These money and investing tips can help you read the market’s signs

Don’t miss these top money and investing features: Sign up here to get MarketWatch’s best mutual funds and ETF stories emailed to you weekly! INVESTING NEWS & TRENDS How retirees should navigate this bear market Constantly checking your net worth can be hazardous to your wealth Read More The stock market’s return will be minus … Read more

Elon Musk on ‘Giant Money Furnaces’ and Not Letting Tesla ‘Go Bankrupt’

Text size Elon Musk (Photo by Dimitrios Kambouris/Getty Images for The Met Museum/Vogue) Bankruptcy is one of Elon Musk’s favorite words. He is fond of pointing out that the only American car companies that haven’t gone bankrupt are Ford Motor and Tesla . He used his favorite word many times in a recent interview with … Read more

Why stock-market investors are ‘nervous’ that an earnings recession may be looming

Investors are anxious the stock market may be facing an earnings recession, potentially leading to deeper losses after the S&P 500 index just suffered its worst week since March 2020. “It’s pretty clear that earnings estimates are probably going to come down after rising since the first of the year,” said Bob Doll, chief investment … Read more

Commercial Metals (NYSE: CMC) Releases Earnings Results, Beats Estimates By $ 1.14 EPS

Commercial Metals (NYSE: CMC – Get Rating) released its quarterly earnings results on Thursday. The basic materials company reported $ 2.61 EPS for the quarter, beating analysts’ consensus estimates of $ 1.47 by $ 1.14, Fidelity Earnings reports. Commercial Metals had a net margin of 11.43% and a return on equity of 27.25%. During the … Read more

Markets Won’t Sink Forever. Asset Manager Stocks Are a Cheap Play on a Rebound.

Asset-management stocks have been hit hard this year in the market selloff, with some down 35% to 45%, almost double the decline in the S&P 500 index. No industry is more directly tied to stock and bond markets, and a bear market depresses assets under management, revenue, and earnings. Profit estimates for 2022 lately have … Read more

Jabil, Commercial Metals, Tesla and more

Check out the companies making headlines before the bell: Jabil (JBL) – The contract electronics manufacturer saw its stock rise 1.2% in premarket trading after beating top and bottom-line estimates for its latest quarter. Jabil earned an adjusted $ 1.72 per share, 10 cents above estimates, and said it continued to see solid demand from … Read more

Opinion: ‘The stock market is not going to zero’: How this individual investor with 70 years of experience is trading the bear market

Not many investors can claim a lifetime of stock-market success. Warren Buffett of Berkshire Hathaway BRK.A, + 0.75% BRK.B, + 0.46% comes to mind, of course, but what about Warren Kaplan? Who? Kaplan is an 85-year-old individual investor with 70 years of stock-trading experience. Kaplan grew up in a poor family in the Bronx, NY, … Read more

Bear-Market Tips for Retirees: Stay Invested. Buy Dividend Stocks. Bank Online.

With US stock markets falling into bear territory, investors should stay invested and not try to time the market. Johannes Eisele / AFP via Getty Images Text size Will the bear market inflict a bigger bite on retirees than younger investors? Not necessarily, experts say, as the duration of the average bear market is measured … Read more

Commercial Property Sales Slow as Rising Interest Rates Sink Deals

Commercial real estate is showing the first signs of cooling in more than a year, disrupted by rising interest rates that are already causing some deals to collapse. Property sales were $ 39.4 billion in April, which was down 16% compared to the same month a year ago, according to MSCI Real Assets. The decline … Read more

Buy This Stock to Play the Comeback in Business Travel

American Express Global Business Travel offers corporate clients an integrated travel-management platform. It is paid by clients for arranging travel services, and gets payments from travel providers. Stephanie Keith / Bloomberg Text size American Express Global Business Travel offers investors an attractive play on the continued revival in business travel. No. 1 in a fragmented … Read more