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Inheriting a house? Read this before you make any rash decisions

Inheriting a house? Read this before you make any rash decisions

Leaving behind a home for a loved one to inherit is a huge gift, but without the right planning, it could be an equally large headache.  Beneficiaries must juggle many considerations when they inherit a home, especially if they’re sharing that gift with siblings or others. There are tax implications whether they keep or sell …

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Gold closes out Thursday trade higher, aims for weekly gain

‘Revenge travel’ is coming back in Summer 2022 and husband-wife lab researchers admit taking Pfizer vaccine data to develop their own cancer treatment

Hi, MarketWatchers. Don’t miss these top stories. ‘I chose to take a gamble’: Husband-wife lab researchers admit taking Pfizer vaccine data to develop their own cancer treatment The plot unraveled after Chenyan Wu was caught trying to sneak toxic chemicals into the U.S. from China to start a lab in San Diego. Read More Airbnb …

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Retail stock woes hit consumer sector ETFs as S&P 500 nears bear market territory

Retail stock woes hit consumer sector ETFs as S&P 500 nears bear market territory

Hello! It’s been a brutal week for consumer-sector stocks while the S&P 500 index is edging closer to bear market territory.  “My indicators suggest that the bear-market move can keep its hold through the summer months,” says Katie Stockton, founder and managing partner of Fairlead Strategies, in this week’s ETF Wrap. She also says her …

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Stock investors are now starting to feel the 5 stages of bear-market grief

Stock investors are now starting to feel the 5 stages of bear-market grief

The bear market for stocks isn’t over. In fact, it may have aways to go. That’s because — even with the S&P 500 SPX, +2.02% 16% below its all-time high, and both the Nasdaq Composite COMP, +2.76% and the Russell 2000 Index RUT, +3.19% into bear-market territory — many investors are more focused on when …

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

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

Wall Street saw a solid bounce on Friday, but stocks remains periously close to a bear market. 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 traditional lazy, hazy summer. Providing our call of the day is the president …

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These money and investing tips can help you juggle whatever the stock market throws at you

These money and investing tips can help you juggle whatever the stock market throws at you

Don’t miss these top money and investing features: Sign up here to get MarketWatch’s best mutual funds and ETF stories emailed to you weekly! INVESTING NEWS & TRENDS Welcome to Generation Z’s first bear market Up until recently, young people’s primary experience of the market was that stocks almost always go up Read More The Dow …

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Dow books worst 5-day losing streak since 2020 as hot inflation reading weighs on Wall Street

Dow books worst 5-day losing streak since 2020 as hot inflation reading weighs on Wall Street

Stocks finished lower Wednesday, with the Dow booking its biggest 5-day drop in almost two years, following an eagerly awaited consumer price index reading that showed U.S. inflation slowed less than anticipated in April. How did stock indexes end? The Dow Jones Industrial Average DJIA fell 326.63 points, or 1%, ending at 31,834.11 after swinging …

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Teens headed to college this year could face almost $40K in debt, and more parents are shouldering the load

Teens headed to college this year could face almost $40K in debt, and more parents are shouldering the load

This year’s high school graduates could take on nearly $40,000 in student loan debt in pursuit of a bachelor’s degree, according to a NerdWallet analysis. And with this debt stretching across federal, parent and private loan sources, the final cost of their education will grow far beyond tuition and fees. Today, it’s nearly impossible to …

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