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U.S. stocks struggle for direction as opening gains fizzle despite strong durables data

U.S. stocks struggle for direction as opening gains fizzle despite strong durables data

U.S. stocks struggled for direction Monday afternoon, trading near unchanged, as investors weighed stronger-than-expected data on durable-goods orders against expectations for a slowing economy that could limit the magnitude of Federal Reserve rate increases. What’s happening The Dow Jones Industrial Average DJIA was almost unchanged at 31,503. The S&P 500 SPX was down 4 points, …

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Elon Musk joins the growing chorus fearing a U.S. recession. But there are stocks for that.

Elon Musk joins the growing chorus fearing a U.S. recession. But there are stocks for that.

Look out above, the dip buyers are back in town. Stocks are soaring — for now — as Wall Street returns from a long holiday weekend, with Fed Reserve Chair Jerome Powell testifying in front of Congress this week. The buying mood comes after the S&P 500’s worst week since March 2020, including its fall …

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JetBlue Lifts Offer for Spirit Airlines, Commits to Selling Assets

JetBlue Lifts Offer for Spirit Airlines, Commits to Selling Assets

JetBlue Airways Corp. JBLU 5.30% is continuing its quest to buy Spirit Airlines Inc., SAVE 2.11% increasing its offer and strengthening its commitment to divest itself of assets to get regulatory approval for the deal. JetBlue JBLU 5.30% on Monday increased its offer to $33.50 in cash per Spirit share. Previously, it had offered $31.50 …

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