Alibaba, Nio, Tencent and other Chinese stocks rise

Alibaba, Nio, Tencent and other Chinese stocks rise

Chinese stocks rose on Monday as investors remained optimistic that coronavirus rules would be eased, despite repeated messages from authorities that China would stay the course with “zero Covid” policies. Major U.S.-listed Chinese stocks were higher in premarket trade, with Ali Baba (ticker: BABA) rises 1.5%, JD.com (JD) 2% in the green, Tencent (700.HongKong) climbing … Read more

The Fed’s next rate hike is on the way. Why Powell won’t say the end is near.

The Fed’s next rate hike is on the way.  Why Powell won’t say the end is near.

The Federal Reserve fires its next salvo in the war against inflation on Wednesday afternoon. That is likely to include a 0.75 percentage point rate hike and a hawkish tone from Chairman Jerome Powell at his post-meeting news conference. The markets will not get their long-awaited all-clear signal from the Fed. Futures markets are overwhelmingly … Read more

Municipal bonds offer the returns you are looking for. Here’s where to look.

Municipal bonds offer the returns you are looking for.  Here’s where to look.

A historic rout in the bond market this year has resulted in the highest yields on municipal bonds in 15 years — and what looks like an excellent buying opportunity. Midweek, the muni market, as measured by the Bloomberg Municipal Bond Index, fell 13%, the worst in at least 40 years, as yields rose to … Read more

Buffett’s Berkshire chases Musk’s Tesla on market cap

Buffett’s Berkshire chases Musk’s Tesla on market cap

Watch out Elon, Warren is catching up. With the drop in shares of Tesla this year the market value of Berkshire Hathaway is hot on the heels of the electric imager. Berkshire, led by longtime CEO Warren Buffett, is demonstrating its defensive qualities in a bear market, with its Class A shares up 0.3% this … Read more

Apple, Amazon, Chipotle, GM, Visa, Intel and other stocks investors can watch this week

Apple, Amazon, Chipotle, GM, Visa, Intel and other stocks investors can watch this week

Apple, Amazon, Chipotle, GM, Visa, Intel and other stocks investors can watch this week

Coca-Cola and 4 other quality stocks to strengthen your portfolio

Coca-Cola and 4 other quality stocks to strengthen your portfolio

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The stock market had a great week, but it hasn’t gone anywhere in a month. Inside a very volatile market.

The stock market had a great week, but it hasn’t gone anywhere in a month.  Inside a very volatile market.

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Another big interest rate hike is on the way. Why the stock market rose.

Another big interest rate hike is on the way.  Why the stock market rose.

Another big interest rate hike is on the way. Why the stock market rose.

Boeing’s 737 MAX Jet faces another setback

Boeing’s 737 MAX Jet faces another setback

A version of Boeing’s The 737 MAX jet faces certification delays, according to a media report. Investors seem to be bullish on negative MAX news lately. The Federal Aviation Administration’s review process for a 737 MAX 7 jet, a shorter version of the 737 MAX, has been delayed, according to The Wall Street Journal. On … Read more

Stock market rebound dizzying. Why a real bottom could form soon.

Stock market rebound dizzying.  Why a real bottom could form soon.

Investors can’t seem to stop trying to pick a stock market bottom, no matter how bad the news – and it continues to backfire. However, the day for a real upswing may soon come. Consider: Last Thursday, September’s consumer inflation report came in much hotter than expected, with core CPI hitting a 40-year high. The … Read more