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Fed’s Waller says market has overreacted to consumer inflation data: ‘We’ve got a long, long way to go’

Federal Reserve Governor Christopher Waller said on Sunday that financial markets appeared to have overreacted to weaker-than-expected October consumer price inflation data last week. “It was just a data point,” Waller said during a conversation in Sydney, Australia, sponsored by UBS. “The market seems to have gotten a head start on this one CPI report. …

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FTX bankruptcy is ‘somebody running a company that’s just dumb-as-f___ing greedy,’ says Mark Cuban

Billionaire Dallas Maverick owner Mark Cuban recently offered his take on the implosion of crypto platform FTX over the weekend. ““He’s someone who runs a business who’s just stupid as fuckin’ greedy.”” — Marc Cuban Cuban, speaking Friday at a conference in Washington, DC organized by Sports Business Journalshared the view that greed was behind …

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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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Here are the worst (and best) performing stocks of August and for 2022

After a strong showing in July, when stock indexes rebounded from their 2022 lows of June, U.S. equities abruptly reversed course in August. Here’s the damage: Index Price change – July 29 through Aug. 30 Price change – 2022 through Aug. 30 Price change – 2021 S&P 500 SPX -3.5% -16.4% 26.9% Dow Jones Industrial …

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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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