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Stocks and bonds are 'discounted for disaster' after worst period for investors in 20 years

Stocks and bonds are ‘discounted for disaster’ after worst period for investors in 20 years

Things could always get worse. The S&P 500 SPX index, -1.51% Friday cemented its worst monthly percentage decline since the March 2020 pandemic lockdowns, but also joined the Dow Jones Industrial Average DJIA, -1.71% and the Nasdaq COMP composite index, -1.51% booking the worst and first 9-month period since 2002, according to Dow Jones Market …

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'Painfully Slow Capitulation': Why Investors Keep Getting Inflation Wrong

‘Painfully Slow Capitulation’: Why Investors Keep Getting Inflation Wrong

A brutal third quarter in financial markets ended on Friday and one thing is crystal clear: inflation is the most important factor driving asset valuations right now and yet few, if any, are able to accurately predict where it is likely to go. . The reason? Professional forecasters, policymakers and traders all continue to dismiss …

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Here's why investors should start betting on Apple and the stock market now

Here’s why investors should start betting on Apple and the stock market now

Sometimes it pays to not dismiss market traditions. They said September was generally bad. They were right. The S&P 500 SPX will enter the last trading day of the month having lost 7.95%. Worries about inflation and higher borrowing costs – not to mention a bond crisis in the UK – have taken their toll. …

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Rate hikes spook the market, but equity investors focus on the wrong rate

Rate hikes spook the market, but equity investors focus on the wrong rate

The stock market was spooked by rising interest rates. Let’s think carefully, from a value investing perspective, about these fears. Warren Buffett has argued that investors should think of stocks as “bonds in disguise,” in that stocks pay dividends, analogous to coupons paid by bonds, and can be valued the same way. Bonds are regularly …

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3 Types of “Nos” Every Entrepreneur Should Learn (and How to Survive Rejection)

3 Types of “Nos” Every Entrepreneur Should Learn (and How to Survive Rejection)

Opinions expressed by Entrepreneur the contributors are theirs. Rejection can be powerful. The word “no” serves a particular purpose in business and especially in entrepreneurship. Every founder and innovator has heard it, probably thousands of times. If approached with the right mindset, the “no” can be a driving force in propelling a business forward. A …

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Britain scares away investors with historic tax cuts and borrowing

Britain scares away investors with historic tax cuts and borrowing

Kwarteng slashes top income tax rate amid growth momentum Huge increase in UK government debt issuance expected Gilts suffer biggest drop in decades Pound drops 3% to new 37-year low against dollar LONDON, Sept 23 (Reuters) – Britain’s new finance minister Kwasi Kwarteng on Friday announced historic tax cuts and huge increases in borrowing in …

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European markets slide as investors digest more interest rate hikes;  BOE raises rates

European markets slide as investors digest more interest rate hikes; BOE raises rates

US stocks open mixed US stocks opened weakly on Thursday following the Federal Reserve’s decision on Wednesday to implement its third consecutive 0.75% interest rate hike. The Dow Jones Industrial Average and S&P 500 hovered around the fixed line in early trades, while the Nasdaq was down 0.2%. — Karen Gilchrist Bank of England raises …

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After Turkey's stock market tumbles, investors brace for another rate cut as inflation soars

After Turkey’s stock market tumbles, investors brace for another rate cut as inflation soars

An electronic board displays information about exchange rates at a currency exchange office in Istanbul, Turkey, Monday, August 29, 2022. Nicole Tung | Bloomberg | Getty Images Investors brace for another potential interest rate cut – or simply a hold at the current rate – as Turkey refuses to follow economic orthodoxy in tackling its …

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