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Fed eyes slower rate hikes as threat of recession grows

Fed eyes slower rate hikes as threat of recession grows

Senior Federal Reserve officials expect smaller interest rate hikes to “be appropriate soon” as the threat of a recession grows. Although the Fed still expects rates to rise more than expected, senior officials are unsure how far they will go. Slower rate hikes, they say, would give them more time to assess the “delayed” effects …

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Citi says investors have up to six weeks to continue to squeeze bears after inflation surprise

Citi says investors have up to six weeks to continue to squeeze bears after inflation surprise

Well, that was something. Inflation is slightly lower than expected, then the rockets are out – the best one-day percentage increase for the S&P 500 SPX since April 6, 2020 and the best one-day percentage rise for the Nasdaq Composite since March 24, 2020. If inflation has really peaked, there are really only two questions: …

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Opinion: How Powell strayed from the Fed's dovish message and sent markets tumbling

Opinion: How Powell strayed from the Fed’s dovish message and sent markets tumbling

Fed Chairman Jerome Powell is learning on the job. He did not repeat the mistake he made at his July press conference, when he said some things that the markets interpreted as signs that the Fed was wavering in its commitment to fight the crisis. inflation. The SPX Fellowship, -2.50% took the same interpretation of …

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What Fed Chairman Powell can say to keep the stock market rally---or kill it

What Fed Chairman Powell can say to keep the stock market rally—or kill it

Whatever Federal Reserve Chairman Jerome Powell says when he takes the podium on Wednesday will likely have ramifications for financial markets. But what do equity investors need to hear from the Fed Chairman for the rally to continue? Market strategists who spoke with MarketWatch have a few thoughts. More importantly, anything Powell says to harden …

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Who will be the next world economic power?  Here's what this famous economist is saying now - and a possible surprise

Who will be the next world economic power? Here’s what this famous economist is saying now – and a possible surprise

Thursday’s dramatic spike doesn’t necessarily show that the stock market is about to bottom, but it does confirm that investors are so pessimistic that there isn’t a huge hurdle to overcome to turn the tide. This is one way to see what’s at stake in this week’s earnings from Netflix NFLX, Tesla TSLA and AT&T …

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Here's how you'll know stock market lows are here, says an investor who called the 1987 crash

Here’s how you’ll know stock market lows are here, says an investor who called the 1987 crash

“If you think about where we are right now, the Federal Reserve Board is fighting something it hasn’t really seen in nearly four decades, and that is inflation. Inflation is a bit like toothpaste: once you take it out of the tube, it’s hard to put it back in, isn’t it?” —Paul Tudor Jones Billionaire …

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