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China fuels markets as protests erupt over Covid lockdowns |  CNN Business

China fuels markets as protests erupt over Covid lockdowns | CNN Business

hong kong CNN Business — China’s major stock indexes and its currency opened sharply lower on Monday as widespread protests over the country’s tough Covid-19 restrictions over the weekend rattled investor sentiment. Hong Kong Hang Seng Index (HSI) fell 4.2% in early trading. It has since pared some losses and last traded 2% lower. The …

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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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A technological rebound may be necessary for a full market recovery.  These are the stocks that could lead

A technological rebound may be necessary for a full market recovery. These are the stocks that could lead

The key to a sustained market recovery may lie in one of the weakest sectors this year: technology. As of Friday’s close, the Nasdaq Composite was 30% off its closing high of 16,057.44 on Nov. 19, 2021. It has sold off sharply since then as tech stocks have fallen amid runaway inflation and higher Federal …

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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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November jobs report and the Fed matter most to markets in the week ahead

November jobs report and the Fed matter most to markets in the week ahead

The November jobs report is the big event for markets in the coming week, and it could provide important information on the trajectory of Federal Reserve interest rate hikes. Stocks were higher in the shortened holiday week, with the S&P 500 rising as Treasury yields slipped and the dollar weakened. The post-Thanksgiving week will be …

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These 2 ETFs show why owning small-cap stocks is key to beating the market in times like these

These 2 ETFs show why owning small-cap stocks is key to beating the market in times like these

Small has been fine this year on Wall Street. This is because the smaller cap stocks of the S&P 500 SPX, +1.36% have largely outperformed larger cap stocks since January. The eight stocks with the largest market capitalizations at the start of the year – which at the time represented 27.2% of the total market …

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Chinese real estate stocks have surged this month.  But analyst warns of 'weak reality' compared to high expectations

Chinese real estate stocks have surged this month. But analyst warns of ‘weak reality’ compared to high expectations

House prices in China fell in October mainly due to lower prices in less developed, so-called Tier 3 cities, according to analysis of official data from Goldman Sachs. Edition of the future | Edition of the future | Getty Images BEIJING — China’s real estate sector is not yet ready for a quick recovery, despite …

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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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Elon Musk's 50 billion dollar lawsuit is coming to an end |  CNN Business

Elon Musk’s 50 billion dollar lawsuit is coming to an end | CNN Business

washington d.c. CNN — The trial of Tesla shareholders’ lawsuit examining CEO Elon Musk’s unprecedented compensation package concluded on Friday afternoon. Chancellor Kathaleen McCormick has not issued a decision from the bench, and it could take weeks to months before a decision is made. “We have a lot of work ahead of us,” McCormick told …

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