The stock market is faltering. How it could stop falling next week.

Font size The S&P 500 is down 23% from its January peak. Getty Images After one of the worst weeks for the stock market in 2022, two factors could rock the market in the coming days and prime investors for a tumultuous fourth quarter. The market is reeling after a wide-ranging sell-off on Friday, capping … Read more

Amazon and Berkshire Hathaway are among the top payers of new minimum tax

Listen to article (2 minutes) WASHINGTON — A handful of large companies, such as: Berkshire Hathaway and Amazon.com could bear most of the burden of a 15% corporate minimum tax that President Biden signed last month. Researchers at the University of North Carolina Tax Center analyzed the filed securities to determine what companies would have … Read more

Stocks crash? No, but here’s why this bear market feels so painful—and what you can do about it.

Hashtags about a stock market crash may be trending on Twitter, but the selloff that sent US stocks into a bear market has been relatively orderly, market professionals say. But it is likely to become more volatile – and painful – before the market stabilizes. It was indeed a piece of cake for investors Friday … Read more

Don’t look for a stock market bottom until a rising dollar has cooled down. This is why.

Market analysts say it will be difficult for the stock market to stop the decline and find a bottom as long as the US dollar continues to rise against its rivals. Global equities suffered a blue week, with the S&P 500 narrowly avoiding its lowest close of the year on Friday. At the same time, … Read more

Don’t look for a stock market bottom until a rising dollar has cooled down. This is why.

Market analysts say it will be difficult for the stock market to stop the decline and find a bottom as long as the US dollar continues to rise against its rivals. Global equities suffered a blue week, with the S&P 500 narrowly avoiding its lowest close of the year on Friday. At the same time, … Read more

Existing home sales in the US fall for the seventh straight month in August and the Fed is about to cause ‘some pain’ with a 75 basis point rate hike – here’s how to prepare your wallet and your portfolio

Hi, MarketWatchers. Don’t miss these top stories. Brace yourself: the Fed is about to get ‘some hurt’ with a 75 basis point rate hike. Here’s how to prepare your wallet and your wallet. This marks the Federal Reserve’s third rate hike of 75 basis points this year. read more US existing home sales fall for … Read more

Earn more than $125,000? You may still be eligible for student loan forgiveness

Last month, when President Biden announced his student loan waiver plan for those earning less than $125,000, borrowers with incomes just above the cap wondered if there was a way to cut spending. In most cases, the answer was no. There’s one exception: Some self-employed taxpayers who have applied for an extension to file their … Read more

Mortgage rates hit 6.29%, says Freddie Mac and rents fell in August for the first time since November 2021

Hi, MarketWatchers. Don’t miss these top stories. Rents fell in August for the first time since November 2021, but tenants are still struggling. This is why. Rents fell from July to August and annual growth appears to be slowing down. read more How much should I tip my housekeeper? My husband says we should tip … Read more