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Opinion: The bond market has a strong opinion on inflation — but what is it saying about a recession?

Opinion: The bond market has a strong opinion on inflation — but what is it saying about a recession?

Whenever the Federal Reserve starts to tighten financial conditions, markets try to guess how far the central bank will go. In fact, now in an era when it is providing its estimates of future policy in a framework known as “the dots,” the Fed itself is providing guidance on where the fed funds rate will …

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BTC, ETH Rebound as Global Markets React to Pelosi's Visit to Taiwan – Market Updates Bitcoin News

BTC, ETH Rebound as Global Markets React to Pelosi’s Visit to Taiwan – Market Updates Bitcoin News

Bitcoin and ethereum were both trading higher on Wednesday, as global financial markets reacted to the tensions caused by US House Speaker Pelosi’s visit to Taiwan. The price of gold dropped by nearly $40 late on Tuesday, after securing a one-month high, while the S&P 500 also faced a turbulent session. Bitcoin Bitcoin (BTC) was …

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Stock market news live updates: August 3, 2022

Stock market news live updates: August 3, 2022

US stock futures inched higher early Wednesday as investors assessed remarks from Federal Reserve officials and continued to barrel through the earnings season. Futures tied to the S&P 500 rose 0.3%, while Dow Jones Industrial Average futures gained 110 points, or roughly 0.4%. Contracts on the tech-heavy Nasdaq Composite climbed 0.3%. Hawkish Fedspeak also prompted …

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Polestar leads EV sales in July, as market waits for Tesla invasion starting this week

Polestar leads EV sales in July, as market waits for Tesla invasion starting this week

Electric vehicle deliveries in Australia all but ground to a halt ion July, with a little more than 600 EVs making into customer hands in the month as a myriad of global forces whittled supply down to a minimum. Tesla delivered just four EVs in July (yes, just four). But this is about to change, …

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Rising rates and rising stocks may wake up a sleepy deals market: Morning Brief

Rising rates and rising stocks may wake up a sleepy deals market: Morning Brief

This article first appeared in the Morning Brief. Get the Morning Brief sent directly to your inbox every Monday to Friday by 6:30 am ET. Subscribe Wednesday, August 3, 2022 Today’s newsletter is by Brian Cheung, an anchor and reporter covering the Fed, economics, and banking for Yahoo Finance. You can follow him on Twitter …

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New bill aims to give CFTC more authority to regulate crypto markets

New bill aims to give CFTC more authority to regulate crypto markets

Senate Agriculture Committee Chair Debbie Stabenow (D-MI) and Senator John Boozman (R-AR) are proposing a new bill that would give the Commodity Futures Trading Commission (CFTC) more regulatory authority to oversee crypto markets. The bill would set a national regulatory standard for crypto, define which tokens would fall under the digital commodity category, and require …

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OPEC+ might have to raise oil output so market doesn't overheat, Kazakhstan says

OPEC+ might have to raise oil output so market doesn’t overheat, Kazakhstan says

A 3D-printed oil pump jack is seen in front of the OPEC logo in this illustration picture, April 14, 2020. REUTERS/Dado Ruvic/File Photo Register now for FREE unlimited access to Reuters.com Register Kazakhstan says preferred oil price is $60-$80/barrel OPEC faces output problems to meet existing targets US seeking higher OPEC production to counter Russia …

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AMD follows Intel in warning that the PC market is falling apart

AMD follows Intel in warning that the PC market is falling apart

The red-hot PC market is rapidly slowing after surging during the COVID-19 pandemic, and powerhouse chip players AMD and Intel are feeling the financial pain. “We have taken a more conservative outlook on the PC business,” AMD CEO Dr. Lisa Su said on an earnings call late Tuesday. “So a quarter ago, we would have …

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