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The difference between this comeback and the market’s last failed bear market bounce

A 17% S & P 500 surge off a new bear-market low in a market drenched in stagflation panic? Be there. Such a rally rushing up to the index’s 200-day average alongside retreating bond yields, the Volatility Index cracking below 20 and hopes the Federal Reserve would soon ease up on its tightening? Done that. …

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The Everything Bubble: Markets At A Crossroads – Bitcoin Magazine

The below is an excerpt from a recent edition of Bitcoin Magazine Pro, Bitcoin Magazine’s premium markets newsletter. To be among the first to receive these insights and other on-chain bitcoin market analysis straight to your inbox, subscribe now. Powell’s Speech And Contracting ISM PMI We want to zoom out and review the broader macroeconomic …

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Expect more choppiness ahead after a week of mixed market signals

All the major stock averages closed higher for the week thanks to a Friday afternoon rally that pulled the Dow Jones back into positive territory. Driving the action were several key economic reports, including the November ADP employment and nonfarm payrolls reports and the October personal spending report. Most important, perhaps, was commentary from Federal …

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Activision acquisition would be good for Microsoft and the overall stock market

Microsoft’s (MSFT) nearly $69 billion cash offer to buy video game giant Activision Blizzard (ATVI) has been under tremendous scrutiny since it was first announced back in January. But at least one Wall Street research firm says it’s highly likely that the deal will be completed in the near future. We tend to agree. While …

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5 things to know before the stock market opens Friday, December 2

A GE AC4400CW diesel-electric locomotive in Union Pacific livery, is seen ahead of a possible strike if there is no deal with the rail worker unions, as a Metrolink commuter train (right) arrives at Union Station in Los Angeles, California, September 15 , 2022. Bing Guan | Reuters Here are the most important news items …

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European markets open to close as investors react to US jobs data

European markets opened lower on Friday as investors closely monitored news from China over its zero-Covid policy and looked ahead to US non-farm payrolls data. The pan-European Stoxx 600 fell 0.3% and sectors were a mixed bag in early trade. Oil and gas led losses, down 1.7%, as mining stocks fell 1%. Retail, media and …

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