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Women are taking a 'rain check' on babies, and it could change the shape of the economy | Markets Insider

Women are taking a 'rain check' on babies, and it could change the shape of the economy | Markets Insider

The predicted baby boom is looking more like a baby bust. While many thought a year locked up would lead to some serious babymaking, Brookings Institute economists Melissa Kearney and Phillip Levine last June: The pandemic would lead to 300,000 to 500,000 fewer births in 2021, they said.So far, their predictions are on track.Nine months after the first lockdowns began in the US, the number of births in the country had declined by 7%, according to by health departments across more than 24 states. And fertility rates - the number of live births a woman is expected to have over her lifetime -...

April 19, 2021
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NASA is developing a plan to build an Arecibo-like telescope on the moon | Markets Insider

NASA is developing a plan to build an Arecibo-like telescope on the moon | Markets Insider

NASA is paying a team of researchers to develop a plan for a telescope on the far side of the moon.The Lunar Crater Radio Telescope (LCRT), as the concept is called, would be a lot like the , which in December. A huge dish would collects radio waves from the cosmos and amplify them so that scientists could analyze the signals. The difference is that on the moon, such a telescope would be shielded from the cacophony of radio signals that such a device on Earth would hear from all kinds of equipment and satellites.To build the LCRT, rock-climbing robots would suspend a kilometer-wide dish...

April 16, 2021
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Wall Street Bets traders are more skilled and responsible than they get credit for, a new academic study finds | Markets Insider

Wall Street Bets traders are more skilled and responsible than they get credit for, a new academic study finds | Markets Insider

has garnered a reputation for being a meme-fueled casino where members push risky investment ideas and bet their life savings away, but real-world data suggests the users of the forum post serious due diligence reports and are actually quite skilled, according to "Despite the conventional view that the platform primarily attracts uninformed investors, we find no systematic evidence of this," the research authors wrote.Place Your Bets? The market consequences of investment advice on Reddit's Wallstreetbets by researchers Daniel Bradley, Jan Hanousek, Russell Jame, and Zicheng Xiao found that...

April 11, 2021
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The Mormon Church's secretive $100 billion fund slashed 'big tech' stocks, quadrupled its Tesla stake, and bought GameStop shares last quarter | Markets Insider

The Mormon Church's secretive $100 billion fund slashed 'big tech' stocks, quadrupled its Tesla stake, and bought GameStop shares last quarter | Markets Insider

The Mormon Church's trimmed its technology bets, quadrupled its Tesla stake, and added GameStop to its portfolio last quarter.Ensign Peak Advisors slashed its four biggest holdings - Apple, Microsoft, Amazon, and Alphabet - by more than 7%, . However, the combined value of the stakes still climbed to over $6.7 billion as the companies' stock prices rose.The investing arm of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints also quadrupled the size of its Tesla bet to 467,000 shares. Coupled with a sharp increase in the automaker's stock price, the position surged in value by about 550% to...

March 24, 2021
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How an inflation spike could force the Fed's hand and send markets spinning, according to Morgan Stanley's chief economist | Markets Insider

How an inflation spike could force the Fed's hand and send markets spinning, according to Morgan Stanley's chief economist | Markets Insider

Investors have grown increasingly worried about a rise in inflation as economic data has been coming in better than expected and yields begin to rise. Chetan Ahya, Morgan Stanley's chief economist and global head of economics sees inflation remaining elevated above 2% for this year and next year. While inflation above 2% is the Fed's stated goal, Ahya is concerned that a rapid labor market recovery could push levels to spike and breach the Fed's 2.5% "tolerance threshold" as soon as 2022."But what happens when inflation stays above 2% sustainably accompanied by low unemployment? I, for one,...

March 18, 2021
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Tech stocks crumble as renewed inflation fears send 10-year yield to new cycle highs | Markets Insider

Tech stocks crumble as renewed inflation fears send 10-year yield to new cycle highs | Markets Insider

A decline in US stocks on Thursday was led by the Nasdaq 100, which fell nearly 2% following a surge in interest rates.The 10-year US Treasury yield hit 1.75% on Thursday, representing a new cycle-high for the treasury note. Yields haven't been that high since January 2020, just two months before the COVID-19 pandemic led to widespread lockdowns across the globe.Investors' inflation fears weren't quelled by Fed Chairman Jerome Powell's speech on Wednesday, as he committed to his resolve in maintaining ultra-low interest rates, as he sees current inflation concerns as transitory.Here's where...

March 18, 2021
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Global stocks rise after US stimulus package passes and falling bond yields reignite risk appetite | Markets Insider

Global stocks rise after US stimulus package passes and falling bond yields reignite risk appetite | Markets Insider

Global shares rose on Monday, buoyed by the passing of US President Joe Biden's $1.9 trillion spending package and by a retreat in bond yields, which soothed some concern among investors about a potential shift in the Federal Reserve's ultra-accommodative monetary policy.Equities, industrial commodities and emerging-market currencies in particular gained ground.House Democrats approved Biden's in a near-party line vote on Saturday, moving ahead far-reaching legislation aimed at distributing new federal dollars to hard-hit households, businesses, and other parts of the US economy.Government...

March 1, 2021
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Bitcoin surges back above $51,000 after Square's $170 million investment, Cathie Wood's positive comments | Currency News | Financial and Business News | Markets Insider

Bitcoin surges back above $51,000 after Square's $170 million investment, Cathie Wood's positive comments | Currency News | Financial and Business News | Markets Insider

Bitcoin rebounded on Wednesday, climbing back above the $50,000-level after a sharp selloff to start the week. The world's largest cryptocurrency by market capitalization jumped Wednesday on news that payment firm Square purchased an as well as Ark Investment Management CEO Cathie Wood's .Bitcoin around 4AM ET on Wednesday jumped 7.5% to a price of $50,683, according to data from Coin Metrics. It edged even higher to $51,369 hours earlier. Other cryptocurrencies from ether to XRP were also up early on Wednesday.As of 8:42AM ET, was trading higher by 1.47%, to $49,536.87.Bitcoin , tumbling...

February 24, 2021
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Dow closes at record high as Powell signals Fed to remain accommodative | Markets Insider

Dow closes at record high as Powell signals Fed to remain accommodative | Markets Insider

The Dow closed at record highs on Wednesday after Federal Reserve Chairman Jerome Powell wrapped up his second day of testimony to Congress.Powell reiterated his view that the US economy still has a long way to go before hitting the Fed's unemployment rate and inflation targets, signalling that the Fed is likely to continue remaining accommodative with its near-zero Federal Funds Rate and monthly bond purchases.Technology stocks rebounded following a volatile Tuesday sell-off that was sparked in part by fears of rising interest rates and inflation. The 10-year Treasury yield hit a high of...

February 24, 2021
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Alaska's GameStop stake soared over 700% last quarter - and its Tesla bet has gone from $0 to $85 million in 18 months | Markets Insider

Alaska's GameStop stake soared over 700% last quarter - and its Tesla bet has gone from $0 to $85 million in 18 months | Markets Insider

There have been several surprising beneficiaries of the in January, . The state of Alaska has also emerged as an unlikely winner.The state's revenue department has owned a stake in the video-games retailer since at least 2017, and held about 43,000 shares worth $802,000 at the end of December last year, .Although it trimmed its bet to 37,000 shares last quarter, the position's value still surged more than eight-fold to over $7 million after Reddit users engineered an explosion in GameStop's stock price.The Alaskan agency could have scored an even bigger windfall. It held more than 69,000...

April 20, 2021
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