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Asia markets extend gains ahead of business activity figures from around the region

cnbc.com Muslim devotees are breaking their fast and having their meals on the last Friday of the holy fasting month of Ramadan, also known as Jumat-ul-Vida, at the Jama Masjid in…

RFK Jr.: ‘I’m gonna put the entire US budget on blockchain’

thehill.com Independent presidential candidate Robert F. Kennedy Jr. said he wants to put the “U.S. budget on blockchain,” a ledger of transactions typically associated with bitcoin and…

The recent stock market selloff was just the start of a deeper correction as these 'red flags' loom, JPMorgan's top equity strategist warns

fortune.com The slide in US equities over the past three weeks was the start of a selloff that is likely to deepen along with mounting macroeconomic risks, including rising Treasury…

Analyst issues stark warning on Big Tech stocks ahead of earnings

thestreet.com Big Tech stocks have been the dominant market theme this year and, indeed, for most of the last two years, driving major indices higher, powering the lion's share of a…

Exposing the Reality Behind U.S. Growth Numbers

tftc.io Mainstream metrics show strength in the economy, which has prompted Federal Reserve officials to adopt an aggressive stance in fear of consumer prices spiraling out of…

Investors Fret Over Interest Rates: Digital Asset Outflows Hit $206M

cryptopotato.com Bitcoin halving concerns triggered the 11th consecutive week of outflows from the blockchain equities. According to data compiled by CoinShares, blockchain equities…

Asia Ex-China And Europe Markets Rise; Gold Falls And Dollar Gains Amid Easing Middle East Conflict Fears - Global Markets Today While US Slept

benzinga.com On Friday, April 19th, the U.S. stock markets closed mixed, influenced by a decrease in Netflix NFLX shares, although American Express AXP provided support to the Dow…

Gold whacked in biggest one-day drop in over a year as Middle East fears ease

seekingalpha.com Gold futures fell more than 2% on Monday as worries eased over a wider Middle East conflict, trimming safe-haven demand for the metal and boosting riskier assets such as…

Stock market today: S&P 500 snaps 6-day losing streak ahead of Big Tech earnings rush

finance.yahoo.com US stocks rebounded on Monday, with the S&P 500 snapping a six-day losing streak as investors brace for a rush of Big Tech earnings. The S&P 500 (^GSPC) rose 0.9% to climb…

Stocks Rally Broadly. The S&P 500 Snaps a 6-Day Losing Streak

barrons.com The S&P 500 snapped a six-session losing streak on Monday as traders bought the dip ahead of key updates on inflation and corporate earnings. The Dow Jones Industrial…

Baby boomer packed housing markets are unfazed by higher mortgage rates

aol.com Housing is all out of whack. Real estate is cyclical, and typically when mortgage rates shoot up, sales decline, and home prices fall; and eventually because home prices…

These are professional investors’ 3 biggest fears for markets in 2024, according to a JPMorgan survey

aol.com After three hot inflation reports and signs of resilient consumer spending to start the year, Wall Street’s consensus economic outlook is shifting. Instead of predicting an…

Mortgage rates are rising again. Here's how much the steeper rates will cost you

foxbusiness.com Mortgage rates jumped to the highest level this year, throttling demand among would-be buyers and putting more pressure on the already beleaguered housing market. Mortgage…

Pursuing Policies To Make America Poor Again?

washingtonexaminer.com The United States is most economically prosperous when politicians and policy elites fully embrace free market capitalism, which includes free trade on a level playing…

The S&P 500 Is Near Its Record High: Here's What Warren Buffett Is Doing

finance.yahoo.com The capital markets have gotten off to a red-hot start in 2024. The Nasdaq Composite index is up nearly 4% so far this year, while the S&P 500 has gained closer to 5% as of…

Gold Prices Forecast: Gains Capped as Middle East Tensions Ease

fxempire.com The upcoming release of U.S. PCE inflation data, a key metric for the Federal Reserve’s policy decisions, is eagerly anticipated. Following the CPI data released earlier…

The Role of Gold in Turbulent Times

institutionalinvestor.com The global nature of gold markets means factors like geopolitical stability, economic growth and currency value all impact the price of gold • Gold can function as both an…

7 Rock-Solid Dividend Stocks to Shower You With Reliable Income

investorplace.com It's time to play it safe In a market cycle where the spotlight shines on artificial intelligence and cryptocurrencies among other growth-centric concepts, targeting…

