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Lindsey Bell, Ally’s chief markets & money strategist, is an award-winning investment professional with a passion for personal finance and more than 17 years of Wall Street experience. Bell’s unique ability to connect the dots between data and real life and craft bite-sized money ideas that people can use and apply stems from her deep background as an analyst, researcher and portfolio manager at organizations including J.P. Morgan and Deutsche Bank. She is known for demonstrating why and how an understanding of all things money improves a person’s finances and overall wellbeing. An ongoing CNBC contributor, Bell empowers consumers and investors across all walks of life and frequently shares her insights with the Wall Street Journal, Barron’s, Kiplinger’s, Forbes and Business Insider. She also serves on the board of Better Investing, a non-profit focused on investment education.


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Lindsey Bell shares her expert take on market moves and more.

The case for procrastinating your holiday shopping | Money Moves 

Let’s talk debt: The benefits of an uncomfortable conversation | Money Moves

Q4 Outlook 2022 | Recession or Santa Claus Rally? 

Market’s on Edge – Look to End of Week | Volatility Alert

How do mortgage interest rates affect affordability? Ally’s experts discuss | Money Moves

My suggestions for podcasts, books and blogs to boost your money skills | Money Moves

Don’t quit on investing: 3 reasons to stay the course | Weekly Viewpoint 

Worried about your student loans? What we know  |  Money Moves

Market confusion and the Fed | Volatility Alert 

Housing hurts: Stocks look past dismal data| Weekly Viewpoint

Dear Economy: What’s going on? | Weekly Viewpoint 

Recession Watch? 3 Consumer Indicators | Weekly Viewpoint

Back-to-school shopping: Big spending means tradeoffs | Money Moves

Has the tech sector hit bottom? | Weekly Viewpoint

Is the job market shifting? Big Tech, the Great Resignation, and where we are headed | Money Moves

Small caps look cheap – is it time to buy? | Weekly Viewpoint

Summer travel and inflation

Earnings Growth: Realistic or Not? | Weekly Viewpoint

Tips to spot a recession (and why we’re not there yet) | Money Moves

Q3 Outlook 2022: On recession watch

How loud will the market roar? | Weekly Viewpoint 

Should you invest money for your next vacation?

Are more profit warnings coming? | Weekly Viewpoint 

Is the 60/40 portfolio dead? | Weekly Viewpoint

Active or passive investing: Which is right for you? | Weekly Viewpoint

Crypto Survives a Big Test | Weekly Viewpoint

Riding the Wave of Volatility | Volatility Alert

Happy Graduation Season! Challenges and Opportunities for the Class of 2022 | Money Moves

5 Signs of a Market Bottom | Weekly Viewpoint

Keep Calm and Carry On (and Stop Obsessively Checking the Balance of Your Retirement Accounts) | Money Moves

Bear Market Uncertainty | Weekly Viewpoint

4 Tips to Improve Your Financial Health

The Next Trend in Saving? Cash Stuffing | Money Moves

Tech Is Down. But Is It Out? | Weekly Viewpoint

Gas Is up but Oil Is Down? Here’s What Drivers Need to Know | Money Moves

Wedding Season Returns! Bust a Move (But Not Your Budget) | Money Moves

The Shecession: Women Money and the Pandemic

Tax Season – Higher Refunds and Longer Wait Times | Money Moves

Q2 2022 Outlook: Fear vs. Reality

Stock Splits Are Back. Why Now? | Weekly Viewpoint

Housing Highs and Lows — Is Now the Time to Buy? | Money Moves

How Do Experts Think About Crypto? 3 Investors Weigh in

ESG Booms, Transparency Evolves | Weekly Viewpoint

Return to Work Whiplash — High Prices Add a New Wrinkle | Money Moves

Bottoming out or Heading for Recession? | Weekly Viewpoint

Rising Interest Rates: What You Need to Know

Beyond the 401(k): Can’t Miss Unique Employee Benefits

Fed Is a Go on Interest Rate Kickoff | Weekly Viewpoint

Finding Opportunities in Uncertainty | Weekly Viewpoint

Geopolitics and Market Impact | Weekly Viewpoint

Inflation: Will You Stay or Will You Go? | Weekly Viewpoint

Crypto Hits the Big Screen | Weekly Viewpoint

How Does Inflation Impact Crypto?

