Stock-market investors rarely see a recession coming despite warning signals. As all the classic alarm bells ring again, this time is no different, experts say — setting investors up to get crushed.

Investors are ignoring recession alarm bells, some experts say. The S&P 500 has rallied 17% year-to-date, but the Treasury yield curve and LEI point to a downturn. Stocks are typically reactionary when it comes to recessions. Right up until the economy enters a recession, there are always those who argue that we will avoid a…

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A 27-year-old investor who’s building a retirement portfolio of $2 million in 8 years shares the 3 index funds he’s betting on, including one with an over 500% return in the last 10 years

Austin Hankwitz is challenging himself to build a $2 million portfolio in eight years. A big part of his retirement accounts holds Index funds. They are spread across overall exposure, technology, and growth stocks. In the next eight years, Austin Hankwitz hopes to have $2 million in his investment portfolio. At least, that’s his intention….

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A top-1% fund manager over the past 3 years highlights a ‘once-in-a-generation’ opportunity in an underrated part of the market — and shares 10 stocks to buy now

Through all the wild market swings of the past five years, Matthew Fine’s fund has risen. Focusing on small caps and international companies has led to his outperformance. Here are 10 top stocks worth investing in right now, in Fine’s view. By tuning out market noise, leading fund manager Matthew Fine has outperformed. According to…

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Meet Ted Pick, the hard-charging ‘deal junkie’ who looks poised to succeed James Gorman as CEO of Morgan Stanley

Morgan Stanley’s hard-charging trading boss Ted Pick is the frontrunner to succeed CEO James Gorman. The tough-talking dealmaker will have to step out of his comfort zone to be the bank’s public face. Insider spoke to Pick’s clients and ex-colleagues and analysts to learn what makes him tick. Ted Pick, a Morgan Stanley veteran, is…

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I’ve made $800,000 in sales this year selling products on Amazon — and I only work up to 10 hours a week doing it

Ben Alistor started selling tanning mitts on Amazon FBA as a side hustle with his partner. He shared how he figured out what products to sell and the optimum price point for each. Alistor detailed the expensive mistakes he made and how he addressed them. This first-person account is based on a transcribed conversation with…

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I worked as a content strategist for one of the biggest YouTubers in the world. It was the job of my dreams, but it took a toll on my mental health.

Bryan Grimaldi worked as a content strategist for the YouTube company TBNR. He got the job while he was in college and worked there full-time for nearly two years. He shared what his responsibilities included, and how YouTubers think about creative strategy. This essay is based on an interview with Bryan Grimaldi, a 22-year-old Los…

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Here are six ways the rich save big on taxes, from putting mansions in trusts to guaranteeing inheritance for future generations

The wealthiest taxpayers have many tools at their disposal to pay less to Uncle Sam. Some tactics, like donating to charity via trusts, might seem far-fetched but are perfectly legal. Lawyers and bankers to the ultra-rich told Insider how these rarified techniques work. Americans can give or pass on nearly $13 million in assets without…

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Jokeeta and Donte Marzett make tens of thousands of dollars on every home they flip. They share how they finance their home purchases and remodels — and how to mitigate risks associated with flipping.

Jokeeta and Donte Marzett have executed several home flips. They said they’ve used a hard money lender for purchase and repair costs. To mitigate risks, they recommend having an exit strategy and good underwriting skills. Flipping houses has become a lucrative source of income for Jokeeta and Donte Marzett. According to closing statements obtained by…

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Goldman Sachs’ summer internships are coming to a close. A former intern turned partner breaks down the 5 secrets to successfully snagging a return offer.

A Goldman Sachs internship can be a golden ticket, but getting a job offer isn’t guaranteed. Partner Dave Friedland debunks the myth of limited spots and shares the secrets to success. Intern India Stephenson says attitude can be more important than financial modeling. While many college students take internships to build their resumes and earn…

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