Tag: securities

Tech stocks won’t crash according to this fund manager, dubbed the English Warren Buffett

Technology stocks are difficult to value but are unlikely to crash, according to one of Europe’s best known fund managers. Terry Smith, who has been...

Opinion: These ‘lucky seven’ ETFs have left the S&P 500 in the dust

Late last year, I did a deep dive into how sector funds had done, and I stumbled upon the astonishing outperformance of four sector ETFs...

Dow trades to records but retreats in first full day of Biden presidency

U.S. stock benchmarks turned south Thursday morning, after initially extending the rally to fresh records, as investors pondered President Biden’s prospects for combating the COVID-19...

Opinion: Why Tesla is not a safe stock for long-term investors 

Tesla is one of the world’s highest-flying stocks. While optimism about the future of electric vehicles (EVs) is understandable, Tesla’s current valuation reflects aggressive assumptions...

These copper-exposed stocks can surge in 2021 as tailwinds line up, Morgan Stanley says

Copper-exposed stocks could be set to surge in 2021 and a buying opportunity may be around the corner, Morgan Stanley analysts said on Monday. Copper...

Biden’s ‘rescue America’ plan is big. How its trillions could help both Wall Street and Main Street

As Americans hunker down and wait to get vaccinated, the toll of the coronavirus pandemic keeps rising. Its costs, both in lives and livelihood, prompted...

U.S. stocks close lower for the week after release of big bank quarterly results, Biden aid plan

U.S. stock benchmarks closed the week on a down note Friday, with the three major indexes registering their largest one week drop since October 30,...

Bitcoin ETF? A crypto Holy Grail. But don’t expect to see one soon, say experts

Bitcoin prices are on the rise, notwithstanding a recent bout of weakness, but experts interviewed by MarketWatch caution that although it may feel inevitable, an...

Shareholder voting is another electoral process that needs more access and transparency

The proxy advisory industry is broken. Things are so bad that even Congressional Republicans promoted legislation to regulate it. But there is a simple market...

All theories of what generates higher inflation are pointing in the same direction – up: Fed’s Bullard

There are three schools of thought about what generates inflation, but no matter which one you like, they’re all pointing in the same direction —...

Bitcoin sees bear-market skid — living up to its reputation for seismic price swings

Bitcoin prices entered bear-market territory over the weekend, typically defined as a decline from a recent peak of at least 20%. Stop us if you’ve...

This fund is betting millions on Kentucky whiskey and turning it into crypto assets. Here’s why

A California-based digital asset specialist purchased 2,500 barrels of new Kentucky whiskey by the end of 2020, betting that the barrels will increase in value...

I’m 55, tired of ‘soul-crushing jobs,’ have $1 million invested poorly — can I retire now?

I’ve been working since my senior year in high school and have finally hit the $1 million mark at the age of 55. I probably...

Yes, it’s possible to save too much for retirement

I never really liked the vehicles that I owned. They were an unimpressive lot, including a Volkswagen Beetle, Mercury Capri, Toyota SR5 pickup, Toyota Camry...

7 financial resolutions that can boost your wealth for a lifetime

Every year at this time, the financial media is filled with lists of how to be a better investor. This got me to thinking: If...

Reflation nation? This time, post-crisis tailwinds favor banks, and the economy

A decade ago, banks were at the heart of the financial crisis that led to the Great Recession. Lenders like banks enabled the mortgage market...

Financial sector set for best day in 2 months as Georgia results spark bond-yield pop

Bank stocks were breaking out on Wednesday, led by a rise in rates that was rippling throughout financial markets. But the move in benchmark government...

Dow rises, but tech stocks slip as ‘reflation trade’ grips Wall Street after Democrats flip Senate seat

U.S. stocks mostly shook off early losses to trade higher Wednesday, though technology sector stocks remained lower, after Democrats scored at least one U.S. Senate...

Stock-market futures slip, bond yields pop near 1% amid razor-thin Georgia races

Wall Street had Georgia squarely on its mind Tuesday night, with equity futures and bonds mostly in the crosshairs as investors eyed dual contests for...

Dow futures edge lower after stocks see first decline to start a year since 2016

The main U.S. stock benchmarks on Tuesday were pointing lower after equities registered their first losses to open a new year since 2016 on Monday,...

Corporate debt boom resumes as 2021 kicks off

The training wheels came off without a hitch. The lapse of the Federal Reserve’s inaugural corporate debt-buying program at year’s end didn’t hold up the...

My partner supports me 100%. I’m ill and haven’t worked or filed taxes since 2016, so I got no stimulus. When will I get one?

Dear Moneyist, I’m in a long-term, live-in partnership. I became ill and haven’t been employed since 2016. My partner has been financially supporting me 100%....

After painful financial lessons in 2020, here’s 10 New Year resolutions to make 2021 better.

Before 2020, Russell Jessop knew the wisdom in having emergency savings tucked away. But the year’s financial mayhem supplied him — and millions more —...

4 money lessons from 2020 to help you plan for a solid retirement in 2021

In 2020, we saw a pandemic cause world-wide city shutdowns, market volatility, deaths, derail plans for travel, celebrations, family visits and even retirement.  Many Americans...

We’re 56, have $400,000 in debt, can save $50,000 a year and just want to retire — what should we do?

My husband and I are both 56 and want to retire as soon as possible.  There are so many retirement calculators and each gives a...