Category Archives: Retirement

Cover Preview: Barron’s Magazine – May 23, 2022

The S&P 500 indexrefuses to fall into a bear market—but that doesn’t mean it’s found a bottom just yet.

Not that it wasn’t 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 before bouncing back, signifies a bear market. The Dow Jones Industrial Average declined 2.9%, its eighth consecutive week of losses, matching its longest losing streak since 1932. The Nasdaq Composite, already in a bear market, slid another 3.8%, and is down 28.2% from…

U.S. Lifestyle Rankings: The Best Places To Live In 2022

The 10 Best Places to Live in the U.S. in 2022-2023:

1. Huntsville, Alabama
2. Colorado Springs, Colorado
3. Green Bay, Wisconsin
4. Boulder, Colorado
5. San Jose, California
6. Raleigh and Durham, North Carolina
7. Fayetteville, Arkansas
8. Portland, Maine
9. Sarasota, Florida
10. San Francisco

Housing costs are rising fast and there aren’t enough homes on the market nationwide to meet demand, and anyone looking to move is acutely aware of the competition and high cost to buy or rent a home. The Best Places to Live rankings factor in how the cost of living compares to the area’s median household income, but U.S. News & World Report also broke out the data into its own ranking.

Cover Preview: Barron’s Magazine – May 16, 2022

Barron’s Magazine, May 16, 2022 – How Workers Gained Leverage, and Why They Won’t Lose It Soon

Employees in many industries have seized on the pandemic’s upheaval to score higher pay, better benefits, flexible schedules, and more. While some gains will fade, a number of economic and demographic forces suggest workers have the edge.

World Economic Forum: Top Stories Of The Week

This week The World Economic Forum are highlighting 4 top stories – millennial retirement savings, slingshot tech for satellite launches, China’s cheapest electric car, and Paris noise sensors

Timeline: 00:15 Millennial retirement savings 01:48 Slingshot satellite launches 03:46 China’s cheapest electric car 04:52 Paris installs noise sensors

The World Economic Forum is the International Organization for Public-Private Cooperation. The Forum engages the foremost political, business, cultural and other leaders of society to shape global, regional and industry agendas. We believe that progress happens by bringing together people from all walks of life who have the drive and the influence to make positive change.

Cover Preview: Barron’s Magazine – May 9, 2022

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Cover Preview: Barron’s Magazine – May 2, 2022

Columns

UP AND DOWN WALL STREET

A Tough Month Hits Stocks Hard but Spares the Real Economy

Randall W. Forsyth

THE TRADER

Earnings Season Has Been Just One More Reason to Sell Stocks

Ben Levisohn

TECHNOLOGY TRADER

This Time, Big Tech Can’t Easily Fix the Market’s Woes

Eric J. Savitz

UP AND DOWN WALL STREET

China’s Plunging Yuan Is a Bigger Deal Than Twitter

Randall W. Forsyth

EMERGING MARKETS

Russia’s Gas-for-Rubles Plan Finds Soft Targets. What It Means for Prices.

Craig Mellow

INCOME INVESTING

Why REITs Can Help You Win, or Lose Less, Right Now

Lawrence C. Strauss

Cover Preview: Barron’s Magazine – April 25, 2022

Columns

UP AND DOWN WALL STREET

Here Come the Rate Hikes. They Could Be Even Worse Than Many Feared.

Randall W. Forsyth

THE TRADER

Apple Is the Last FAANG Standing

Ben Levisohn

THE TRADER

Netflix’s Plunge Is a Wake-Up Call for Streaming

Nicholas Jasinski

THE TRADER

The Fed Finally Pushes the Market Over the Edge

Ben Levisohn

THE ECONOMY

Gold Is Headed Higher. It Isn’t Just Gold Bugs Who Think So.

Lisa Beilfuss

STREETWISE

Netflix Stumbles and Disney Takes Heat. Chill on the Stocks.

Jack Hough

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Cover Preview: Barron’s Magazine – April 18, 2022

Sustainable Investing Failed Its First Big Test. A Reckoning Is Coming.

The popular strategy underperformed last quarter, raising new questions about its rationale—and its future.

The ‘Key-Man’ Risk and Tesla Shareholders’ Nerves

The ‘Key-Man’ Risk and Tesla Shareholders’ Nerves

From provocative tweets and colorful media appearances to fantastic takeover bids, Elon Musk has an outsized influence on Tesla stock movements.1 min

Why Twitter Shareholders Should Sell Out to Elon Musk

Why Twitter Shareholders Should Sell Out to Elon Musk

Under its present management and business model, the stock is unlikely to revisit last year’s $80 peak.4 min

Cover Preview: Barron’s Magazine – April 4, 2022

Columns

THE TRADER

Wages Are Rising. These Companies Can Handle It.

Ben Levisohn

THE TRADER

AbbVie, Exelon, and More Stocks for the Recession That May—or May Not—Be Coming

Ben Levisohn

THE TRADER

How the Stock Market Dodged Inflation-Induced Disaster

Ben Levisohn

TECHNOLOGY TRADER

Micron Stock Trades Like a Commodity—It Deserves Far Better

Eric J. Savitz

STREETWISE

Missed the Dip in Stocks? Here’s Where to Find Yields of 3% to 6%.

Jack Hough

UP AND DOWN WALL STREET

The Inverted Yield Curve Could Be Sending a False Recession Warning

Randall W. Forsyth

THE ECONOMY

Curb Your Enthusiasm Over Friday’s Solid Jobs Report. Growth Risks Are Rising.

Lisa Beilfuss

COMMODITIES CORNER

Demand for EVs Will Keep Lithium Prices High

Myra P. Saefong

UP AND DOWN WALL STREET

U.S. Investors Should Be Wary of Betting on Japan’s Booming Stock Market

Randall W. Forsyth

INCOME INVESTING

These 10 S&P 500 Stocks Have Solid Dividends, Not Just Big Buybacks

Lawrence C. Strauss