Investing & Retiring

A U.S. recession probably won’t happen for another two years, and in the meantime stocks are a good bet, according to closely-followed Credit Suisse analyst Andrew Garthwaite. “We conclude that a US recession is unlikely until Q3 2020,” Garthwaite wrote in a note to clients Friday. “Remain overweight equities.” Typically, an inverted yield curve, when
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President Donald Trump’s decision Thursday to cancel the Singapore summit with North Korea‘s leader sent the price of gold higher as global investors sought safety. Bridgewater Associates founder Ray Dalio shared a specific game plan last year during a time period of rising tensions between the U.S. and North Korea. The investor recommended gold as
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Goldman Sachs is cautioning its clients that computerized trading may exacerbate the volatility of the next big market sell-off. “One theory that has been proposed for why market fragility could be higher today is that because HFTs [high-frequency trading] supply liquidity without taking into account fundamental information, they are forced to withdraw liquidity during periods
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Applied Materials said it expects semiconductor sales revenue to grow 7 percent in the current quarter, well short of the 13.8 percent boost expected by the Street, according to FactSet. As a barometer for the rest of the industry, Applied Materials’ top customers include other large multinational companies like Samsung Electronics, Micron and Intel. Micron
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Edgar Su | Reuters A woman pays for her coffee with cryptocurrency at Ducatus cafe, the first cashless cafe that accepts cryptocurrencies such as Bitcoin, in Singapore December 21, 2017. Just over a month ago, the ARK Innovation ETF (ARKK) took home ETF.com’s “ETF Of The Year” award for delivering on its purpose of serving
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