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Don't look for a stock market bottom until a rising dollar has calmed down.  Here's why.

Don’t look for a stock market bottom until a rising dollar has calmed down. Here’s why.

It will be difficult for the stock market to stop its slide and find a bottom as long as the U.S. dollar continues to soar against its rivals, market analysts say. Global equities suffered a bruising week, with the S&P 500 narrowly avoiding its lowest close of the year on Friday. Meanwhile, a key U.S. …

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The Dow Jones Falls 500 Points Because Jerome Powell's Fed 'Ain't Gonna Blink'

The Dow Jones Falls 500 Points Because Jerome Powell’s Fed ‘Ain’t Gonna Blink’

It took stock market investors a while to make up their minds, but when the closing bell rang on Wednesday, it was clear they didn’t like what they’d heard from the Federal Reserve and its chairman. Jerome Powell. See: Fed Approves Third Big Interest Rate Hike, Signals More Before Year End Central bankers have also …

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Why stock investors fear a one-percentage-point Fed rate hike will 'piss off' Wall Street

Why stock investors fear a one-percentage-point Fed rate hike will ‘piss off’ Wall Street

As U.S. stocks and bonds come under pressure on Tuesday, some on Wall Street say investors are underestimating the possibility that the Fed could offer a surprise 100 basis point interest rate hike at the close of its meeting. two-day policy on Wednesday. With fed funds futures traders overwhelmingly pricing in a 75 basis point, …

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Sudden sell-off in short-term debt pushes rate near 'magical' level that 'scares' markets

Sudden sell-off in short-term debt pushes rate near ‘magical’ level that ‘scares’ markets

The yield on the 1-year Treasury is testing 4%, a level that traders say could spill over to other rates and send shivers through financial markets, as the Federal Reserve continues in earnest with its campaign to reduce its balance sheet by $8.8 trillion. . This balance sheet process, known as “quantitative tightening,” is intended …

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