Inflation makes everyone spend more, but it may be the engine to save our money — and our planet

Inflation worries many Americans — a jump in the price of groceries and gas means paying more for fewer items, and potentially restricting any savings in the future. But it could also be an opportunity to rethink daily spending, and perhaps even help the environment. There is a link between consumer spending and climate change. … Read more

‘Nowhere to hide?’ How stagflation fears are putting stocks on the verge of entering a bear market

It will take more than Friday’s big bounce to quell fear of a bear market in stocks as uncertainty about the Federal Reserve’s ability to control inflation without flooding the economy raises fears of stagflation – a pernicious combination of slow economic growth and persistent inflation. Recessive inflation is a “horrific environment” for investors, said … Read more

These money and investing tips can help you juggle whatever the stock market throws at you

Do not miss these financial and investment features: Register here Get the best MarketWatch Mutual Funds and ETF stories emailed to you weekly! Investment news and trends Welcome to the first generation Z bear market. Until recently, the basic experience of young people in the market was that stocks always go up Read more The … Read more

Want to watch the WNBA? This is how all the action is broadcast this summer

Team Chicago Sky have entered the season as the reigning champions and are looking to become only the third team to achieve consecutive wins. Christian Petersen / Getty Images Another exciting season of the WNBA is in full swing. The league comes in its most-watched 2021 season since 2008. Chicago Sky entered the season as … Read more

Want to watch the WNBA? This is how all the action is broadcast this summer

Team Chicago Sky have entered the season as the reigning champions and are looking to become only the third team to achieve consecutive wins. Christian Petersen / Getty Images Another exciting season of the WNBA is in full swing. The league comes in its most-watched 2021 season since 2008. Chicago Sky entered the season as … Read more

Welcome to the first generation Z bear market.

Generation Z investors are testing their first bear market, and that’s a good thing. I am referring to investors born after 1996 and currently age 26 or younger. They were no older than 12 during the last major bear market, in 2008, and they almost certainly didn’t pay attention to Wall Street. (I bracket the … Read more

Natural gas prices rise in Europe after Russia imposes sanctions on energy companies

Natural gas prices rose in Europe on Thursday, a day after Russia unveiled a raft of sanctions against energy companies operating on the continent that could further threaten supplies. Among the companies sanctioned by Moscow are former European Union affiliates of Russian state gas giant Gazprom and the Polish owner of a major extension of … Read more

Ukraine reduced the flow of Russian gas to Europe via a major pipeline

Ukraine has reduced the flows of Russian natural gas through its territory to Europe, which has led to higher prices in the center of the still unstable continent Reliance on Russian fossil fuels. Within hours, there was enough gas moving through an alternate route for prices to plummet again, ending essentially flat on the day. … Read more

Unity Software loses $5 billion in market value after Apple changes ‘self-injured’

Executives at Unity Software Inc. They found a way to avoid the fallout from changes in Apple Inc.’s mobile operating system. It turned out that they were wrong, and Wall Street punished Unity Yu, -37.05% stock for that wednesday. Shares have shed more than a third of their value, which has a market capitalization of … Read more

Opinion: keep calm – there is no slack to come. These 13 stocks may rise as investors find out

The so-called hard landing of the US economy will not happen. It is a false fear. We may have a bumpy landing, but the odds of a hard landing – a possible recession – are low for the reasons below. If I’m right, it confirms what very negative sentiment tells us: Stocks are a buy. … Read more