Gen Z would rather learn skills on the job, a new global survey from Fiverr finds. Good thing more companies are eliminating degree requirements.
As investors try to digest the failure of two banks, related stocks are tumbling. The Nasdaq Bank Index is down more than 20% from its Feb. high due to its exposure to the now-delisted SIVB stock. Meanwhile, startups and growth names are also starting to feel the pressure, as nearly half of all U.S. tech startups have exposure to this bank. The bottom line is that tough times are ahead for the stock market. Even if the financial institutions deal with the ripple effects, a terminal rate above 5%
So far, 2023 has been saturated with high-risk, high-reward assets such as cryptocurrencies, non-fungible tokens, art shares, and penny stocks. Among these assets are ones that are speculative and non-productive. In contrast, there are ones with solid long-term fundamentals and growth, such as the stocks of underappreciated well-established businesses. We will discuss the latter as revenue-generating businesses should weather the storm. Of course, these will include some speculative names, as th