Stocks and bonds are ‘discounted for disaster’ after worst period for investors in 20 years

Stocks and bonds are ‘discounted for disaster’ after worst period for investors in 20 years

Things could always get worse. The S&P 500 SPX index, -1.51% Friday cemented its worst monthly percentage decline since the March 2020 pandemic lockdowns, but also joined the Dow Jones Industrial Average DJIA, -1.71% and the Nasdaq COMP composite index, -1.51% booking the worst 9-month period since 2002, according to Dow Jones Market Data. “The … Read more

‘Very worrying’ sign of severe economic downturn emerges as stock market crashes

‘Very worrying’ sign of severe economic downturn emerges as stock market crashes

Topline A growing wave of economists are warning that the chances of a recession have risen amid a historic inversion of the yield curve – a telltale sign of an impending economic slowdown after the Federal Reserve raised rates to the highest on Wednesday high level since the Great Recession and signaled its policy would … Read more