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INVESTING NEWS & TRENDS The verdict is in on short-sellers of stocks: They greatly benefit all of us
Short-selling, which has become controversial because of the GameStop saga, keeps company management honest and improves stock-price efficiency.
Inflation is rising and so are investors’ fears about stocks
Stocks actually are an inflation hedge but the market doesn’t see it that way.
The S&P 500’s trailing 12-month return is about to soar
U.S. stock market’s decline in February and March of 2020 soon won’t show up in 12-month results.
What signals the top of a bull market in stocks? Not rising interest rates
Treasury yields have risen sharply so far this year.
These ETFs can give you high dividend yields with relatively low risk
Covered-call option strategies increase payouts and provide downside protection.
Index funds don’t buy IPOs but here’s why they should
How indexed mutual funds and ETFs can capture the powerful gains when a company goes public.
How telehealth could become a $175 billion market in the next 5 years
Telehealth and the digitalization of healthcare services became essential as a result of COVID-19. Here’s what investors should know about the long-term growth of the industry.
February’s record stock market run — so far
Amid all-time highs for bitcoin and U.S. equity markets, Citi’s Steven Wieting discusses whether the gains can continue. Plus, J.P. Morgan Asset Management’s Katherine Roy presents five crucial retirement tips and Barron’s Carleton English discusses key drivers for the price of oil and the pressure facing Exxon-Mobil.