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Norway’s sovereign wealth fund loses $174 billion in first half

Norway’s central bank, also known as Norges Bank, in Oslo, Norway. Kristian Helgesen/Bloomberg | Bloomberg | Getty Images Norway’s sovereign wealth fund, the largest in the world, had a loss of 1.68 trillion Norwegian kroner ($174 billion) in the first half of 2022, as stocks markets more broadly saw a tumultuous six months. The $1.3 …

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Bear market bottom or false dawn? Here’s what one strategist says

Major US indexes kept up their second-half bounce with another solid week of gains last week — sparking hope that the bear market might be at an end. But strategist Victoria Fernandez is not calling the bottom yet, as she continues to monitor several key indicators for signs that the market has bottomed. “We are …

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The summer rally has been very bullish, but strategists say a big sell-off next month is possible

Stocks’ summer rally may mean the worst of the bear market is over, but even so, strategists who watch charts say another big downdraft is possible in September. Some strategists, in fact, say from a technical standpoint the market could have already launched into a new bull cycle. Others disagree, saying they need more confirmation …

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Recession is spreading, warns Peter Boockvar

There may be no escape from recession. The latest reports on housing and manufacturing, according to investor Peter Boockvar, suggest it’s rapidly spreading to other parts of the economy. “People are not being sensitive enough to this economic slowdown and what it’s going to be mean for corporate earnings and profit margins,” the Bleakley Advisory …

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4 takeaways from the Investing Club’s ‘Morning Meeting’ on Monday Aug. 15

Every weekday the CNBC Investing Club with Jim Cramer holds a “Morning Meeting” livestream at 10:20 am ET. Here’s a recap of Monday’s key moments: Oil’s decline is good news We want confirmation that inflation’s peaked Quick mentions: JNJ, LLY, LIN Disney’s real problem is its balance sheet 1. Oil’s decline is good news Stocks …

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5 things to know before the stock market opens Friday, August 12

Traders on the floor of the NYSE, Aug. 11, 2022. Source: NYSE Here are the most important news items that investors need to start their trading day: 1. Markets looking up US stock futures pointed to a rally Friday morning, a day after the three major indexes posted mixed results. On Thursday, the Dow finished …

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5 things to know before the stock market opens Thursday, August 11

Traders on the floor of the NYSE, Aug. 8, 2022. Source: NYSE Here are the most important news items that investors need to start their trading day: 1. Stock futures are up US markets on Thursday were set to rise again after a government report showing that inflation is cooling fueled a Wednesday rally. All …

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Inflation takes over as the next big focus for markets after July’s monster jobs report

Investors switch their focus to inflation in the week ahead, after July’s strong jobs report signaled the Federal Reserve may need to take an even tougher stance with interest rate hikes. It could also be a week in which investors watch to see if rising Treasury yields start to slow the technology sector’s summer rally. …

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How to position as bull market beckons

Asset manager Dan Veru believes US stocks could go through a sustained bottom, before embarking on a “powerful rally” by the end of the year. A broad-based rally in US stocks in July had raised hopes of a sustained rebound for equity markets. Speaking on CNBC “Squawk Box Europe” ahead of the start of Monday’s …

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4 takeaways from the Investing Club’s ‘Morning Meeting’ on Monday

Every weekday the CNBC Investing Club with Jim Cramer holds a “Morning Meeting” livestream at 10:20 am ET. Here’s a recap of Monday’s key moments. It’s not time to be greedy Oil drops Quick mentions: WMT, COST, DHR, CRM, LLY AMD earnings this week 1. It’s not time to be greedy Stocks were a mixed …

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