MARKETWATCH FRONT PAGE
Even as high-probability risks capture the minds of investors, there is a growing combination of lower-probability risks, that could create even more heartburn for investors as the third quarter draws to a close. See full story.
Treasury is about to flood the market with debt to fund U.S.’s $1 trillion deficit — and that is a concern
Liquidity in short term borrowing markets may become a problem as the U.S. Treasury ramps up its borrowing later this year to fund a soaring government budget deficit which is soon slated to reach $1 trillion See full story.
After the yield curve inverts — here’s how the stock market tends to perform since 1978
The inversion of the main measure of the yield curve, or a negative spread between short-term and long-term yields, has preceded the last seven recessions. However, that doesn’t mean that recessionary jitters will spark a lasting selloff in equity markets. See full story.
This recent report suggests steady saving for retirement is not important
ICI conclusions rest on shaky assumptions and exaggerate levels of Social Security benefits See full story.
This 31-year-old sold $700,000 of stuff online without buying any inventory
‘Two years ago, I couldn’t afford a taxi,’ says independent online retailer Christopher Wane See full story.
MARKETWATCH PERSONAL FINANCE
‘Many things our children gifted to him for Father’s Day, Christmas and birthdays. Some still bear their inscription to him.’ See full story.