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Households earning $100,000 or more cut spending more aggressively.  What is going on?

Households earning $100,000 or more cut spending more aggressively. What is going on?

We want to hear from readers who have stories to share about the effects of rising costs and changing economies. If you want to share your experience, write to readerstories@marketwatch.com. Please include your name and the best way to reach you. A journalist can be in contact. High-income households are feeling the pinch of inflation. …

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Households earning $100,000 or more cut spending more aggressively.  What is going on?

Households earning $100,000 or more cut spending more aggressively. What is going on?

We want to hear from readers who have stories to share about the effects of rising costs and changing economies. If you want to share your experience, write to readerstories@marketwatch.com. Please include your name and the best way to reach you. A journalist can be in contact. High-income households are feeling the pinch of inflation. …

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A sudden loss of wealth is devastating.  These financial advisors know how to help people get their portfolios back on track.

A sudden loss of wealth is devastating. These financial advisors know how to help people get their portfolios back on track.

We often talk about the challenges people face when they suddenly become rich. Receiving a cash windfall – from an inheritance or a lottery jackpot, for example, can turn someone’s life upside down in unexpected ways. People who experience a sudden loss of wealth also have their lives turned upside down – their plans for …

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This Brilliant Idea Can Make Everyone Better With Money, Older Americans Say

This Brilliant Idea Can Make Everyone Better With Money, Older Americans Say

Polls consistently show that older Americans regret a lot of things — working too much, choosing the wrong partner, not taking care of their health, and so on. There are also often financial regrets, such as not having saved enough and investing too little for retirement. This last regret has many reasons: everything from the …

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A recession similar to that of 1969-1970 awaits the United States next year, warns an economist

A recession similar to that of 1969-1970 awaits the United States next year, warns an economist

Prepare for a recession next year. That’s the word of warning from S&P Global Ratings economist Beth Ann Bovino in a report released the weekend after Thanksgiving Monday. “ “GDP will decline by 0.8%, a mild recession in line with the 1969/1970 recession.” ” — S&P Global Ratings As with many prognosticators inside and outside …

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Even JPMorgan bullish strategist Kolanovic says the markets are getting ahead of themselves.  Here's what he and a Goldman strategist say do now.

Even JPMorgan bullish strategist Kolanovic says the markets are getting ahead of themselves. Here’s what he and a Goldman strategist say do now.

A bullish day is looming for equities after more upbeat inflation news as producer prices fell more than expected. That’s when the clock ticks down to Wednesday’s retail sales report. But while some investors cling to hope that last week’s stock run started with last week’s weaker CPI inflation report, Wall Street remains wary, with …

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Wholesale prices are slowly rising again, pointing to slowing US inflation

Wholesale prices are slowly rising again, pointing to slowing US inflation

Numbers: U.S. wholesale prices rose just 0.2% in October, a fourth consecutive weak reading that suggests inflation is on the decline after hitting a 40-year high earlier in the year. Economists polled by The Wall Street Journal had forecast a 0.4% gain. The weaker-than-expected rise gave U.S. equities a boost in premarket trading and pushed …

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FTX bankruptcy, Meta layoffs: Equity investors could whistle past the graveyard

FTX bankruptcy, Meta layoffs: Equity investors could whistle past the graveyard

Investors stunned by last week’s strong rally in stocks may want to listen to Tom Waits’ song, 1978’s “Whistlin’ Past the Graveyard,” to sober up the dangers that still lurk. The surge in stocks catapulted the S&P 500 SPX index, +0.92% TO SPY, +0.97% almost back to the 4,000 mark on Friday, also taking it …

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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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