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Staying the Course May Be the Key to Wartime Investing

Entire sectors of the global economy are in turmoil after Russia’s invasion of Ukraine, leaving investors worried about how they should react. Should they buy energy stocks? Shares of defense […]




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Russian Invasion of Ukraine Needn’t Change Stock and Bond Investing

Professor Thaler, who was an author of the book “Nudge” and appeared as himself in the movie “The Big Short,” is one of the world’s great authorities on how humans […]




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Russia-Ukraine Crisis Shakes Markets, but Long-Term Outlook Is Better

Global markets usually weaken as wars approach, strengthen long before wars end and treat human calamity with breathtaking indifference.That’s been a common historical pattern, anyway. And, with some important caveats, […]




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Stock Market Faces Lingering Perils in 2022

In response to the coronavirus, the Fed created trillions of dollars out of thin air, Congress doled out trillions more, and the pandemic provided a tacit guarantee that interest rates […]




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Why Stock Investors Need to Look a Decade Ahead, at Lea

That’s because the math shows that it’s not only profits that compound over time. Costs, do, too. Investors need to watch out for themselves, unfortunately. Mr. Bogle warned that the […]




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Emerging Markets Pose Long-Term Benefits Despite Short-Term Risk

Generalizing about so vast a swath of the planet is hazardous, but for the most part, the Omicron variant, soaring inflation, tightening monetary policy, political strife and climate change threaten […]




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Shareholder Democracy Is Getting Bigger Trial Runs

Well, that’s beginning to change. Several intriguing experiments are underway.One of the most interesting is a collaboration between an activist hedge fund, Engine No. 1, and the asset management platform […]




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Investing in China: What You Need to Know

If you want Chinese shares, you can bypass New York.On the face of it, shares of Chinese internet giants traded in American markets through A.D.R.s might seem to be safer […]




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Higher Inflation Ahead? Maybe. But Don’t Even Try to Predict It.

But, no: The study shows that the bond market is no good at this, either. Again, the research draws finer distinctions. Bond mavens are a little better than economists at […]