Crypto Broker Voyager Digital Declares Chapter 11 Bankruptcy

Crypto Broker Voyager Digital Declares Chapter 11 Bankruptcy

Photo: justin sullivan (Getty Images) Like its namesake, Voyager Digital wanted to go where few crypto trading companies have gone before, to truly make crypto “mainstream” with items like debit and credit cards that earn users crypto rewards. Instead of going “to the moon” and beyond, Voyager is taking a parabolic trajectory back down to … Read more

Here’s how much your Social Security check is likely to go up next year

Here's how much your Social Security check is likely to go up next year

Good news — sort of. If you’re retired or just about to retire, next year’s Social Security checks are likely to see one of the biggest bumps on record as a result of surging consumer prices. The average beneficiary may be in line to get as much as $180 more a month starting next January, … Read more

Recession is challenging inflation as top fear among stock and bond investors

Recession is challenging inflation as top fear among stock and bond investors

It’s easy to want to duck for cover given the carnage seen this year in stocks and bonds, particularly with the Federal Reserve vowing to wage an unconditional battle against high inflation. While inflation running at a 40-year high still sits near the top of the list of worries for many investors, another potential bugaboo … Read more

The S&P 500 could slide another 33% in a ’70s-style inflation environment: Societe Generale

The S&P 500 could slide another 33% in a '70s-style inflation environment: Societe Generale

The bear market in stocks probably isn’t over — and could have much longer to run if the economy falls into a 1970s-style stagflation scenario, a Wall Street equities strategist warned this week. The S&P 500 officially entered a bear market last week, falling more than 20% from its Jan. 3 record finishes. The US … Read more

What the Fed’s biggest rate hike in decades means for the bear market in bonds

What the Fed's biggest rate hike in decades means for the bear market in bonds

Historically bad. That’s how the mammoth $53 trillion US fixed-income market has performed this year as the Federal Reserve works to curtail high inflation threatening to wreck the economy. To turbo charge the effort, the Fed on Wednesday fired off its biggest benchmark interest rate increase in nearly thirty years. But what does that mean … Read more

US Stocks Rise as Volatile Trading Persists

US Stocks Rise as Volatile Trading Persists

US stocks were higher Friday, putting major indexes on course to extend the whipsaw moves that have injected fresh volatility into markets this week. The S&P 500 rose 0.7%. The Dow Jones Industrial Average added 0.3%, and the Nasdaq Composite climbed 1.4%. All three major indexes fell Thursday, closing at their lowest levels since 2020. … Read more