A strong market rally could be weeks away if the U.S. midterm election can put anxious stock investors at ease

If the U.S. midterm election cycle this year is anything like previous ones, the stock market will carve out a major right-hand low around Election Day in November. That should give some hope to beleaguered investors whose equity holdings have suffered double-digit losses so far this year. A significant rally could be in a few … Read more

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

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

Heat wave breaks through Southern California with sporadic rain

SAN DIEGO– Southern Californians welcomed cooler temperatures and scattered rain on Saturday from a tropical storm that moved away from the Pacific coast days after a relentless heat wave nearly overwhelmed the state’s power grid. . Officials braced for flooding in coastal and mountainous areas from the storm and feared strong winds could spread the … Read more

Russia announces troop withdrawal from Ukraine’s Kharkiv region

Kyiv, Ukraine — The Russian Defense Ministry announced on Saturday that it was withdrawing troops from two areas of Ukrainein the eastern region of Kharkiv, where a Ukrainian counteroffensive made significant progress last week. The news came after days of apparent advances by Ukraine south of Kharkiv, the country’s second-largest city, in what could become … Read more

Robinhood users buy and own businesses “they know, understand and believe in for the long haul”. Here are their favorite stocks.

According to a new index in the brokerage app aimed at new investors, tech companies, electric vehicle makers and some meme stocks are among the overall mix of stocks in Robinhood users’ portfolios. These are stocks like Amazon AMZN, +2.66%, Microsoft MSFT, +2.30%, You’re here TSLA, +3.60%, Apple AAPL, +1.88%, Ford Motor Company F, -0.32% … Read more

Robinhood users buy and own businesses “they know, understand and believe in for the long haul”. Here are their favorite stocks.

According to a new index in the brokerage app aimed at new investors, tech companies, electric vehicle makers and some meme stocks are among the overall mix of stocks in Robinhood users’ portfolios. These are stocks like Amazon AMZN, +2.66%, Microsoft MSFT, +2.30%, You’re here TSLA, +3.60%, Apple AAPL, +1.88%, Ford Motor Company F, -0.32% … Read more

Israeli army: “high probability” soldier killed journalist

JERUSALEM — The Israeli military on Monday announced the long-awaited results of its investigation into the shooting death of Al Jazeera journalist Shireen Abu Akleh, saying there was a “high probability” that an Israeli soldier had it. mistakenly killed during a raid in the occupied West Bank last May. This is the closest Israel has … Read more

COVID Boosters Targeting Omicron Expected This Week, But Experts Fear Low Uptake

The Food and Drug Administration is expected to authorize new COVID-19 booster shots this week that target the latest versions of the omicron variant, but will do so without data from a study showing the shots were safe and worked in humans. Authorizing doses, without data from human tests known as clinical trials, is similar … Read more

Low fuel stocks are a particular concern in the northeastern United States

PORTLAND, Maine — Diesel and fuel oil supplies in the Northeast are more than 50% below recent average, raising concerns that an extreme weather event could cause supply disruptions, federal officials said. Fuel supplies are below normal throughout the country for various reasons, including the war in Ukraine. But it’s the worst in the Northeast. … Read more

The Fed’s Powell triggered a 1,000 point rout in the Dow Jones. Here’s what investors should do next.

Now might be a good time to consider hiding in short-term Treasuries or corporate bonds and other defensive parts of the stock market. On Friday, Federal Reserve Chairman Jerome Powell spoke of a willingness to inflict “a bit of pain” on households and businesses in an unusually blunt speech from Jackson Hole that hinted at … Read more