Bitcoin’s halving fails to stem $206 million outflows as investors shift to altcoins like Polkadot

cryptoslate.com Crypto-related investment products saw their second consecutive week of outflows in April, with roughly $206 million leaving the market, per CoinShares‘ recent weekly…

Empire Newsletter: Bitcoin wasn’t a hedge

blockworks.co Where to, digital gold? Halving week is off to a tumultuous start. Cryptocurrencies whipsawed over the weekend on growing geopolitical concerns after Iran’s Saturday drone…

Baby boomer filled housing markets are seeing more supply and falling prices

fortune.com Housing is all out of whack. Real estate is cyclical, and typically when mortgage rates shoot up, sales decline, and home prices fall; and eventually because home prices…

Stocks Rally as Bond Yields Ease. The Dow Adds More Than 320 Points

barrons.com Stocks were rallying in afternoon trading as the broader market looked to bounce back from a dreadful stretch. The Dow Jones Industrial Average was up 323 points, or 0.8%.…

BOE to Start Rate Cuts Earlier Than U.S. Fed, Impacting Gilt Yields

wsj.com The Bank of England is expected to start cutting interest-rates before the Federal Reserve as U.S. inflation remains sticky and the economy stays resilient, ING analysts say…

Is a Commodities Super Cycle on the Way?

benzinga.com Are we at the start of a commodities supercycle? We sat down with McAlinden Research to see what they had to say about the current state of commodities. McAlinden Research…

These are professional investors' 3 biggest fears for markets in 2024, according to a JPMorgan survey

fortune.com After three hot inflation reports and signs of resilient consumer spending to start the year, Wall Street’s consensus economic outlook is shifting. Instead of predicting an…

Stock market today: Stocks bounce back with Big Tech earnings in view

finance.yahoo.com US stocks looked to rebound on Monday from their worst week of the year as investors braced for a flood of corporate earnings. The S&P 500 (^GSPC) gained 0.5% after closing…

Layoffs could spike as one labor-market indicator says a recession is already here, market forecaster says

aol.com None The US may already be in a recession, according to Danielle DiMartino Booth. • None A steady rise in the unemployment rate above cycle lows signals a recession, she…

Forecasted to Hit New All-Time High: Here’s When

watcher.guru is showing signs of a recovery from its recent plummet to just above $60,000. The original cryptocurrency has rallied 1.8% in the daily charts and 3.1% over the previous…

Kick Back, Watch It Crumble

zerohedge.com Kick Back, Watch It Crumble Submitted by QTR's Fringe Finance The title to this post comes from one of my favorite NOFX songs, Dinosaurs Will Die. While I’m sure the band in…

Black swan hedge fund says Fed rate cuts will signal market crash

finance.yahoo.com While U.S. financial markets debate the timing of interest rate cuts, one tail-risk hedge fund is warning that investors should make the most of recent economic optimism…

What will it take to get tech stocks rising again? An unemployment rate above 4%

cnbc.com Every weekday the CNBC Investing Club with Jim Cramer holds a "Morning Meeting" livestream at 10:20 a.m. ET. Here's a recap of Monday's key moments. 1. U.S. stocks rose…

Here’s why this hedge fund is using macroeconomic analysis to invest in crypto

dlnews.com Understanding macroeconomics is becoming increasingly important to investing in digital assets. If the Federal Reserve, for instance, rolls back its commitment to decrease…

Homeowner pain as major banks hike mortgage rates

bbc.co.uk Some of the UK's biggest banks are raising mortgage rates as expectations of when the Bank of England will cut interest rates are pushed back. Mortgage rates have risen over…

'Delayed' Mass Layoffs Spell Bad News for US Economy

newsweek.com A recent string of mass layoffs across the U.S. could be the sign that the country's economy is finally sliding into the recession many feared would hit the nation last…

Stock market today: Stocks waver with Big Tech earnings in view

finance.yahoo.com US stocks rose slightly on Monday from their worst week of the year as investors braced for a flood of corporate earnings. The S&P 500 (^GSPC) pared earlier morning gains to…

Dow Jones, Nasdaq, S&P 500 weekly preview: All eyes on Big Tech earnings reports By

investing.com The major U.S. stock indices ended last week on a low, with the falling for the sixth consecutive session on Friday, marking its longest losing streak in over a year. This…

Profit momentum of Big Six tech companies to 'collapse' over 2024, UBS says

aol.com Profit growth momentum of the so-called Big Six technology stocks could "collapse" over the next few quarters, UBS Global Research strategists said on Monday, downgrading…

