Stock market risks ‘blacking out again’ so BlackRock prefers credit to stocks

BlackRock, the world’s largest asset manager, likes investment-grade credit better than equities as it sees “a new market regime with higher volatility taking shape,” according to a Monday note from strategists at the institute. investment of the firm. Investment-grade credit may “endure a significant slowdown in growth, while equities do not appear priced for this … Read more

Warren Buffett’s stock buying spree slows down even during the big market pullback. this is why

Warren Buffett’s stock-buying spree slowed sharply in the second quarter, even during the big market correction, and analysts said the “Oracle of Omaha” may be preserving capital for other uses. Berkshire Hathaway’s net purchase of shares fell to $3.8 billion in the second quarter, compared with more than $41 billion in the first quarter, the … Read more

Climate Groups React to Senate Passage of Inflation Reduction Act

Mint Images | Mint Rf Imaging | fake images The Senate passed the most ambitious climate spending package in US history. Sundaysparking optimism among environmental advocates after months of gridlock over President Joe Biden’s emissions-cutting agenda. Called the Inflation Reduction Act, the legislation allocates $369 billion for US energy security and combating climate change. Vice … Read more

Veteran strategist Dennis Gartman says it’s still a bear market with no Fed pivot in sight.

As the market heads into the new week, attention remains focused on Friday’s jobs report, which shows a unexpected increase of 528,000 in non-farm payrolls. “It isas a big surprise to me,” said Dennis Gartman, the retired editor of the Gartman letter and now chairman of the University of Akron’s endowment and investment committee, in … Read more

Roaring job market puts ‘boomflation’ back on the map for investors

Instead, concern focused on what a dizzying job market and rising costs mean for stock and bond portfolios, particularly if it turns into a combination of higher growth and inflation with staying power. How to call such a scenario? “Boomflation,” said Kent Engelke, chief economic strategist at Capitol Securities Management, pointing to annual wage gains … Read more

Inflation takes over as the next big focus for markets after July’s monster jobs report

Investors shifted their focus to inflation in the week ahead, after July’s strong jobs report signaled that the Federal Reserve may need to take an even tougher stance on interest rate hikes. It could also be a week for investors to watch whether rising Treasury yields begin to dampen the tech sector’s summer rally. The … Read more

Fed sees rates hike more aggressively after strong jobs report

Some economists expect the Federal Reserve to be more aggressive than the market expected, following July’s surprisingly strong jobs report. The economy added 528,000 jobs in July, more than double what was expected, and the unemployment rate even fell from 3.6% to 3.5%. Economists had expected job growth to have slowed from the previous month … Read more

How SolarEdge plans to increase its market share in Europe

SolarEdge shares fell this week after the company second quarter results showed an impact on margins from factory closures, higher transportation costs and currency headwinds from the weakening euro. But SolarEdge CFO Ronen Faier said lower margins now are the price to pay for long-term growth in a market where demand is soaring. “We have … Read more

Opinion: Bear Market Depression: How to Maintain a Sense of Financial Control in Times of Uncertainty.

Between pandemic lockdowns, health issues, controversial politics, and significant inflation with rising prices, many US investors may feel like they are losing control of their situations. Add to that a bear market for stocks, with a possible recession looming. To maintain resilience, we can focus on taking care of our physical, mental, and financial well-being … Read more

It’s an ‘upside down’ recession and here’s what it means for the market

It’s work Friday. The release of the monthly US Non-Farm Payrolls report is always a highlight for Wall Street, particularly in an uncertain monetary policy environment when traders are hypersensitive to factors affecting the Fed’s thinking. In fact, the resilience of the labor market is causing many market watchers to say that, despite suffering two … Read more