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Credit markets see less recession risk, earnings could challenge that

Credit markets see less recession risk, earnings could challenge that

U.S. high-yield corporate debt markets may undervalue recession risk even as Treasuries and macro indicators reflect growing fears over growth, but that could soon be tested with an expected deterioration in corporate earnings. The prices of leveraged loans and high-yield corporate bonds have fallen from the highs reached earlier this year as rates rise and …

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Stock market investment action plan: Nike Earnings, Tesla AI Day

Stock market investment action plan: Nike Earnings, Tesla AI Day

Four days of steady stock market selling sent Dow industrials below 30,000, and to their lowest level since the third quarter of 2020. The Nasdaq and S&P 500 stalled below key levels, creating a crucial challenge approaching the last week of September. Tesla’s AI Day and Nike’s revenue are two key events. And another round …

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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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From the Fed to the currency crisis in Europe, here's what's behind this massive sell-off in financial markets

From the Fed to the currency crisis in Europe, here’s what’s behind this massive sell-off in financial markets

Trader on the floor of the NYSE, June 7, 2022. Source: NYSE Stocks fell sharply, bond yields rose and the dollar strengthened on Friday as investors heeded the Federal Reserve’s signal that its battle with inflation could lead to much higher interest rates and a recession. Friday’s selloff was global, in a week the Fed …

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Ford's earnings warning shows the truck sector is strong.  Electric vehicles could improve it.

Ford’s earnings warning shows the truck sector is strong. Electric vehicles could improve it.

Text size A Ford F150 Raptor. Scott Olson/Getty Images Ford engine Shares fell after the company changed – but did not cut – its profit forecast due to parts shortages and cost inflation. Investors reacted in disgust by selling the shares. But they may have missed a silver lining in Ford’s update (ticker: F): Investors …

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What homebuilder earnings can tell us about the housing market crash

What homebuilder earnings can tell us about the housing market crash

Text size Quarterly results from KB Home and Lennar will give investors a first look at the state of the cooling US housing market. Justin Sullivan/Getty Images Two home builders, Lennar and Knowledge base home , will release its third-quarter results after the close of trading on Wednesday. The double profit will give investors a …

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Wondering where the economy is going?  Keep an eye on your earnings |  CNN Business

Wondering where the economy is going? Keep an eye on your earnings | CNN Business

New York CNN Business — American businesses are beginning to prepare for a recession. The FedEx Economic Barometer (FDX) stunned Wall Street last week with a massive earnings warning and a lukewarm outlook for the global economy. Bad news from FedEx overshadowed a more promising development on Thursday, the agreement between rail operators and unions …

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1 thing you need to check before applying for social security

1 thing you need to check before applying for social security

(Adam Levy) As your retirement date approaches, it’s time to start being more specific in your planning. A big part of any retirement plan is Social Security. While there may be some debate about the optimal time to file and various claim strategies to optimize your finances, there is one thing you need to check, …

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Why the maximum Social Security benefit of $4,194 is a fantasy

Why the maximum Social Security benefit of $4,194 is a fantasy

(James Brumley) It may not be a huge amount of money, but it is certainly enough to live comfortably. Cashing $4,194 in Social Security checks every month translates to an income of over $50,000 a year, which is roughly what the average American worker earns these days. However, the chances of you collecting the maximum …

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Adobe's stock has come under fire for spending $20 billion on Figma.  But he now owns a rare business.

Adobe’s stock has come under fire for spending $20 billion on Figma. But he now owns a rare business.

Adobe beat revenue and profit expectations and announced the same day that it would acquire a smaller but faster-growing rival in online design collaboration tools. The stock market rewarded the company by driving down its ADBE shares, -3.12% to the lowest level in almost three years. Investors punished the company not for its earnings report, …

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