Here’s how you can compound dividend stocks to double the S&P 500’s return

Here's how you can compound dividend stocks to double the S&P 500's return

Companies announce dividend increases all the time, but here’s one that points to a simple investing strategy that can lower your risk and make you a lot of money over the years. Maybe it isn’t so exciting on the surface: Kroger Co. KR, a supermarket operator, raised its quarterly dividend payout by quite a bit, … Read more

This star hedge-fund manager says some major tech names are now value plays, as he shorts one meme-stock favorite

This star hedge-fund manager says some major tech names are now value plays, as he shorts one meme-stock favorite

Stocks are on the rebound again, at least that’s the vibe from futures. That’s a day after Federal Reserve Chair Jerome Powell confirmed to lawmakers, what markets already knew — that a soft economic landing might be tricky while taming the inflation beast. Along with average investors, hedge funds have had a rough start to … Read more

Trillion-dollar crypto collapse sparks flurry of US lawsuits – who’s to blame?

Trillion-dollar crypto collapse sparks flurry of US lawsuits – who's to blame?

With investors worldwide looking at a $1.5 trillion in recent cryptocurrency losses, a blizzard of class-action lawsuits are being prepared. One big question is: who, if anyone, is to blame? See: Bitcoin slumps below $20,000 as cryptocurrency rout rolls on US federal regulators say 46,000 people have reported losing $1bn in crypto to scams since … Read more

3 moves retirement savers can make now to profit from the stock market turmoil

3 moves retirement savers can make now to profit from the stock market turmoil

Every crisis is an opportunity. The massive turmoil on financial markets so far this year is no exception. Here are three things that every middle-class American can do with their 401(k), IRA or other retirement plans, right now, to take advantage of what’s going on. Read: Don’t panic about your 401(k) Do a Roth conversion. … Read more

Opinion: ‘Liquidation panic’ has taken over the stock, bond and crypto markets — and this may be the beginning of the end

Opinion: 'Liquidation panic' has taken over the stock, bond and crypto markets -- and this may be the beginning of the end

The US stock market is experiencing a liquidation panic where everything is getting sold. The good news is such panics usually don’t last long. Analysis from Rob Hanna of Quantifiable Edges suggests a rare Inverse Zweig Breadth Thrust (ZBT). Although the sample size is small (n=10 since 1926), the bearish implications of the study are … Read more

Coinbase CEO tells workers to quit if they don’t believe in top execs, after petition for leadership changes

Coinbase CEO tells workers to quit if they don't believe in top execs, after petition for leadership changes

Coinbase Global Inc. has had a rough stretch lately, as plunging prices for cryptocurrencies have dampened trading interest and prompted the company to curtail rapid hiring plans. The company also seems to be suffering from some internal tensions, judging by a petition posted to decentralized publishing platform mirror.xyz that called for the removal of several … Read more

‘All of this points to a broader weakness in the housing market’: Buyers are officially spooked by rising interest rates — just don’t expect a real-estate crash

'All of this points to a broader weakness in the housing market': Buyers are officially spooked by rising interest rates — just don't expect a real-estate crash

‘All of this points to a broader weakness in the housing market’: Buyers are officially spooked by rising interest rates — just don’t expect a real-estate crash The US housing sector is losing steam amid rising rates, which is spooking some would-be home buyers, according to various reports. The housing sector’s been red-hot for months … Read more

Former Amazon Executive Dave Clark Named CEO at Flexport

Former Amazon Executive Dave Clark Named CEO at Flexport

Dave Clark, who led the sweeping logistics expansion at online retailer Amazon. com Inc., will become chief executive of Flexport Inc., the digital-focused freight forwarder that has emerged as one of the biggest in a stable of tech-forward shipping startups. Mr. Clark, who resigned last week as CEO of Amazon’s consumer business, will join Flexport … Read more