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Ray Dalio adds to the chorus touting gold

Ray Dalio adds to the chorus touting gold

Banks including Goldman, Citigroup and Merrill have boosted their forecasts for the precious metal in the past month.

JPMorgan exec warns 10-year Treasury yield is `headed to zero’

JPMorgan exec warns 10-year Treasury yield is `headed to zero’

Central banks will cut borrowing costs to nothing in response to threats ranging from the global trade war to tepid inflation, says chief investment officer Bob Michele.

Surging demand turns solar into the hottest summer investment

Surging demand turns solar into the hottest summer investment

Tax incentives are fueling sales and driving share prices up by double and triple digits.

‘Quality’ stocks have changed in the last decade

‘Quality’ stocks have changed in the last decade

These days, many of the companies that qualify are in the technology sector.

Earnings forecasts are getting worse by the week

Earnings forecasts are getting worse by the week

Heading into second-quarter earnings, the majority of S&P 500 companies that revised their profit estimates have slashed them.

Active managers putting pressure on index funds

Active managers putting pressure on index funds

Nearly half of all large-cap active funds are beating the benchmark this year.

2019’s best-performing ETFs show small is beautiful

2019’s best-performing ETFs show small is beautiful

Leveraged exchange-traded products are leading so far this year, and those investing in Russian stocks are also doing well.

Gold heading for biggest monthly gain since 2016

Gold heading for biggest monthly gain since 2016

Its price has hit the highest level since 2013 on hopes for a Fed rate cut, geopolitical tensions and slower global growth.

Wealthy families are adding forests to their portfolios

Wealthy families are adding forests to their portfolios

A group at Bank of America manages $13.6 billion for individuals and institutions looking for timberland, farms, ranches, energy interests or real estate.

Buyers, beware of states with a high number of muni bankruptcies

Buyers, beware of states with a high number of muni bankruptcies

While municipal bankruptcies are rare, they're far more common in some states.

Federal Reserve will likely cut interest rates this year, but don’t get too excited

Federal Reserve will likely cut interest rates this year, but don’t get too excited

A survey shows economists expect just one quarter-point move in December.

Investors deserting junk bonds as trade tensions sour mood

Investors deserting junk bonds as trade tensions sour mood

Retail funds saw $3.2 billion in outflows in latest week, which was the biggest withdrawal since December.

Trade-war gloom means revamping stock calls

Trade-war gloom means revamping stock calls

Strategists are switching to more granular forecasts about what trade tensions will mean for specific stocks.

Global yield curves blare alarms about economic outlook

Global yield curves blare alarms about economic outlook

Long-term yields are heading below short-term yields, sending a recession warning.

How ETF investors are playing trade tensions

How ETF investors are playing trade tensions

They're exiting funds that focus on Chinese tech companies and shorting the S&P 500.