Russia’s invasion of Ukraine, along with governments’ reactions to that, might mean that prices rise. Or they could fall on fears of a global economic slowdown.
By J. Alex Tarquinio
But Russia’s war in Ukraine creates uncertainty about where energy funds will go in the second half of the year.
High oil prices have lifted the shares of energy companies, making that the best-performing sector among funds in the first quarter.
Oil prices soared in 2021, giving a boost to the stocks of energy companies. But with the world shifting toward greener alternatives, don’t count on that trend continuing.
There are remedies for the problems in the bond market, experts say, but none of them are perfect.
Stiff competition and difficult business conditions have not stopped microbrewers from trying their hands and hops at making beer.
Strategists say foreign bonds bought to protect one from domestic inflation are really more of a bet against the dollar.
The S.E.C. requires individual investors to have a net worth of $1 million, or a certain level of income, to invest in managed futures.
Because of economic setbacks, much available sublet space is being offered at sharply discounted prices.
Financial advisers say retirees should tap their investment portfolios and life insurance before taking a reverse mortgage.