Future Returns: Single-Family Offices Turning More to Private Markets

Single-family offices across the world are moving deeper into private markets in response to higher inflation, rising interest rates, and central banks scaling back their market support, a UBS Global Wealth Management report revealed earlier this month. Among 221 family offices surveyed — with an average total wealth of US $ 2.2 billion — many … Read more

Who are the 50 people influencing markets most this year? Tell us what you think.

This is a year in financial markets that will be remembered. Stocks had their worst start to a year since the Great Depression and quickly entered a bear market. Bitcoin and other cryptocurrencies plunged by more than 60%. The Federal Reserve delivered the biggest interest-rate hike in decades. Oil prices surged past $ 100 a … Read more

Credit Suisse fined $2m over money laundering linked to cocaine trafficking

Credit Suisse and a former employee were found guilty 27 June in a Swiss federal criminal court of helping a Bulgarian crime ring launder money related to cocaine trafficking. The court found Credit Suisse didn’t do enough to prevent money laundering by members of the crime ring, which prosecutors said moved tons of cocaine into … Read more

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

You’ll know the bear market is nearing an end when anxious investors push the ‘panic’ button

The end of the bear market is not close. That’s according to a contrarian analysis of stock market sentiment: the US stock market hasn’t yet experienced the extreme pessimism seen at major bottoms. It may certainly feel like there’s plenty of pessimism and despair on Wall Street. But that bearishness seems a mile wide and … Read more

Crashing Stock Markets Can Provide Opportunity For Longer Term Gains. But Do You Have The Stomach For It?

Stock Market Data, Stock Market and Exchange, Stock Market Crash, Dollar Sign, Moving Down getty Sir John Templeton was a twentieth century American-born British investor, banker and fund manager. He entered the mutual fund market and created the Templeton Growth Fund, which averaged growth over 15 percent per year for 38 years. He once said, … Read more

Many real-estate investors taking a break in Finland

MANY real-estate investors have hit the brakes in recent times in Finland, reports YLE. The number of housing loans taken out for investment purposes decreased by about 25 per cent year-on-year between March and April. The Finnish Landlord Association has reported that investor interest in buying real estate has declined since last autumn, with a … Read more

Retail traders haven’t given up on the stock market — and that could mean it has further to fall

As investors search for potential signs of investor exhaustion to gauge whether the bear market in US stocks might have more room to run, a team of analysts warned that retail traders likely still have scope to get more negative on stocks. This in turn may suggest that a full-on market “capitulation” might still lie … Read more

6 Real Estate Investors on the Best Deals They’ve Scored on Houses

Stock-Asso / Shutterstock.com John Stuart Mill, a 19th-century British economist, shared in his 1848 book “Principles of Political Economy” this general thought: “Landlords grow rich in their sleep.” He was right. In the nearly 175 years since, tremendous wealth derived from investing in real estate has been passed from generation to generation. But you do … Read more

With airfares skyrocketing, here’s how to save money on travel

This article is reprinted by permission from NerdWallet. After years of shifting plans and making compromises, many travelers are finally ready to go on a real vacation this summer. But here’s the catch: Prices are skyrocketing as pent-up demand crashes into limited availability. According to data from the US Bureau of Labor Statistics, average airfare … Read more