Why ‘quantitative tightening’ is the wild card that could sink the stock market

Why ‘quantitative tightening’ is the wild card that could sink the stock market

Quantitative monetary easing is credited with cooling stock market returns and boosting the value of other speculative assets by flooding markets with liquidity as the Federal Reserve piled up trillions of dollars in bonds during the 2008 financial crisis and especially the 2020 coronavirus pandemic. Investors and policymakers perhaps they underestimate what happens when the…

Will Barry and Beth save enough to retire at 62, help their kids with their down payments, and take a big trip soon?

Will Barry and Beth save enough to retire at 62, help their kids with their down payments, and take a big trip soon?

Barry and Beth.Tijana Martin/The Globe and Mail At age 52, Barry and Beth are enjoying their peak earning years, bringing in a combined salary of more than $450,000 a year. He works in education, she is a senior director in an investment firm. They have two children at university. Beth and Barry have a $2…

The crypto market stands like the Nasdaq in the early 2000s. Here’s why

The crypto market stands like the Nasdaq in the early 2000s. Here’s why

Hi! Welcome back to Distributed Ledger, our weekly cryptocurrency newsletter delivered to you every Thursday. I’m Frances Yue, a crypto reporter at MarketWatch, and I’ll take you through the latest on this bear market. Find me on Twitter at @FrancesYue_ send feedback or tell us what you think we should cover. you can too contact…