The Slow Crash on Wall Street Likely Isn’t Over Yet

After falling for six days in a row, US financial markets rebounded on Friday, with all the major stock indices posting gains, and the Nasdaq enjoying its biggest rise in percentage terms—3.8 per cent—since November, 2020. Some beaten-up cryptocurrency assets also rose sharply, and the appearance of green on trading screens provided much-needed relief for … Read more

How to buy more than $10,000 in nearly risk-free I bonds this year

Chris Ryan | Getty Images I bonds have surged in popularity as riskier assets slip. The bonds are backed by the federal government, the principal doesn’t lose value and the bonds earn monthly interest through two parts, a fixed rate and a variable rate. Currently, the variable component will pay a record 9.62% annual rate … Read more

Inflation will be hard to control if it gets ‘out of hand’: Harvard economist

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Wall Street rallies at end of roller coaster week

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Here’s why inflation may be less costly for some retirees

A shopper at a San Francisco grocery store on May 2, 2022. David Paul Morris | Bloomberg | Getty Images Inflation is a growing concern as Americans spend hundreds more every month. But some retirees may avoid the sting of price hikes for gasoline, groceries and other costs. Annual inflation rose by 8.3% in April, … Read more

Stock Market Disaster: When It’s Time to Say Goodbye to Some Stocks

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This idiot-proof portfolio has beaten traditional stocks and bonds over 50 years

Do you have the right portfolio for your retirement savings? When it comes to long-term investing, the biggest issue — by far — is overall asset allocation: How much to stocks, sectors, assets and so on. Picking individual securities within those asset classes — individual stocks or bonds, for example — usually turns out to … Read more

How to calculate your own personal inflation rate amid rising prices

Inflation dropped slightly in April, yet it’s still close to a 40-year high, with consumer prices rising at an annual rate of 8.3%. Rising costs for housing, food, airfares and new cars were the biggest contributors to that key gauge of inflation. The typical American family is spending about $450 more per month for goods … Read more

How fast does inflation cut buying power? Here’s a simple guide

Luis Alvarez | digital vision | Getty Images Inflation is hovering near 40-year highs. The Consumer Price Index, a key inflation metric, increased 8.3% in April from a year ago, the largest jump since the summer of 1982, the US Department of Labor said Wednesday. While a slight reduction from the 8.5% rate in March, … Read more

Is a recession coming in the next 12 to 18 months?

Economist Ezra Solomon once observed that the “only function of economic forecasting is to make astrology look respectable.” Historically, economists have had a terrible track record when it comes to making growth forecasts. The Federal Reserve (Fed) during the 2007-2016 period had a tendency to persistently overestimate future GDP growth. After correcting for this tendency … Read more