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Wall Street bear who called stock-market selloff sees S&P 500 up another 7% before turning lower

Wall Street bear who called stock-market selloff sees S&P 500 up another 7% before turning lower

Morgan Stanley’s Mike Wilson is one of Wall Street’s most vocal bears. But even he thinks this bear-market rally has more room to run. After the Dow Jones Industrial Average DJIA, -0.20%, S&P 500 SPX, -0.30% and Nasdaq Composite COMP, -0.72% cemented their strongest weekly gains since at least May on Friday, Wilson — who …

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Recession is challenging inflation as top fear among stock and bond investors

Recession is challenging inflation as top fear among stock and bond investors

It’s easy to want to duck for cover given the carnage seen this year in stocks and bonds, particularly with the Federal Reserve vowing to wage an unconditional battle against high inflation. While inflation running at a 40-year high still sits near the top of the list of worries for many investors, another potential bugaboo …

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Stagflation, reflation, soft landing or a slump --- what Wall Street expects in the second half of 2022

Stagflation, reflation, soft landing or a slump — what Wall Street expects in the second half of 2022

As the first half of 2022 draws to a close, Wall Street investment banks and their legions of strategists have been busy telling clients what they should expect in the second half of what has been an extraordinary year for markets as U.S. stocks head for their worst start in decades. Investment banks like JP …

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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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What the Fed's biggest rate hike in decades means for the bear market in bonds

What the Fed’s biggest rate hike in decades means for the bear market in bonds

Historically bad. That’s how the mammoth $53 trillion U.S. fixed-income market has performed this year as the Federal Reserve works to curtail high inflation threatening to wreck the economy. To turbo charge the effort, the Fed on Wednesday fired off its biggest benchmark interest rate increase in nearly thirty years. But what does that mean …

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