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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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A cruel winter is coming for Wall Street as pandemic debts come due

A cruel winter is coming for Wall Street as pandemic debts come due

A banker recently told me that CEOs ‘would have to do something pretty special to go bankrupt’ over the past two years as the government pumped massive liquidity into the market on top of pandemic aid . That is changing, perhaps rapidly, with the Fed raising interest rates and shrinking the size of its balance …

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Ray Dalio (above), billionaire founder of investment firm Bridgewater Associates, has warned that planned federal interest rate hikes will send stocks down 20%

Billionaire Economist Predicts Fed Interest Rate Hike to 4.5% Will Crater Stocks a FIFTH

A billionaire economist has warned that the Federal Reserve’s upcoming interest rate hikes will send the stock market down 20%. Ray Dalio, founder of investment firm Bridgewater Associates, agreed with forecasts that the central bank would hike interest rates another 75 percentage points and that the year would end with interest rates at 4, 5%. …

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Federal Reserve Governor Christopher Waller (pictured) said he was in favor of what he calls another increase

Fed Governor Christopher Waller warns that a THIRD consecutive interest rate of 0.75% is imminent

The Federal Reserve governor said he favors another “significant” interest rate hike for a third consecutive month, which will further increase mortgage payments for inflation-ridden Americans. Christopher Waller backed the central bank with what is known as a 75 basis point move, or 0.75% increase, during a speech in Austria on Friday, according to Bloomberg. …

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