UK Gilts: How Retail Investors Can Buy Government Bonds at Auction Prices

UK trading platforms are broadening access for retail investors to newly issued gilts, looking to tap into bourgeoning demand for the securities. The private-sector initiative, which allows clients to indirectly participate in... Read more »

What the SEC vote on climate disclosures means for investors

Securities and Exchange Commission Chairman Gary Gensler testifies before Congress on July 19, 2023. Win Mcnamee | Getty Images News | Getty Images Climate disclosures aren’t mandatory under the current regime; companies... Read more »

Investors should tread carefully in March after bitcoin’s rally to $60,000

With bitcoin on a hot streak this past week, investors should brace themselves for a cooling in March. The flagship cryptocurrency exploded in the final week of February, which ended as the... Read more »

Will US Fed cut interest rates in 2024? Investors eye FOMC meet minutes today

Scheduled for release on Wednesday, February 21 at 2:00 PM ET, the US FOMC meet minutes hold potential significance for understanding recent trends in Federal Reserve policy, particularly regarding interest rates. Will... Read more »

Top Investors Share the Toughest Lessons They Learned

Get a sharp investor talking for long enough, and their stories often become revealing. You’ll undoubtedly hear about their wins but also their most painful mistakes. We asked financial pros to tell... Read more »

Top Wall Street analysts recommend these stocks for dividend-oriented investors

As investors confront uncertain markets in the short term, dividend paying stocks could offer some portfolio stability and income. Analysts have dug into the details on dividend-paying stocks, analyzing companies’ fundamentals and... Read more »

China investors will be asking these 3 questions in 2024

CHONGQING, CHINA – JANUARY 02: People visit the 2nd International Light and Shadow Art Festival at the Fine Arts Park on January 2, 2024 in Chongqing, China. The 2nd International Light and... Read more »

Investors will soon be able to buy slices of bonds

Juicy yields have driven retail investors into fixed income — and now one digital brokerage firm is betting they’ll want to take it a step further and buy slices of bonds. Public... Read more »

Big Short’s Steve Eisman worries investors are too bullish in 2024

Investor Steve Eisman of “The Big Short” fame is questioning the level of bullishness on Wall Street — even with the market’s tepid start to the year. From enthusiasm surrounding the “Magnificent... Read more »

The 2023 stock winners investors should let ride, sell or hedge in the new year

Two centuries ago one of the first economists, David Ricardo coined the still famous investment adage “Let your profits run (on).” Makes sense. All else equal, one would prefer to own or... Read more »

Here are moves investors can make when the market is soaring, advisors say

Rear view of woman sitting on top of mountain against cloudy sky during sunrise. Simonkr | E+ | Getty Images It was a very good year for the stock market. The benchmark... Read more »

Why 401(k), IRA balances fell for some millennial, Gen X investors

Valentinrussanov | E+ | Getty Images Retirement balances for midcareer workers declined between 2019 and 2022, despite gains on financial assets such as stocks during that period, according to new research. However,... Read more »

Psychology of Money author Housel gives advice to scared investors

The author behind the best-selling book “The Psychology of Money” is trying to relieve investor anxiety over market downturns. “Realizing how inevitable it is makes it more palatable to deal with when... Read more »

Fed Leaves Investors in the Dark as Signals and Monetary Actions Diverge

The Fed raised interest rates by 0.25%, as expected Fed Chair Powell expressed uncertainty about achieving the 2% inflation target by 2025 Meanwhile, markets fluctuated and closed with uncertainty yesterday The meeting... Read more »

Tokenomics Trends to Watch: Where Smart Investors Are Looking

Tokenomics is all about how tokens work in the world of cryptocurrencies. It involves how they’re created, shared, and used within a blockchain system. This whole economic setup has become super important... Read more »

Cautious investors may want to look beyond high-yield savings accounts

Cautious investors piling into cash may want to consider other options. According to SPDR Exchange Traded Funds’ Matthew Bartolini, active management can also provide them with stability and income while creating more... Read more »

Bond funds are among 2023’s top performers – What’s next for investors

It’s been a good year for yield-chasing investors willing to take some risk in fixed income. The Federal Reserve’s rate hikes since March 2022 have had the pleasant side effect of lifting... Read more »