Of all the fears investors have faced over the past 30 years, high inflation wasn’t among them. In 2021, that’s changed.
In the final months of this year, we expect the U.S. Federal Reserve to begin scaling back some of the extraordinary stimulus measures launched last year in the early stages of the pandemic. Although the Fed chose not to break any news about its first move at the September 2021 meeting, we already know the initial step. The central bank will begin by reducing, or tapering, the pace of its bond buying.
This week marks the beginning of the endgame in Washington, D.C., as Democratic Party leaders seek approval for a multitrillion-dollar legislative agenda while — at the same time — attempting to avoid an ugly battle over the U.S. debt ceiling and a potential government shutdown.
Life is a good teacher. Things are always in transition — it’s a very tender, nonaggressive, open-ended state of affairs. If you can build better ways to respond to chaos, your brain won’t quickly rush to fight or flight mode.
My team at Morgan Stanley Wealth Management sees three megatrends for investors to watch in the years ahead — and they are bullish for stocks.
Recently, Ark held its latest quarterly webinar reviewing performance and highlights of the previous quarter, where CEO and Chief Investment Officer Cathie Wood and fund managers offered their analyses of the recent past and outlooks for the future performance of their funds as well as the broader economy and market and selected industries.
In a keynote address recently, Siegel shared his thoughts on the state of the markets and the economy. Here are the top 10 predictions he made for the economy.
Jim shares 5 key insights from his new book, Choosing Courage: The Everyday Guide to Being Brave at Work.
We polled more than 5,000 financial professionals during recent Capital Ideas webinars to identify their top questions and concerns. Here are our investment team’s answers to the five most frequently asked questions of 2021.
As the Federal Reserve transitions from merely talking about tapering its bond holdings to actually tapering, investors may be left wondering what it might mean for the markets and their portfolios. Here’s a quick review of the Fed’s policies, what happened the last time the Fed tapered, and whether it will be different this time.