Is your wealth advisor independent? Sometimes it’s not easy to say

Since the 2008 financial crisis tarnished the big banks and brokerages on Wall Street, the ranks of independent wealth advisers have grown faster than other categories. Improving their appeal is a standard known as the fiduciary rule, which legally requires these advisers to put the interests of clients first at all times and generally avoid … Read more

Is your wealth advisor independent? Sometimes it’s not easy to say

Since the 2008 financial crisis tarnished the big banks and brokerages on Wall Street, the ranks of independent wealth advisers have grown faster than other categories. Improving their appeal is a standard known as the fiduciary rule, which legally requires these advisers to put the interests of clients first at all times and generally avoid … Read more

US stocks retreat as investors brace for a week of big profits

All three major stock indices fell in choppy trade on Monday afternoon, with U.S. investors returning from a three-day weekend as the earnings season prepared to be in full swing and uncertainty grew over the outlook. economic. How are stocks traded? The Dow Jones Industrial Average DJIA, -0.17% fell 111 points, or 0.3%, t0 34,341. … Read more

Here’s what could spark another ‘risk, risk’ fight for stocks and bonds

Stock markets are expected to start with small losses on Monday, resuming the weakness seen in last week’s shortened vacationas another big revenue list looms. That’s when bond yields go up. Our call of the day, from a team of Evercore strategists led by Julian Emanuel, says stocks and bonds are “destined to move together” … Read more

Warren Buffett loves cheap stocks. The HP purchase is proof of that.

Text size Warren Buffett. Paul Morigi/Getty Images for Fortune/Time Inc. Warren Buffett is first and foremost a value investor. Berkshire Hathawayit is recent investment activity, including purchase of more than $4 billion in HP stockillustrates it. Over the years, much has been made of Buffett’s transformation from a high-value investor in the mold of his … Read more

The stock market is behaving much like it did during the war in Iraq. Here is the future if the pattern continues.

History does not repeat itself, but it rhymes. The 2003 Iraq War doesn’t have many parallels to Russia’s invasion of Ukraine, other than perhaps global unpopularity. But there seems to be at least one parallel – how stocks have performed, as this chart shows. Joachim Klement, strategist at Liberum Capital in London, said if stocks … Read more