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It’s the worst September for stocks since 2008. What that means for October.

September is traditionally the toughest month for stocks, but this one is shaping up to be the worst since 2008, during the bleak days of the financial crisis. Seasonally inclined investors may wonder what that means for October. Dow Jones Market Data took a look at how equities have done in the wake of past …

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Oil Falls Below $80 En Route to Biggest Run of Weekly Losses This Year

Oil headed for the longest stretch of weekly losses this year as central banks around the world stepped up their fight against inflation at the cost of growth. West Texas Intermediate dropped below $80 a barrel on Friday for the first time since January and was set for a fourth week of declines. The Federal …

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The repo market, explained — and why the Fed has pumped hundreds of billions into it

Bloomberg / Contributor / Getty Images   For nearly two years, the Federal Reserve has been entangled in what’s basically one of the world’s most important pawn shops: “the repo market.” Short for repurchase agreements, the repo market is a complicated, yet important, area of the U.S. financial system where firms trade trillions of dollars’ worth of debt …

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The mighty dollar may be about to crack, says this strategist, who offers stocks to watch on either side.

Critical information for the U.S. trading day The Dollar Seems To Be Falling There’s no near-term respite in sight for stocks as a new week begins, with futures tumbling ahead of what many see will be a firm foot by the Fed “on the brake pedal this week.” Technical analysts are warning that markets are …

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Gold ends lower as August inflation surprise feeds likelihood of higher U.S. interest rates

Gold and silver prices ended lower on Tuesday as U.S. inflation for August came in surprisingly strong, raising the likelihood for further increases in interest rates, and causing the dollar to rise and short-term Treasury yields to reach fresh 14-year highs. Price action Gold futures GCZ22, -1.55% GC00, -1.55% for December delivery fell $23.20, or 1.3%, to settle at $1,717.40 …

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Dow up 1% as stock market reads August jobs report as a ‘Goldilocks’ story

Energy stocks are the best performers in the S&P 500 index How stocks are trading The Dow Jones Industrial Average DJIA advanced 332 points, or 1.1%, to 31,999. The S&P 500 SPX was up 45 points, or 1.2%, to 4,015. The Nasdaq Composite COMP climbed 135 points, or 1.2%, to 11,922, on track to snap a five-day losing streak. The Dow …

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Fed’s Powell says bringing down inflation will cause pain to households and businesses

Fed will keep at task of lowering inflation ‘until the job is done,’ chairman says Federal Reserve Chairman Jerome Powell was confirmed to a second four-year term earlier this year with strong bipartisan vote in the Senate. DAVID PAUL MORRIS/BLOOMBERG Federal Reserve Chairman Jerome Powell used the spotlight on the central bank’s Jackson Hole retreat …

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Freedom Shield Capital Is Leading The Precious Metals In A Huge Way

NEW YORK, NY / ACCESSWIRE / August 15, 2022 / People think that the easiest way to grow their wealth is through the stock market. While that can be a useful way to do that, it is also an incredibly volatile way to grow your wealth as the stock market fluctuates. What many people don’t …

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We’re in a bear-market rally and you can expect the June 2022 lows to be broken

Investors must face their emerging depression about stocks and go through the acceptance stage The bear market for U.S. stocks may have ended at its mid-June low. Or it may be only half over. And, if the bear market’s second half is still ahead of us, the biggest losses may or may not be yet …

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