Even during a calm stretch on Wall Street, the stock market contains pockets of madness. But these days have been anything but calm. One word captures it: GameStop. It’s no longer just the name of a chain of video game
On the face of it, stocks have behaved impossibly well since they began rebounding last March in response to the Federal Reserve’s emergency intervention in the markets. Since then, the S&P 500 has returned more than 70 percent, including dividends.
No one should have been surprised by the violence in Washington this past week, but it was stunning nonetheless. Here’s how the business and tech industries are reacting, and what comes next. — Charlotte Cowles What’s Up? (Jan. 3-9) A
Imagine a 401(k) where there’s no investment menu of stock funds. Instead, you get to make one that aligns with your values. You could begin by knocking out oil drillers or gun manufacturers, or subtracting companies one by one depending
Stocks fell on Friday, dropping for the fourth time in the past five days in a retreat that has added up to Wall Street’s worst week since March, as rising pandemic cases, new shutdowns and a sell-off in large technology
Optimism in investing these days often resembles the pessimism of only a few years ago. Until the coronavirus struck in the United States earlier this year, upbeat forecasters invariably expected that the economy would expand: The only question was how