Dion Rabouin – There’s nowhere to hide from falling stocks and bonds. Here’s why.

Dion Rabouin

Episode 8

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

Dion Rabouin breaks down all things finance, diving into what makes money move and why it matters.

Next in Dion Rabouin

  • E18

    I Bonds: the little-known but safe high-yield investment

    This is an investment that is 100% backed by the US government, never loses its value and earns over 7% interest per year. So why haven’t most Americans heard of Series I savings bonds? The WSJ’s Dion Rabouin explains. Photo: TNS/Zuma Press

  • E17

    American homes earned more than American workers in 2021. Here’s why.

    The average American home earned more last year than the average American worker. Prices for homes, groceries and gasoline are rising faster than Americans’ wages and that may be why sentiment and confidence have been so weak recently. The WSJ’s Dion Rabouin explains. Photo: Joe Raedle/Getty Images

  • E16

    Interest on savings accounts does not move despite rising inflation. Here’s why.

    Interest rates in the United States are the highest in years and inflation is skyrocketing, but most banks pay customers virtually no interest on their savings accounts. The WSJ’s Dion Rabouin explains why that’s the case and why that’s unlikely to change soon. Photo: Andre Coelho/Shutterstock