The Stock Market Is Crazy, and You Aren’t a Psychologist

Don’t believe everything you read on the Internet. For example, more than a million Google search results, thousands of articles and dozens of books and investment letters will tell you, without evidence, that the great economist John Maynard Keynes said “the market can remain irrational longer than you can remain solvent.”

At Ford, Quality Is Now Problem 1

Josh Halliburton joined Ford Motor Co. in January to help improve its shaky quality record. Within months it was clear how big a challenge he faced. In May, the auto giant recalled some Ford Expeditions and Lincoln Navigators after reports of fires while vehicles were parked. In June, it recalled roughly 49,000 Mustang Mach-E electric … Read more

America’s New Energy Crisis – WSJ

America is wrestling with the worst energy crisis in almost five decades, a period of high prices and limited supply. What makes this crisis different than the troubles that roiled the country in the 1970s is how it started and the fixes required to make it end. This current challenge began with a decade of … Read more

A New Bull Market Can’t Start Until Investors Give Up

“In order for the stock market to live, Cathie Wood has to die. ” The Wall Street veteran who uttered those words about the star fund manager said he has no ill-will, but he said he is not comfortable betting on a new bull market until the poster child for the last one has had … Read more

A New Bull Market Can’t Start Until Investors Give Up

“In order for the stock market to live, Cathie Wood has to die. ” The Wall Street veteran who uttered those words about the star fund manager said he has no ill-will, but he said he is not comfortable betting on a new bull market until the poster child for the last one has had … Read more

What Smart Investors Do in Bear Markets

Part of what makes bear markets so unbearable is that nobody — and I mean nobody — knows when or how they will end. That does not stop everyone on Wall Street from flogging measures, hunches and folklore purporting to foretell when stocks will finally stop falling.

Markets Had a Terrible First Half of 2022. It Can Get Worse.

We’re halfway through the year, but markets are beginning to fear we’re not even halfway through the bad news 2022 has in store. The first six months were full of surprises: Inflation. The biggest selloff in bonds in four decades. A plunge into tech stocks rarely matched in history. And the implosion of crypto.

Where Does the Market Go From Here? Seven Wall Street Strategists Weigh In – The Wall Street Journal

Where Does the Market Go From Here? Seven Wall Street Strategists Weigh InThe Wall Street Journal

Fight the Bear-Market Blues With a Roth IRA Conversion

Attention, retirement savers: Do not get spooked by the bear market and forget about doing a Roth IRA conversion. With prices down, the upside could be terrific. On the other hand, do not rush into a willy-nilly conversion. This move is never appropriate for some people and not a sure thing for anyone.

The Crypto Firms That Bought Those Super Bowl Ads Aren’t So Super Anymore

Crypto dominated the largest stage in the world with a series of ads during Super Bowl LVI. Now those companies are in the spotlight again as their industry falters. Four crypto firms were most prominent during the football game: Coinbase, COIN 0.33% Crypto.com, eToro, and FTX. Their spots helped lift total crypto ad spending in … Read more