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Stocks still have major upside potential with the Fed poised to backstop sluggish stimulus progress, says the world's largest wealth manager

12 days ago   |   By Business Insider

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Investors continue to cling onto hope that another round of fiscal stimulus to combat the COVID-19 pandemic will be passed by Congress.
While more stimulus would likely provide a boost to stocks, any setbacks in the deal making process "won't derail equity rally," UBS chief investment officer Mark Haefele said in a note on Friday.
Potential setbacks became clear this week after Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell called a stimulus proposal from the Democrats "unserious."
"While near-term uncertainty could persist, we believe the case for further upside in global...
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I had a child at 18, and I can tell you: Raising kids doesn't have to be as expensive as they say

I had a child at 18, and I can tell you: Raising kids doesn't have to be as expensive as they say

12 days ago   |   By Business Insider

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I had a child at 18 and was overwhelmed when I learned that the USDA estimates the cost of raising a child to 18 to be between $233,000 and $284,570.
In the years I've been a parent, though, I've spent a lot less without sacrificing our safety, comfort, or closeness.
We find lots of fun things to do for free, and I've kept our housing costs down by renting and owning a small home. I know my son doesn't need a big, expensive house to enjoy his childhood.
I also stopped stressing about the little things when I learned that kids forget a lot of their earliest...
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Investors should sell stocks including Apple into 2021, says Goldman

Investors should sell stocks including Apple into 2021, says Goldman

12 days ago   |   By CNBC

Goldman Sachs scanned its coverage universe for stocks that have at least 10% total return downside ahead.
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Brad McGill's fund is beating 99% of its peers this year. The small-cap manager shares how he invests for big wins and where he is finding opportunities amid a 39% return year-to-date

Brad McGill's fund is beating 99% of its peers this year. The small-cap manager shares how he invests for big wins and where he is finding opportunities amid a 39% return year-to-date

12 days ago   |   By Business Insider

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Small-cap stocks have been on a tear recently as positive vaccine news encourages investors to bet on a sped-up economic recovery that will boost smaller US companies' growth prospects.
We caught up with Brad McGill, a first-percentile small-cap portfolio manager, to learn about how he seeks out companies that he thinks can "generate a minimum of 50% absolute return over two years."
McGill runs the $313 million Aperture Discover Equity fund , which has returned almost 39% and beaten about 99% of its category peers so far this year, according to Morningstar Data .
His...
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'The unwinding of this bubble is going to be painful': A renowned stock bear says today's investors can expect negative returns for the next 12 years - and warns of a looming 66% stock plunge

'The unwinding of this bubble is going to be painful': A renowned stock bear says today's investors can expect negative returns for the next 12 years - and warns of a looming 66% stock plunge

12 days ago   |   By Business Insider

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"Oh, man. The unwinding of this bubble is going to be painful."
That's what John Hussman - the former economics professor turned president of the Hussman Investment Trust who's known for his persistently bearish views - said in a recent client note in reference to today's stock market.
"I continue to expect the S&P 500 Index to lose two-thirds of its value over the completion of the current market cycle," he said. "That loss would not even breach historical valuation norms, but it would at least bring our estimates of long-term expected S&P 500 returns closer to...
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Supply chain delays marred Pfizer's initial vaccine rollout plans, but the...

Supply chain delays marred Pfizer's initial vaccine rollout plans, but the company says it will still deliver on the supply it promised the US

Summary List Placement Supply chain problems reportedly caused Pfizer to cut projections for its COVID-19 vaccine rollout. Sources close to the Pfizer vaccine development told... Read more ...

US mortgage rates fall to 14th record low of 2020 as housing-market frenzy...

US mortgage rates fall to 14th record low of 2020 as housing-market frenzy charges on

Summary List Placement The average US 30-year fixed mortgage rate dipped to 2.71% from 2.72%, Freddie Mac said Thursday. The new level marks the rate's 14th record low of the... Read more ...

A real estate limited partnership is like a private fund that lets you...

A real estate limited partnership is like a private fund that lets you profit passively from large property investments

Summary List Placement Real estate can be an excellent addition to your investments, not only for its own potential for appreciation and income but also for the diversification... Read more ...

Saudi Arabia's wealth fund plans to raise $7 billion to plow into new...

Saudi Arabia's wealth fund plans to raise $7 billion to plow into new investments, report says

Summary List Placement Saudi Arabia's Public Investment Fund, which is among the largest in the world, seeks to raise $7 billion in loans for new investments, Bloomberg... Read more ...

Billionaire investor Paul Tudor Jones forecasts the economy will see an...

Billionaire investor Paul Tudor Jones forecasts the economy will see an 'absolute supersonic boom' in 2021

Summary List Placement Billionaire investor Paul Tudor Jones told Yahoo Finance the economy will see an explosion of growth next year as the coronavirus vaccine unleashes... Read more ...

Atlanta logistics startup Stord raises $31M

Atlanta logistics startup Stord raises $31M

Logistics software startup Stord raised a $31 million Series B round to improve its cloud supply chain network and hire more staff. San Fransisco-based Founders Fund led the... Read more ...

ISM Services Index Decreased to 55.9% in November

ISM Services Index Decreased to 55.9% in November

The November ISM Services index was at 55.9%, down from 56.6% last month. The employment index increased to 51.5%, from 50.1%. Note: Above 50 indicates expansion, below 50... Read more ...

Stocks are overbought and investors are underestimating the risk of a...

Stocks are overbought and investors are underestimating the risk of a correction, says Morgan Stanley's investment chief

Summary List Placement Morgan Stanley's chief investment officer told Bloomberg on Wednesday investors may be overlooking the risk that a pick up in treasury yields may spark a... Read more ...

VSCO acquires mobile app Trash to expand into AI-powered video editing

VSCO acquires mobile app Trash to expand into AI-powered video editing

VSCO , the popular photo and video editing app, today announced it has acquired AI-powered video editing app Trash , as the company pushes further into the video market. The... Read more ...

A legal software company just bought a digital forensics firm in a deal that...

A legal software company just bought a digital forensics firm in a deal that could massively speed up the time it takes for lawyers to decide to act on a case

Summary List Placement Exterro, an e-discovery and information governance software platform used by lawyers and compliance teams, has acquired the digital forensics firm... Read more ...