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Opinion: Household wealth plummets by $13.5 trillion, second-worst drop on record

Opinion: Household wealth plummets by $13.5 trillion, second-worst drop on record

US households lost an estimated $6.8 trillion in wealth in the first three quarters of 2022 as the SPX stock market, -0.73% DJIA, -0.90% COMP, -0.70% has lost more than 25% of its value, the Federal Reserve reported Friday in the government’s quarterly financial accounts. Nominal net worth fell 4.6% to $143.3 trillion, as the …

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US gas prices plunge toward $3 a gallon as global demand plummets

US gas prices plunge toward $3 a gallon as global demand plummets

Comment this story Comment Gasoline prices are dropping so fast it’s starting to put real money back in motorists’ pockets, defying past projections and delivering an unexpected holiday treat. Refueling is now as cheap as it was in February, just before Russia’s invasion of Ukraine sparked a global energy crisis. AAA reported the national average …

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