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Where the experts say to put your money

Where the experts say to put your money

Volatile markets, inflation hitting new highs and the risk of recession are making things tough for investors right now. “Looking out over the next 10 years, the forces that drove the rapid outperformance of growth over value are unlikely to repeat,” Paul Danis, head of asset allocation at Brewin Dolphin , told CNBC. “Bond yields …

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To understand this vile market, study the dot-com crash of 2000

Forty years is an awfully long time. Yet that’s how much time has passed since we had an abomination like this first half of the year. Almost everything went down. Your stocks went down. Your bonds went down. Your house went down. Your crypto went down. The only thing that didn’t go down were the …

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Some experts say a recession is coming. How to prepare your portfolio

Phonlamaiphoto | Istock | Getty Images Months of stock market volatility, surging inflation and rising interest rates have left many investors wondering if a recession is coming. The stock market tumbled again on Thursday, with the S&P 500 capping its worst six-month start to a year since 1970. In all, it’s down more than 20% …

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Fed’s inflation battle is nearly done with collapse in crypto

CNBC’s Jim Cramer on Thursday said that the rapid slide in the cryptocurrency market shows that the Federal Reserve is making progress in its arduous struggle to tamp down inflation. “There is one front in the war on inflation that’s been an outstanding total victory for the Fed, and that’s the battle against financial speculation,” …

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Closed-end municipal bond funds may benefit fixed-income investors

Yellow Dog Productions | The Image Bank | Getty Images Investors discouraged by a bond market where yields are savaged by inflation may find relief in what, for many, is an unfamiliar fixed-income vehicle: closed-end municipal bond funds. These funds, less common than the open-ended variety, are offered by large financial services companies. Some are …

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Constellation falls after earnings beat, gives investors a chance to buy

Constellation Brands (STZ) reported solid fiscal first-quarter earnings on Thursday before the opening bell. The wine, beer and liquor company reported net sales of $2.36 billion, up 17% year over year and above Wall Street expectations of $2.16 billion. On the bottom line, the company said it had adjusted earnings of $2.66 per share, an …

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Worst quarter in years for TSLA, AMZN, MSFT, GOOG

Elon Musk attends The 2022 Met Gala Celebrating “In America: An Anthology of Fashion” at The Metropolitan Museum of Art on May 2, 2022 in New York City. (Photo by Gotham/Getty Images) Gotham | Getty Images Investors lowered the valuations of the world’s largest technology companies in the second quarter as central bankers ratcheted up …

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Jim Cramer says investors can hide in these three recession-proof packaged food stocks

CNBC’s Jim Cramer on Thursday gave investors three options for packaged food stocks they can seek refuge in, as the stock market continues to seesaw. “With commodity costs coming down big, the food stocks can become recession-proof safe-havens. But you have to be selective, which means sticking with the winners that we know are doing …

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Stock futures slip after the S&P 500’s worst first half since 1970

Traders work on the floor of the New York Stock Exchange (NYSE) in New York City, US, June 15, 2022. Brendan Mcdermid | Reuters US stock futures fell Thursday night after the S&P 500 closed out its worst first-half performance in decades. Futures tied to the Dow Jones Industrial Average traded 67 points lower, or …

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Nikola vote to issue new stock seeks to counter founder Trevor Milton

CEO and founder of US Nikola, Trevor Milton speaks during presentation of its new full-electric and hydrogen fuel-cell battery trucks in partnership with CNH Industrial, at an event in Turin, Italy December 2, 2019. Massimo Pinca | Reuters Electric truck startup Nikola is still short of clearing a shareholder hurdle to raise new funds, the …

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