The muni bond market looks good.  How to add them to your portfolio

The muni bond market looks good. How to add them to your portfolio

Recent market turbulence has investors looking for income. For some, municipal bonds may be the solution. The muni market has taken a beating this year, with net weekly inflows into muni mutual funds and exchange-traded funds negative for most of 2022, according to Refinitiv Lipper data. However, their returns and tax benefits can make them…

Can the Fed tame inflation without further crushing the stock market?  What’s next for investors?

Can the Fed tame inflation without further crushing the stock market? What’s next for investors?

The Federal Reserve isn’t trying to hit the stock market as it rapidly raises interest rates in an effort to slow inflation, still running in the red — but investors need to brace for more pain and volatility as policymakers are undaunted. by a deepening selloff, investors and strategists said. “I don’t think it’s necessarily…

Despite recession fears, most investors haven’t moved 401(k) assets

Despite recession fears, most investors haven’t moved 401(k) assets

Walrus Pictures | E+ | Getty Images Many investors fear a recession is coming amid rising interest rates, high inflation and stock market volatility. But most haven’t changed their portfolios, according to research by Fidelity Investments. Only 5% of 401(k) and 403(b) investors moved their asset allocation during the second quarter of 2022, message foundslightly…

Market jump after Fed hike is ‘trap’, Morgan Stanley warns investors

Market jump after Fed hike is ‘trap’, Morgan Stanley warns investors

Morgan Stanley is urging investors not to put their money in stocks despite the market rally following the Fed’s decision. Mike Wilson, the company’s chief U.S. equity strategist and chief investment officer, said he believes Wall Street’s excitement over the idea that interest rate hikes may slow sooner than expected is premature and problematic. “The…

South Korea is not yet worried about capital outflows: finance minister

South Korea is not yet worried about capital outflows: finance minister

South Korea’s finance minister shrugged off near-term risks of capital outflows from the Asian economy as gaps in global rates widen. SeongJoon Cho | Bloomberg | Getty Images South Korea’s finance minister shrugged off near-term risks of capital outflows from the Asian economy as gaps in global rates widen. Speaking to CNBC at the Group…