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Seven Signs It’s Time to Pivot Your Marketing

How do you know when it’s time to pivot your marketing?

Jeremy Siegel: Bear Market for Nasdaq; Correction for S&P

The Nasdaq will go into bear market territory and the S&P 500 will suffer a correction, according to Jeremy Siegel.

The Crypto Crash Strengthens the Case for Crypto

Crypto prices are tumbling. By one account, crypto assets have lost about $1.35 trillion globally since November, with some falling in price by 80% or more. Many investors feel a real pinch.

Where the Billions Pouring Into the Energy Transition Are Going

Energy transition investment follows familiar patterns in global capital markets. Large, established financial institutions supply hundreds of billions of dollars a year to finance construction of long-lived assets using familiar zero-carbon technologies — i.e., deployment.

Fed Fallout Triggers Global Yield Spike as Tighter Policy Looms

Bonds tumbled across the world on Thursday after Federal Reserve Chairman Jerome Powell’s latest hawkish pivot, with yields from Wellington to London breaching multi-year highs.

Value Stocks, U.S. Dollar Among Top Trades After Hawkish Fed

Strategists are mapping out their best trade ideas after Federal Reserve Chair Jerome Powell set the stage for raising interest rates to combat the highest inflation since 1982.

U.S. Economic Growth Quickened Last Quarter With Inventory Boost

U.S. economic growth accelerated by more than forecast in the final three months of last year, fueled by the rebuilding of inventories and a pickup in consumer spending.

U.S. Durable Goods Orders Post First Decline in Three Months

Orders placed with U.S. factories for durable goods fell in December for the first time in three months, pointing to a pause in capital investment at the close of the fourth quarter.

A Bonus Matters More When Its Size Is a Pleasant Surprise: Sarah Green Carmichael

The yearly paying out of lump sums to reward top talent is such a standard, established practice, questioning it may seem a little quaint. More than three-quarters of U.S. companies use performance incentives of some kind. Yet the fact remains, we don’t really know how well they work. Do they encourage people to work harder and smarter?

Three Bitcoin Metrics Suggest a Prolonged Bear Market Is Here

A hefty debate is underway in the crypto space about whether Bitcoin is mired in a drawn-out bear market. Proponents of the notoriously volatile token say a bounce could be around the corner after it shed half its value from an all-time high in November. But a few industry metrics suggest a crypto winter is already here, according to market-intelligence firm Glassnode.

Crypto, NFTs Are Rife With ‘Mountains’ of Fraud, IRS Says

IRS criminal investigators see cryptocurrencies and nonfungible tokens as ripe for fraud, including money laundering, market manipulation and tax evasion -- and even celebrities could get caught up in the agency’s probes.

Hedge Funds Face New SEC Disclosures as Gensler Cracks Down

Large hedge funds and private-equity firms may soon have to start reporting steep losses, major redemptions and other extraordinary events in near real-time to the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission -- a change that the regulator says will help it protect the financial system during meltdowns and wild swings like the meme stock mania that roiled markets a year ago.

Climate Activists Poised to See Big Gains in 2022

Last year, shareholder activists teamed up with environmental and socially-minded investors in record numbers. The most successful campaign was arguably hedge fund Engine No. 1’s push to add three climate-conscious directors to the board of fossil-fuel behemoth Exxon Mobil Corp. Other notable initiatives included investor Dan Loeb’s attempt to break up Royal Dutch Shell Plc and Bluebell Capital Partners’s push for a management shakeup at GlaxoSmithKline Plc.

Economists Implore Biden to Get Key Climate Number Right

Four prominent economists are imploring the White House to rethink a critical lever for policymaking that they call “insufficient to deliver the climate targets set in the Paris Agreement and by the Biden administration.”

Wednesday's Weekly Perspective: January 26, 2022

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