Tag: recession

Berkshire Hathaway is sitting on a major cash pile. A major market crash would help Chair Warren Buffett deploy some of Berkshire Hathaway’s cash.

BAML's David Hauner said that 2020 will be a very difficult year for investors. The last recession came after two years of yield curve inversion.

Southern Company stock has had a robust run in 2019. Including dividends, it has returned more than 35% YTD, almost double the broad market index S&P 500.

UBS Global's Mark Haefele recently wrote in a note, "We believe that investors can keep their investment strategies on track for the long term."

The consumer confidence index released yesterday was better than expected. The US economy rose 2.1% in the second quarter, according to estimates.

According to Jim Cramer, the recession could put President Trump’s reelection prospects in danger. The benchmark Treasury yields fell on Tuesday.

Peter Navarro, President Trump's trade adviser, said, "The only way we get a recession in the distant future is if a Democrat sits in the White House."

Apple (AAPL) investors have had a roller coaster week. Apple stock has lost just under 2% in a week, ending on August 23, 2019.

When the 10-year Treasury yield dips to 1.6%, where do investors park their funds? You can look at stocks with a high dividend yield as an alternative.

Today, IHS Markit released the US manufacturing PMI (purchasing managers’ index) data for August. The manufacturing PMI hit 49.9, down from 50.4 in July.