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U.S. fiscal policy is undermining the Fed’s efforts to fight inflation

Inflation remains the top issue on investors’ minds, with many trying to determine when the relentless rise in prices will stop and whether the Federal Reserve’s aggressive interest rate hikes to try to halt the spiral will engineer a so-called soft-landing for the economy — or, instead, send us into a deep recession. Indeed, your …

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Buy these ‘free cash flow favorites’ as the S&P 500 prepares to test June lows

As investors prepare for equities to possibly retest their lows of the year, Evercore ISI has lowered its target on the S & P 500 and said traders should look to buy shares of companies with strong cash flow. Markets have tumbled this week on fears the Federal Reserve’s commitment to aggressive rate hikes through …

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As Treasury yields rise, here’s how to allocate your portfolio, pros say

The latest threat to stocks now isn’t any macro risk — it’s rising 2-year Treasury yields, according to some fund managers and strategists. Short-term, relatively risk-free Treasury bonds and funds are back in the spotlight as the yield on the 2-year Treasury continues to surge. On Wednesday, it reached 4.1% —the highest level since 2007 …

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Charts suggest inflation could soon come down ‘substantially,’ Jim Cramer says

CNBC’s Jim Cramer on Thursday said that inflation could soon decline, leaning on charts analysis from legendary technician Larry Williams.”The charts, as interpreted by Larry Williams, suggest that inflation could soon cool down substantially — soon — if history’s any guide,” he said. The “Mad Money” host’s comments come after the Federal Reserve on Wednesday raised …

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German government agrees nationalization deal for energy giant Uniper

Uniper has received billions in financial aid from the German government as a result of surging gas and electric prices following Russia’s war in Ukraine.Picture Alliance | Picture Alliance | Getty ImagesThe German government on Wednesday agreed to the nationalization of utility Uniper as it strives to keep the industry afloat in the wake of …

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Billionaire Lukas Walton’s family office fans impact investing push

Builders Vision, the investing and philanthropy platform of billionaire Lukas Walton, has shifted its $1 billion endowment into what it calls “impact investments,” leading a broader shift in family offices to connect their investing and giving.Chicago-based Builders Vision will announce today that its Builders Initiative Foundation has moved 90% of its endowment into “mission-related” investments …

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S&P 500 futures are little changed ahead of the Federal Reserve’s September meeting this week

Traders work on the floor of the New York Stock Exchange during afternoon trading on September 13, 2022 in New York City.Michael M. Santiago | Getty Images News | Getty ImagesStock futures were little changed on Sunday evening after the major averages posted their worst week since June and ahead of the Federal Reserve’s two-day …

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