Small-cap ETFs can help you ride out a recession, Bank of America says

It could be time for small caps to take the lead, and several exchange traded funds provide smart exposure to that part of the market, according to Bank of America. ETF strategist Jared Woodard said in a note to clients on Monday that the macroeconomic environment, plus early earnings season trends, point to a period … Read more

Consumers grow stressed as retailers gear up for back-to-school shopping

Every other week, beginning in May, Morning Consult polls consumers about back-to-school spending plans. The results of its latest survey were startling. There was a 10-point pop from the prior poll in the number of parents who say they can’t afford backpacks, notebooks, new jeans and sneakers, and other supplies. “The drop in the number … Read more