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Why You Should Stop Being So Hard on Yourself

“We’re all our own worst critics.” Ever heard that one before?<p>Yes, it’s an obnoxious cliché, but it’s not just self-help fluff. Evolutionary psychologists have studied our natural “negativity bias,” which is that instinct in us all that makes negative experiences seem more significant than they …

Mindfulness

Congress May Have Just Set in Motion a Huge Banking Industry Merger Wave

It could be time to cash out on some Amazon.com Inc. (AMZN) and plow the winnings into several regional and community bank stocks.<p>In one last step, …

Investing

Evidence is mounting that the stock market could plunge into chaos this summer

The stock market has stabilized quite nicely after a 10% correction rocked major indexes earlier this year, so it's easy to understand why investor concern has ebbed.<p>This can be seen in the spot price for the Cboe Volatility Index, or VIX — also known as the stock market's fear gauge — which has …

Stock Markets

An Unexpected Warning From Goldman Sachs: "Something Is Not Quite Right"

It was just over 9 years ago today when we wrote "The Incredibly Shrinking Market Liquidity, Or The Upcoming Black Swan Of Black Swans" in which we …

Stock Markets

Paul Krugman Joins Chorus of Doomsayers on Emerging-Market ‘Crisis’

Paul Krugman is joining a growing contingent of economists and money managers from Carmen Reinhart to Mark Mobius in warning of a meltdown in …

Markets

Living on Your Investments? What Happens When a Bear Market Hits?

Investors are often told to "stay the course" even as stock markets go through tough times. However, if you're retired, that advice could put your …

Investing

Sell stocks as another correction is coming, strategist warns

The bond market is signaling an upcoming correction and investors should sell their shares in listed companies, a strategist told CNBC …

Stock Markets

Black Monday Bear: The Bear Market Of 1987

A Bear Market is defined as an index dropping at least 20% from some previous high. Smaller drops in the market between 10% and 20% are called “corrections.” Larger drops of at least 50% are called a “crash.”<p>Since 1950, there have been exactly nine Bear Markets in the S&P 500 Price Index (the most …

Stock Markets

Citigroup Says Treasury Selloff Signals Bearish New Era for Risk

For global markets, it’s back to life, back to reality.<p>As the Treasury selloff kicks off in earnest, Citigroup Inc. says investors should prepare for …

Stock Markets

Survey: 5 things job seekers want to know before applying

When you’re an employer that wants to attract top talent, be careful how you tell the story of your company in public, because there are eyes online …

Employment

Morgan Stanley has identified 17 stocks that will pay off hugely over the next 3 years no matter what

If "buy and hold" is your strategy, Morgan Stanley has a few stocks for your consideration.<p>Equity analysts across industries recently published a list of quality stocks viewed as good to hold for a three-year period — through 2021, in this case.<p>Morgan Stanley's equity strategists have been sounding …

Investing

Why The Stock Market May Fall 50%: Niles | Investopedia

The market's euphoria as stocks nearly doubled in 10 years has turned to pessimism among many investors amid equities' wild swings in 2018. Many …

Stock Markets

A Warning Signal for Global Stock Markets Is Flashing in Japan

Morgan Stanley calls it “the end of easy,” that witching hour in global stock markets when economic growth is slowing, the Federal Reserve is …

Stock Markets

Almost half of US families can't afford basics like rent and food

The economy may be chugging along, but many Americans are still struggling to afford a basic middle class life.<p>Nearly 51 million households don't earn enough to afford a monthly budget that includes housing, food, child care, health care, transportation and a cell phone, according to a study …

Housing

On Trade, the U.S. and China Consider the Unthinkable: Breaking Up

BEIJING — The economic relationship between China and the United States has defined the modern era. It helped lift hundreds of millions of people in China out of poverty. It gave affordable iPhones and other gadgets to American consumers, handed big profits to American companies and delivered 1.3 …

China

JIM ROGERS: Here's how to protect yourself from the biggest threat facing global markets

