UK adds nine more COVID symptoms to official list as its struggles with record case load

The official list of symptoms of COVID-19 has been expanded in the UK, where cases are currently running at the highest level since the start of the pandemic. The National Health Service added nine new symptoms to the list of just three, including sore throat, fatigue and headache, as the Guardian reported. About1 in 13 … Read more

It’s the beginning of the end of globalization, say BlackRock’s Larry Fink and Oaktree’s Howard Marks

“The magnitude of Russia’s actions will play out for decades to come and mark a turning point in the world order of geopolitics, macroeconomic trends, and capital markets.” That was Larry Fink, CEO of BlackRock BLK, in his annual letter to shareholders that published Thursday. And in our call of the dayhe closed the door … Read more

The banks to buy are outside the US, even with the Fed eyeing 11 rate hikes, these fund managers say

The Federal Reserve just made its first interest-rate hike in four years and is expecting 11 quarter-point increases this cycle. Loan origination is also rising as consumers burn through the savings accumulated through stimulus checks and extra unemployment benefits. So it’s a great time to load up on financials, right? The surprising answer from managers … Read more