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Stocks and bonds are 'discounted for disaster' after worst period for investors in 20 years

Stocks and bonds are ‘discounted for disaster’ after worst period for investors in 20 years

Things could always get worse. The S&P 500 SPX index, -1.51% Friday cemented its worst monthly percentage decline since the March 2020 pandemic lockdowns, but also joined the Dow Jones Industrial Average DJIA, -1.71% and the Nasdaq COMP composite index, -1.51% booking the worst 9-month period since 2002, according to Dow Jones Market Data. “The …

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Stocks and bonds are 'discounted for disaster' after worst period for investors in 20 years

Stocks and bonds are ‘discounted for disaster’ after worst period for investors in 20 years

Things could always get worse. The S&P 500 SPX index, -1.51% Friday cemented its worst monthly percentage decline since the March 2020 pandemic lockdowns, but also joined the Dow Jones Industrial Average DJIA, -1.71% and the Nasdaq COMP composite index, -1.51% booking the worst 9-month period since 2002, according to Dow Jones Market Data. “The …

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Micron cuts capital spending to stem 'unprecedented' oversupply cycle

Micron cuts capital spending to stem ‘unprecedented’ oversupply cycle

Shares of Micron Technology Inc. fell slightly in Thursday’s extended session after the memory chipmaker said it was taking steps to exit a current “unprecedented” market down cycle by scaling back plans to Capacity Building. For the first fiscal quarter, Micron MU, based in Boise, Idaho, +2.32% said it expects an adjusted loss of 6 …

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Stock market reversal?  Why October is known as a "bear killer".

Stock market reversal? Why October is known as a “bear killer”.

While September lived up to its reputation as a brutal month for equities, October tends to be a “bear market killer,” known for its historically strong returns, especially during midterm election years. . Skeptics, however, are warning investors that negative economic fundamentals could overwhelm seasonal trends as what is traditionally the toughest time for stocks …

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Micron earnings suggest chip downturn could be worse than Wall Street expects

Micron earnings suggest chip downturn could be worse than Wall Street expects

Micron Technology Inc. executives warned of a semiconductor slowdown in late June, but now say a “sharp and sudden” drop in demand has exceeded even those expectations, suggesting the current glut of chips could get worse. Micron MU, -1.94% reported a worse-than-expected fiscal fourth quarter on Thursday, with revenue down 23% from a year ago, …

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Why a rising 10-year Treasury yield is rocking financial markets as it nears 4%

Why a rising 10-year Treasury yield is rocking financial markets as it nears 4%

The 10-year Treasury yield, a vital benchmark that influences a wide range of consumer borrowing costs, is on track to hit 4% for the first time in at least 12 years – a development that is beginning to reverberate. in the financial markets. The rate TMUBMUSD10Y, 3.999% climbed as high as 3.988% on Tuesday – …

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Are you tempted to buy AMC's new APEs?  Be prepared to lose it all, warns company

Are you tempted to buy AMC’s new APEs? Be prepared to lose it all, warns company

Shares of AMC’s preferred stock, or “APE”, rose 5% on Monday, while the company’s common shares fell 7.5%, after the company disclosed plans to sell up to 425 million additional APE. At current prices, the movie theater chain could raise up to $1.6 billion from the sale of additional APEs, which was disclosed in a …

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Stocks crashing?  No, but here's why this bear market is so painful---and what you can do about it.

Stocks crashing? No, but here’s why this bear market is so painful—and what you can do about it.

Stock market crash hashtags may be all the rage on Twitter, but the selloff that sent U.S. stocks into a bear market was relatively orderly, market professionals say. But it is likely to become more volatile – and painful – before the market stabilizes. It was indeed a tour de force for investors on Friday …

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Stocks crashing?  No, but here's why this bear market is so painful---and what you can do about it.

Stocks crashing? No, but here’s why this bear market is so painful—and what you can do about it.

Stock market crash hashtags may be all the rage on Twitter, but the selloff that sent U.S. stocks into a bear market was relatively orderly, market professionals say. But it is likely to become more volatile – and painful – before the market stabilizes. It was indeed a tour de force for investors on Friday …

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Don't look for a stock market bottom until a rising dollar has calmed down.  Here's why.

Don’t look for a stock market bottom until a rising dollar has calmed down. Here’s why.

It will be difficult for the stock market to stop its slide and find a bottom as long as the U.S. dollar continues to soar against its rivals, market analysts say. Global equities suffered a bruising week, with the S&P 500 narrowly avoiding its lowest close of the year on Friday. Meanwhile, a key U.S. …

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