Meme Stocks & Tax Consequences | Weekly Viewpoint

Will Earnings Save the Day? | Weekly Viewpoint

7 Money Insights From the Pandemic

Crypto vs. Inflation | Weekly Viewpoint

2022 Outlook: Double-digit Three-peat?

Hitting Your High Note: Gauge Risk While Pursuing Your Dreams

Happiest Time of the Year?

5 Investing Resolutions for 2022

Is There a Best Time to Invest?

Rivian and the Rise of Brand IPOs

The New Look of Wealth: 3 Takeaways From the Ally Digital Conference

Bitcoin Futures ETF Hits a Record

How Can Women Build Their Wealth Without Adding ‘Portfolio Manager’ to Their List of Jobs?

The Strange Tale of Oil and the Dollar

Debt Ceiling Crisis Averted, Drama Not Over

The Evolving History of Investing

Q4 2021 Market Outlook: Going Against the Grain

How Fear Prevented a Big Market Sell-off

Consumer Stock Slump

The Stock Market’s Latest Obsession

Tapering 101: What to Know About the Fed

Technology and the Future of Momentum

Moderna Signals New Age of Health Stocks

Bond Moves, Growing Pains

Demystifying Stock Splits: Top Myths About Stock Divides

Q3 Outlook: Balancing Recovery With Pandemic Costs

Q2 2021 Market Outlook: Cautiously Optimistic

One Year Later: The Anniversary of the COVID Market Bottom

Old Dow, New Lessons

Low Yields, High Anxiety: The Market Reacts to Inflation Fears

Weak Dollar, Strong Recovery?

Fearing a Market Pullback?

When Feelings Rule the Market

GameStop, Short Squeezes & Fad Stocks

Inflation vs. Your Portfolio

Are Stocks in a Bubble?

2021 Market Outlook: The Roaring ’20s?

Sports Stocks: Rebound or Red Card?

Tesla’s New Street Cred: The S&P 500

5 Market Lessons We Learned in 2020

A Gift for Your Portfolio: Dividend Stocks

A Guide to Talking Markets on Thanksgiving

Vaccine News Injects Hope Into the Market

Market Game-Changer?

Post-Election Take: Opportunities and Risks

Stocks and the Election: What Happens Next

Spooky Headlines Shadow the Markets

Another Manic Monday (for Stocks)

Top 3 Moments From The Ally Digital Conference: The Future of Investing

The Future of Investing

An Economic Checkup

Q4 2020 Outlook: Riding the Emotional Rollercoaster

Impact Your Portfolio and the World Around You

Markets React to Trump’s Diagnosis

The Tech Investor’s Survival Guide

A Market Wake-up Call

IPOs: Boom or Bust?


Putting Today’s Turbulence in Perspective

School-From-Home Savings? Not Quite

Sending Mixed Signals

New Highs — Now What?

Thoughts on a Record High

Vibing on Value Stocks

Splitting the Apple 90s Style

Ending a Dizzying Week on a High Note

Going Over the (Fiscal Stimulus) Cliff

Decoding the Fear Index

Earnings Season: Keep Your Eye on the 2021 Outlook

Q3 Outlook: Proceed With Caution

Tech Tops a Shaky Market

Volatility Returns Near Record Highs

Five Basic Principles of Investing

Riding the Wave of Liquidity

Stocks Break Free

Will There Be a Summer Stock Market Slowdown?

As The Tide Turns (in Stocks)

Growth vs. Value: The Debate Continues

The Recession Road Map

What to Know About Your Retirement Accounts Right Now

Mayhem in the Oil Market

Earnings: A Roadblock in the Recovery?

A Bull, or a Bear in a Bull Costume?

Q2 Outlook: Opportunity on an Uncertain Path

Market Mood Swings as Stocks Take a Breather

Thinking Through Your Finances in Uncertain Times

Fiscal Stimulus Is Here. Are We Out of the Woods Yet?

Extraordinary Times in the Stock Market

The Fed Throws a Hail Mary — Cuts Interest Rates a Second Time

Don’t Fear the Bear

Riding the Waves of a Volatile Stock Market

An Emergency Rate Cut: Our Perspective

Our Perspective on the Coronavirus Correction

Rethinking Retirement: Change Your Mindset, Transform Your Future

2020 Market Outlook: Vision Mixed

Holiday Market Moves: Santa Claus Rally or Seasonal Strength?

Q4 2019 Market Outlook: Stay Calm. And Invested.