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Dow tumbles 600 points as stock market wipes out Wednesday bounce

U.S. stocks extended losses in afternoon trade on Thursday after a batch of economic data bolstered expectations that the Federal Reserve will continue to aggressively raise interest rates in its bid to rein in the tide. ‘inflation. How Stocks Trade The Dow Jones Industrial Average DJIA, -1.54% lost 614 points, or 2.1%, to 29,070. The …

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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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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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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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