Opinion: Microsoft invested in an AI system that helped me write this column about Tesla

Can an artificial intelligence system help me write articles about investment ideas? Let’s find out. There…

Battered SPACs and Closed-End Funds Finally Look Tempting. How Investors Can Play Them.

With apologies to the Bard, SPACs are now in disgrace with fortune and men’s eyes, along…

Stocks Rise on Cooling Inflation and Fed Moderation. That Doesn’t Mean the Bear Market Is Over.

Christmas came early this year for the stock market. Is there a Grinch waiting to ruin…

T. Rowe Price Has Had a Rough Time of Late. Negativity in the Money Manager’s Stock Could Be Overdone.

Money manager T. Rowe Price Group has fallen way out of favor on Wall Street. There…

Slowing Inflation Isn’t Good for All Stocks. The Challenge That Tesla and Others Could Be Facing.

Inflation may have peaked, which could be bad news for stocks that have benefited from higher…

It’s Rough Out There. Stick With Dividend Stocks to Stay Afloat.

Dividend stocks are poised to notch an impressive victory this year. The Dow Jones U.S. Select…

Stock Market Looks Poised to Rally as Bond Yield Falls

Text size Michael Nagle/Bloomberg The worst may be over for the stock market. Key equity indexes…

Where to Get Yields of 10% and Up, if You Can Stomach a Little Risk

The $280 billion convertibles sector is replete with 10%-plus yields on many issues. There is a…

6 Preferred Stocks That Offer Safety and High Yields

There still is plenty of yield in the depressed preferred-stock market—even after the recent half-point yield…

How to Set Up a ‘Bond Ladder’ That Can Yield 4% to 5%

Bond ladders can be rickety at times. But they may provide protection against volatile interest rates…

Amazon Stock Looks Like a Buy With E-Commerce Set to Rebound

Back in July, I wrote a Barron’s cover story that made a bullish case for Amazon.com…

Build a Bond ETF Ladder to Capture Yields of 4% to 5%

Bond ladders can be rickety at times. But they may provide protection against volatile interest rates…

It’s Time for the Stock Market to Worry About Recession

The stock market is so over the Federal Reserve—but that doesn’t mean it’s out of the…

Apple Isn’t Recession Proof. The Stock Could Have a Tough 2023.

To be clear, I’m an Apple fanboy, and have been for years. I have a pair…

Match Group Stock Has Been Knocked Down. It’s Time to Pick It Up.

Online dating has been a heartbreaker for investors in Match Group this year. The stock, however,…

This British Clean-Energy Developer Is Making Big Bets

Europe’s urgent rush for new energy sources since Russia invaded Ukraine is creating a wide range…

Fed Tightening Is Having More Impact Than You Might Think

We’ve learned a lot about the transmission of disease in the past few years. Ideas, good…

Cardano NFT Column: Fast Society

This week’s guest on the Cardano NFT Column is a project that is launching a Play…

The Stock Market Has Stopped Worrying About the Fed. It’s Time to Worry About Recession.

The stock market is so over the Federal Reserve—but that doesn’t mean it’s out of the…

It’s Been a Rough Year for Stocks and Bonds. What to Do in 2023.

With more than a month to go, 2022 is all but certain to go down as…

Oil Prices Could Rise After Latest EU Sanctions on Russia

The European Union’s ban on seaborne imports of Russian oil, along with the Group of Seven’s…

Stocks Surged on an Inflation Reading. But the Bear Market Isn’t Over.

Investors finally got the inflation reading they were looking for, and are likely to get a…

What the Stock Market and the Midterm Elections Have Common.

Investing and politics go together about as well as mango chutney and burned hair, and we…

Preferred Dividends Are Part Stock, Part Bond. How They Can Provide Income.

We won’t know for a while if the recent rally in bonds has legs. Yields tumbled…

Oil Prices Could Jump in December. Energy Stocks Should Get a Jolt.

Oil prices have had a quiet November, holding steady around $90 per barrel. There’s a good…

EV Stocks Face a Reckoning. Not All of Them Will Make It.

Electric vehicle stocks have stalled—and many won’t get started again. Yes, things are that bad for…

Why Higher Interest Rates Won’t Solve the Inflation Problem

Interest rates are heading higher, and the economic toll from the rapid, ongoing rise in the…

Cardano SPO Column: CardanoWeed [WEED]

This week’s guest on the Cardano SPO Column is a stake pool operated by a diverse…

Higher Rates Hammer Home Buyers—and Make Mortgage REITs Lucrative for Investors

It’s instructive and often amusing to see how the popular media cover economic and financial news.…

Will Home Prices Crash? Don’t Count on It. Here’s Why.

The housing market is cooling, but the downturn may be overhyped. That is both a blessing…