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Morgan Stanley Says US Growth Slowdown Worse Than Expected

(Bloomberg) — The US economy is firmly in the middle of a slowdown that’s turning out to be worse than expected amid the war in Ukraine and China’s Covid Zero policy, according to Morgan Stanley strategists. With a recent dip in bond yields, investors are betting the Federal Reserve may turn less hawkish if inflation […]

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Stock Market Faces Earnings Shock as Economy Falters

(Bloomberg) — Don’t let optimism among equity analysts fool you: Earnings forecasts are likely to be slashed as spiraling inflation and rising interest rates put the brakes on spending. That’s the view from the latest Bloomberg MLIV Pulse survey, with 65% of 629 respondents saying analysts are “behind the curve” factoring in the damage. The […]

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BofA Says Brace for Recession Shock After Worst Rout in 52 Years

(Bloomberg) — A “recession shock” begins for markets following the worst first-half for the S&P 500 in more than 50 years, Bank of America Corp.’s Chief Investment Strategist Michael Hartnett says. While expectations of aggressive rate hikes by the Federal Reserve are peaking, inflation expectations are not, and Bofa’s bull and bear indicator remains at […]

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Dow futures down over 300 points as losing first half closes and Fed’s favorite inflation gauge looms

U.S stock futures fell sharply on Thursday, as traders anticipated the release of inflation data closely watched by the Federal Reserve, and Wall Street braced for its worst first half of the year since 1970. What’s driving the markets? The S&P 500 was on course to takes its losses for 2022 to more than 20%. […]

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U.S. stock futures struggle for gains ahead of GDP data

U.S. stock futures struggled for direction on Wednesday, leaving Wall Street potentially on course for a third consecutive day of losses, as investors fret that soaring inflation is damaging the world’s biggest economy and battering corporate profits. What’s driving markets? Equities are limping towards the end of a miserable first half of the year. The […]

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Wall Street Seen Trapped in a Crushing Bear Market: MLIV Pulse

(Bloomberg) — Money managers betting on a sustained global rebound will be left sorely disappointed in the second half of this crushing year as a protracted bear market looms, even if inflation cools. The good news: After the historic plunge, stocks and bonds aren’t far from bottoming out. That’s the key message for Wall Street […]

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Wall Street Faces Billion-Dollar Losses on Sinking Buyout Debt

(Bloomberg) — Investment bankers in the US and Europe are bracing for potentially billions of dollars in total losses on big-ticket leveraged buyouts as they struggle to offload risky corporate debt that’s plunging in value amid a sweeping market selloff. The biggest hit, which could amount to about $1 billion, may come from the take-private […]

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Stocks, Futures Fall on Pervasive Economic Fears: Markets Wrap

(Bloomberg) — Stocks in Europe fell along with US futures and commodities amid ever-louder warnings that Federal Reserve monetary tightening may lead to an economic downturn. The Stoxx Europe 600 Index retreated while contracts on the Nasdaq 100 extended declines to 2% and those on the S&P 500 also dropped, pointing to a reversal from […]

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For All Their Worries, Investors Are Piling Into US Stocks

(Bloomberg) — For all the talk of bear markets and a possible recession, investors continue to pile into American equities. US stocks attracted $14.8 billion in the week to June 15, their sixth consecutive week of additions, according to Bank of America Corp. strategists, who cited EPFR Global data. In total, $16.6 billion flowed into […]

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The Stock Market’s Biggest Fear These Days: Strong Economic Data

(Bloomberg) — All of a sudden, the market’s back in “good-news-is-bad-news” mode. Any positive readings on the economy, particularly those on employment and inflation, can be interpreted as signals that the Federal Reserve will have to stay aggressive with its rate hiking regime. Anthony Saglimbene, global market strategist at Ameriprise Financial, joins this week’s “What […]

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Valuation Trauma Is Refusing to End for S&P 500 in Free Fall

(Bloomberg) — The stock market: buckling under the hottest inflation since 1981, battered by a historically aggressive bid to break it. Making matters worse is that bonds are beckoning as well. American equities plunged to the worst week since January after data showed US price pressures hit a fresh 40-year high in May, squashing hopes […]

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