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How recession & inflation fears affect stocks: An investment professional weighs in

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Raindrops on Rallies and Wobbly Conviction Since the S&P’s most recent low on June 16, the market has made an attempt at a rally. Despite being …

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Should you be investing in oil when there’s high inflation? An investment professional weighs in

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  One is the Loneliest Number Energy is the only sector in the S&P 500 that’s positive over 3-month, 6-month, and year-to-date periods. If we take …

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Is it too late to avoid an economic recession?

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  Tick, Tick, Boom These are historic times. We got another piece of data yesterday, but the puzzle is still not solved.   The Federal Reserve …

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Should investors really be taking risks during inflation?

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  Plenty of Room at the Hotel Cash-ifornia Spoiler alert: a lot of money has flowed out of risk assets this year. As of the end …

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Worried about how inflation is affecting your stocks? Read this

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  Casting a Wider Net The new term du jour is “bear market rally,” and the exercise du jour is trying to determine if any uptrends …

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Got the market ‘slowdown scaries?’ Here’s why it may actually be good for homebuyers

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  Slowdown Scaries There are a number of indicators that attempt to predict a slowdown before it starts, one of which is the Conference Board’s Leading …

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Consumers are still spending big even as inflation soars. Here’s why

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  It’s Not Over Till It’s Over The good news is that when this rough patch is over, we can look back on it as another …

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Is inflation about to cool off?

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  Sticky Situation We all hoped for a cooler April Consumer Price Index (CPI) print, and technically we got one — 8.3% year-over-year vs. March’s 40-year …

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Inflation is the highest it’s been in 40 years. Here’s why

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  50 is the New 25 Earlier this month, the Federal Open Market Committee (FOMC) announced a 50-basis point increase in the Fed Funds Rate to …

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Is time still the key to successful investing?

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  I Got Five on It What went up, came back down. From the most recent S&P low on Mar 8, the index ripped higher by …