Opportunities abound in this turbulent market

There are plenty of opportunities in this turbulent market, says Mary Callahan Erdoes of JPMorgan. Stocks are trading in a bear market this year as investors navigate inflation, Federal Reserve rate hikes and talk about a potential recession. On Wednesday, the S&P 500 recovered after hitting a new low for the year in the previous … Read more

The Dow Just Joined the S&P 500 in a Bear Market: What Investors Need to Know

The Dow Jones Industrial Average could not outrun the bear. The blue chip meter fell 329.60 points, or 1.1%, on Monday to close at 29,260.81. That left the Dow DJIA, -1.11% 20.5% below the January 4 record of 36,799.65. A pullback of 20% or more is generally considered a bear market. The Dow last fell … Read more

The stock market is faltering. How it could stop falling next week.

Font size The S&P 500 is down 23% from its January peak. Getty Images After one of the worst weeks for the stock market in 2022, two factors could rock the market in the coming days and prime investors for a tumultuous fourth quarter. The market is reeling after a wide-ranging sell-off on Friday, capping … Read more

From the Fed to the currency crisis in Europe, here’s what’s behind this sell-off in the financial markets:

Trader on the floor of the NYSE, June 7, 2022. Source: NYSE Stocks fell sharply, bond yields rose and the dollar strengthened Friday as investors heeded the Federal Reserve’s signal that the battle with inflation could lead to much higher interest rates and a recession. The sell-off was global on Friday, in a week in … Read more

Fed must raise interest rates by 150 basis points: Wells Fargo

It’s a move that would likely cause panic on Wall Street. But Michael Schumacher of Wells Fargo Securities suggests the Federal Reserve is raising interest rates too slowly, telling CNBC’s “Fast Money” that he would seriously consider a 150 basis point hike this week if he were chairman Jerome Powell. “The Fed knows the destination. … Read more

Some Millennials, Gen Zers Are Closing Investment Accounts Due To Inflation

According to a recent survey by Ally Financial, it has been a difficult year for the stock market, with some consumers closing investment accounts due to inflation and volatility issues. As investors brace for another major Federal Reserve rate hike, inflation is still hovering around its 40-year high and the S&P 500 is down nearly … Read more

India is the ‘best bet’ in the global economy

The Indian chairman of the Hinduja Group conglomerate said he is optimistic about India, calling it “the very large emerging, fast-moving market”. Speaking to CNBC on Thursday, Ashok Hinduja explained: “We see a recession coming in the US, a recession in the UK, in Europe, trouble in China, [a] problem in Southeast Asia under the … Read more

Can the Fed tame inflation without further crushing the stock market? What’s next for investors.

The Federal Reserve isn’t trying to knock the stock market down as it quickly raises interest rates in its bid to slow inflation that’s still red hot — but investors should be prepared for more pain and volatility as policymakers won’t be scared by a deeper sell-off , said investors and strategists. “I don’t think … Read more

A punitive sell-off in short-term debt pushes one rate near ‘magic’ level that ‘frightens’ markets

The yield on the 1-year Treasury is testing 4%, a level that traders say could spill over into other rates and shake financial markets as the Federal Reserve pushes ahead with its campaign to increase its $8.8 trillion balance sheet. shrink . That balance sheet process, known as “quantitative tightening,” is intended to complement the … Read more

Dow down 1,000 points as losses mount, stocks face worst session since mid-June

The Dow fell more than 1,000 points towards its final trading hour on Tuesday as losses accelerated, led by technology stocks, as bond yields rose, keeping all three stock benchmarks on track for their worst session since at least mid-June after an unexpected rally consumer price inflation in August. What is going on The Dow … Read more