Some say you need to be a mind reader to accurately predict which way the stock market is headed. So MarketWatch decided to ask actual mind readers — or mentalists, as they sometimes prefer to be called — to tell us what to expect in 2022. And as an added twist, we sought out a […]

After taking an initial wait-and-see approach on the new omicron variant of coronavirus, Credit Suisse CS, +3.57%, one of the world’s largest investment banks, now sees a “considerable” risk that the U.S. and large parts of Europe will be unable to avoid “stringent” lockdowns this winter. Credit Suisse’s view is at odds with that of […]

Average APRs on personal loans have dipped, both for three-year and five-year loans, according to data released Monday from Bankrate for the week ending December 13th. If you have excellent credit (meaning a score of 751 or higher), the rate dip was especially steep: The average personal loan APR fell to 12.56% for a three-year […]

Amid the holiday cards coming in the mail and inboxes this season is a potentially not-so-nice greeting for some mutual-fund investors: capital-gains distributions. It’s not all bad news. A number of funds are paying out gains because stocks gained this year, with the S&P 500 index SPX, +0.95% up 22% through November (and has continued […]

The Shopper Monetary Safety Bureau has wide-ranging powers to control and police the monetary providers trade, and for the primary time in 4 years it has a director in Rohit Chopra who seems poised to make use of these powers to the fullest. Observers have speculated as to Chopra’s priorities for his tenure, however highly […]

Getty Photographs For these with glorious credit score, the typical private mortgage APR for the week starting October 18th was 13.47% for a three-year mortgage, and 14.29% for a five-year mortgage, in line with knowledge launched Monday from Bankrate. And also you would possibly get a far decrease price than common, as various issuers offering […]

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