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Is the market crashing? No. Here's what's happening to stocks, bonds as the Fed aims to end the days of easy money, analysts say

Is the market crashing? No. Here’s what’s happening to stocks, bonds as the Fed aims to end the days of easy money, analysts say

As the stock market has convulsed lower and yields for bonds have surged in recent weeks, culminating in a so-called correction for the Nasdaq Composite Index, average Americans are wondering what’s amiss with Wall Street. Increasingly, Google searches have been focused on the state of the market (and the economy), and for a good reason. …

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How a Russian invasion of Ukraine could trigger market shock waves

How a Russian invasion of Ukraine could trigger market shock waves

The threat of a devastating European ground war hasn’t done much to rattle financial markets so far, but investors still appear likely to snap up traditional safe-haven assets should Russia attack Ukraine, market watchers said. In that event, the “typical kind of conflict responses” would likely be in play, including moves into long-duration Treasurys, as …

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Dow ends more than 500 points lower as stocks sink amid rising Treasury yields and a Goldman earnings miss

Dow ends more than 500 points lower as stocks sink amid rising Treasury yields and a Goldman earnings miss

All three major U.S. stock benchmarks closed sharply lower Tuesday, with losses led by the technology-laden Nasdaq Composite Index, as the high-growth tech sector fell under pressure from climbing Treasury yields and investors began digesting a busy week for company earnings. A blockbuster tech deal was also in the spotlight, after Microsoft Corp. MSFT said …

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'There's no way the stock market goes up this year, it probably goes down pretty aggressively,' says hedge-fund honcho Kyle Bass

‘There’s no way the stock market goes up this year, it probably goes down pretty aggressively,’ says hedge-fund honcho Kyle Bass

Don’t expect stock-market gains in 2022 if the Federal Reserve sticks to its guns on rate hikes and tightening overall financial conditions, says Kyle Bass, founder and chief investment officer of Hayman Capital Management. “With interest rates concurrently with quantitative tightening, there’s no way the stock market goes up this year, it probably goes down …

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Dow, S&P 500 end second straight day higher as investors take inflation near 40-year high in stride

Dow, S&P 500 end second straight day higher as investors take inflation near 40-year high in stride

U.S. stock indexes were flat to modestly higher Wednesday afternoon, despite starting out on a stronger note, after a reading on inflation came in near a four-decade high. What’s happening The Dow Jones Industrial Average DJIA, +0.11% was down 20 points, or less than 0.1%, near 36,233. The S&P 500 SPX, +0.28% added 9 points, …

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'Frankly, I'm surprised by how little yields moved' since Fed minutes, with the jobs report looming

‘Frankly, I’m surprised by how little yields moved’ since Fed minutes, with the jobs report looming

In a somewhat sedate next-day reaction to the Federal Reserve’s December meeting minutes, bond traders took in the notion of a more aggressive Federal Reserve prepared to swiftly abandon easy policy. The rather ho-hum response could be seen in Thursday’s modest Treasury selloff, which sent yields up by only a handful of basis points or …

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Gold slips in first trade to start 2022 after posting sharpest annual fall since 2015

Gold slips in first trade to start 2022 after posting sharpest annual fall since 2015

Gold futures on Monday were pulling back to start trade in the new year on the backfoot, as rising stocks and Treasury rates appeared to overshadow a softer dollar in early action in 2022. The slide for the precious metal, however, comes as a seasonally strong period of buying in precious metals is expected to …

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Gold edges back as dollar perks up, but retreat in bond yields cap slippage

Gold edges back as dollar perks up, but retreat in bond yields cap slippage

Gold futures on Thursday traded slightly lower as the U.S. dollar rose, amid a continued downshift in omicron concerns, but a slight retreat inTreasury yields may be limiting the downward pressure on the yellow metal’s price. February gold  GCG22, -0.07% GC00, -0.07% was trading $2.40, or 0.1%, to reach $1,803.40 an ounce, after declining 0.3% …

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A winning bond-fund manager offers 5 lessons on how to navigate the bond market as the Fed gets ready to raise rates

A winning bond-fund manager offers 5 lessons on how to navigate the bond market as the Fed gets ready to raise rates

For help on how to navigate these troubled waters, it pays to check in with a bond manager who knows how to play the game. Consider Ken Orchard, the portfolio manager of the T. Rowe Price Global Multi-Sector Bond Fund PRSNX, -0.09%.   Not only does he have a great record, which tells us he …

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