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Retirement savers seeking safe havens within 401(k) plans may rue it

Yongyuan | E+ | Getty Images The data suggests that some savers are looking for safe havens in their 401(k) plans. But this decision could hamper these long-term investors; in fact, he may have done so in the last month. Investors sold target date funds and large-cap U.S. equity funds in October in favor of …

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How much you’d have if you invested $1,000 a decade ago

Around 10 days until Black Friday – one of the most anticipated shopping days for merchandisers – big box retailer Walmart reported revenue and earnings that beat expectations. And good news for consumers: the company plans to introduce thanksgiving staple prices at the same level as in 2021. For the third fiscal quarter, Walmart generated …

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European markets open to close, earnings, data and news

German economy shows unexpected growth in third quarter The German economy grew in the third quarter, contrary to expectations. Gross domestic product rose 0.3% from the previous quarter, despite the fight against high inflation and energy problems. A Reuters poll had forecast a contraction of 0.2%. —Hannah Ward-Glenton Natwest down 7% after reporting flat third-quarter …

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Europe markets higher with media stocks leading gains; UK leadership contest nears deadline

Pearson education group up 8% after ‘outstanding’ growth in English learning Pearson shares rose 8% on Monday after the company reported underlying sales growth of 7% over the past nine months, beating market expectations. The education company said an “outstanding” performance in learning English had helped drive results, with English lessons seeing growth of 28%. …

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U.S. stocks struggling to make ‘crazy’ bounce-back rally stick as earnings season gets under way

U.S. stocks saw their first gains tumble on Friday as the market turned south after trying to build on a rebound in the previous session that marked what has been called one of the days of craziest market in history. Stocks fell after a closely watched survey showed consumer inflation expectations were on the rise, …

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Further 20% fall in U.S. stocks ‘certainly possible’: IMF director

According to the director of money and capital markets of the International Monetary Fund, a change in investor sentiment could lead to a further 20% decline in US stock markets. IMF research has found that rising interest rates and future earnings expectations are driving down company valuations in the current market downturn, Tobias Adrian told …

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Dow futures fall 170 points to start week with key inflation data, earnings ahead

Traders on the floor of the New York Stock Exchange. Getty Images Stock futures are lower on Sunday evening as markets emerge from a tumultuous week and traders eagerly await major reports coming next week that can provide insight into the health of the economy. Futures contracts connected to the Dow Jones Industrial Average slipped …

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Stock futures are lower following Thursday’s broad sell-off

Stock futures were lower on Friday morning following a strong sell-off that took the S&P500 to a new low of 2022. Futures contracts linked to the S&P 500 were down 0.25%. Dow Jones Industrial Average futures lost 0.36% or 106 points. Nasdaq 100 futures were down 0.26%. The 2022 selloff resumed strong in regular trading …

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Stock futures are up slightly following Thursday’s broad sell-off

Stock futures rose slightly on Thursday evening following a sell-off that S&P500 to a new low of 2022. S&P 500 futures rose 0.26%. Dow Jones Industrial Average futures rose 0.17%. Nasdaq 100 futures rose 0.14%. The 2022 selloff resumed strong in regular trading on Thursday as investors weighed concerns over the Federal Reserve’s future rate-hike …

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