John Bogle, the founder of Vanguard. Photograph: Ryan Collerd/New York Times

Global market action has been scary in 2022. Even before last week’s developments, worries were piling up. Inflation at multi-decade highs, tighter (...)

Investors are hoping that recent market drops are a short-term correction rather than the first indications of a bear market. Photograph: iStock

Stocks rebounded strongly last week but that doesn’t mean the danger has passed, as snapback rallies often occur in bear markets. So is this a run-of-(...)

This could be a scary year for investors but the volatility is nothing new. Photograph: iStock

Some talking heads have referred to the recent market downturn as a crash. It’s not. Yes, many individual stocks have been decimated. Yes, the sp(...)

Netflix’s share price is at mid-2018 levels even though it now has 70 per cent more subscribers. Photograph: iStock

“When Value disappoints, markets are mad,” fund giant GMO observed recently. “When Growth disappoints, they are merciless.” Netflix shareholders learn(...)

The S&P gained 29 per cent in 2021 and volatility was unusually low. Photograph: iStock

Whatever about 2022, investors should be grateful for 2021, says Ritholtz Wealth Management’s Ben Carlson. There have been 17 years where the S&(...)

Average gains are actually very rare. Photograph: iStock

Most fund managers (62 per cent) expect European stocks to rise 5-10 per cent in 2022, according to a Bank of America survey. Such expectations are n(...)

In September the total market capitalisation of companies trading on at least 20 times sales was $4.9 trillion, way above the previous peak in 2000. Photograph: Reuters

The S&P 500 may well deserve its elevated valuation, but that doesn’t mean there aren’t pockets of madness in the market right now. The stratosph(...)

Wall Street, New York. The S&P 500 remains well above its 200-day moving average. Photograph: iStock

The market headlines have been grim lately, but the bull market still looks strong. The S&P 500, for example, remains well above its 200-day mov(...)

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