Investors await SEC Chair Gensler’s report on GameStop and how brokerages get paid

Investors and Congress are awaiting an imminent report from Securities and Exchange Commission Chair Gary Gensler on the GameStop/Robinhood/Reddit saga, as well as his recommendations on what, if any, changes should be made in the U.S. trading system. Gensler has told Congress that his staff has been looking into both issues and promised a report… Continue reading Investors await SEC Chair Gensler’s report on GameStop and how brokerages get paid

Standard Chartered chairman still sees opportunity in China even as regulations tighten

Investors may need to be more careful when putting money into China, but there are still investing opportunities in world’s second largest economy, according to the chairman of Standard Chartered. Stocks of Chinese companies have seen dramatic falls in recent months as Beijing introduces new regulations affecting sectors such as technology and education. This week,… Continue reading Standard Chartered chairman still sees opportunity in China even as regulations tighten

These undervalued, ‘inflation-proof’ assets could outperform in the fourth quarter

Investors may be on the lookout for inflation hedges after better-than-expected consumer price data failed to keep the broader market afloat on Tuesday. The Dow Jones Industrial Average, S&P 500 and Nasdaq Composite all closed lower on Tuesday despite the Labor Department’s Consumer Price Index showing a lower-than-expected increase in August. The financials sector could… Continue reading These undervalued, ‘inflation-proof’ assets could outperform in the fourth quarter

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Investors are expecting a pullback for stocks before year-end, Deutsche survey shows

LONDON — A majority of investors are expecting a pullback in stock markets by between 5% and 10% before the end of the year, according to a survey from Deutsche Bank. Its monthly poll, conducted in early September and covering over 550 market professionals worldwide, showed that 58% of respondents are expecting a correction between… Continue reading Investors are expecting a pullback for stocks before year-end, Deutsche survey shows

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Markets brace for hot consumer inflation report in the week ahead

Investors are paying close attention to any reading on inflation these days, and the consumer price index will be the big one to watch in the coming week. The latest snapshot of the economy comes just a week before the Federal Reserve’s important September meeting. At that meeting, the Fed is expected to discuss more… Continue reading Markets brace for hot consumer inflation report in the week ahead

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Op-ed: Investors can fight inflation fears with knowledge and perspective

Recent upticks in inflation have renewed interest from investors in assets that may help preserve the real (inflation-adjusted) value and purchasing power of their portfolio. The good news is that the typical investor’s portfolio will likely contain all the inflation-fighting tools that they need — such as stocks and bonds. However, the best inflation-fighting asset… Continue reading Op-ed: Investors can fight inflation fears with knowledge and perspective

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Zoom faces headwinds as businesses reopen, CFO says as stock dips

Investors got a peek into post-pandemic Zoom on Monday after the video-calling software company reported better-than-expected second quarter earnings. But it struggled with tough year-over-year comparisons, as offices reopen and live events return. Zoom shares were down more than 15% Tuesday morning. The company’s executives explained the slower growth, even as it delivered its first… Continue reading Zoom faces headwinds as businesses reopen, CFO says as stock dips

Wall Street’s best-performing analysts think investors might be overlooking these stocks

Finding fresh investment opportunities in the current financial environment isn’t easy, to say the least. However, following the recommendations of analysts who consistently get it right is one way to find compelling plays that may be overlooked by the investing community. TipRanks analyst forecasting service attempts to pinpoint the best-performing analysts on the Street. These… Continue reading Wall Street’s best-performing analysts think investors might be overlooking these stocks

Wall Street’s top analysts believe these stocks could be long-term winners

Given the uncertain financial landscape, investors want to know how they can pinpoint stocks that are poised to deliver returns through 2021 and beyond. One strategy is to follow the recommendations of analysts with a proven track record of success. TipRanks analyst forecasting service attempts to identify the best-performing analysts on Wall Street. These are… Continue reading Wall Street’s top analysts believe these stocks could be long-term winners

Investors bought Chinese stocks in the last week, despite regulatory concerns

BEIJING — Investors bought into Chinese stocks in the last week, despite mounting concerns about harsh regulation, according to fund research firm EPFR Global. A slew of new Chinese regulation in the month since domestic ride-hailing giant Didi listed in the U.S. have sent Hong Kong, mainland Chinese and U.S.-listed Chinese stocks tumbling. The sell-off… Continue reading Investors bought Chinese stocks in the last week, despite regulatory concerns