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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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These 20 S&P stocks slipped as much as 21.5% in another brutal week for the market

These 20 S&P stocks slipped as much as 21.5% in another brutal week for the market

Another tough week for US stocks ended with oil producer stocks falling and Ford Motor Co. falling on concerns about supply shortages. The S&P 500 SPX fell 1.7% on Friday for a 4.6% drop over the week as investors continued to worry about interest rate hikes from the Federal Reserve to temper inflation. Among the …

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These 20 S&P stocks slipped as much as 21.5% in another brutal week for the market

These 20 S&P stocks slipped as much as 21.5% in another brutal week for the market

Another tough week for US equities ended with oil producer stocks falling and Ford Motor Co. falling on concerns about supply shortages. The S&P 500 SPX fell 1.7% on Friday for a 4.6% drop over the week as investors continued to worry about interest rate hikes from the Federal Reserve to temper inflation. Among the …

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US stocks suffer another week of losses, Dow Jones ends at lowest since November 2020 as bond yields hammer stocks after Fed rate hike

US stocks suffer another week of losses, Dow Jones ends at lowest since November 2020 as bond yields hammer stocks after Fed rate hike

US stocks closed sharply lower on Friday, with the Dow Jones Industrial Average ending at its lowest closing value since November 2020. All three major benchmarks suffered another week of losses as bond yields rose to the following the Federal Reserve’s interest rate hike on Wednesday. For the week, the Dow Jones fell 4% while …

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Growling Powell forces Goldman to cut its S&P 500 price target. Again.

Growling Powell forces Goldman to cut its S&P 500 price target. Again.

At the height of the bull market – which, boy, seems so long ago – the crazed call options punters inhabiting the Wallstreetbets channel had a favorite meme to explain why stocks would continue to rise. “Money Printer Go Brrr” featured a Rambo-esque Federal Reserve Chairman Jay Powell determinedly shooting greenbacks at anyone who could …

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Stock Dividend Yields Exceed What Treasuries Offer

Stock Dividend Yields Exceed What Treasuries Offer

Text size JPMorgan Chase headquarters in New York. Nina Westervelt/Bloomberg Bond yields jumped, making many dividend-paying stocks less attractive. A quick glance, however, shows that reliable high-yield dividend names are indeed available. This was the year of rising yields. The 10-year Treasury yield rose to around 3.5% from 1.51% at the end of 2021. The …

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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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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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Meta Is One Of The Worst Performers In The S&P 500 Today, But These 5 Other Stocks Lost $387 Billion In Value

US stocks rise ahead of Fed decision and after Putin steps up war footing

U.S. stock indexes rose on Wednesday, ahead of another sharp interest rate hike expected by the Federal Reserve and after Russian President Vladimir Putin escalated his war on Ukraine. How Stock Indices Trade The Dow Jones Industrial Average DJIA, +0.51% rose 143 points, or 0.5%, to 30,853 The S&P 500 SPX, +0.53% gained 18 points, …

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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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