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Why the stock market is suffering its worst rate hike cycle performance ever

Why the stock market is suffering its worst rate hike cycle performance ever

Anyone watching the market knows that stocks have been hammered since the Federal Reserve started in March, which turned into an aggressive series of interest rate hikes, but Deutsche Bank strategists say they might be surprised to learn that these rate hikes are probably not the culprit. The S&P 500 SPX, -0.32% has experienced a …

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End of year gathering?  Stock market uptrend set to come up against stagflation fears

End of year gathering? Stock market uptrend set to come up against stagflation fears

The period between now and the end of the year marks a historically bullish home stretch of the year for US equities, especially just before and after Christmas. The question for investors is whether favorable seasonal factors will be offset by economic fundamentals. The momentum for a year-end run in equities only seems to be …

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Why China's COVID policies are rattling investors again

Why China’s COVID policies are rattling investors again

Investors in China-related assets who had expected a significant easing of COVID restrictions were disappointed this week as the country battles the worst wave of cases since the outbreak in Shanghai earlier this year. China-related ETFs fell this week, with shares of the iShares MSCI China MCHI ETF, -1.82% lose 3.4%. The KraneShares CSI China …

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Has the market bottom been reached?  5 reasons why US stocks could continue to suffer as we approach next year.

Has the market bottom been reached? 5 reasons why US stocks could continue to suffer as we approach next year.

With the S&P 500 holding above 4,000 and the CBOE volatility gauge, known as Wall Street’s “Vix” or “fear gauge,” VIX, +0.74% having fallen to one of its lowest levels of the year, many Wall Street investors are starting to wonder if the lows are finally being reached for stocks – especially now that the …

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Black Friday can offer investors clues as to how much gas is left in the tank: here's what to watch out for

Black Friday can offer investors clues as to how much gas is left in the tank: here’s what to watch out for

Black Friday comes at an interesting time for the American consumer. Buyers have seemingly persevered this year despite an all-out assault on their wallets and net worth — from falling stock prices and, more recently, home valuations, to runaway inflation that has eroded their purchasing power. But after a host of major US retailers, including …

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Even JPMorgan bullish strategist Kolanovic says the markets are getting ahead of themselves.  Here's what he and a Goldman strategist say do now.

Even JPMorgan bullish strategist Kolanovic says the markets are getting ahead of themselves. Here’s what he and a Goldman strategist say do now.

A bullish day is looming for equities after more upbeat inflation news as producer prices fell more than expected. That’s when the clock ticks down to Wednesday’s retail sales report. But while some investors cling to hope that last week’s stock run started with last week’s weaker CPI inflation report, Wall Street remains wary, with …

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The Dow is outperforming, which could be a sign that the latest stock market rally is about to die down

The Dow is outperforming, which could be a sign that the latest stock market rally is about to die down

As investors seek refuge in more defensive stocks, a market tech sees the Dow’s growing outperformance margin against the S&P 500 and Nasdaq as a sign that the latest rally in stocks could fade quickly like the last . In a Monday note to clients, Jonathan Krinsky, chief market technician at BTIG, said the Dow …

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The floodgates are open to grandparents to save on college for grandkids

The floodgates are open to grandparents to save on college for grandkids

If you’re a grandparent looking to save the day by helping your grandkids pay for college, take a look at a tax-efficient 529 college savings plan before the end of the year. Rule changes to federal financial aid calculations in 2023 mean new investment opportunities are open for family members to help without hurting financial …

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Stock market rally amid FTX blast and Facebook-parent layoffs, says investors could whistle past recession graveyard

Stock market rally amid FTX blast and Facebook-parent layoffs, says investors could whistle past recession graveyard

Investors stunned by last week’s strong rally in stocks may want to listen to Tom Waits’ song, 1978’s “Whistlin’ Past the Graveyard,” to sober up the dangers that still lurk. The surge in stocks catapulted the S&P 500 SPX index, +0.92% TO SPY, +0.97% almost back to the 4,000 mark on Friday, also taking it …

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FTX's jaw-dropping collapse had nothing to do with Theranos, says venture capitalist and crypto bull Tim Draper: 'It's about people getting ahead on their skis'

FTX’s jaw-dropping collapse had nothing to do with Theranos, says venture capitalist and crypto bull Tim Draper: ‘It’s about people getting ahead on their skis’

Tim Draper, founder and managing partner of Draper Associates and Draper University, balked at comparing the stunning implosion of crypto trading platform FTX to famed biotech startup Theranos, in a conversation with MarketWatch. . “It’s not like Theranos,” he said. In a phone interview on Friday, Draper said he was unaware of any comparison between …

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