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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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These 20 S&P stocks slipped as much as 21.5% in another brutal week for the market

These 20 S&P stocks slipped as much as 21.5% in another brutal week for the market

Another tough week for US equities ended with oil producer stocks falling and Ford Motor Co. falling on concerns about supply shortages. The S&P 500 SPX fell 1.7% on Friday for a 4.6% drop over the week as investors continued to worry about interest rate hikes from the Federal Reserve to temper inflation. Among the …

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Why Alibaba and other Chinese tech stocks are an exception to Goldman Sachs' outlook

Why Alibaba and other Chinese tech stocks are an exception to Goldman Sachs’ outlook

Text size Alibaba and other Chinese tech stocks have been battered since early last year. Qilai Shen/Bloomberg Chinese tech stocks have been battered since many hit all-time highs in early 2021, and the situation hasn’t improved much in 2022. That may be a compelling reason to at least take a fresh look at this sector. …

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Can the Fed rein in inflation without further crushing the stock market?  What investors need to know.

Can the Fed rein in inflation without further crushing the stock market? What investors need to know.

The Federal Reserve isn’t trying to slam the stock market as it rapidly raises interest rates in its bid to quell still-burning inflation – but investors should be prepared for more pain and volatility as policymakers politicians won’t be intimidated by a sell-off, investors and strategists said. “I don’t think they’re necessarily trying to drive …

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Another 27% drop in the S&P 500 could happen if inflation hawks are right, Goldman Sachs team warns

Another 27% drop in the S&P 500 could happen if inflation hawks are right, Goldman Sachs team warns

Not exactly TGIF this Friday. What the seller is slowly realizing is not only that the Fed is going to be aggressive in September after the shocking latest inflation figure, but that the central bank will have to hold rates higher and for longer. The British pound GBPUSD, -0.47%, in some ways a proxy for …

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Robinhood users buy and own businesses "they know, understand and believe in for the long haul".  Here are their favorite stocks.

Robinhood users buy and own businesses “they know, understand and believe in for the long haul”. Here are their favorite stocks.

According to a new index in the brokerage app aimed at new investors, tech companies, electric vehicle makers and some meme stocks are among the overall mix of stocks in Robinhood users’ portfolios. These are stocks like Amazon AMZN, +2.66%, MicrosoftMSFT, +2.30%, TeslaTSLA, +3.60%, AppleAAPL, +1.88%, Ford Motor Company F, -0.32% and Disney DIS, +2.54%. …

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Robinhood users buy and own businesses "they know, understand and believe in for the long haul".  Here are their favorite stocks.

Robinhood users buy and own businesses “they know, understand and believe in for the long haul”. Here are their favorite stocks.

According to a new index in the brokerage app aimed at new investors, tech companies, electric vehicle makers and some meme stocks are among the overall mix of stocks in Robinhood users’ portfolios. These are stocks like Amazon AMZN, +2.66%, MicrosoftMSFT, +2.30%, TeslaTSLA, +3.60%, AppleAAPL, +1.88%, Ford Motor Company F, -0.32% and Disney DIS, +2.54%. …

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Ethereum “merger” disrupts crypto trading and lending.  What there is to know.

Ethereum “merger” disrupts crypto trading and lending. What there is to know.

Text size Ethereum’s “Merge” is a highly anticipated and long overdue update. The time of dreams Crypto markets related to Ether are facing disruption as the blockchain network behind the world’s second-largest cryptocurrency nears the end of a critical upgrade. The final stage of the Ethereum “merger” is now about a week away. Scheduled to …

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