Investors have been buoyed this year by the fact that a mooted recession has failed to materialize. However, Morgan Stanley’s chief U.S. equity strategist, Mike Wilson, says that it does not mean the prospect of one taking place has completely evaporated. “While the investor sentiment pendulum on a recession arriving in 2023 has swung from roughly ’70/30′ to ’30/70′ over the past 6 months based on our dialogue, there is more debate on whether we have avoided it altogether – i.e., soft/no landing
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Ford Motor and Unifor, a union representing Canadian hourly employees, reach a new, three-year labor deal.
Millions of investors who had accounts at TD Ameritrade became Charles Schwab customers this month. Many individuals and registered investment advisers who were switched over following Schwab’s acquisition of TD Ameritrade say they miss their old accounts. Schwab says the conversion of TD Ameritrade customers is going well, but user opinion isn’t unanimous.
It's been a rough half of the year for the S&P 500 — with it slipping nearly 3%. But that's not stopping analysts from bullish calls.
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This Barron's reporter has been testing Tesla's Full Self Driving product for a month. We have some thoughts.
Too many consumers settle for savings accounts that pay almost no interest. High-yield alternatives aren't hard to find.
As it rolls toward downtown San Francisco, the California Street cable car passes the gothic Grace Cathedral and an 8-foot tall statue of Tony Bennett. Among them is 650 California Street, a 34-story office building that has defaulted on its mortgage. Further on is 101 California, whose second-biggest tenant left last year and whose biggest is slashing staff and office space.
It's a now-familiar dance: Federal Reserve officials signal to the world that interest rates are not dropping anytime soon. Financial markets respond with bets to the contrary. Forecasts published on Wednesday by the U.S. central bank showed that a majority of its policymakers see the Fed's benchmark overnight interest rate ending this year at 5.6%, which implies one more interest rate hike in the next three months.
Amazon’s cloud customers will get early access to Anthropic’s technology through Amazon Bedrock, the company’s generative AI platform for businesses.
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Higher interest rates have washed away much of the wackiness. Two years ago, the Federal Reserve was targeting a core interest rate of 0% to 0.25%. Meanwhile, prices for ordinary investments are as agreeable as they’ve been in years, with the possible exception of a handful of U.S. stocks.
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Friday's bounce fizzled, capping a grim week, with the S&P 500 hitting three-month lows. Tesla is close to breaking, but there are some stocks trying to hold up.
Last year's high-profile divorce between Bill Gates and Melinda Gates made headlines, not only for being one of the most expensive divorces in history — Melinda reportedly walked away with an estimated $70 billion — but also for casting a spotlight on an unusual marital agreement. From the start of their marriage, Gates had Melinda's blessing to continue an annual vacation with his ex-girlfriend Ann Winblad. This arrangement is one many people would find unconventional if not unacceptable. Don’t
Wall Street stocks struggled to advance on Monday, as the Federal Reserve's "higher for longer" interest rate strategy continued to pile on pressure as a US government shutdown loomed.
The Dow Jones Industrial Average dropped Monday, as the market correction worsens. The 10-year Treasury yield spikes to new highs.
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Buying a stock is easy, but buying the right stock without a time-tested strategy is incredibly hard. So what are the best stocks to buy now or put on a watchlist?