The showdown between the Fed and the markets this week may decide the fate of the stock rally in early 2023

Let’s get ready to move. The Fed and investors appear to be tied up in what one seasoned market watcher called an epic Game “Chicken”. What Federal Reserve Chairman Jerome Powell says on Wednesday may determine the winner. Here is the conflict. Fed policymakers have steadfastly insisted that the federal funds rate, now at 4.25% … Read more

Two-fifths of older workers are “delaying retirement” because of inflation, markets

There’s a new survey out, and everything about it pisses me off. Retirement confidence is very low. Retirement anxiety is the way to go. Women in particular sacrifice their retirement plans to provide financial assistance to “family members” (adult children, presumably) or friends. Basic knowledge of retirement is minimal. Read: Boost your bank account by … Read more

Stock market heat up. Read this before you enter.

font size Playing with Moderna’s position in vaccines is one way to avoid volatility in the broader market. Here, Moderna’s Covid-19 booster vaccine. Toru Hanai/Bloomberg Are we data dependent – or fake data? For now, the stability of the stock market boils down to the outlook of investors recent economic data Which indicates that inflationary … Read more

Walking can help you lose weight and get fit — if you do it right. Here’s how to reap the rewards from your outings.

Love a daily walk? Science says you’re doing yourself a huge favor. Research from Harvard Medical School suggests that if you’re over 50, walk 4,000 to 7,500 steps a day It is a great boost to not only build longevity but also a great way to improve your overall health. Another study recently found that … Read more