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Best offense is defense? This sophisticated market play helps investors protect themselves from dramatic lows

It's a class of exchange-traded funds designed to prevent your portfolio from hitting dramatic lows — but it may require a level of sophistication.The idea: Incorporate short-term levered plays including covered call and risk-reversal strategies in order to help investors customize their own defensive strategies similar to hedging.However, it may

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Wrong time to get bullish: Top investor warns deflating tech ‘bubble’ far from over

The recent tech rally may be doomed.Money manager Dan Suzuki of Richard Bernstein Advisors warns the market is far from bottoming — and it's a concept investors fail to grasp, particularly when it comes to growth, technology and innovation names."The two certainties in this world of uncertainty today is

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SPACs wipe out half of their value as investors lose appetite for risky growth stocks

A trader works on the floor of the New York Stock Exchange (NYSE) in New York, June 16, 2022.Brendan McDermid | ReutersSPACs, once Wall Street's hottest tickets, have become one of the most hated trades this year.The proprietary CNBC SPAC Post Deal Index, which is comprised of SPACs that have

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Wall Street is on a one way trip to misery until Fed hikes stop, market forecaster Jim Bianco warns

Until inflation peaks and the Federal Reserve stops hiking rates, market forecaster Jim Bianco warns Wall Street is on a one way trip to misery."The Fed only has one tool to bring in inflation and that is they have to slow demand," the Bianco Research president told CNBC "Fast

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1980s-era rate hikes designed to fight inflation will create more market turmoil, Canaccord’s Tony Dwyer predicts

Stocks may go into a deeper tailspin.Canaccord Genuity's Tony Dwyer predicts 1980s-era interest rate hikes will exacerbate the turmoil and make a recession seem increasingly more likely."Typically, I've been bullish over the years. But there's a money availability problem," the firm's chief market strategist told CNBC's "Fast Money" on

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Tiger Global drops 14% in May during the tech sell-off, pushing hedge fund’s 2022 losses to over 50%

Chase Coleman's Tiger Global Management suffered huge losses in May amid a tech-driven sell-off, making the hedge fund's tough 2022 even worse.The growth-focused flagship fund at Tiger Global tumbled 14.3% in May, bringing its 2022 losses to over 50%, a source familiar with the return told CNBC's David Faber."Our

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SeatGeek terminates deal to go public with Billy Beane’s SPAC due to market volatility

General Manager Billy Beane of the Oakland Athletics.Michael Zagaris | Oakland Athletics | Getty ImagesTicketing platform SeatGeek and black-check firm RedBall Acquisition Corp. decided to terminate their $1.35 billion take-public deal amid a roller-coaster market.The move was a result of current unfavorable market conditions, particularly impacting growth technology companies,

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Stock futures rise after Dow falls for 8th-straight week in relentless sell-off

Traders on the NYSE, May 20, 2022.Source: NYSEStock futures rose in overnight trading Sunday after the Dow Jones Industrial Average fell for its 8th straight week amid a broader market sell-off.Futures on the Dow industrial average gained 170 points, or 0.57%. S&P 500 futures added 0.7% and Nasdaq 100

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Stephen Roach calls stagflation his base case, warns market is unprepared for the consequences

Stagflation is making a comeback, according to former Morgan Stanley Asia chairman Stephen Roach.He warns the U.S. is on a dangerous path that leads to higher prices coupled with slower growth."This inflation problem is widespread, it's persistent and likely to be protracted," Roach told CNBC's "Fast Money" on Thursday.

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Hedge fund winners and losers emerge in brutal tech-driven sell-off

The stock market is going through a period of uncertainty and volatility, but some sectors could benefit from that.Timothy A. Clary | AFP | Getty Images(Click here to subscribe to the Delivering Alpha newsletter.)A wide divergence of performance has formed in the hedge fund industry amid the stock rout on Wall

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