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15 stocks that have failed at least 33% but by these measures are still standouts in their sectors

During a year in which more than half of the stocks in the S&P 500 Index have declined 10% or more, you have probably seen the term “oversold” being bandied about. But what does oversold really mean? it means you think a stock has dropped too much, based on some quality you expect to fuel …

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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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This portfolio manager’s strategy uses just one ETF and his own ‘crash indicator’ to beat the market by 530%

Markets are off to a stronger start on Friday, but it’s been a rough few days, with the S&P 500 facing a six-week losing streak, its longest in a decade. With a war raging in Europe, surging prices all over and uncertainty over what central banks can do about it, investors may not get that …

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Opinion: The S&P 500’s charts are pointing to more stock-market losses

This past week, the S&P 500 index plunged to new relative lows. It is now trading at prices last seen in March 2021. This latest move downward violated support at 4100-4200 and prompted a swift move down toward possible support at 3900. The next support area below that is 3700 – the lows of February …

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Elon Musk’s Belated Disclosure of Twitter Stake Triggers Regulators’ Probes

WASHINGTON—Federal regulators are investigating Elon Musk’s late disclosure last month of his sizable stake in Twitter Inc., TWTR -2.48% According to people familiar with the matter, a lag that allowed him to buy more stock without alerting other shareholders to his ownership. The Securities and Exchange Commission is probing Mr. Musk’s late submission of a …

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