Truist’s Loan Income Misses Estimates as Deposit Costs Weigh

finance.yahoo.com Truist Financial Corp. posted lower first-quarter lending profits than analysts expected as it was forced to pay customers more for deposits with interest rates remaining…

Uncertainty Drives Bond Price Volatility

institutionalinvestor.com Average daily volume in 10-Year U.S. Treasury Note futures rose 24% from January 2023 to January 2024 • The CME Group Volatility Index (CVOL) for the 10-Year contract is…

This is when the S&P 500 selloff is likely to end

investing.com The experienced a sharp move lower last week as investors became more cautious. It culminated in the index dropping below a key psychological level on Friday after a 0.88%…

Morning Bid: Big Tech swoons as Q1s lurk, Nvidia decimated

finance.yahoo.com A look at the day ahead in U.S. and global markets from Mike Dolan The so-called 'Magnificent 7' of U.S. megacap tech stocks has retreated sharply as first-quarter earnings…

Stock market today: Stocks turn upbeat with Big Tech earnings in view

finance.yahoo.com 'US stocks opened higher on Monday, rebounding from their worst week of the year, with the S&P 500 turning upbeat as investors braced for a flood of corporate earnings. The…

Mortgage rates today, April 22, 2024: Fixed rates keep rising

finance.yahoo.com Fixed mortgage rates are up across the board. According to Freddie Mac, the 30-year fixed rate increased by 22 basis points this week, and the 15-year fixed rate went up by…

Crypto Price Prediction 4/22: Bitcoin Above $65k Sparks Fresh Relief Rally

coingape.com Crypto Price Prediction: Following the completion of the fourth Bitcoin Halving, the cryptocurrency market witnessed a fresh relief rally as Bitcoin regained its value above…

3 Cheap Stocks That Shouldn’t Be So

marketbeat.com Certain stocks fall out of favor once every business cycle, whether for actual justifiable reasons or because of plain overlooking. Markets can get busy and caught up with…

Gold Retreats as Middle East Tensions Ease Following Strikes

finance.yahoo.com Gold fell as geopolitical tensions eased in the Middle East, paring haven demand, and traders looked ahead to US data that will shed light on the outlook for monetary…

Strong Earnings Will Give S&P 500 a Boost

finance.yahoo.com Robust earnings from Corporate America will pull the S&P 500 Index out of its latest morass, despite rising concerns about a significant jump in bond yields, according to…

Interest Rate Hikes Fail to Control Inflation

tftc.io Interest rate policies have been a primary instrument for central banks worldwide to control inflation and stimulate economic growth. The Federal Reserve's aggressive rate…

Ray Dalio’s Famous Trade Is Sputtering and Investors Are Bailing

finance.yahoo.com It was an irresistible pitch. Give us your money, executives at Ray Dalio’s Bridgewater Associates and other hedge funds said, and we’ll funnel it into a money-minting,…

Crypto funds see $206 million in weekly outflows as investors ‘fret’ over interest rates: CoinShares

theblock.co Expectations the Federal Reserve is likely to keep interest rates at higher levels for longer fueled the outflows, CoinShares said.

Stock market today: US futures shrug off sell-off as earnings flood awaits

finance.yahoo.com US stocks were eyeing a recovery on Monday from their worst week of the year, with the S&P 500 (^GSPC) turning upbeat as investors braced for a flood of corporate earnings.…

Investors are fearful. They shouldn’t be

aol.com A version of this story first appeared in CNN Business’ Before the Bell newsletter. Not a subscriber? You can sign up right here. You can listen to an audio version of the…

Crypto funds see $206 million in weekly outflows led by US Bitcoin ETFs: CoinShares

cryptobriefing.com Crypto exchange-traded products (ETP) experienced $206 million in outflows last week and a decrease of $18 billion in trading volume, reveals a report by asset management…

3 Dividend-Paying Tech Stocks to Buy Right Now

finance.yahoo.com While the 5%-plus yield on short-term Treasury bonds looks quite tempting today, don't count on seeing that last. As inflation eventually falls back toward the Federal…

S&P 500 to see 4700 if yields stay high, warns Morgan Stanley

investing.com April hasn’t been very welcoming for US stocks so far as higher rates continue to pressure valuations and heavy fiscal spending complicates efforts to tame inflation. As a…

Dogecoin Price Prediction as DOGE Overtakes Toncoin in Coin Rankings

cryptonews.com DOGE has fallen by 1% in the past 24 hours, with the Dogecoin price dropping to $0.1605 on a day when the crypto market as a whole has gained by 1%. Today’s dip means that…