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What's needed for stocks to rally is capitulation, but that could come from unexpected sources, strategist says

What’s needed for stocks to rally is capitulation, but that could come from unexpected sources, strategist says

It’s the end of what felt like another very choppy week in stocks. And yet the S&P 500 SPX, +0.34% is in line to start the final session only about 1% or so below last Friday’s close. Uncertainty is hobbling the bulls. Many traders seem minded. given that the S&P 500’s year-to-date drop of 23% …

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What's going to break next?  Look for leverage and artificial constraints, says this fund manager

What’s going to break next? Look for leverage and artificial constraints, says this fund manager

There seems to be a competition between UK fiscal and monetary authorities as to which can cause the most turmoil in financial markets, in light of Bank of England Gov. Andrew Bailey told a conference in Washington DC that pension funds had three days to sell UK government bonds. A question that’s going around is …

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An inflation-focused fund manager says these 3 stocks can help you ride out a long stretch of rising prices

An inflation-focused fund manager says these 3 stocks can help you ride out a long stretch of rising prices

Wobbles aside, it’s been a pretty impressive week for stocks so far — 5%-plus gains across the board, which has sparked some market-bottom talk. But big data is coming — Friday’s payroll numbers and next week’s CPI — both important cogs in the Fed’s decision-making wheel and market direction. “We’re about to get an influx …

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He nailed three big S&P 500 moves this year.  Here's where this strategist sees stocks headed next, with beaten down names to buy.

He nailed three big S&P 500 moves this year. Here’s where this strategist sees stocks headed next, with beaten down names to buy.

A Wall Street hat trick may not be on the cards, with stock futures in the red ahead of an OPEC meeting and more data. A two-day rally was never a guaranteed exit out of the bear woods anyway, as some few signs of a durable bottom are still missing. Enter our call of the …

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Quite a pivot: Ray Dalio has just reversed his long-held stance on this key asset class.

Quite a pivot: Ray Dalio has just reversed his long-held stance on this key asset class.

For years, Ray Dalio has made his disdain for cash abundantly clear. The founder and co-chief investment officer of Bridgewater Associates, the world’s largest hedge fund, told everyone who would listen that cash was trash, a point he repeated at the MarketWatch “Best New Ideas In Money” festival just two weeks ago. Dalio said cash …

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Are you tempted to buy AMC's new APEs?  Be prepared to lose everything, the company warns

Are you tempted to buy AMC’s new APEs? Be prepared to lose everything, the company warns

Shares of AMC preferred equity units, or ‘APEs,’ rose 5% Monday, while the company’s common stock fell 7.5%, after the company unveiled plans to sell another up to 425 million APEs. At current prices, the cinema chain could raise up to $1.6 billion from the sale of additional APEs, which was disclosed in a regulatory …

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These 20 stocks in the S&P skidded as much as 21.5% during another brutal week for the market

These 20 stocks in the S&P skidded as much as 21.5% during another brutal week for the market

Another difficult week for US stocks ended with shares of oil producers sliding and Ford Motor Co. tumbling further on concerns over supply shortages. The S&P 500 SPX fell 1.7% on Friday for a one-week decline of 4.6%, as investors continued to fret about the Federal Reserve’s interest-rate increases to temper inflation. Among components of …

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Growling Powell causes Goldman to cut its S&P 500 price target.  Again.

Growling Powell causes Goldman to cut its S&P 500 price target. Again.

During the height of the bull market – which, boy, seems so long ago – the call-option crazy punters inhabiting the Wallstreetbets channel had a favorite meme to explain why stocks would keep going higher. “Money Printer Go Brrr” featured a Rambo-esque Jay Powell, chair of the Federal Reserve, determinedly firing out greenbacks to whoever …

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There's only one 'perfect asset' to fight all the bad news out that could be coming, says this strategist

There’s only one ‘perfect asset’ to fight all the bad news out that could be coming, says this strategist

Ahead of that, stock futures are falling after Ford warned on high supply costs, on the heels of FedEx’s FDX profit caution last week. The dollar and cash have been among the most popular havens for investors as they navigate recession risks with higher rates and higher inflation, alongside a brutal war in Europe. But …

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A further 27% drop in the S&P 500 could be coming if inflation hawks are right, Goldman Sachs team warns

A further 27% drop in the S&P 500 could be coming if inflation hawks are right, Goldman Sachs team warns

Stocks slumped in the final hour, and after hours, FedEx issued the worst warning relative to expectations that one Deutsche Bank analyst has seen in 20 years. Not exactly TGIF this Friday. What the sellside is slowly realizing is not just that the Fed is going to be aggressive in September after the latest shocking …

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