The Stock Market Has Avoided a Bear. But the Selloff Isn’t Over

The S&P 500 index refuses to fall into a bear market — but that does not mean it’s found a bottom just yet. Not that it was not a painful week. The S&P 500 dropped 3% and has now fallen 18.7% from its Jan. 3 all-time high. A slide of 20%, which it touched Friday … Read more

How Workers Gained Leverage, and Why They Won’t Lose It Soon – Barron’s

How Workers Gained Leverage, And Why They Won’t Lose It SoonBarron’s

Is the Housing Market Going to Crash? With Rising Mortgage Rates and Sky-high Home Prices, First-Time Buyers Are Being Locked Out

When Kellie Stofko and her fiancé, Liam McRae, started house hunting last August, it was with the vision of trading their 800-square-foot Atlanta apartment for a roomier home of their own in time for the holidays. Half a year, dozens of home tours, and eight unsuccessful bids later, Stofko, 25, and McRae, 26, have moved … Read more

Is the Housing Market Going to Crash? With Rising Mortgage Rates and Sky-high Home Prices, First-Time Buyers Are Being Locked Out

When Kellie Stofko and her fiancé, Liam McRae, started house hunting last August, it was with the vision of trading their 800-square-foot Atlanta apartment for a roomier home of their own in time for the holidays. Half a year, dozens of home tours, and eight unsuccessful bids later, Stofko, 25, and McRae, 26, have moved … Read more

Housing Market: Rising Mortgage Rates and Sky-high Home Prices Are Locking First-Time Buyers Ou

When Kellie Stofko and her fiancé, Liam McRae, started house hunting last August, it was with the vision of trading their 800-square-foot Atlanta apartment for a roomier home of their own in time for the holidays. Half a year, dozens of home tours, and eight unsuccessful bids later, Stofko, 25, and McRae, 26, have moved … Read more

Food Prices Keep Going Up. The Impact May Be Felt Far Beyond the Supermarket.

An economic maelstrom is brewing. A few months ago, it cost Rachel Lee about $ 150 to buy two weeks of groceries for her family of four. Lately, she says, it takes almost $ 100 more to buy the same food. The 29-year-old mom in DeFuniak Springs, Fla., Is cutting back on fresh produce and … Read more

Food Inflation Isn’t Going Away, and That’s a Problem

An economic maelstrom is brewing. A few months ago, it cost Rachel Lee about $ 150 to buy two weeks of groceries for her family of four. Lately, she says, it takes almost $ 100 more to buy the same food. The 29-year-old mom in DeFuniak Springs, Fla., Is cutting back on fresh produce and … Read more

Market Volatility Is Creating Opportunities For Stocks. What to Buy Now

The 2022 market was always going to be a tug of war between earnings and interest rates. Corporate profit growth fueled by the reopening has come up against contracting valuations and expectations of tighter monetary policy. While the battle has led to a chaotic period for stocks, the past few weeks have played out logically … Read more

Market Volatility Is Creating Opportunities For Stocks. What to Buy Now

The 2022 market was always going to be a tug of war between earnings and interest rates. Corporate profit growth fueled by the reopening has come up against contracting valuations and expectations of tighter monetary policy. While the battle has led to a chaotic period for stocks, the past few weeks have played out logically … Read more