Whether price pressures are transitory or not, with inflation now hovering at a 31-year high, financial advisers and their clients are starting to focus on how to adjust portfolios for the kind of cycle that many financial planners have never ...

President Joe Biden selected Jerome Powell for a second four-year term as Federal Reserve chair and elevated Governor Lael Brainard to vice chair, maintaining consistency at the central bank as it grapples with the fastest inflation in three decades along ...

As with so many financial advisory niches, Steve Larsen found his focus right under his nose. Six years after purchasing a single Bitcoin for $235 and then essentially ignoring it, Larsen said a “light bulb went off” a year ago ...

As the Biden administration continues its efforts to tamp down growing concerns over inflation with messages of “transitory” and “temporary,” the markets and consumers are living in the reality of higher prices. For financial advisers, this means placing inflation management ...

As environmentally conscious investing has gained momentum across the globe, the so-called dirty end of the energy spectrum has been going gangbusters for investors. The Energy Select Sector SPDR ETF (XLE), which is a proxy for oil companies, is up ...

Inflation is not something financial advisers or their clients should be losing sleep over right now, but it is here and it is real, according to market strategists speaking Tuesday at the Schwab Impact annual conference. In her opening presentation, ...

The Social Security Administration announced Wednesday that retirement benefits will increase by 5.9% in 2022, the largest cost-of-living adjustment in 40 years. Social Security benefits rise automatically when the consumer price index for urban workers increases in the third quarter ...

Consumers’ expectations for inflation continued to rise in September amid elevated price pressures, according to a Federal Reserve Bank of New York survey. U.S. household expectations for inflation one year ahead rose to 5.3% last month from 5.2% in August, ...

Most people outside the digital currency universe might not be surprised to learn that more than a third of current investors in the space describe it as speculative money. But for those deeply involved in the cryptocurrency craze, that seems ...

While panelists batted around the concept of inflation during a discussion Thursday at the Morningstar Investment Conference, the general message was that while advisers and investors shouldn’t worry too much about rising prices, they should brace portfolios for the possibility ...