Here’s a list of 50 companies that are well-armed to beat back inflation

Another turnaround Tuesday may be in the cards after a litany of concerns including stagflation dragged the S&P 500 SPX below 4,000 for the first time since 2021. As investors try to regroup from the worst three-day stock stretch in two yearsone more hard day of selling for the S&P might be a good thing, … Read more

FAANG stocks plus Microsoft lost $ 1.4 trillion in market value during April

On another difficult Friday afternoon for the stock market, the broad US indexes ended with significant declines. One element that stood out during such a rough year for technology stocks was that the FAANG group (Facebook holding company Meta Platforms Inc. FB, Apple Inc. AAPL, Inc. AMZN, Netflix Inc. NFLX, Google holding company Alphabet … Read more

Most Americans were feeling gloomy even before Thursday’s dramatic dive in stocks – and now they fear a prolonged bear market

In a matter of hours, promising signs from of stock market rally have turned into pessimism, even panic. For retail investors trying to get their legs during a volatile moment, Thursday’s deep downward lurch is exactly what they didn’t want. But it might be what they knew was bound to happen all along. A day … Read more

Markets are primed for how Powell will respond to this key question on interest rates

How would you play two chess grandmasters, simultaneously? It isn’t that hard, even for someone whose opening game never developed beyond 1.e4. You let one grandmaster go first, use her move against the second grandmaster, see his reply di lei, then use his move against the first grandmaster, and so on. Similarly, investors are at … Read more

How to protect yourself from running out of money when you retire

If you fear running out of money in retirement, you’re in good company. The most frequently cited retirement fear for workers is outliving their savings and investments (42%), according to the 21st Annual Transamerica Retirement Survey of Workers, “A Compendium of Findings About the Retirement Outlook of US Workers,” from November 2021. Rather than lose … Read more