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S&P 500 Index

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 […]

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 […]