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Stocks crashing?  No, but here's why this bear market is so painful---and what you can do about it.

Stocks crashing? No, but here’s why this bear market is so painful—and what you can do about it.

Stock market crash hashtags may be all the rage on Twitter, but the selloff that sent U.S. stocks into a bear market was relatively orderly, market professionals say. But it is likely to become more volatile – and painful – before the market stabilizes. It was indeed a tour de force for investors on Friday …

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13 Stocks Whose Intrinsic Benefits Protect Them From Economic Uncertainty In The Market

13 Stocks Whose Intrinsic Benefits Protect Them From Economic Uncertainty In The Market

Investors who were unsure of the Fed’s ruthless inflation policy probably got the message by now. And as markets adjust to the prospect of further hikes from a central bank that plans to “keep going until it’s done”, with threats of escalating war in Europe and a energy crisis in the background, the S&P 500 …

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Brace yourself: the Fed is about to inflict “some pain” with a 75 basis point rate hike.  Here's how to prepare your wallet and wallet.

Brace yourself: the Fed is about to inflict “some pain” with a 75 basis point rate hike. Here’s how to prepare your wallet and wallet.

The Fed is ready to bring the pain. Are you ready? A few weeks ago, Federal Reserve Chairman Jerome Powell warned that there would be “difficulties for households and businesses” as the central bank raises interest rates to fight higher inflation. higher than it has been for four decades. Powell and other members of the …

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Why investors fear a one percentage point Fed rate hike will disrupt Wall Street

Why investors fear a one percentage point Fed rate hike will disrupt Wall Street

The Fed has made two 75 basis point interest rate hikes so far this year. An earlier version of this story said she delivered three. 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 …

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The S&P 500 fell 5% in a very bad week for stocks.  Those 20 lost up to 24%.

The S&P 500 fell 5% in a very bad week for stocks. Those 20 lost up to 24%.

US stocks spat on Friday to end the week in the red. The day’s declines of less than 1% for the broad indices paled in comparison to Tuesday’s, when they fell 4% to 5%. For the week, the Dow Jones Industrial Average DJIA was down 1,329 points (or 4.1%), closing Friday at 30,822. The benchmark …

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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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First major Wall Street bank to call U.S. recession says 'pessimists will unfortunately prevail'

First major Wall Street bank to call U.S. recession says ‘pessimists will unfortunately prevail’

Deutsche Bank, which became the first major Wall Street bank to forecast a U.S. recession in April, runs through its list of pros and cons to explain why the world’s largest economy could make a soft landing – and comes to the conclusion that it will not. . “Our view is that the pessimists will …

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US inflation rebounds in August, CPI shows, despite falling gasoline prices

US inflation rebounds in August, CPI shows, despite falling gasoline prices

Numbers: Lower gasoline prices generated a second straight decline in inflation in the United States, with the consumer price index only rising 0.1% in August. But the report also showed that inflation has spread more widely through the economy and should prompt the Federal Reserve to raise interest rates sharply again. Economists polled by the …

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