Commodity/Financial Market News

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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‘No where to hide?’ Why stagflation fears put stocks on verge of a bear market

It will take more than Friday’s big bounce to put to rest the fear of a bear market in stocks as uncertainty about the Federal Reserve’s ability to get a grip on inflation without sinking the economy stokes fears of stagflation — a pernicious combination of slow economic growth and persistent inflation. Stagflation is “an …

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‘No where to hide?’ Why stagflation fears put stocks on verge of a bear market

It will take more than Friday’s big bounce to put to rest the fear of a bear market in stocks as uncertainty about the Federal Reserve’s ability to get a grip on inflation without sinking the economy stokes fears of stagflation — a pernicious combination of slow economic growth and persistent inflation. Stagflation is “an …

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How a bitcoin market ‘in extreme fear’ compares with the past, and what to expect next

Stablecoin USDTerra, or UST USTUSD, +17.71%, once among the top 10 largest cryptocurrency by market cap, lost its 1 to 1 peg against the US dollar, falling to as low as 6 cents on Friday, according to CoinDesk data. MOON MOONUSD, 18.75, another cryptocurrency backing UST, fell nearly to zero from over $80 in early …

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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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