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Gloomy Goldman offers 20 ‘safety’ stocks with valuations below the previous 2 bear markets

It’s tight quarters in Wall Street’s bear sleuth these days. Goldman Sachs just downgraded their 2022 US growth forecast (to 2.4% from 2.6%) and 2023 (to 1.6% from 2.2%), as senior chairman Lloyd Blankfein warned of “very, very high” risks for a US recession. “If I were running a big company, I would be very …

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Record Diesel Prices Pressure European Drivers, US Deliveries

An extended surge in diesel prices is challenging Wall Street bets that inflation is easing. A global shortfall of the fuel—the workhorse for much of the world economy—is straining industries from trucking to farming and adding to the pressure consumers face from higher energy prices. Europe, dependent on imports of Russian diesel that are expected …

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Musk’s ‘bizarre tweet’ is the latest reminder that retail investors eyeing Twitter should proceed with caution

If you recently gobbled up Twitter TWTR, -9.67% stock on the news that Elon Musk would be paying $54.20 a share to acquire the social media company and take it private, Friday the 13th is living up to his reputation. Just know that investing experts have been urging caution all along for anyone eyeing potential …

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The clock is running out for Congress to pass Big Tech antitrust bills this year

Nearly three years ago, when the Justice Department and Federal Trade Commission launched probes into the business practices of Big Tech, antitrust experts and legal talking heads declared a new age in enforcement and a chastening of unbridled financial power. But a pandemic and countless bill marks later — amid feverish lobbying efforts by Apple …

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Affirm stock soars 34% after earnings ‘put to bed some persistent bear themes’

Shares of Affirm Holdings Inc. surged in after-hours trading Thursday after the buy-now pay-later company delivered a revenue beat and sought to reassure investors about its positioning in a downturn. Revenue at Affirm AFRM, +23.31% increased to $354.8 million in the fiscal third quarter from from $231 million a year before, while analysts had been …

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