The next big shoe to fall in the financial markets could be to the fore over inflation that failed to respond to interest rate hikes by the Federal Reserve

Traders, investors and strategists have been adding another factor to the list of reasons why financial markets may be subject to more volatility for at least the next 3-4 months: the possibility that an increase in Fed rates will not lead to a reduction in inflation by then. . Wednesday’s price action reflected the ongoing … Read more

‘No place to hide?’ What’s next as stocks plunge into a bear market amid fears of stagflation

Friday’s big rebound in stocks still leaves the main US stock market index close to entering a bear market as investors fear the Federal Reserve’s ability to control inflation without flooding the economy, fueling fears of stagflation – an insidious combination of a sluggish economy. Constant growth and inflation. It does not only affect stocks. … Read more

These money and investing tips can help you juggle whatever the stock market throws at you

Do not miss these financial and investment features: Register here Get the best MarketWatch Mutual Funds and ETF stories emailed to you weekly! Investment news and trends Welcome to the first generation Z bear market. Until recently, the basic experience of young people in the market was that stocks always go up Read more The … Read more

Want to watch the WNBA? This is how all the action is broadcast this summer

Team Chicago Sky have entered the season as the reigning champions and are looking to become only the third team to achieve consecutive wins. Christian Petersen / Getty Images Another exciting season of the WNBA is in full swing. The league comes in its most-watched 2021 season since 2008. Chicago Sky entered the season as … Read more

Want to watch the WNBA? This is how all the action is broadcast this summer

Team Chicago Sky have entered the season as the reigning champions and are looking to become only the third team to achieve consecutive wins. Christian Petersen / Getty Images Another exciting season of the WNBA is in full swing. The league comes in its most-watched 2021 season since 2008. Chicago Sky entered the season as … Read more

Welcome to the first generation Z bear market.

Generation Z investors are testing their first bear market, and that’s a good thing. I am referring to investors born after 1996 and currently age 26 or younger. They were no older than 12 during the last major bear market, in 2008, and they almost certainly didn’t pay attention to Wall Street. (I bracket the … Read more

Stock futures fall as inflation weighs on the markets

US stock futures fell, indicating a second day of turmoil in the markets driven by stronger-than-expected US inflation. S&P 500-related futures fell 0.6% after the market’s index closed 1.7% lower on Wednesday. Nasdaq 100 futures fell 1%, indicating further losses for technology stocks after the opening bell. Stocks are under pressure on concerns about the … Read more

Reverse stock trajectory, finish the decline on inflation data

Stocks fell on Wednesday after new data showed that inflation – although declining – remained higher than expected last month, leading to renewed concern about the Federal Reserve’s potential response. The S&P 500 is down 1.65%, sitting near its lowest level today at 4 PM ET. The movement resumed a rough extension of the index … Read more

Here are 4 reasons why market volatility may not fade soon

The list of reasons why the financial market’s wild volatility continues and gets worse is growing by the day – starting with the fact that investors are not yet pricing in a worst-case scenario for inflation and the US economy. Although Wednesday’s April CPI report should provide more clues, the data won’t quite settle the … Read more

Opinion: keep calm – there is no slack to come. These 13 stocks may rise as investors find out

The so-called hard landing of the US economy will not happen. It is a false fear. We may have a bumpy landing, but the odds of a hard landing – a possible recession – are low for the reasons below. If I’m right, it confirms what very negative sentiment tells us: Stocks are a buy. … Read more