Opinion: Rate hikes are scaring the market, but equity investors are focusing on the wrong rate

The stock market has been scared of rising interest rates. Let’s think carefully, from the point of view of value investing, about these fears. Warren Buffett said investors should think of stocks as “disguised bonds,” as shares pay dividends, similar to coupons paid by bonds, and can be valued similarly. Bonds are routinely valued by … Read more

Crypto CEOs are quitting their jobs. Here because

Hi, welcome back to Distributed Ledger, our weekly crypto newsletter that reaches your inbox every Thursday. I’m Frances Yue, a cryptocurrency journalist at MarketWatch. This week I will walk you through the latest and greatest in the world of digital assets. Over the past few weeks, CEOs of several major cryptocurrency companies have left their … Read more

Opinion: Market instability replaces inflation as a major risk, increasing the chances of a pivot by the Federal Reserve

Market instability is the biggest risk for central banks globally, as it replaces inflation, due to the huge amount of leverage. So far, the US Federal Reserve is in luck because there is low volatility in the SPX stock market, -2.11%, even if there is a bear market. Market stability gives the Fed room for … Read more

Opinion: Here’s how to trade this still dangerous stock market

The S&P 500 index traded at new intraday and closing lows for 2022 last week. That move exacerbated the oversold conditions that had been creating for some time. Such oversold conditions can produce sharp but short-lived oversold increases, as happened in September. 28. However, the big picture is that the S&P SPX, -2.49% the chart … Read more

Opinion: Here’s how to trade this still dangerous stock market

The S&P 500 index traded at new intraday and closing lows for 2022 last week. That move exacerbated the oversold conditions that had been creating for some time. Such oversold conditions can produce sharp but short-lived oversold increases, as happened in September. 28. However, the big picture is that the S&P SPX, -1.87% the chart … Read more

Here is an easy way to teach your kids some complex financial lessons

During my teenage years, my mother handed me two blue books in worn passport format with the details of my deposit accounts. I had no idea what to do with it, but it didn’t matter, because the bills were empty anyway. Maybe for the best, because I’m pretty sure my possessions wouldn’t have a chance. … Read more

Here is an easy way to teach your kids some complex financial lessons

During my teenage years, my mother handed me two blue books in worn passport format with the details of my deposit accounts. I had no idea what to do with it, but it didn’t matter, because the bills were empty anyway. Maybe for the best, because I’m pretty sure my possessions wouldn’t have a chance. … Read more

UK bond yields plummet after the Bank of England stepped in to buy “whatever scale needed”

UK gilts yields fell from a 14-year high after the Bank of England said it would buy bonds at “whatever scale is needed” to restore orderly market conditions. The 10-year benchmark gilt yield TMBMKGB-10Y, 4.014%, moving in the opposite direction to prices, it fell 49 basis points to 4.03%, after falling at one point below … Read more

Fannie Mae launches a pilot program to include timely rent payments in credit reports. That’s why this could be a game changer for renters.

When tenants pay their rent on time, they largely fail to improve their credit scores, while homeowners reap the benefits of better credit by paying off the mortgage. That lopsided situation is starting to change in favor of renters. Fannie Mae FNMA, + 1.79%, The government-backed mortgage giant announced Tuesday that it is launching a … Read more

Fannie Mae launches a pilot program to include timely rent payments in credit reports. Because this could be a game changer for renters.

Tenants have long resented the fact that timely rent payments largely do not affect their credit scores, as homeowners can reap the benefits of better credit while paying their bills in the same way. mutual. Gradually, however, that lopsided reality is beginning to change in favor of renters. Fannie Mae FNMA, + 0.97%, The government-backed … Read more