Tag: Debt/Bond Markets

Here are the stock market’s trading hours for Thanksgiving and Black Friday

U.S. financial markets are closed Thursday for Thanksgiving, and will close early on Black Friday. Black Friday, Nov. 26, is the official start to the holiday shopping season, with many retailers — including Macy’s Inc. M, -7.12% and Walmart WMT, -0.54% — offering bargains for those looking for holiday gifts. The Intercontinental Exchange Inc. ICE, […]

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Worried about inflation? Buy these, says State Street

Investors worried about the risks of inflation to their retirement portfolios have poured money into funds that invest in inflation-protected Treasury bonds, known as TIPS, for obvious reasons.  But they may be backing the wrong horse, according to new research. Commodities such as oil, copper and soybeans rather than TIPS are the best insurance against […]

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