Elon Musk’s Belated Disclosure of Twitter Stake Triggers Regulators’ Probes

WASHINGTON — Federal regulators are investigating Elon Musk’s late disclosure last month of his sizable stake on Twitter Inc., TWTR -2.48% according to people familiar with the matter, a lag that allowed him to buy more stock without alerting other shareholders to his ownership. The Securities and Exchange Commission is probing Mr. Musk’s tardy submission … Read more

Elon Musk’s Belated Disclosure of Twitter Stake Triggers Regulators’ Probes

WASHINGTON — Federal regulators are investigating Elon Musk’s late disclosure last month of his sizable stake on Twitter Inc., TWTR -2.48% according to people familiar with the matter, a lag that allowed him to buy more stock without alerting other shareholders to his ownership. The Securities and Exchange Commission is probing Mr. Musk’s tardy submission … Read more

Stock Futures Slip as Investors Reassess Fed Comments

US stock futures fell, with technology stocks on track to lead losses after the opening bell, as investors assessed the implications of the Fed’s most aggressive tightening of monetary policy in more than two decades. Futures for the S&P 500 fell 0.6% Thursday. Contracts for the tech-focused Nasdaq-100 lost 0.7% and futures for the Dow … Read more

Powell wants to get rates closer to neutral. But what’s that? Think between 5% and 6%, former top Fed staffer says

With inflation surging higher than anyone expected, Fed Chairman Jerome Powell has laid out a policy path where the Fed is going to move quickly to get its policy rate up to “to a more neutral level” of interest rates, and perhaps higher if needed. . “There is an obvious need to move expeditiously to … Read more

Powell wants to get rates closer to neutral. But what’s that? Think between 5% and 6%, former top Fed staffer says

With inflation surging higher than anyone expected, Fed Chairman Jerome Powell has laid out a policy path where the Fed is going to move quickly to get its policy rate up to “to a more neutral level” of interest rates, and perhaps higher if needed. . “There is an obvious need to move expeditiously to … Read more

10-Year Treasury Yield Hits 3% for First Time Since 2018

The worst bond rout in decades hit a new milestone Monday, with the yield on the 10-year Treasury reaching 3% for the first time since late 2018. The yield on the benchmark 10-year Treasury note, which rises when bond prices fall, surged at the start of US trading and reached as high as 3,002% in … Read more

Japanese Yen’s Drop Raises Potential for Broader Market Trouble

The Japanese yen has tumbled to a 20-year low against the US dollar. That might be bad news for markets far beyond Tokyo. Traders around the world watch the yen’s rise and fall not just to follow Japanese markets but also to gauge how investors globally are feeling. Usually, when markets are rallying, the yen … Read more

Japanese Yen’s Drop Raises Potential for Broader Market Trouble

The Japanese yen has tumbled to a 20-year low against the US dollar. That might be bad news for markets far beyond Tokyo. Traders around the world watch the yen’s rise and fall not just to follow Japanese markets but also to gauge how investors globally are feeling. Usually, when markets are rallying, the yen … Read more

What’s next for stock market as Federal Reserve moves towards ‘peak hawkishness’

Investors will watch for another gauge of US inflation in the week ahead after the stock market was rattled by the Federal Reserve ramping up its hawkish tone and suggesting large interest rate hikes are coming to get an overheating economy under control. “We’re probably seeing peak hawkishness right now,” said James Solloway, chief market … Read more

What’s next for the stock market after Fed rate-hike plans help spark rout

Investors will watch for another gauge of US inflation in the week ahead after the stock market was rattled by the Federal Reserve ramping up its hawkish tone and suggesting large interest rate hikes are coming to get an overheating economy under control. “We’re probably seeing peak hawkishness right now,” said James Solloway, chief market … Read more