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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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The Meta meltdown: This chart shows Facebook's fall from grace among the most valuable U.S. companies

The Meta meltdown: This chart shows Facebook’s fall from grace among the most valuable U.S. companies

Dogged by competitive and macroeconomic threats, Meta Platforms Inc. is sinking down the ranks of the largest U.S. companies. After a 9.4% daily slide in its stock, Meta META, -9.37% ranked 10th by market value as of Tuesday’s close, falling below Visa Inc. V, -3.37% for the first time since the start of August. Meta, …

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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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Biden finalized his plan to rein in Big Tech. Big Tech wasn't invited.

Biden finalized his plan to rein in Big Tech. Big Tech wasn’t invited.

President Joe Biden’s administration issued a checklist of actions needed to rein in Big Tech on Thursday, after a roundtable “listening session” on issues within the technology industry. But administration officials were not “listening” to the companies that are the targets of many of the desired actions — Google parent Alphabet Inc. GOOGL, +2.09% GOOG, …

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U.S. stocks close sharply higher, snap 3-week losing streak with gains led by tech-heavy Nasdaq

U.S. stocks close sharply higher, snap 3-week losing streak with gains led by tech-heavy Nasdaq

U.S. stocks ended sharply higher Friday, with all three major benchmarks snapping three straight weeks of losses, as investors appeared to have priced in another jumbo rate hike from the Federal Reserve. How stock indexes performed The Dow Jones Industrial Average DJIA, +1.19% advanced 377.19 points, or 1.2%, to close at 32,151.71. The S&P 500 …

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Zoom is struggling to convince consumers to pay, and the stock is sliding

Zoom is struggling to convince consumers to pay, and the stock is sliding

Zoom Video Communications Inc. is struggling to convince people to pay for its videoconferencing service in the third year of the COVID-19 pandemic, contributing to a trimmed forecast and falling stock price Monday. Zoom ZM, -2.07% executives reduced their earnings and revenue guidance for the fiscal year Monday afternoon, and Zoom Chief Financial Officer Kelly …

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Here are 5 reasons that the bull run in stocks may be about to morph back into a bear market

Here are 5 reasons that the bull run in stocks may be about to morph back into a bear market

Some market gurus are starting to worry that the summer rally on Wall Street may be starting to fizzle, after stocks lurched from oversold to overbought. Gene Goldman, chief investment officer of Cetera Financial Group, explained that stocks are likely headed for a pullback, even though the economy is in better shape than many Americans …

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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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Markets have been extrapolating from one release to the next. Here are bargain stocks that build long-term returns, say these fund managers

Markets have been extrapolating from one release to the next. Here are bargain stocks that build long-term returns, say these fund managers

Wow, that was a shocker: U.S. consumer price growth slowed to 0% in July, the Labor Department reported on Wednesday. Core price growth slowed to 0.3%, which was below forecast. Over the last 12 months, prices have gained 8.5%, also coming in below forecast. The soft reading seems to justify the 13% rally in the …

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