Stock market or equity indexes are composite measurements reflecting price movements of component stocks. Investors use indexes as a benchmark to gauge portfolio performance and as a barometer for overall market sentiment. When stock indexes trend upward, it reflects a bull market but when they trend lower, it signifies a bear market. In the United States,
Barry Sternlicht, CEO, Starwood Capital Group Scott Mlyn | CNBC The Federal Reserve’s aggressive rate hike path – an attempt to calm the highest inflation in decades – is set to cause damage to the global economy if the central bank keeps going, according to billionaire Barry Sternlicht. “They are going to cause unbelievable calamities
In this article CS DPZ RIVN Follow your favorite stocksCREATE FREE ACCOUNT R.J. Scaringe, Rivian’s CEO, introduces the world to his company’s R1T all-electric pickup and all-electric R1S SUV at the Los Angeles Auto Show in Los Angeles, California, November 27, 2018. Mike Blake | Reuters Check out the companies making headlines in premarket trading
The 2022 bear market has drawn a lot of comparisons to the 2008 financial crisis. That’s mostly because it’s the most recent “normal” recession. (The Covid-19 crash doesn’t count). Obviously, that’s a spooky comparison. But astute investors have noted that the 2008 crash was exacerbated by the bankruptcy of Lehman Brothers. It was a so-called
To investors bullish on SoFi Technologies (NASDAQ:SOFI) stock, the recent performance of its shares may seem irrational. In their view, the market is failing to factor in the potential tailwind stemming from the lifting of the student loan moratorium starting Jan. 1, 2023. After this happens, this fintech firm will supposedly benefit from a big
Interestingly, much of the news surrounding global movie-theater chain AMC Entertainment (NYSE:AMC) lately has nothing to do with films. Recently, AMC stock declined after the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) revealed it wouldn’t ban payment for order flow (PFOF). Then, shares fell sharply after AMC Entertainment filed to sell up to 425 million AMC
Rivian electric pickup trucks sit in a parking lot at a Rivian service center on May 09, 2022 in South San Francisco, California. Justin Sullivan | Getty Images Check out the companies making headlines after hours. Rivian — Shares of the electric vehicle maker increased 2.7% after announcing after the bell that production met expectations
By most definitions, long-term investing is a strategy that requires holding stocks for more than a year. This strategy generally also requires a diversified asset base that includes bonds, ETFs, stocks, real estate, and mutual funds. Accordingly, the search for long-term stocks to buy is on, for most investors looking to build a balanced portfolio.
As has been the case lately, investors are continuing to bail on Mullen Automotive (NASDAQ:MULN) stock. Just in the past month, shares in the fledgling electric vehicle (EV) maker are down around 50%. While you can blame market volatility for some of these price declines, the bulk of them are due to decreased confidence in
Do Non-Fungible Tokens (NFTs) Harm the Environment? You may have heard about non-fungible tokens (NFTs) and how they impact the environment. Even though NFTs themselves do not cause any environmental impact, their impact on our climate can be linked to how they are produced. The way that NFTs are created can be highly energy intensive.
Traders work on the floor of the New York Stock Exchange (NYSE) in New York City, August 29, 2022. Brendan McDermid | Reuters Am I becoming rueful that 2022 will end soon, and we will embark on the unknowns of 2023? Are you joking? The market is more skittish than my dogs in a thunderstorm
Take a look at some of the biggest movers in the premarket: Credit Suisse (CS) – Credit Suisse slid 6.1% in premarket trading after the bank sought to calm the fears of investors and clients about its financial health over the weekend in a series of phone calls. Tesla (TSLA) – Tesla dropped 5.7% in
For retirees, cheap monthly dividend stocks can be a great way to combat inflation. This type of investment provides a consistent and predictable stream of income that can help offset the rising cost of living. In addition, monthly dividend stocks tend to be less volatile than other investments, providing retirees with peace of mind in
As a sensible investor, the last thing you need is drama. Yet, there’s no shortage of it when it comes to electric vehicle (EV) startup Faraday Future (NASDAQ:FFIE) stock. The company is, as we’ll discover, in a capital-poor financial state. Granted, FFIE investors responded well when Faraday Future apparently managed to avoid a lawsuit from a
I’ll admit that, among the smaller electric vehicle pickss, Canoo (NASDAQ:GOEV) stock has a lot more going for it. This maker of specialty EVs (for functions such as deliveries) has built up an impressive backlog of orders. Not only that, there’s another promising sign with this EV play: insider buying. Yet while you may see
With the earnings season looming, investors are scrambling to identify the best long-term stocks to buy. Hopes for a soft landing for the economy have largely faded away after the third consecutive 75-basis-point interest rate hike by the Federal Reserve. Meanwhile, other than the energy sector, recession fears have restrained forward-looking guidance for most companies.
The Fed’s key interest rate target now stands at 3%-3.25%, way up from 0%-0.25% at the beginning of the year. That means, for all companies, borrowing money is becoming much more expensive. As a result, healthcare companies losing a great deal of money will have trouble obtaining new loans they can afford to pay off, and
The substantial divorce rate in America—50% of marriages end in divorce—has engineered the creation of various types of spousal support through which one ex-spouse is required to pay the other. In most cases, the higher-earning spouse is required to pay the lower earner a certain amount, although there are exceptions to this. The tax rules
In this article GXO NVMI NVMI-IL SNX GOOGL Follow your favorite stocksCREATE FREE ACCOUNT The logo of Alphabet Inc’s Google outside the company’s office in Beijing, China, August 8, 2018. Thomas Peter | Reuters With an ugly September in the rear-view mirror, it’s tempting for investors to make impulsive decisions. The three major indexes ended
John Jagerson here. The one positive aspect of a bear market is that valuations are low. As long as traders can focus on the underlying fundamentals and maintain a long-term view, bargains during a bear market can be very profitable. In my and Wade’s view, the best stocks right now are positioned to take advantage