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As Treasury yields rise, here’s how to allocate your portfolio, pros say

As Treasury yields rise, here’s how to allocate your portfolio, pros say

The latest threat to stocks now isn’t any macro risk — it’s rising 2-year Treasury yields, according to some fund managers and strategists. Short-term, relatively risk-free Treasury bonds and funds are back in the spotlight as the yield on the 2-year Treasury continues to surge. On Wednesday, it reached 4.1% —the highest level since 2007 …

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After selling Nvidia last month, Cathie Wood’s ARK snaps up graphic chipmaker’s stock as it hits 52-week low

After selling Nvidia last month, Cathie Wood’s ARK snaps up graphic chipmaker’s stock as it hits 52-week low That was a quick turnaround. After cutting its stake in Nvidia ahead of the graphic chipmaker’s results last month, Cathie Wood’s ARK Invest has now bought the stock in three of the company’s funds. The flagship ARK …

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Sifting through the short-term drops

Sifting through the short-term drops Following Fed Chair Jerome Powell’s warning of another interest rate hike and more pain ahead for the US economy, investors are facing further stumbling blocks in the months ahead as they weigh ongoing market uncertainty and the impact of inflation on corporate earnings. But Wes Crill, head of investment strategists …

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Single-stock ETFs offer ways to bet on Tesla. What you need to know

In the initial flurry of single-stock ETFs hitting the US over the past month, there has been one name that comes up over and over again: Tesla . The volatile electric vehicle stock is one of the most heavily traded names on Wall Street, and it’s popular with more adventurous retail investors and hedge funds. …

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Here are 5 reasons why the bull run in stocks may be about to morph back into a bear market

Some market gurus are starting to worry the summer rally on Wall Street may be starting to fizzle, after stocks quickly lurched from oversold to overbought. Gene Goldman, chief investment officer of Cetera Financial Group, explained that stocks are likely headed for a pullback, even though the economy is in better shape than many Americans …

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Why target-date funds may be sabotaging your retirement

If you’re like most of the 30 million or so people investing in a target-date fund mutual fund inside your retirement account, you’ve likely adopted a set-it-and-forget-it attitude toward your nest egg. That would be a mistake. Consider the findings from two recently published research reports. In one report, New Evidence on the Demand for …

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Buffett and Berkshire added big to their bets on Ally, Occidental, Paramount and Activision. But these other 6 stocks also got a vote of confidence.

Warren Buffett’s Berkshire Hathaway Inc. added to nine stock holdings during the second quarter, reduced holdings of four and sold two outright. That’s according to Berkshire Hathaway’s BRK most recent 13F filing with the Securities and Exchange Commission. The company held 45 stocks with a combined market value of $330.1 billion as of June 30. …

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Buffer ETFs are beating the market in 2022 and delivering protection for patient investors

One of the best ways for ETF investors to beat the market this year has been to play it safe. So-called buffer ETFs, an options-based product that allows investors to protect against losses in exchange for capping potential upside, have handily beaten the S & P 500 in 2022, even with the recent rebound for …

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New ETF gears up to attract hesitant investors

Risk-averse investors have a new option to make safer bets on Tesla. Innovator ETFs launched the Innovator Hedged TSLA Strategy ETF (TSLH) – among other defined outcome products – last month. According to the ETF’s CEO Bruce Bond, it gives investors exposure to the stock while largely steering clear of volatility and valuation risks by …

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BlackRock warns investors should buy defensive stocks and bonds as tech-led rally at risk of fizzling

Following July’s spectacular rally, US stocks SPX, -0.42% have been caught in a tight trading range over the past two weeks as investors struggle to make sense of some of the most confounding economic data in recent years. But while the S&P 500 index has held above the key 4,000 level thanks largely to a …

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