Akane Otani, Yahoo Finance

Akane Otani

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New York, NY, United States

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Past articles by Akane:

Stocks Fall After Powell Comments, Latest Fed Rate Hike

U.S. stocks closed lower Wednesday after the Federal Reserve approved another interest-rate increase and signaled it could be done pushing rates higher for now. → Read More

Warren Buffett’s ‘Secret Sauce’ Involves One of Investing’s Most Basic Strategies

Dividend stocks are core for the famed investor, whose fans will flock to Omaha, Neb., on Saturday for Berkshire Hathaway’s annual meeting. → Read More

Whiplash in Stock Market Shows Investors Are Still on Edge

Some investors say the market’s recent roller-coaster ride seems like a classic bear-market rally: beaten-down stocks temporarily bouncing higher, only to resume selling off. → Read More

The 60/40 Portfolio Is Delivering Its Worst Returns in a Century

It's been a brutal year for stocks and bonds alike. Investors with the 60/40 portfolio—who put 60% of their money into the stock market, and 40% of their money into bonds—are down 34% for the year, according to Bank of America. That marks the worst performance for the classic portfolio in the past → Read More

Wall Street Bets the Fed Is Bluffing in High-Stakes Inflation Game

The market rebound reflects a belief that inflation has peaked and rates will go down sometime next year, an outlook Fed officials have tried to dismiss. → Read More

Buffett doubles down on energy through volatility as Berkshire Hathaway backs Apple again

Apple, Bank of America, Coca-Cola, Chevron are among Berkshire’s top holdings → Read More

U.S. Stocks Advance as Jobless Claims Rise

U.S. stock benchmarks rose as the number of Americans applying for jobless benefits inched higher and investors bet on a larger interest-rate increase from the Federal Reserve this month. → Read More

Markets Head Toward Worst First Half of a Year in Decades

Stocks, bonds and crypto all tumbled in the first six months of the year, with commodities markets including oil about the only place that didn’t lose ground. → Read More

Stocks Fall on Final Trading Day of Grueling Quarter

Bond yields and stocks fell ahead of the end of a grueling first half and as investors considered updated readings on consumer spending and inflation. → Read More

Stocks Historically Don’t Bottom Out Until the Fed Eases

If history is any guide, the stock-market selloff might still be in its early stages. → Read More

Warren Buffett’s Last Charity Lunch Auction Draws Record $19 Million Bid

An anonymous bidder has bid a record $19 million to have the opportunity to eat lunch with Warren Buffett. → Read More

U.S. Stock Market Rallies After Fed Rate Increase

U.S. stocks soared Wednesday after the Federal Reserve approved its biggest interest-rate increase since 1994 but suggested moves of that scale would likely not become common. In 4 p.m. trading, the S&P 500 was up 1.5%. The Dow Jones Industrial Average added 304 points, or 1%, to 30668.53, and the Nasdaq Composite rose 2.5%. → Read More

Stock Market Bottom Remains Elusive Despite Deepening Decline

History shows markets have long stumped strategists trying to predict when downturns would end. → Read More

Warren Buffett Spends Big as Stock Market Sells Off

Warren Buffett’s Berkshire Hathaway has used the recent markets slump as an opportunity to ramp up spending on stocks. → Read More

Investors Face a World Where Stocks No Longer Reign

The age-old mantra of “there is no alternative” to stocks gets a stiff test as market losses mount, inflation accelerates and interest rates rise. → Read More

The Tech Industry’s Epic Two-Year Run Sputters

Investors are divided about whether technology companies are set for a deep retrenchment or if growth is simply slowing from pandemic highs. → Read More

Market’s 2022 Slide Has Already Changed Investor Behavior

Once-popular trades are falling out of favor as investors brace for further volatility. → Read More

Search for Yield Pushes Investors Into Dividend-Paying Stocks

Shares offering dividends are racing past the S&P 500 and growth stocks in 2022. → Read More

Warren Buffett Says Markets Have Become a ‘Gambling Parlor’

At the Berkshire Hathaway annual meeting, the CEO shared his thoughts on the state of the markets, Berkshire’s insurance business and recent investments. → Read More

Berkshire Hathaway’s Earnings Fall as Market Tumult Weighs on Stock Portfolio

Warren Buffett’s company says its first-quarter earnings declined as turbulence across financial markets weighed on its giant stock portfolio. → Read More