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Vanguard dramatically cuts its expected rate of return for the stock market

Vanguard dramatically cuts its expected rate of return for the stock market

The stock market won‘t keep returning the kinds of yearly gains investors have gotten used to since the financial crisis bottom in 2009, Vanguard‘s chief investment officer, Greg Davis, said. “If we look forward for the next 10 years, our expectations around U.S. equity markets is for about a 5 […]

Disney to make 4 animated Marvel superhero series for Hulu, including Howard the Duck

Disney to make 4 animated Marvel superhero series for Hulu, including Howard the Duck

The relationship between and may be diminishing, but that‘s not stopping the owner of Marvel Studios from partnering with other platforms to bring famous and infamous superheroes to the small screen. On Monday, Hulu announced that Disney has greenlighted a slate of four animated series featuring Marvel superheroes for the […]

Wall Street firm says there is a ‘strong case‘ for gold over bonds, stocks now

Wall Street firm says there is a ‘strong case‘ for gold over bonds, stocks now

As recession fears rise, Bernstein is suggesting investors look to gold and gold mining stocks to reduce risk. The firm‘s global quantitative trading strategy group on Monday sent a note titled “a strong case for holding gold.” “We show that from current equity valuations and from similar points in previous […]

One of Snap‘s former top execs is going to take on Amazon with his new start-up

One of Snap‘s former top execs is going to take on Amazon with his new start-up

Imran Khan, a former top exec at , has plans to go after . Though details are still scarce, Khan‘s new retail company, called Verishop, said Monday that it plans to launch an e-commerce platform for vetted brands that brings back to customers the “joy of discovering something new that […]

Toys R Us tries for a comeback a year after going out of business

Toys R Us tries for a comeback a year after going out of business

Some former Toys R Us executives are looking to bring back the iconic retailer — Geoffrey the Giraffe and all. Toys R Us , unable to emerge from bankruptcy after a crippling 2017 holiday season. Its lenders, including Solus Alternative Asset Management and the Angelo Gordon investment firm, took control […]

A majority of small-business owners think a recession is coming: Survey

A majority of small-business owners think a recession is coming: Survey

Main Street has caught up to Wall Street, at least when it comes to increased fears of a recession. A narrow majority of small-business owners across the United States expect a recession in the next year, according to the latest . This was the first time in the two-year-plus history […]

Salesforce rolls out tool for hospitals to spot patients who need other kinds of help, like a ride

Salesforce rolls out tool for hospitals to spot patients who need other kinds of help, like a ride

Salesforce is rolling out a new tool as part of its Health Cloud platform to help hospitals and insurers spot environmental and social issues that can affect a person‘s health, like income or access to transportation, to connect patients with more services. There is growing emphasis in health care to […]

A reality check on how small businesses were really affected by the government shutdown: Survey

A reality check on how small businesses were really affected by the government shutdown: Survey

The recent government shutdown hit federal workers the hardest, with some or forced to work without pay. But small businesses across the United States had to deal with unexpected trickle-down effects that caused disruption and uncertainty. As one small-business owner in Maryland noted, “I live in a community with several […]

Goldman Sachs is backing off the investing thesis it‘s held for the past two years

Goldman Sachs is backing off the investing thesis it‘s held for the past two years

A more accommodative Federal Reserve and the prospects for stable economic growth ahead have promoted Goldman Sachs to close a popular trade that it has backed for the past two years. Companies with low levels of debt compared with capital have been major outperformers since late 2016 just as the […]

As more older Americans ‘age in place,‘ younger buyers struggle to find homes

As more older Americans ‘age in place,‘ younger buyers struggle to find homes

With more seniors than ever aging in place and choosing not to sell the family home, an estimated 1.6 million fewer properties are now available in a market already experiencing a critical shortage, according to Freddie Mac. To put it in perspective, that is about the same number of new […]