Goldman Sachs analysts reveal some of the most 'attractive' stocks as recession fears mount

Goldman Sachs has named a slew of buy-rated stocks that every investor must own. The companies have attractive qualities and are well-positioned in a difficult macro environment. They include:...

Another recession warning: Falling copper prices

Copper prices hit 16-month lows on Thursday as traders dumped the metal. They've dropped more than 11% in two weeks. The metal is used in many construction materials, including electrical wires...

Women prefer values-based investing. Here's what that might mean for their wealth

Fifty-two percent of women would rather invest in companies that have a positive social or environmental impact. That's true for 44% of men. Women seem more motivated by wanting to do good than by...

It’s not in your head: 2 new surveys show the economy hit a wall in June as stagflation becomes reality

“The pace of U.S. economic growth has slowed sharply in June,” Chris Williamson, chief business economist at S&P Global, said on Thursday. “Business confidence is now at a level which would...

U.K. Economy "Running on Empty" as Manufacturing PMI Falls More Than Expected

By Geoffrey Smith Investing.com -- U.K. manufacturing activity is slowing more sharply than expected as persistent price pressures take their toll on manufacturers and service companies alike,...

Dow Jones Newswires: Eurozone growth slowed to 16-month low, PMIs show

Eurozone economic growth deteriorated sharply to a 16-month low in June, according to preliminary purchasing managers index data, reflecting a stalling of demand growth, S&P Global said.

UK economy 'running on empty' as recession signals mount

LONDON - Britain's economy is showing signs of stalling as high inflation hits new orders and businesses report levels of concern that normally signal a recession, a closely watched industry...

Euro zone business growth slumped in June as price hikes bite

LONDON - Euro zone business growth has slowed significantly this month - and by much more than expected - as consumers concerned about soaring bills opted to stay at home and defer purchases to...

Flash PMI: Eurozone Business Activity Slides in June, Hitting 16-Month Low

By Scott Kanowsky Investing.com -- Business activity in the eurozone slid to its lowest level in 16 months in June, as soaring inflation and rising interest rates took a bite out of demand and...

German economy loses momentum at the end of Q2

BERLIN - The German economy, Europe's largest, suffered a sharp loss of momentum at the end of the second quarter, with falling exports acting as a drag and economic uncertainty and inflation...

Rising rates pressuring countries' credit ratings, S&P Global warns

LONDON - A growing group of countries are likely to see their credit ratings come under pressure as rising global interest rates hit already-stretched finances, one of the world's biggest rating...

S&P Global downgrades developer Greenland to 'selective default'

HONG KONG -Ratings agency S&P Global (NYSE:SPGI) on Wednesday downgraded Greenland Holdings to "selective default", after the Chinese state-backed property developer extended the maturity of its...

S&P Downgrades China’s Greenland Over Bond Extension

Ratings agency S&P Global downgraded Greenland to "selective default" on Wednesday after the state-backed property developer extended the maturity of $488 million in bonds The post S&P Downgrades...

How to Think About E.S.G. Investing in a Falling Market

assets in E.S.G. funds have risen 38 percent in the past year. Professionals overlay all manner of rules and screens for the investments they pick. The funds often have high fees that can reduce...

SEC looks at stricter rules for index providers

S&P Global and MSCI could be reclassified as investment advisers by US regulator

Operating Earnings Growth Slowing, But Still Overstated After 1Q22

Operating Earnings calculated by S&P Global (SPGI) for the S&P 500 overstate Core Earnings and stocks are more expensive than they appear.

The Russian economy is not falling apart

…the economic decline is not as precipitous as some experts had expected it would be after the Feb. 24 invasion. Inflation is still high, around 17 percent on an annual basis, but it has come down...

SEC Is Investigating Goldman Sachs Over ESG Funds - WSJ

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UK house-building slows to weakest since May 2020

By David Milliken LONDON - Construction of new homes in Britain almost ground to a halt last month as builders feared the cost-of-living squeeze and rising interest rates would constrain demand,...

UK businesses feel the strain from surging inflation -PMIs

LONDON - Growth among British businesses slowed sharply in May to its weakest since early 2021 when the country was under a COVID-19 lockdown, according to a survey, although the loss of momentum...

Russia-Ukraine War Live: Latest News

Russia’s factories suffered a sharp fall in output in April, with auto production leading the way down, falling 61% from last year as Western sanctions in response to the invasion of Ukraine made...

Dow Jones Newswires: Eurozone manufacturing orders fall for first time in almost two years

The S&P Global manufacturing PMI fell to 54.6 in May from 55.5 in April. Manufacturing orders fell for the first time since June 2020, the index said. The fragility of the eurozone manufacturing...

Stocks slump on growth concerns, bond yields slip

Shares slide worldwide on Tuesday as supply chain woes and surging costs hurt corporate earnings. Treasury yields dipped as the weakness in equities revived a safe-haven bid for U.S. government...

Tesla (TSLA) falls off the S&P 500 ESG index as Elon Musk trashes the system

S&P Global announced this week that it has removed Tesla from its ESG index. ESG stands for ‘Environmental, Social, and Governance’ This index is used as a standard for investors to rank companies...

Market Extra: PayPal borrows $3 billion to help fund debt buyback plan

Bond prices fall to record lows as U.S. debt crisis deepens. $2 billion in new debt issued to pay for infrastructure projects. New bond issue comes after $1.5 billion in debt issued in 2012. New...

Intel Stock: Chipmaker Edges Above First-Quarter Targets

Intel earned 87 cents a share on sales of $18.35 billion in the March-ended quarter. On a year-over-year basis, Intel earnings dropped 35% while sales dipped 1%. "We are reaffirming our full-year...

Dividend Aristocrat stocks can help you keep ahead of inflation. These 15 take top prizes for raising payouts

The Dividend Aristocrats have increased their payouts the most over the past 10 years. The group’s performance has been, in a word, incredible. Some investors are interested in stocks that pay...

Business and Economy News: Live Updates

S&P Global has placed Russia under a “selective default’ rating. The Russian government said last week that it had repaid about $650 million in dollar-denominated debt in rubles. The ratings...

Treasury yields rise, remain inverted as recession fears linger

The yield on the 2-year Treasury note climbed 3 basis points to 2.461% at 3:30 a.m. ET. There are no auctions scheduled to be held on Tuesday. Fed Governor Lael Brainard is due to speak about...

Russia war could further escalate auto prices and shortages - The Associated Press

BMW has halted production at two German factories. Mercedes is slowing work at its assembly plants. Volkswagen, warning of production stoppages, is looking for alternative sources for parts....

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