A larger share of younger investors say they’re not afraid to buy the dip in the pursuit of long-term gains — but there’s one big caveat

The stock market is taking on a deepening red hue as steep sell-offs continue, but a new report says some younger retail investors are seeing red meat for ‘buys.’ Fewer than two in ten people, 18%, say they feel optimistic enough to put more money in the market this year, according to a Bankrate survey … Read more

J.P. Morgan Says Buy Tencent and Alibaba. Why They’re Now Positive on Chinese Tech Stocks.

Text size Regulatory change had come sooner than the analysts had anticipated. Greg Baker/AFP via Getty Images Tencent Holdings and Alibaba Group saw their stock jump Tuesday after catching an upgrade by J.P. Morgan analysts. In a research note on Monday, analysts led by Alex Yao turned positive on a slew of internet stocks just … Read more

To Stop Baton Rouge Floods, They’re Carving a 12-Mile River

ZACHARY, La. (AP) — You can’t quite see it yet from Plank Road or La. 19 near Zachary, but work crews are building a man-made river from scratch. Down inside a huge, wide “V” carved out of the earth, concrete pillars for a bridge have been poured and smoothed out by workers. Nearby, long-reach excavators … Read more

Fed hawks say they’re not so behind the curve combatting inflation

In the wake of the Federal Reserve policy meeting this week, stock markets have tumbled, raising howls of criticism that U.S. central bank policy will fail to bring down inflation. Read: ‘Unhinged’ markets followed ‘unforced error’ by Fed’s Powell, says David Tepper Two top Federal Reserve officials on Friday disagreed with this criticism. In remarks … Read more

It’s hard to do, but investors have to admit they’re wrong sometimes

Breadcrumb Trail Links FP Investor Martin Pelletier: Humility is the ultimate form of risk management Bill Ackman’s Netflix investment fail is a great example of realizing that we all make mistakes, but we can correct them and move on. Photo by REUTERS/Dado Ruvic/Illustration Article content One of my favourite quotes is by Anthony De Mello: … Read more

Economic data hasn’t just been strong — they’re exceeding expectations

People have been concerned about the possibility that the economy could soon go into recession. Indeed, “recession” has been a trending topic, according to Google Search data, peaking during the week ending April 16. On Monday, I wrote a piece for TKer’s paid subscribers explaining how the economy’s massive tailwinds were more than enough to … Read more

Investors just pulled a massive $17.5 billion out of global equities. They’re just getting started, says Bank of America.

Are the bears just getting started? That’s a question posed by strategists at Bank of America, who noted Friday that investors pulled $17.5 billion out of global equities over the past week, making for the biggest weekly outflow so far this year. They cautioned that those outflows could well deepen. Since Nov. 2021, Nasdaq peak … Read more