Jim Rogers is an investing legend, a world record holder and a best-selling author. He co-founded the legendary Quantum Fund with George Soros, which generated returns of more than 4,200 percent over ten years. Jim retired at 37, and later drove around the world… twice.<p>He's one of the founding …

Stock Markets

New construction: Housing starts fall as US home building slides 3.7% in April

WASHINGTON — U.S. builders broke ground on fewer apartment buildings last month, pushing overall home construction down 3.7 percent from March.<p>The Commerce Department said Wednesday that housing starts fell to a seasonally adjusted annual rate of 1.29 million in April, lowest since December. …

Housing

Here's how much Americans have saved for retirement

As a group, Americans have shockingly little saved for retirement.<p>Northwestern Mutual's 2018 Planning & Progress Study, which surveyed 2,003 adults, …

Retirement

How high will interest rates go? History offers some clues

After nearly nearly 35 years of bond yields steadily ticking down (and prices going up),the market has turned in the past few months. The yield on 10-year US Treasury touched its highest level since 2011 this week, at 3.09%. This “historic” move is generating anxiety among investors, as higher …

Stock Markets

How much the average person in 40 different countries takes home after taxes

The salary you negotiate isn't the amount you end up receiving in your paychecks. The primary reason: taxes.<p>It is well known that every country has a different corporate tax rate, but each one also has different tax rates for individuals. CapRelo published a study on tax rates and take home …

European Travel

Some Economists Predict a Recession in the Next 2 Years. Do These 7 Things to Prepare

The economy is getting better before it gets worse, and all business owners should be prepared for the fall.<p>It was once said that astrology was invented so economics would seem like a more accurate science by comparison. Yet we listen with interest to the warnings of economists, as well we should. …

Small Business

10-Year Treasury Yield Rises To Seven-Year High

The benchmark 10-year Treasury yield edged up to 3.08% on Tuesday (May 15), marking a new seven-year high, based on daily data published by …

Economics

The Credit Cycle Signals That Recession Is Around The Corner

In 1999, I began saying the tech bubble would eventually spark a recession. Timing was unclear because stock bubbles can blow way later than we can imagine.<p>Then the yield curve inverted, and I said recession was certain. I was early in that call, but it happened.<p>In late 2006, I began warning about …

Economics

Vanguard’s Personal Advisor Services Stoking Fears Among Advisors | Investopedia

Vanguard Personal Advisor Services (PAS), which melds robo-advisory features with human advice, is stoking fear among advisors, who liken the impact …

Investing

Home Depot's sluggish sales may be warning sign for housing

Some cracks may finally be starting to show in the foundations of what has been a very strong housing market.<p>Home Depot reported quarterly sales that missed forecasts Tuesday and the CEO specifically cited "a slow start to the spring selling season."<p>Shares of Home Depot (HD) fell about 2% in early …

Home Depot

10-year Treasury yield spikes, spooking the stock market

Here we go again: Treasury yields are spiking, and unsettling the stock market, too.<p>Concerns about higher inflation caused an investor exodus from government bonds on Tuesday. Heavy selling drove the 10-year Treasury yield to 3.093%, the highest since July 2011.<p>The 10-year yield helps determine how …

Stock Markets

Are Stocks Peaking Now Or Is The Bull Market Just Getting Started?

The psychology and demographics behind 'this will end badly'.<p>Is recency bias a potential problem for 28 to 76-year-olds?<p>Normal market retracement or …

Stock Markets

Opinion: Here’s how you’ll know when this bull market is just about done

Bullish sentiment hasn’t soared so much or so fast as to sabotage the stock market’s rally. That’s the good news.<p>But you can’t let down your guard. …

Stock Markets

Recruiters Will Ignore Your LinkedIn Profile If It's Missing These 2 Things

Invest the time to stand out early on and success will follow.<p>If I delivered a commencement speech to 2018 college graduates, I'd tell them that nobody will ever care as much about their career as they do.<p>They'll always need to do a little public relations for themselves--and they should probably …

Employment

Opinion: What bear market? The S&P 500 is still headed for 3,000

Many have been convinced that this bull market that began in 2009 is over. Many have turned quite bearish and expect a bear market to continue into …

Stock Markets