How to Invest Your Cash for the Best Yields, Without Too Much Risk

Inflation is stubbornly high and interest rates on savings accounts aren’t anywhere close to keeping pace. While the yield on a two-year Treasury is now 3.28%, up from just 0.17% a year ago, the average savings account is barely in positive territory at just 0.07%, according to personal-finance website Bankrate. For investors hanging onto cash, … Read more

Exxon May Be Making ‘More Than God.’ But Apple and Alphabet Are More Profitable.

Text size President Biden, who is hurting politically due to high inflation, took a swipe at industry leader Exxon Mobil on Friday. Brandon Bell / Getty Images Exxon Mobil may be making “more than God this year,” as President Joe Biden said Friday in Los Angeles, but it’s far from the most profitable company in … Read more

7 Beaten-Up Tech Stocks That Could Be Bargains

Text size Meta Platforms’ advertising business has faced challenges from TikTok and Apple’s privacy changes. David Paul Morris / Bloomberg This year has been brutal for US stocks, but that goes double for high-growth technology stocks. A mix of rising bond yields and recession worries have weighed on the tech sector since late last year. … Read more

Apple Stock Has Broken Down. That’s Bad for the Market.

Text size Apple’s flagship store in Beijing is closed to prevent the spread of Covid-19. Kevin Frayer / Getty Images Apple stock has broken below a key level. That’s an ominous sign for the broader market. Its current price— $ 142.56 a share — is, of course, bad for the technology behemoth. After Wednesday’s trading, … Read more

Saudi Aramco Becomes World’s Most Valuable Stock as Apple Drops

“There’s panic selling in a lot of tech and other high-multiple names, and the money coming out of there seems headed in particular for energy, which for now has a favorable outlook, given commodity prices,” he said. “Companies like Aramco are benefiting significantly from this environment.” .