Fed officials are pushing back against the market rally, and recession talk

You knew the pushback was coming. With the S & P up 9.1% in July, Federal Reserve officials are pushing back against the two main market narratives: the Fed “pivot” and “we are in a recession.” Neil Kashkari, the president of the Federal Reserve Bank of Minneapolis, suggested on Friday in a New York Times … Read more

Stocks keep hitting new lows. Here’s how to protect your portfolio and generate some returns

The market rally that began in late March 2020 has ended with a thud, and investors on Wall Street and Main Street alike are shifting toward a more defensive approach. On Friday, the S&P 500 briefly traded more than 20% below its record high, before closing flat thanks to a late-day rally. For some market … Read more

Here are the ETFs that are working during this brutal year

The sharp market decline in 2022 has been broad, taking out nearly every stock sector, but there are some exchange traded funds that have reaped huge returns. Unsurprisingly, many of the best performers are those that bet against the broader market, which are known as inverse ETFs. ProShares, for example, has a suite of these … Read more

These ETFs offer protection to investors worried about a recession, Citi says

Investors looking to ride out the uncertainty and cushion their portfolios may find a good defensive play in these minimal volatility funds, Citi says.

These ETFs are holding up or even rising during April's market chaos

Funds focused on low volatility and dividend stocks have outperformed broader indices during a rocky April on Wall Street.