Stocks and bonds are crashing. What does this mean for investors?
By Dion Rabouin
When stock prices sell off as they have so far in 2022, investors typically buy bonds to help stabilize portfolios and cut losses. But right now, bond prices are also falling, leaving investors with nowhere to hide. The WSJ’s Dion Rabouin explains. Photo: Brendan McDermid/Reuters
Dion Rabouin breaks down all things finance, diving into what makes money move and why it matters.
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