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The S&P 500 sank 5% in a very bad week for stocks. These 20 lost as much as 24%.

The S&P 500 sank 5% in a very bad week for stocks. These 20 lost as much as 24%.

U.S. stocks sputtered Friday to close out the week in the red. The day’s declines of less than 1% for the broad indexes paled against Tuesday’s, when they sank 4% to 5%. For the week, the Dow Jones Industrial Average DJIA, -0.45% was down 1,329 points (or 4.1%), closing Friday at 30,822. The benchmark S&P …

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These 20 stocks have short interest of 19% or more, and AMC and GameStop are not even in the top half

These 20 stocks have short interest of 19% or more, and AMC and GameStop are not even in the top half

Short selling is a trading technique that gets especially popular during bear markets in stocks. Short selling — or betting on a decline in prices — can come to the fore if investors suspect a company is entering a difficult period, during a period of stress on financial markets, or when a group of traders …

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Ray Dalio says watch out for rates reaching this level, because Wall Street stocks will take a 20% hit

Ray Dalio says watch out for rates reaching this level, because Wall Street stocks will take a 20% hit

After that CPI shock earlier in the week, Wall Street is bracing for a fresh batch of data including retail sales, on Thursday, with a deepening yield curve inversion between 2- and 10-year bonds giving off ever gloomier economic signals. There’s good news though, as a disastrous rail strike may be averted. There’s no cheering …

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Meta is one of today's worst S&P 500 performers, but these 5 other stocks have lost $387 billion in value

These five stocks in the S&P 500 lost almost half a trillion dollars in value in one day amid widespread wipeout

A decline in gasoline prices couldn’t mask the problem that spooked investors on Sept. 13: Core consumer prices resumed their rapid increase during August. Fear of the Federal Reserve’s ongoing tightening of monetary policy to fight inflation sent the Dow Jones Industrial Average DJIA, -3.94% down 1,276 points (or 3.9%) to 31,104, with all 30 …

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Meta is one of today's worst S&P 500 performers, but these 5 other stocks have lost $387 billion in value

Meta is one of today’s worst S&P 500 performers, but these 5 other stocks have lost $387 billion in value

A decline in gasoline prices couldn’t mask the problem that spooked investors on Sept. 13: Core consumer prices resumed their rapid increase during August. Fear of the Federal Reserve’s ongoing tightening of monetary policy to fight inflation sent the Dow Jones Industrial Average DJIA down 887 points (or 2.7%) to 31,494, with all 30 components …

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Fed heroics or no, the S&P 500 level is destined for a retest of lows. These are the levels to watch, says this strategist

Fed heroics or no, the S&P 500 level is destined for a retest of lows. These are the levels to watch, says this strategist

In the words of the great Bonnie Tyler: “He’s gotta be sure, and it’s gotta be soon, and he’s gotta be larger than life.” The hero this market is holding out for is Fed Chair Jerome Powell, and he’s talking Friday, so that’s soon. Whether he’s sure remains the question. “Speculation is running so hot …

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There’s a new supercycle emerging for the economy, and these are the stocks that would benefit, strategist says

It’s been an interesting summer for financial markets — more or less, a series of mostly downbeat economic data led traders to think the Fed will ease off the pedal, though over the last week they’re becoming less convinced of that view. Taking a longer lens is Dario Perkins, managing director for global macro at …

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Buffett and Berkshire added big to their bets on Ally, Occidental, Paramount and Activision. But these other 6 stocks also got a vote of confidence.

Buffett and Berkshire added big to their bets on Ally, Occidental, Paramount and Activision. But these other 6 stocks also got a vote of confidence.

Warren Buffett’s Berkshire Hathaway Inc. added to nine stock holdings during the second quarter, reduced holdings of four and sold two outright. That’s according to Berkshire Hathaway’s BRK.B, +1.22% most recent 13F filing with the Securities and Exchange Commission. The company held 45 stocks with a combined market value of $330.1 billion as of June …

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What's the best way to invest in tech stocks right now? This strategy is working well for one fund manager.

What’s the best way to invest in tech stocks right now? This strategy is working well for one fund manager.

Technology stocks have been rallying for weeks. But there are plenty of arguments that we’re in the midst of a bear-market rally and that more volatility lies ahead, especially for the rapidly growing, but not necessarily profitable, technology stocks that performed so well during the previous bull market through late 2021. Robert Stimpson, chief investment …

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These stocks soared up to 12% after inflation cooled

These stocks soared up to 12% after inflation cooled

Amid the euphoria following what appeared to be the first sign of slowing inflation, stocks staged a broad rally on Aug. 10, with dozens of large-cap stocks rising 5% or more. Those included several tech names that investors loved during the early stages of the coronvirus pandemic, along with cruise lines, credit-card lenders and chip-related …

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