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Stock markets to fall another 40% as severe stagflationary debt crisis hits over-leveraged global economy

Stock markets to fall another 40% as severe stagflationary debt crisis hits over-leveraged global economy

NEW YORK (Project Syndicate)—For a year now I have argued that rising inflation would be persistent, that its causes include not only bad policies but also negative supply shocks, and that the banks’ attempt power plants to fight it would result in an economic hard landing. When the recession does come, I warned, it will …

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Three lessons for Americans from the fall of the pound sterling

Three lessons for Americans from the fall of the pound sterling

For now, the Bank of England has restored some calm to global financial markets, which shook a week ago, after Prime Minister Liz Truss’s new UK government and her Conservative Party announced a huge unfunded tax cut. As economists and financial analysts criticized the policy as untimely and irresponsible, the value of the pound plunged, …

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Live stock market news updates: Stocks rally as Treasury yields fall, Bank of England pivots

Live stock market news updates: Stocks rally as Treasury yields fall, Bank of England pivots

U.S. stocks surged on Wednesday afternoon as Treasury yields retreated from a sharp rise and investors cheered a surprise policy pivot from the Bank of England. The S&P 500 rebounded around 2%, while the Dow Jones Industrial Average gained nearly 550 points, or 1.9% after both major averages hit new 2022 lows this week. The …

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European Markets Fall as Global Equities Fall;  The Bank of England intervenes in the bond market

European Markets Fall as Global Equities Fall; The Bank of England intervenes in the bond market

Pound slides after Bank of England intervention in bond market The pound fell 1.4% against the dollar on Wednesday, slipping below $1.06 after the Bank of England intervened in the UK bond market to calm recent market turmoil sparked by the so-called ‘mini -budget” of the new government. The Bank announced on Wednesday that it …

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Chinese growth will fall behind the rest of Asia for the first time since 1990

Chinese growth will fall behind the rest of Asia for the first time since 1990

China’s economic output will lag the rest of Asia for the first time since 1990, according to new World Bank forecasts that highlight the damage wrought by President Xi Jinping’s zero-Covid policies and the collapse of the world’s largest real estate market. The World Bank has revised down its forecast for gross domestic product growth …

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Ray Dalio says stocks and bonds need to fall further, predicts US recession in 2023-24

Ray Dalio says stocks and bonds need to fall further, predicts US recession in 2023-24

As the world waited for the Federal Reserve to make its third “jumbo” interest rate hike, Bridgewater Associates founder Ray Dalio issued a warning to anyone still clinging to hopes that Beaten asset prices may soon rebound. According to Dalio’s estimate, the Fed must continue to raise interest rates substantially if it hopes to successfully …

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Japan intervenes in the foreign exchange market to stem the fall of the yen after the BOJ keeps rates extremely low

Japan intervenes in the foreign exchange market to stem the fall of the yen after the BOJ keeps rates extremely low

Join now for FREE unlimited access to Reuters.com Register BOJ maintains ultra-low rates and dovish policy guidance Japanese diplomat FX said it had taken ‘decisive’ action Confirmation of the intervention causes the dollar to fall by more than 2% Analysts doubt Tokyo can continue to support the yen TOKYO, Sept 22 (Reuters) – Japan intervened …

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Existing home sales fall in August to lowest level since 2020

Existing home sales fall in August to lowest level since 2020

The Wall Street Journal’s chief economics correspondent Nick Timiraos discussed the strategy surrounding the Fed’s supposed decision to fight inflation by potentially raising interest rates another 75 basis points ahead of their announcement on Wednesday. Existing home sales in the United States slowed for the seventh consecutive month in August, rising mortgage ratessoaring inflation and …

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