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Why stock-market bears are eying June lows after S&P 500 falls back below 3,900

Goodbye, summer bounce. The S&P 500 ended Friday below a crucial chart support level that has served as a battleground for the past few years, leading technical analysts to warn of a potential test of the stock market’s June lows. “Over the past three years, the level on the [S&P 500] with the largest volume …

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Can the Fed tame inflation without further crushing the stock market? What’s next for investors.

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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Ray Dalio says watch out for rates reaching this level, because Wall Street stocks will take a 20% hit

After that CPI shock earlier in the week, Wall Street is showing a fresh batch of data on Thursday, with the overall retail sales figure coming in higher than expected. And a disastrous rail strike can be reversed. But there is little to cheer billionaire investor and hedge fund manager Ray Dalio who, in our …

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These five stocks in the S&P 500 lost almost half a trillion dollars in value in one day amid widespread wipeout

A drop in gasoline prices couldn’t mask the problem that spooked investors on September 13: core consumer prices resumed their rapid rise in August. Fear of the Federal Reserve’s continued monetary policy tightening to fight inflation sent the Dow Jones Industrial Average DJIA down 1,276 points (or 3.9%) to 31,104, with all 30 components posting …

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Why ‘quantitative tightening’ is the wild card that could sink the stock market

Quantitative monetary easing is credited with boosting stock returns and boosting other speculative asset values ​​by flooding markets with liquidity as the Federal Reserve clawed back billions of dollars worth of bonds during the crisis financial crisis of 2008 and the coronavirus pandemic of 2020 in particular. Investors and policymakers may be underestimating what happens …

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Robinhood users buy and hold companies ‘they know, understand and believe in for the long-term.’ 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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Dow drops 300 points as options expiration unleashes volatility in stocks

U.S. stocks traded lower on Friday as more than $2 trillion in stock-linked options expired, as investors digested more hawkish comments from the Federal Reserve. How are stock index futures traded? The Dow Jones Industrial Average DJIA, -0.78% fell 302.06 points, or 0.9%, to 33,695. The S&P 500 SPX, -1.20% fell 57 points, or 1.4%, …

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Why Is Bitcoin Down? The Selloff Hit Crypto Stocks Coinbase and Marathon, Too.

Text size Bitcoin fell below $22,000 on Friday. The time of dreams Bitcoin fell below $22,000 on Friday, after global equities fell amid uncertainty over the Federal Reserve’s aggressiveness in its efforts to quell inflation with interest rate hikes. Bitcoin, the world’s largest cryptocurrency, was down 8.4% to $21,498 in the past 24 hours, according …

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Ryan Cohen cashed out of Bed Bath & Beyond stock with more than $58 million profit; shares plunge again

Investor Ryan Cohen confirmed he had sold his entire stake in retailer Bed Bath & Beyond Inc. at a profit of more than $58 million, and the shares fell in after-hours trading for a second consecutive day on Thursday. A filing with the Securities and Exchange Commission that was made public after markets closed on …

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