There is a rush for cash on Wall Street

Cash is king now. The latest evidence: the market’s embrace of dividend-paying stocks compared to other long-time favorites, companies that do buybacks. Investors Rush to companies that promise regular payments To shareholders, a sign of Wall Street’s thirst for cash as the Federal Reserve raises interest rates and major stock indices struggle. They are turning … Read more

Opinion: “I feel like I’m relive the summer of 2008.” Strategist David Rosenberg sees a bear market sinking the S&P 500 to 3300

The US stock and bond markets are finally starting to catch up with our views. We’ve always thought the last couple of years represented a fake bull market built on sand, not concrete. And frankly, we also remain steadfast in the opinion that Inflation scare will pass soon The bull market is extrapolated and hyperbolised … Read more

With “worthless” in cryptocurrency, ECB Lagarde renews calls for regulation

font size Christine Lagarde, President of the European Central Bank (Photo by DANIEL ROLAND/POOL/AFP via Getty Images) European Central Bank President Christine Lagarde reiterated her concerns about cryptocurrencies and her desire for regulation. “My very humble estimate is that it is nothing, is nothing, and there are no fundamental assets to act as a safety … Read more

Consumers are not doing well. Why is April retail sales misleading?

Walmart’s sales jumped in the first quarter of last year, but steady transaction numbers suggest inflation led the gains. Here, Walmart in San Leandro, California, last year. David Paul Morris/Bloomberg font size The latest retail sales report dented recession fears. should not be. When data showed that April sales for US retailers rose 0.9% from … Read more

Opinion: The United States is not on its way to a recession. It will not be consumed by inflationary fires.

“Some say the world will end in fire,” famous Robert Frost says. “And some say in the ice.” If poetry can explain the stock market, it may come as close as it comes to capturing the jittery mood that is about to hit the seventh straight week of losses in the stock market. With half … Read more

Experts say a profit stagnation is growing. Hide the money.

If there is one person who is not shocked by the colossal errors in Big Retailer Results Last week, it was our friend Stephanie Bomboy who heads up the corporate economic consultancy MacroMavens. Although she has been dealing with a (happily) mild case of Covid-19, she is still severe and stinging, as she always has … Read more

I’m the chief economist at 5 things to know about the housing market

George Ratio is Chief Economist and Director of Economic Research at For more than 15 years, Georges Ratio has been studying the housing market. He is the Chief Economist and Director of Economic Research at, where he focuses on trends in global economies and real estate markets. He is also a past … Read more

In this economy, shooting requires hard work

To hold a job these days, it seems like a worker needs one basic trait: pulse. Some jobs always require a little more than being able to stay awake. In the narrow labor market Within half a century, people may pass into higher positions just by going through the motions as well. “You have to … Read more