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

Another difficult week for U.S. stocks ended with shares of oil producers sliding and Ford Motor Co. tumbling further on concerns over supply shortages. The S&P 500 SPX, -1.72% 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 …

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‘The housing market may have to go through a correction’: Mortgage rates hit 6.29%, Freddie Mac says

The numbers: U.S. mortgage rates continue to climb, adding hundreds of dollars in costs to potential homeowners. The increase in mortgage rates followed the Federal Reserve hiking interest rates again to address the worst inflation the economy has faced in 40 years.  The 30-year fixed-rate mortgage averaged 6.29% as of September 15, according to data …

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The Dow tumbled 500 points because Jerome Powell’s Fed ‘isn’t going to blink’

It took stock-market investors a while to make up their minds, but when the closing bell sounded on Wednesday it was clear they didn’t like what they had heard from the Federal Reserve and its chairman Jerome Powell. See: Fed approves third large interest rate hike and signals more before year-end Central bankers also penciled …

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

Ahead of that, stocks are falling after Ford warned on high supply costs, on the heels of FedEx’s FDX, -2.46% 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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Why stock-market bears are eying June lows after S&P 500 falls back below 3,900

Goodbye, summer bounce. The S&P 500 finished Friday below a crucial chart support level that’s served as a battleground in recent years, leading technical analysts to warn of a potential test of the stock market’s June lows. “Over the last three years, the level on the [S&P 500] with the most amount of volume traded …

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Can the Fed tame inflation without further crushing the stock market? What’s next for investors.

The Federal Reserve isn’t trying to slam the stock market as it rapidly raises interest rates in its bid to slow inflation still running red hot — but investors need to be prepared for more pain and volatility because policy makers aren’t going to be cowed by a deepening selloff, investors and strategists said.“I don’t …

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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

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 inflation figure, but that the central bank will have to keep rates higher, and for longer. The British pound GBPUSD, -0.46%, in some respects a proxy for …

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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 fielding a fresh batch of data on Thursday, with the headline retail sales number coming in stronger than expected. And a disastrous rail strike may be inverted. But there’s no cheering up billionaire investor and hedge-fund manager Ray Dalio who in our call of …

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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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