Turn the Lights on to These Utilities ETFs

[ad_1] The 2022 market environment is one that is trying investors’ souls, confirming that reducing volatility is an advisable option. That’s a strategy that’s easily deployed at the sector level. Just look at the utilities sector. Far from glamorous, utilities stocks and exchange-traded funds are often viewed through lens of being bond proxies. So while … Read more

Daily Markets: Producer Prices Help Bring Fed Path Into Focus

[ad_1] Today’s Big Picture Asia-Pacific equity indexes ended today’s session mixed. Hong Kong’s Hang Seng declined 0.78% and Taiwan’s TAIEX fell 0.19% while Japan’s Nikkei and Australia’s ASX All Ordinaries closed essentially flat, down 0.02% and 0.03%, respectively. South Korea’s KOSPI gained 0.47%, India’s Sensex rose 0.84% and China’s Shanghai Composite closed up 1.53% and … Read more

French central bank trims third-quarter growth outlook

[ad_1] PARIS, Oct 10 (Reuters) – France’s economy likely grew by 0.25% in the third quarter compared with the previous three months, the country’s central bank said in its monthly economic outlook on Monday, slightly downgrading a previous 0.3% forecast mainly due to poor industrial activity. “In an economic environment marked by the energy crisis … Read more

On This Day In Space: Oct. 7, 2002: STS-112 launches to the International Space Station

[ad_1] On Oct. 8, 1992, NASA’s Pioneer 12 spacecraft burned up in the atmosphere of Venus. Pioneer 12, also known as the Pioneer Venus Orbiter,  spent 14 years orbiting Venus and studying the planet’s atmosphere. It also investigated how the planet’s ionosphere and magnetic field interact with charged particles from the sun called solar wind. … Read more

UAL, DAL, or AAL: Which Airline Stock is Wall Street’s Top Pick Ahead of Q3 Results?

[ad_1] Airlines witnessed strong traffic following the reopening of the economy and easing of restrictions, thanks to pent-up travel demand. However, rise in fuel costs and severe staffing shortages impacted the pace of recovery. Staffing issues have caused massive cancellations, delays, and capacity cuts over recent months. While airlines have hiked fares to capitalize on … Read more

Mysterious reflections on Mars might come from something stranger than water

[ad_1] Scientists revisiting a puzzling signal from the south pole of Mars have suggested a new potential explanation, and it doesn’t bode well for hopes of finding liquid water on the Red Planet. In 2018, scientists using data from the European Space Agency’s Mars Express orbiter’s Mars Advanced Radar for Subsurface and Ionosphere Sounding (MARSIS) … Read more