Portfolio rebalancing is important. You are no smarter than the market, and this time is no different.

Asset allocation involves dividing the portfolio into various investment asset classes such as stocks, bonds and cash, and sub-asset classes such as small, large and mid-cap stocks. International bonds and investments, as well as growth and value-oriented stocks are often part of a well-diversified portfolio. In order to maintain your target asset allocation during market … Read more

Here’s how a hedge fund goes against the grain and beats the markets

White shoe Boston fund managers GMO – founded by Jeremy Grantham – is turning up the lights this year with its “equity dislocation” investment strategy. This strategy, unveiled almost exactly two years ago, buys the cheapest “value” stocks and then bets against the most expensive “growth” ones. This “equity dislocation” portfolio has gained a stunning … Read more

Used car loan payments have passed a key level

Buying a used car remains expensive even as supply chain bottlenecks have eased, pushing the average loan amount to $28,506. Consumers still rely heavily on finance to purchase their cars, and the average loan amount increased 8.59% year over year, according to credit rating firm Experian. There are some glimmers of light, though. “Since the … Read more

Opinion: The S&P 500 is about to break through a level that could spell the end of the bear market

The stock market has rattled at times over the past three weeks, but Federal Reserve Chairman Jerome Powell’s statements on Wednesday pushed the S&P 500 SPX, -0.09% to jump above a technical resistance level at 4030 points. The benchmark index is now challenging the declining 200-day moving average (MA) and the trend line that defines … Read more

Opinion: The S&P 500 is about to break through a level that could spell the end of the bear market

The stock market has rattled at times over the past three weeks, but Federal Reserve Chairman Jerome Powell’s statements on Wednesday pushed the S&P 500 SPX, -0.11% to jump above a technical resistance level at 4030 points. The benchmark index is now challenging the declining 200-day moving average (MA) and the trend line that defines … Read more

This trader sees a 43% drop in the S&P 500 and says he’s taking refuge in these ETFs instead.

One day after the Dow DJIA Equity futures emerged from bearish territory on hopeful comments from Fed Chairman Jerome Powell, pointing to a rethink of that optimism, as inflation data looms. The Fed chief’s suggestion of a 50 basis point hike vs. 75 bps in December was nothing new, but investors still rave about it, … Read more

The most deeply inverted Treasury curve in more than 4 decades has a silver lining for investors

One of the bond market’s most reliable indicators of impending US recessions is pointing in a rather pessimistic direction right now, but it contains at least one optimistic message: The Federal Reserve will continue to engage in its fight against inflation and, some analysts say, eventually end should win it. The spread between 2-TMUBMUSD02Y, 4.330% … Read more

6 key areas of personal finance for high earners like Home Run King Aaron Judge

| Getty Images Key points Aaron Judge is in the top tax bracket, paying 37% in federal taxes and 10.3% in New York State taxes. For him, tax considerations are very important. For every $1 extra he earns in 2022, he’ll have to pay $0.47 in taxes. It would be wise for Aaron Judge to … Read more

Dow Closes Up More Than 700 Points To Exit Bear Market After Powell Signals Minor Interest Rate Hikes Ahead

US stocks closed strongly higher Wednesday, with the Dow Jones Industrial Average climbing more than 700 points to technically exit a bear market after Federal Reserve Chairman Powell said the pace of interest rate hikes central bank policy could ease as soon as the December meeting. How the shares traded The Dow Jones Industrial Average … Read more

Tesla’s Vietnamese rival sets sail for the US market

Get ready, America; VinFast is coming soon. The Vietnam-based EV maker is taking the slow boat to California as it sends its first batch of 999 VF 8s, the company’s 5-seat electric SUV, to America aboard the Silver Queen, a Panamanian charter vessel . The Silver Queen is expected to arrive in the Sunshine State … Read more