Play Powell-itics as inflation target in perit

Fed officials don’t speak too much: The central bank and its chairman, Jerome Powell, believe the 2% inflation target is sacrosanct and would risk a recession and a bear market to get there. So why are the markets going up so hard – as if Powell is about to cut rates soon, not raise them? … Read more

heavy Russian bombardment eastward; Ukraine hits a major bridge

Kyiv, Ukraine (AP) – The Russian military pounded residential areas across Ukraine overnight, claiming gains, as Ukrainian forces pressed a counterattack to try to retake occupied southern territory, striking the last working bridge over a river in the Russian-occupied Kherson region. Ukrainian authorities said on Saturday. A Russian missile attack on the city of Kramatorsk … Read more

Dividend-paying ETF outperforms the stock market this year — and its manager predicts the ‘euphoria’ seen recently in stocks won’t last

Hello! In this week’s ETF Wrap, you’ll take a look at how former PIMCO Portfolio Manager Austin Graf is outperforming the stock market with his TrueShares Low Volatility Equity Income ETF. Please send feedback and tips to christine.idzelis@marketwatch.com. You can also follow me on Twitter at Tweet embed find me on LinkedIn. A small exchange-traded … Read more