PG&E, Lyft, Las Vegas Sands, more

Check out the companies making headlines before the bell: Planet Fitness — Shares of the gym franchise jumped nearly 3% in premarket trading after Raymond James upgraded the stock to strong buy from market perform. The Wall Street firm said the company has a resilient and recession-resistant business with no interest rate risk and very … Read more

Will This Be Another ‘Lost Decade’ for the Stock Market?

Text size Investors are staring at a ‘lost decade.” NYSE After four decades of incredible performance, the stock market could be at the beginning of a lost decade. Yes, the S&P 500 has dropped 2.5% on Friday, and is down 23% in 2022. But it’s impossible to overstate just how good stock market returns have … Read more

Atlanta Fed President Bostic expects job losses but says there’s a really good chance to get to 2% inflation without killing the economy

President and Chief Executive Officer of the Federal Reserve Bank of Atlanta Raphael W. Bostic speaks at a European Financial Forum event in Dublin, Ireland February 13, 2019. Clodagh Kilcoyne | Reuters Raphael Bostic, the president of the Federal Reserve Bank of Atlanta, appeared on CBS’ “Face The Nation” Sunday morning with a continued commitment … Read more

This Is What Life’s Like in the World’s Strictest Covid Zero City

Seven times since last March, Ruili—on China’s Myanmar border—has felt the full force of Xi Jinping’s Covid Zero policy.

UK Market Plunge Sparks Talk of Emergency BOE Rate Hike

“The market is giving very strong signals that it is no longer willing to fund the UK’s external deficit position at the current configuration of UK real yields and exchange rate,” Saravelos wrote in a note, adding the view is his own, rather then the view of Deutsche Bank economists. “The policy response required to … Read more

Tumbling Markets Imperil Tech, the Dollar, and Private Equity

Text size Japan has had to intervene to support the sliding yen for the first time since 1998, even as it tries to keep its interest rates low. Akio Kon/Bloomberg The world has been hooked on cheap money for years. Now we’re witnessing what withdrawal looks like. Lifting interest rates from nil has produced a … Read more

September Was Bad for Investors. October Could Be Worse.

Text size Market chaos has hit stocks, bonds, commodities, currencies, and futures. It’s hard to see it ending soon. Michael M. Santiago/Getty Images It’s a bumpy, volatile, no good, very bad market out there. Stocks, bonds, commodities, currencies, and futures have been moving violently from day to day—and there’s probably more whiplash ahead The S&P … Read more