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Recent articles by Will:

Tesla stock dropped 65% last year but retail investors are flocking to the company in 2023 and lapping up $14 billion in shares

Individual investors are buying Tesla stock at a record pace and driving the price higher, Vanda Research says. → Read More

America’s economy is splitting consumers into two very different realities

Gregory Daco, chief economist at EY Parthenon, expects to see a “K-shaped consumer spending pattern” in 2023, where working class families slow their spending, while wealthy families continue to splurge. → Read More

Top Wall Street strategist David Rosenberg crushes rosy economic predictions and says ‘no landing’ talk is Wall Street’s ‘biggest hoax’ in years

Even if inflation fades, with the interest rates staying higher for longer, the founder and president of Rosenberg Research fears a recession is on the way. → Read More

We’re in danger of falling into 1970s-style inflation without aggressive interest rate hikes, according to a top Fed official

“If inflation doesn’t start to come down, you risk this replay of the 1970s... Let’s be sharp now, let’s get inflation under control,” St. Louis Fed President James Bullard told CNBC Wednesday. → Read More

Back to broke: Americans are racking up debt and burning through their savings—economists warn it could spark a recession

Nearly 65% of Americans are living paycheck to paycheck as they spend down savings and lean on credit cards to make ends meet. → Read More

Disney employees are furious over Bob Iger’s return-to-office mandate and more than 2,000 have signed a petition to fight back

"Flexibility at Disney really felt like a fresh start," an unnamed employee told the Washington Post. "Now it feels like we're moving backwards." → Read More

The job market is incredibly hot, but a new report from LinkedIn shows it could be headed for a slowdown

“Companies have started to tighten their belts and take a more judicious approach to recruiting,” says Rand Ghayad, head of economics at LinkedIn. → Read More

‘AI is a serious contender’: Morgan Stanley says ‘something suggests’ the ChatGPT mania isn’t another investment fad

Morgan Stanley says investors’ latest obsession is here to stay. “The AI hype is worth considering seriously.” → Read More

Larry Summers says the economy could be headed towards a ‘Wile E. Coyote moment’

The Harvard economist warns the economy could walk "off a ledge" sometime this year. “I’m not predicting with confidence that that will happen, but I think the risks are significantly elevated.” → Read More

Middle managers embrace wokeness because it increases their influence and job security, new paper says

“Woke” culture could be costing companies, the authors say. → Read More

‘Big Short’ investor Michael Burry compares stock market to dotcom bubble in a cryptic tweet

“This time is different,” Burry tweeted Tuesday, including a chart that showed the roughly 40% stock market drop—and multiple bear market rallies—that occurred during the dotcom bubble. → Read More

Middle managers are so burned out that nearly half want to quit within the next year

“The chronic anxiety that comes from working through one global crisis after another is wearing on employees,” Dr. Jarik Conrad, executive director of The Workforce Institute at UKG, said. → Read More

CEOs say they’re afraid of a recession but nearly 70% plan to hire more people this year anyway

While most CEOs are preparing for a recession, they're also hoarding talent. "Employees may be able to breathe a sigh of relief," says Dana Peterson, The Conference Board's chief economist. → Read More

Warren Buffett’s right-hand man Charlie Munger, who once called crypto ‘rat poison,’ says we should follow China’s lead and ban cryptocurrencies altogether

“A cryptocurrency is not a currency, not a commodity, and not a security,” Munger said Wednesday in a WSJ op-ed. “It’s a gambling contract." → Read More

Morgan Stanley's chief strategist thinks investors are in for a bumpy ride after they realize there's no more Fed rate cut 'heroin'

“Once people realize the Fed’s not cutting rates—there’s no more heroin, so to speak—then we’re going to price the fundamentals, which are clearly deteriorating in our view,” Wilson told CNBC Tuesday. → Read More

Legendary ‘Big Short’ investor Michael Burry issues an ominous warning after the latest stock market rally: ‘Sell.’

Burry is known for spotting bubbles, and he’s worried stocks are still in the midst of one—despite the drop in 2022. → Read More

Wharton professor Jeremy Siegel warns the Dow could drop 1,000 points ‘immediately’ if the Fed goes too big with its next rate hike

Investors are pricing in a mild interest rate hike this week, but if they get something more aggressive, stocks are in trouble, Jeremy Siegel says. → Read More

The EV wars are here and it’s ‘now or never’ for major players like Ford and GM to gain ground against Tesla, according to Wedbush analyst Dan Ives

“There is a window of opportunity to gain share...and 2023 is a pivotal year that will establish the winners and losers in this EV landscape,” Wedbush tech analyst Dan Ives says amid the industry's price cuts. → Read More

The U.S. economy avoided a recession in 2022 because of ‘shockingly’ resilient consumers—but they’re just about spent

Experts weigh in on the latest GDP report. Was the fourth quarter the economy’s final hurrah? → Read More

Forget Big Tech—Emerging market stocks will be the leaders of the next decade as India takes China’s thunder, Morgan Stanley IM says

China is “at the eye of a de-globalization storm,” JPMorgan’s emerging markets specialist Jitania Kandhari said Tuesday—and India may be the biggest beneficiary. “Everything that is not working for China is working for India.” → Read More