Erik Sherman, Fortune

Erik Sherman


Northfield, MA, United States

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Recent articles by Erik:

Plunge in 30-Year Treasury Bonds Spells the End of America's Golden Age, to Some

"The trend line is an extraordinarily sad and depressing state of affairs," says the chief investment officer at Morgan Stanley Wealth Management. → Read More

What Is an 'Inverted Yield Curve'? And Why Is It Being Blamed for the Dow's 800+ Point Loss?

The rate on a 2-year Treasury bond briefly exceeded the rate on a 10-year bond, badly spooking the market. → Read More

This Danish Bank Is Offering 'Negative' Mortgage Rates—Here's What That Means

Denmark's third largest bank is offering ten-year -0.5% fixed-interest mortgages. → Read More

Behind China's 'Momentous' Decision to Weaponize the Yuan

Analysts fear this could signal a new phase in the trade war: a currency war. → Read More

Why the Fed Cut Interest Rates—and What to Watch for Next

The 0.25% cut has "symbolic importance" as one analyst puts it, lest the Fed be "blamed for inaction if the economy slows further." → Read More

Mortgages, Credit Cards, Loans: Here’s What Will (and Won’t) Change If the Fed Cuts Interest Rates

The Fed's decision will affect mortgages, credit cards, loans, and your savings account. → Read More

The Bond Market is Betting Tesla is in Trouble

Tesla's bonds are pricing in a very real risk that they will go partially unpaid when due in 2025. → Read More

Tesla Earnings Tank, Showing That Rising Sales Can Actually Be a Negative

Volume is sharply up on the Model 3, but investors weren't impressed. → Read More

There May be an 'Earnings Recession'—But These Three Sectors Are Safe Havens

There are warning signals about slowing earnings—but not all companies are equally at risk. → Read More

5 Things You Need to Know About the Debt Ceiling

A debt ceiling agreement looks within reach; Without a deal the government can't stay open past September 30. → Read More

Investors Give Goldman a Thumbs Up for Going Down Market

The bank's substantial investment in its consumer business got a stamp of approval from shareholders. → Read More

This Week's Big Bank Earnings Give Economy Clues

Bank earnings are "one way to take the temperature" of the economy, says one analyst. → Read More

Earnings Guidance Is Down, so Why Is the Market Up?

The market has completely ignored signs of trouble, such as 77% of companies issuing negative earnings guidance for the third quarter. → Read More

Here's What Space Tourism Will Feel Like, Says Virgin Galactic CEO

The company hopes to have as many as 2,000 people flying a year in time. → Read More

What Investors Should Know About Virgin Galactic

Merging with a special purpose acquisition company (SPAC) allows Virgin Galactic to skirt many financial disclosures that accompany IPOs. → Read More

Deutsche Bank's Overhaul May Leave Thousands in U.S. Without Jobs

The bank is exiting its trading and brokerage business and cutting 18,000 jobs → Read More

Boeing Offers $100 Million Fund for Max Crash Victims. Does It Go Far Enough?

Boeing is being praised and criticized for its ``initial outreach'' to families of victims → Read More

Meatless Burgers Look to Sizzle on Your July 4th Cookout

Impossible Burger, Beyond Meat, and others are making strides with carnivores by marketing meat flavors but need to address availability and price before going big time. → Read More

Stock Buybacks Drop May Mean More Market Volatility

Less money pumped into equities means greater potential price instability → Read More

Coming Off Paris Air Show High, Here's What Boeing Must Do to Get the 737 MAX (and Its Business) Back in the Air

Experts suggest changes in engineering, operations, and public relations to help Boeing get back into the air. → Read More