks, before almost returning to where it was in early July. Let’s revisit the question, again from the perspective of a value investor, … Read more

Opinion: Don’t forget that big gains in stocks are usually made during bear markets

VanEck Semiconductors ETF SMH, -0.68% is down by 12%. The Nasdaq Composite Index COMP, -0.56% is down 9% and the S&P 500 SPX, -0.78%, the Dow Jones Industrial Average DJIA, -0.88% and the Russell 2000 RUT index, -0.51% they are down by about 5% each. This is a real sell-off, at least in the world … Read more

Is social security about to see a fundamental change? | Personal finance

(Mark blank) A senator launched a shockwave in the political community earlier this month when he made a bold statement about the future of Social Security. Many lawmakers have called for social security reform, but recent comments from Senator Ron Johnson (R-WI) suggest more extreme changes than many of his colleagues have tried to make. … Read more