Gloomy Goldman offers 20 ‘safety’ stocks with valuations below the previous 2 bear markets

It’s tight quarters in Wall Street’s bear sleuth these days. Goldman Sachs just downgraded their 2022 US growth forecast (to 2.4% from 2.6%) and 2023 (to 1.6% from 2.2%), as senior chairman Lloyd Blankfein warned of “very, very high” risks for a US recession. “If I were running a big company, I would be very… Continue reading Gloomy Goldman offers 20 ‘safety’ stocks with valuations below the previous 2 bear markets

Crypto investor Barry Silbert offers sympathy and advice to those who have lost fortunes this week

Billionaire crypto investor, Barry Silbert, the founder and CEO of Digital Currency Group, on Saturday offered sympathy and advice to those who have lost fortunes recently. It’s been a tough six months to be a crypto investor. Whipsawing markets, faltering asset prices, rising interest rates yields, and high inflation have all combined to shock stock,… Continue reading Crypto investor Barry Silbert offers sympathy and advice to those who have lost fortunes this week

3 economists predict when competition in the housing market will decline

When will you see competition decrease in the housing market? Getty Images Mortgage rates on 30-year fixed rate loans have climbed from about 3.5% earlier this year to upwards of 5.6%, and pros say they may go higher (see the lowest mortgage rates you can qualify for here). Home prices too have made a steady… Continue reading 3 economists predict when competition in the housing market will decline

‘No where to hide?’ Why stagflation fears put stocks on verge of a bear market

It will take more than Friday’s big bounce to put to rest the fear of a bear market in stocks as uncertainty about the Federal Reserve’s ability to get a grip on inflation without sinking the economy stokes fears of stagflation — a pernicious combination of slow economic growth and persistent inflation. Stagflation is “an… Continue reading ‘No where to hide?’ Why stagflation fears put stocks on verge of a bear market

‘It’s pure panic’: Florida parents of twins spent more than 4 hours driving to find baby formula

When Erik and Kelly Schmidt, both 35, went into a Central Florida Target store this week to buy their usual baby formula, Up & Up Gentle, for their five-month-old twins, they found an empty shelf. The pair then embarked on a half-day journey in search of formula, any formula, and their quest didn’t end there.… Continue reading ‘It’s pure panic’: Florida parents of twins spent more than 4 hours driving to find baby formula

Why did crypto crash? Mark Cuban compares crypto ‘lull’ to the early internet

Mark Cuban, billionaire entrepreneur and owner of the NBA’s Dallas Mavericks, thinks that cryptocurrency is on the same downward trend that tech and internet companies hit in the early 2000s. Bitcoin hit a 10-month low on Monday, and sales of non-fungible tokens, aka NFTs, plummeted between January and March 2022. See also: Coinbase CEO says… Continue reading Why did crypto crash? Mark Cuban compares crypto ‘lull’ to the early internet

This portfolio manager’s strategy uses just one ETF and his own ‘crash indicator’ to beat the market by 530%

Markets are off to a stronger start on Friday, but it’s been a rough few days, with the S&P 500 facing a six-week losing streak, its longest in a decade. With a war raging in Europe, surging prices all over and uncertainty over what central banks can do about it, investors may not get that… Continue reading This portfolio manager’s strategy uses just one ETF and his own ‘crash indicator’ to beat the market by 530%

Affirm stock soars 34% after earnings ‘put to bed some persistent bear themes’

Shares of Affirm Holdings Inc. surged in after-hours trading Thursday after the buy-now pay-later company delivered a revenue beat and sought to reassure investors about its positioning in a downturn. Revenue at Affirm AFRM, +23.31% increased to $354.8 million in the fiscal third quarter from from $231 million a year before, while analysts had been… Continue reading Affirm stock soars 34% after earnings ‘put to bed some persistent bear themes’

American household debt continues to march higher, driven by one major factor and should you tell your coworkers your salary — or keep it a secret?

Hi, MarketWatchers. Don’t miss these top stories. The 10 most popular cities that Americans moved to last year — and four are in this one state Here’s a hint: No New York or California cities made the Penske list of ’10 Moving Destinations for 2021,’ but plenty of Southern cities did. Read More ‘Open discussion… Continue reading American household debt continues to march higher, driven by one major factor and should you tell your coworkers your salary — or keep it a secret?

6 questions to ask your financial adviser right now as stocks continue to tumble and viral baby-formula thread shows why moms can’t just breastfeed their way out of a shortage

Hi, MarketWatchers. Don’t miss these top stories. Alexander Skarsgard Selling His Place in NYC for $2.6M “The Northman” star Alexander Skarsgard is placing his East Village apartment on the market for $2.6 million, according to Architectural Digest. Read More Could we ever really get a 4-day work week in the US? Almost 80% of employees… Continue reading 6 questions to ask your financial adviser right now as stocks continue to tumble and viral baby-formula thread shows why moms can’t just breastfeed their way out of a shortage