Pre-market equities: A UN agency wants the Fed to slow its interest rate hikes

New York CNN business – The Federal Reserve’s aggressive tightening policy caused the US dollar to appreciate to a multi-decade high, squeezing currencies around the world. Now, a United Nations agency warns that its actions, along with those of other central banks, risk pushing the global economy into recession. What is happening: In a new … Read more

Opinion: Equity markets will fall another 40% as severe stagflationary debt crisis hits an over-indebted global economy

NEW YORK (Project Syndicate) —For a year I have argued that rising inflation is persistent, that its causes include not only bad policies but negative supply shocks, and that attempts by central banks to counter it would cause a hard landing economic. When the recession arrives, I warn, it will be severe and prolonged, with … Read more

Dow surpasses 700 points as stocks attempt to recover from brutal September

US equities rose sharply on Monday after the brutal end of September and the third quarter as investors assessed whether risks to financial stability will force the Federal Reserve to withdraw from aggressively tight monetary policy. What is happening The Dow Jones Industrial Average DJIA, + 3.11% jumped 783 points, or 2.7%, to 29,509. The … Read more

Pre-market stocks: Expect more darkness but less doom in the fourth quarter

A version of this story first appeared in CNN Business’s Before the Bell newsletter. Not a subscriber? You can subscribe right here. You can listen to an audio version of the newsletter by clicking on the same link. New York CNN business – It’s been a tough year for the markets and investors are looking … Read more

The United States imposes “swift and severe costs” on Russia following Putin’s annexation of Ukraine

CNN – The United States is imposing on Russia what it describes as “swift and severe costs,” including sanctions on a figure the Biden administration says is key to the Russian economy, after President Vladimir Putin announced the annexation. regions of Ukraine following what the West calls a “bogus referendum”. Putin signed documents on Friday … Read more

Pre-market stocks: Markets are hoping Porsche can break the IPO blockade

A version of this story first appeared in CNN Business’s Before the Bell newsletter. Not a subscriber? You can subscribe right here. You can listen to an audio version of the newsletter by clicking on the same link. New York CNN business – Global recession warnings are widespread, inflation is persistent and Russia is exacerbating … Read more

UK Economy: What Will the Crisis Be After the Crisis?

London CNN business – There was good and bad news in Friday’s revised data on the UK economy. It grew – marginally – in the second quarter of the year, rather than shrinking as previously estimated. But the latest update from the Office for National Statistics also showed that the UK is the only G7 … Read more

The UK is gripped by an economic crisis of its own making

London CNN business – A week ago, the Bank of England took a stab in the dark. It raised interest rates by a relatively modest half a percentage point to counter inflation. He could not know the extent of the storm that was about to break out. Less than 24 hours later, the government of … Read more

Opinion: Rate hikes are scaring the market, but equity investors are focusing on the wrong rate

The stock market has been scared of rising interest rates. Let’s think carefully, from the point of view of value investing, about these fears. Warren Buffett said investors should think of stocks as “disguised bonds,” as shares pay dividends, similar to coupons paid by bonds, and can be valued similarly. Bonds are routinely valued by … Read more

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