Breaking down the market’s tumble into a bear market – and what comes next

The relentless sell-off in stocks started marking some grim milestones this past week. The S&P 500 briefly dipped on Friday into bear market territory, trading more than 20% below its January intraday record. There’s no official definition for a bear market, so investors will debate whether we are in one officially now or not. Many … Read more

Stephen Roach gives stagflation warning, calls peak inflation absurd

Stagflation is making a comeback, according to former Morgan Stanley Asia chairman Stephen Roach. He warns the US is on a dangerous path that leads to higher prices coupled with slower growth. “This inflation problem is widespread, it’s persistent and likely to be protracted,” Roach told CNBC’s “Fast Money” on Thursday. “The markets are not … Read more

10-year Treasury yield amid economic data, Fed speeches

The yield on the benchmark 10-year Treasury note climbed on Tuesday as investors awaited a fresh batch of economic data and watched for clues on the path of monetary policy. The yield on the 10-year Treasury note last traded up 4 basis points to 2.9240%, while the yield on the 30-year Treasury bond rose 4 … Read more

Wall Street faces a litany of fears right now, including whether this is a Nasdaq Y2K plunge rerun

Anxiety and trauma sufferers are sometimes asked to define a hierarchy of fears that trigger distress so they might be managed. An anxious Wall Street faces a litany of fears right now that have shadowed the broad market on its way to a near-20% decline into Thursday’s urgent sell-off and remain after Friday’s strong and … Read more

The economic outlook may not be as bad as the market fears. Here’s where investors should be looking

Inflation is soaring, the stock market is tumbling and consumers are worrying more and more about their future. None of that is good, but it’s probably time to tap the brakes a little on worries that everything is crashing down. Fears of a recession are definitely on the rise, particularly after the US already has … Read more

Treasury prices slip as investors pile back into stocks

US Treasury prices slipped on Friday and yields jumped as investors sold out of government bonds and looked to move back into stock markets. The yield on the benchmark 10-year Treasury note surged 11 basis points to 2,929%. The yield on the 30-year Treasury bond climbed 12 basis points to 3,092%. Yields move inversely to … Read more

Strategist says market may become a ‘meat-grinder of forlorn hope’

LONDON – Investors looking for value in the stock market during the ongoing downturn may be “deluding themselves,” according to Sean Corrigan, director at Cantillon Consulting. Fears that central banks will have to hike interest rates aggressively to curb inflation – at the risk of quashing growth as the global economy suffers concurrent hits from … Read more

5 things to know before the stock market opens Friday, May 13

Here are the most important news, trends and analysis that investors need to start their trading day: 1. Dow futures pop after the 30-stock average’s six-session losing streak The Twitter logo and trading information is displayed as a trader works on the floor of the New York Stock Exchange (NYSE) in New York City, US, … Read more

US Senate confirms economist Philip Jefferson to Fed board

Philip Jefferson speaks during a Senate Banking, Housing, and Urban Affairs Committee confirmation hearing in Washington, DC, US, on Feb. 3, 2022. The U.S. Senate on Wednesday voted overwhelmingly to confirm Philip Jefferson, an economist and Davidson College’s dean of faculty, to the Federal Reserve Board. Ken Cedeno | Bloomberg | Getty Images The U.S. … Read more

Tech giants lost over $ 1 trillion in value in last three trading days

The world’s largest technology companies have shed over $ 1 trillion in value in just three trading sessions. Stocks at large have sold off since the Federal Reserve raised its benchmark interest rate on Wednesday, but technology has endured more pain than other sectors of the economy. Investors now have less interest in what drove … Read more