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Top Wall Street analysts name the best stocks to ride a market bear cycle

Top Wall Street analysts name the best stocks to ride a market bear cycle

Alphabet Inc’s Google logo outside the company’s offices in Beijing, China, August 8, 2018. Thomas Stone | Reuters With a bad month of September in the rearview mirror, it is tempting for investors to make impulsive decisions. All three major indexes ended the month with significant losses, rocked by soaring bond yields and a Federal …

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Courts Could Plunge State Marijuana Markets

Courts Could Plunge State Marijuana Markets

Some states have carefully designed their cannabis programs to achieve goals beyond legalization: many prioritize licensing for entrepreneurs of color and those affected by the war on drugs. But these programs often rely on residency requirements — a requirement that a federal court recently ruled unconstitutional. The decision also jeopardizes testing and packaging rules designed …

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Analysis: Underwater: how the Bank of England threw a lifeline to the markets

Analysis: Underwater: how the Bank of England threw a lifeline to the markets

The Bank of England bought bonds after demands from pension funds Some UK pension funds have faced problematic margin calls BoE support seen as window to post collateral UK government’s unfunded tax plan spooked markets LONDON/NEW YORK, Oct 2 (Reuters) – Calls to the Bank of England that some British pension funds were struggling to …

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How Many Times Has Mad Money’s Jim Cramer Failed to Time Crypto Markets?

How many times has Mad Money’s Jim Cramer failed to time the crypto markets? – BeInCrypto

It is said that “not all investors have the same investment style”. But Jim Cramer, with his contrarian strategy, has arguably made a lot of people poor. Now he has become a meme for his consistency in making bad calls on the direction of the cryptocurrency markets. It’s unclear if the stock market pundit has …

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More from 'TINA:' The case for investing in cash, short-term bonds in this volatile market

More from ‘TINA:’ The case for investing in cash, short-term bonds in this volatile market

Continued market volatility may signal that it’s time to change investment strategy and reinvest money in mundane but safer alternatives as the chaos unfolds. Since the financial crisis, investors have adopted a mentality known as “There is no alternative” or TINA, emphasizing the idea that investors should stay longer in bonds. and stocks and managing …

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Kwasi Kwarteng defends tax policies as markets falter, saying he had ‘no other choice’ – British Politics Live

Key events Filters BETA Key events (2) Robert Booth UK households are set to set their utility bills on fire later, in a wave of cost of living protests timed to coincide with soaring gas and electricity unit prices that will drive up the bills. In what organizers predict will be the biggest nationwide protests …

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Ron Insana: Something big could be about to break in the markets as rates continue to rise

Ron Insana: Something big could be about to break in the markets as rates continue to rise

US Federal Reserve Board Chairman Jerome Powell pauses during a press conference in Washington, DC, September 21, 2022. Saul Loeb | AFP | Getty Images I wrote about central banker action last week, suggesting that the rapid rise in interest rates, led by the US Federal Reserve, would soon lead to a significant breakdown in …

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Is the UK now a buy?  Analysts step in after market collapse and Bank of England intervention

Is the UK now a buy? Analysts step in after market collapse and Bank of England intervention

A security guard stands outside the London Stock Exchange building on December 29, 2020. Tolga Akmen | AFP via Getty Images UK bond markets and the pound plummeted this week as investors balked at the new government’s fiscal policy announcements, and some analysts believe opportunities are emerging. The Bank of England was forced to intervene …

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Forex markets are about to learn a lesson by defying economic gravity

Forex markets are about to learn a lesson by defying economic gravity

This spring, just after Russia’s invasion of Ukraine, the Institute of International Finance in Washington made a bold and idiosyncratic prediction: the euro was about to weaken dramatically against its $1.11 level because the region was heading into a current account deficit. Few investors agreed. Data from the Commodity Futures Trading Commission suggests that there …

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Erdogan says Turkey will continue to cut interest rates, mocks sterling

Erdogan says Turkey will continue to cut interest rates, mocks sterling

Turkish President Tayyip Erdogan addresses members of his ruling AK Party (AKP) during a meeting at parliament in Ankara, Turkey, May 18, 2022. Murat Cetinmuhurdar/Presidential Press Office/Handout via REUTERS THIS IMAGE A PROVIDED BY A THIRD PARTY. NO RESALE. NO ARCHIVES. COMPULSORY CREDIT Murat Cetinmuhurdar Reuters Turkey will continue to cut interest rates, its President …

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