Apple and Tesla are the ‘last bastions of hope’ for retail investors, say these analysts

Apple Inc. and Tesla Inc. are the stocks to watch in the days ahead, as deeper losses for investor favorites could herald a retail capitulation. That’s according to analysts at Vanda Research, who made their case in a note Wednesday as the iPhone maker battled a selloff. “Sentiment and hard money data deteriorated further in … Read more

GE HealthCare’s Spinoff Is Coming. Here’s the Challenge for the Stock.

Every action needs a home. That’s a truism on Wall Street and an idea that could create some problems for a large health care company that everyone knows about but no one owns. That’s GE HealthCare, which needs to raise its profile among investors to make sure it’s welcome before its cleave of General Energy … Read more

Opinion: Big investors are favoring large-cap stocks for the rest of 2022 — maybe you should too

The institutional investors who dominate the stock market are increasingly favoring large-cap stocks as the year-end approaches, and so should you. The reason for their year-end large-cap bias can be traced back to the compensation incentives under which they operate. Many managers know that they will receive a year-end bonus if they finish the year … Read more

Bitcoin’s a market ‘tumor’ thanks to Fed’s easy money, says ‘Black Swan’ author

“‘Bitcoin, I call it a tumor. Real estate is another tumor. People have the notion that the markets should behave the way they think they should behave. When you look at the markets, they oscillate between being overvalued and undervalued.’” —Nassim Taleb Investors may appreciate easy money monetary policy for the boost it has provided … Read more

A punishing selloff in short-term debt is pushing one rate near the ‘magic’ level that ‘frightens’ markets

The yield on the 1-year Treasury note is testing 4%, a level that traders say could spill over into other rates and send shivers down the financial markets as the Federal Reserve presses ahead with its campaign to lower its balance of 8.8 billion dollars. . That balancing process, known as “quantitative tightening,” is meant … Read more

Market rout casts cloud over biggest IPO of the year as at least two deals are pulled during brutal selloff

At least two initial public offerings were withdrawn during Tuesday’s brutal stock market crash, overshadowing what is expected to be the biggest deal of the year, the $1.8 billion offering from AIG’s life insurer Corebridge Financial Inc. Israel’s technology-focused special purpose acquisition corporation, Keter1 Acquisition, withdrew its plans for a $250 million initial public offering … Read more

Why a single U.S. inflation report roiled global financial markets — and what comes next

It was the only report to be heard worldwide, shaking the confidence of traders and investors on three continents. Stocks were sold off in Asia and Europe on Wednesday, a day after the US consumer price index report for August triggered the worst day for the Dow Jones Industrial Average DJIA, +0.10%, S&P 500SPX, +0.34% … Read more

Markets are waking up to the notion that inflation hasn’t peaked

It only took a 0.1% advance in the consumer price inflation rate last month to send markets into their worst nosedive in two years. But what might seem like a relatively small rally, coupled with the fact that the headline number was actually down on an annualized basis, belie a much more significant shift in … Read more

The Stock Market Looked Ready to Recover Before Falling Apart. What Went Wrong.

text size Jonathan Alpeyrie/Bloomberg August payroll data was greeted with chants of “Goldilocks” for not being too hot and not too cold. Investors, however, forgot that “Goldilocks and the Three Bears” didn’t really have a happy ending. It’s easy to see why markets initially celebrated the report. While the US economy added 315,000 jobs in … Read more

Why ‘quantitative tightening’ is the wild card that could sink the stock market

Quantitative monetary easing is credited with boosting stock market returns and boosting other speculative asset values ​​by flooding markets with liquidity when the Federal Reserve purchased trillions of dollars in bonds during the 2008 financial crisis and pandemic of coronavirus of 2020 in particular. Investors and policymakers may be underestimating what happens when the tide … Read more