Ray Dalio says cash is still trash, and equities are trashier

Bridgewater Associates’ Ray Dalio believes hiding out in cash does not bode well in today’s environment, but buying equities could be worse. “Of course cash is still trash,” Dalio said on CNBC’s “Squawk Box” at the World Economic Forum in Davos Tuesday. “You know how fast you are losing buying power in cash? Equities are … Read more

Our great hybrid work experiment got things wrong. How to fix it.

Monday was supposed to mark another milestone for Apple in its effort to bring workers back to the office. The plan — which called for Mondays, Tuesdays and Thursdays to be mandatory days in the office —was scrapped once again as Covid infections tick upward. Apple’s fixed schedule had been met with widespread opposition by … Read more

Don’t let fear drive your decisions, even in a bear market. What investors should do next

As terrifying as it may be to watch your portfolios dip, investors should resist the urge to drop everything and go scurrying into cash. The S&P 500 has tumbled 18% this year and briefly fell into a bear market during Friday’s session – a decline of 20% from its highs. The Nasdaq Composite, entrenched in … Read more

These are the cheapest stocks in the S&P 500 that could be buying opportunities

The last two months have been chaotic for Wall Street as big technology giants like Alphabet and Netflix stretch further into bear market territory and the S&P 500 verges on a bear market of its own. While short-term selling could be far from over, current market conditions may mark an opportune time for long-term investors … Read more

Don’t wait for stocks to bottom. Here’s the best way to buy into the market amid volatility

Market strategists are waiting for markets to hit a bottom, but investors sitting in cash should probably get off the sidelines and buy stocks. Indeed, the S&P 500 was down more than 16% from its record high at Friday’s close, while the Nasdaq Composite was off about 27% from its all-time high. Stocks launched a … Read more

Stocks and bonds are getting clobbered in 2022. Here’s where investors can turn for protection

Investors have few places to hide as stocks and bonds get pummeled. However, alternative investments may provide some diversification and outperformance.

The path to profitability: Why some struggling resale names could triumph in the long-run

Resale is becoming an increasingly popular option for socially conscious consumers, but stocks in the sector have plummeted post-IPO.

GM's first-quarter earnings surprised Wall Street but investors remain cautious

GM’s impressive beat and reaffirmed guidance were not enough to outweigh fears of analysts and investors of outside macro-economic factors.