New ETF gears up to attract hesitant investors

New ETF gears up to attract hesitant investors

Risk-averse investors have a new option to make safer bets on Tesla. Innovator ETFs launched the Innovator Hedged TSLA Strategy ETF (TSLH) – among other defined outcome products – last month. According to the ETF’s CEO Bruce Bond, it gives investors exposure to the stock while largely steering clear of volatility and valuation risks by … Read more

How to position as bull market beckons

How to position as bull market beckons

Asset manager Dan Veru believes US stocks could go through a sustained dip, before embarking on a “powerful rally” by the end of the year. A broad-based rally in US stocks in July had raised hopes of a sustained rebound for equity markets. Speaking on CNBC “Squawk Box Europe” ahead of the start of Monday’s … Read more

Why China-Taiwan tensions moved to the forefront of financial market worries

Why China-Taiwan tensions moved to the forefront of financial market worries

It’s an island off the coast of China, with a land area comparable to Maryland and Delaware combined. Its population is about 1 million higher than that of Florida. Often overlooked in world headlines, Taiwan is grabbing the financial market’s attention as the biggest macro risk of the day, prompting many traders and investors to … Read more

JP Morgan quant who called summer rebound in stocks says rally could continue even if corporate profits decline

JP Morgan quant who called summer rebound in stocks says rally could continue even if corporate profits decline

Investors worried about the next pullback for stocks might want to pause and consider this: the decline in equity valuations since the start of the year already has exceeded the average pullback of other recessionary periods since the early 1990s, according to JPMorgan Chase & Co.’ s equity as to Marko Kolanovic. While more Wall … Read more

Market jump after Fed hike is ‘trap,’ Morgan Stanley warns investors

Market jump after Fed hike is ‘trap,’ Morgan Stanley warns investors

Morgan Stanley is urging investors to resist putting their money to work in stocks despite the market’s post-Fed-decision jump. Mike Wilson, the firm’s chief US equity strategist and chief investment officer, said he believes Wall Street’s excitement over the idea that interest rate hikes may slow sooner than expected is premature and problematic. “The market … Read more

Celsius customers write pleas to bankruptcy court to get crypto back: ‘This is an emergency situation, simply to keep a roof over my family and food on their table.’

Celsius customers write pleas to bankruptcy court to get crypto back: ‘This is an emergency situation, simply to keep a roof over my family and food on their table.’

Some customers of crypto lender Celsius Network, which filed for bankruptcy earlier this month, have written to the Bankruptcy Court for the Southern District of New York, with a hope of getting their funds back. As digital assets crashed, Celsius, which said it had more than 1.7 million users as of June, halted withdrawals since … Read more

Stock market bottom or bear bounce? What skeptics want to see as S&P 500 extends gain

Stock market bottom or bear bounce?  What skeptics want to see as S&P 500 extends gain

US stocks on Wednesday were attempting to build on a big and broad Tuesday bounce, but skeptics aren’t yet convinced the move is more than a bear-market rally. Tuesday’s rally was “undoubtedly impressive, especially following a sharp reversal lower the previous day,” said Kevin Dempter, a technical analyst at Renaissance Macro, in a Wednesday note. … Read more

Dow clings to gain as earnings season kicks off, with investors scaling back Fed rate-hike expectations

Dow clings to gain as earnings season kicks off, with investors scaling back Fed rate-hike expectations

US stocks rose, but trimmed earlier gains, as investors focused on positive elements in the quarterly results of Goldman Sachs Group Inc. and Bank of America Corp. in an attempt to build upon upside momentum ahead of the Federal Reserve’s interest rate hike next week. How stocks are trading The Dow Jones Industrial Average DJIA … Read more

Asset manager names companies trading at a ‘sizable discount’

Asset manager names companies trading at a ‘sizable discount’

With stock markets yet to emerge from the doldrums of a brutal first half sell-off, investors are increasingly seeking strategies to preserve and grow their capital. Asset manager Jack Ablin tells CNBC how he’s trading the market volatility, highlighting some of his top stocks along the way. Investors should be putting their money in companies … Read more

Stocks are still too expensive and rising rates may shock financial system, Seth Klarman warns

Stocks are still too expensive and rising rates may shock financial system, Seth Klarman warns

Investment legend Seth Klarman went back to his roots at the Harvard Business School to declare that the stock market is still too pricey even with its slide this year. “You’ve got a stock market that’s one of the most expensive ever,” said the chief executive of the value-focused Baupost Group, in an interview posted … Read more