happy New Year!
As 2021 comes to an end, we once again hope that the new year will recover from the pandemic. Here are some glimpses ahead at what 2022 could have on financial markets, companies, and even you.
Turn a New Leaf in 2022 with Your Retirement Savings Plan
Alessandra Malito writes the Retirement Hacks column.
Maybe “getting in shape” is the most common New Year’s resolution, but it can also be the perfect time for you to make some financial adjustments, including planning for your ultimate financial freedom. Here are tips and tools to get started.
What if you retired too early? fix it in 2022
Alessandra Malito also writes a Help Me Retire column to address specific questions from readers.
Here’s his advice for a man who thinks he and his wife have retired too early.
On a related note, Howard Gould is retiring from journalism after a 36-year career, which includes 11 years at Businesshala. Here are some career lessons he’s learned.
ETF wrap looks ahead
Marc DeCambre writes the ETF Wrap column, which contains news about the exchange-traded fund industry. To kick off the new year, Astoria Advisors founder John Dewey recommends ETFs with a focus on dividend income for 2022.
Are you afraid of rising interest rates?
The Federal Reserve announced policy changes on December 15, including closing its bond purchases during the first quarter. This could start a cycle of rising long-term interest rates, which could lead to a drop in bond prices. Michael Brush explains how to navigate the bond market when interest rates rise.
7 Strategies for Maximizing Tax-Free Income
Rebound plays in the stock market
The broader stock market performed extremely well during 2021. But many stocks pulled back significantly from the highs they set earlier in the year. Here’s a list of 30 stocks that are down at least 20% from their 2021 highs that analysts expect to climb into 2022.
These are the best performing S&P 500 and NASDAQ-100 stocks in 2021
Alaska Air, Caesar and Lithia Motors are among Wall Street analysts’ favorite stocks for 2022
Mark Hulbert: Look for the best dividend paying stocks to stay in the money in 2022 and beyond
a market warning bell
The Need to Know column covers every morning market discussion. This week, Steve Goldstein shared a technical indicator that could signal a broader decline for stocks.
Technical trends and technical stock selection for 2022
Daniel Newman of Futurum Research shares 10 stock picks associated with the tech megatrend in 2022.
What about bitcoin and other cryptocurrencies?
Francis Yu has written a Distributed Ledger column covering the world of bitcoin and virtual currencies.
Here’s his final roundup of crypto-market actions for 2021 and how the bitcoin market is expected to become more secure in 2022.
Quentin Fottrell – Marketwatch’s Manifest – answers readers’ tough financial questions that often focus on human nature and conflict within families. Here are his most popular columns of 2021.
Giant tech companies may face antitrust calculations in 2022
John Swartz covers the antitrust actions taken against the biggest tech companies:
New technology for those who want to see Van Gogh’s art
Charles Passy shares a new techno entertainment phenomenon that has been a huge success: immersion in the art of Vincent van Gogh.
streaming in 2022
Mike Murphy points to an exciting 2022 for streaming services with increased content as production volumes recover from the pandemic slowdown.
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