In 2020, billionaire investor Ray Dalio famously claimed that "cash is trash." He later elaborated that cash is not safe because "it will be taxed by inflation." But as time passed, Dalio's view on cash has made a U-turn. "Temporarily, right now, cash I think is good ... and the interest rates are fine. I don't think it will be sustained that way," he said at the Milken Institute Asia Summit in Singapore last week. In the U.S., the Federal Reserve has implemented significant interest rate hikes
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In a big shift, anyone who took in more than $600 a year from reselling tickets could be in for a tax surprise.
Walt Disney hosted a parks-focused analyst meeting at Walt Disney World, where speakers included CEO Bob Iger, Disney Parks, Experiences and Products Chairman Josh D’Amaro, and ESPN Chairman Jimmy Pitaro, as well as a number of other executives. On the stock, we have found investors mostly on the sidelines this year as the company works to define its strategic future, but like shares at this level and expect in the next six to 12 months that major questions around Hulu, an ESPN investment, and a linear sale (or not) will be answered, which should give investors more confidence in long-term value creation at the company.
What to make of the markets today? It seems that no matter where we look, the currents are pulling in two directions simultaneously. Recessionary forces, both inflation and higher interest rates, are running headlong into a remarkably resilient economy – but according to earnings results, we actually saw a mild recession early last year, and are in a recovery period. The conventional wisdom is no longer calling for a steep ‘double dip’ recession, but is predicting that growth will slow down shar
Grantham opined about his experience driving a Tesla, the biggest bubble in world history, and why real estate is in a global bubble.
The U.S. Federal Reserve has implemented 11 interest rate hikes in the last 18 months. While the Fed decided to leave its benchmark interest rates unchanged at its latest meeting, CNBC's Jim Cramer does not believe that the central bank is done with hawkish moves. "Labor's still tight, housing's tight, mortgage rates are high ... they've doubled and it hasn't affected housing at all. We have 3.8% unemployment, inflation rate close to 4% — the Fed's targeting 2%," Cramer said during Wednesday's "
One of the most important decisions in retirement is choosing how much to withdraw from your savings. You need to take out enough to meet your spending needs, but not so much that you end up running out of money. While there's no real consensus on a safe withdrawal rate, a recent report from Edward […] The post How Much Should I Withdraw From My Retirement Account? Edward Jones Says Start With These Percentages appeared first on SmartReads by SmartAsset.
Time is running out for U.S. lawmakers to avoid a government shutdown. Here's how that could affect Social Security recipients.
The U.S. stock market has seen robust growth in 2023, with the S&P 500 Index surging by 16%. But according to "Shark Tank" star Kevin O'Leary, it's not all sunshine and rainbows. "The S&P 500 employs 40% of America," he told Fox Business's Larry Kudlow in a recent interview. "Where the cracks are starting to show is in mainstream America where the car loans have gone from 5½% to 9½% and continue to go up." The U.S. Federal Reserve has implemented aggressive interest rate hikes to combat rampant
The problem isn't the outlook for earnings at utilities and makers of consumer staples. Higher yields on Treasury debt are hurting the shares.
The Russian leader has attempted to shield the worst effects of the war from his countrymen, but prices for the fuels have been reaching record levels domestically.
Zacks.com users have recently been watching Devon Energy (DVN) quite a bit. Thus, it is worth knowing the facts that could determine the stock's prospects.
Even China's population of 1.4 billion would not be enough to fill all the empty apartments littered across the country, a former official said on Saturday, in a rare public critique of the country's crisis-hit property market. China's property sector, once the pillar of the economy, has slumped since 2021 when real estate giant China Evergrande Group defaulted on its debt obligations following a clampdown on new borrowing.
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The ninth month of the year is the S&P 500’s worst, but some signs suggest that it’s getting close to bouncing.
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The auto workers strike is filled with wildcards. The UAW has never before conducted walkouts at all three Detroit automakers, Ford, General Motors and Stellantis at once. United Auto Workers President Shawn Fain is driving that strategy, and has broken with the Detroit union’s traditions in other ways as well.
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