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Now more than a year into the U.S.-China trade war, American consumers have so far been largely shielded from the negative impact of tariffs. But one major Wall Street investment bank says that’s all about to change and it has the data to prove it. “I think you're starting to see the pain,” Bank of America Securities Senior U.S. Economist Joseph Song told Yahoo Finance’s The Final Round. “We have a proprietary consumer confidence index, and it actually dipped on the trade headlines in the latest reading.”
Former Vice President Al Gore continues to beat the market at Generation Investment Management, the London-based firm that Gore co-founded and chairs.
The bond market sent a warning, and this time the stock market listened. Investors will be looking for clues in the week ahead that policy makers are listening, too.
Will the stock market’s real rate of return please stand up? Depending on your frame of reference, the U.S. stock market is either performing fantastically or dismally. For example, the dividend-adjusted S&P 500 (SPX) has an annualized real (inflation-adjusted) return of 26.5% this year through Aug. 19 — including a full percentage point increase on Monday of this week.
A friendship between President Donald Trump and one of his most vocal advocates has taken an almost-Shakespearean twist.
The world’s No. 1 cryptocurrency, bitcoin, has enjoyed a very loose relationship with other assets during its brief history, but that could be changing a recent chart shows.
Sounds like it’ll be raining jobs, growth and profit across the U.S. for the foreseeable future, if White House trade adviser Peter Navarro has it right. But, really, how long can it last and what happens when the easing stops?
If the past is prologue, then the situation that President Trump finds himself in—and our country finds itself in—increasingly resembles what we’ve seen before
This column is neither for nor against President Trump. The Dow Jones Industrial Average (DJIA) would have been 10,000 points higher if President Trump had not done the “right” thing. The answer to this question helps investors understand what may happen to the stock market if the trade war with China is resolved.
American cars, soybeans and oil largely produced in key swing states have been targeted for additional import tariffs by China, marking the latest volley in a widening trade war with the United States that has damaged the global economy.
The Hayman Capital Management fund manager talked to CNBC about how monetary easing is catching fire around the world and will eventually bring U.S. interest rates all the way down to zero.
FIRE refers to the “financial independence, retire early” movement bubbling up in the younger generation these days as a pathway out of the grind — slash expenses, save a bundle and enjoy the freedom that approach ultimately allows. Using the name FluffayPenguin, one anonymous thirtysomething took to Reddit to illustrate his FIRE blueprint, which allowed him to graduate college in 2008 and build a small chunk of change all the way up to $930,000 in savings.
Bank of America Corp.’s CEO Brian Moynihan says he doesn’t see a recession in the offing because the U.S. consumer remains healthy.
Turns out hiring wasn’t quite as strong in 2018 and early 2019 as the government initially reported — by about a half-million jobs. The U.S. economy had about 501,000 fewer jobs as of March 2019
Investors and business leaders, it’s often said, hate uncertainty and don’t react very well to it. Well, get used to uncertain times. The Chine trade fight isn’t over anytime soon and neither is the threat it poses to the U.S. economy.
The further upping of trade barriers, along with President’s forceful response, threatens to further erode already sagging business confidence and trigger more weakness in U.S. business investment.
Aug. 21: Cresset does not see recession in our immediate future. Investors should bear in mind that a recession will come, at some point, as part of the natural longer-term economic cycle. The value of U.S. stocks relative to gross domestic product is at levels not seen since 1999 and suggests that the market has become untethered from the economy.
Sales have been falling and the company is loaded with debt. Investors now are waiting to see how the company will cut costs and stop the sales losses at its consumer unit.
Second-quarter global dividends hit a new record, but the rate of growth slowed to 1.1%. Dividends were hurt by a strong U.S. dollar, as many currencies fell against the greenback.