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Watch Fed Minutes for Proof of Dovish Rebellion

As the Dow Jones scrambles to move past last week’s roller-coaster, scrutinize the Fed minutes for proof of a dovish rebellion. | Source: ANDREW CABALLERO-REYNOLDS / AFP By CCN Markets: The Dow Jones looked dead and buried last week after a devastating 800 point decline, but an end-of-week recovery left the stock market on relatively steady footing heading into the second half of August. For investors, the clear fundamental to watch will be the tone of the Federal Reserve, both in Jerome Powell’s comments at Jackson Hole on August 23rd…

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Half the World’s Economies Are Headed for Recession

More than half the world’s economies have inverted yield curves, which is a dire signal that a global recession may be on its way. | Source: Shutterstock By CCN Markets: Fifty-three percent of countries that offer sovereign debt currently have inverted yield curves, according to one economist. If the percentage gets much higher, there is a strong possibility of a global recession. Daniel Lacalle, Chief Economist at the Madrid-based investment firm Tressis SV, delivered the news via Twitter: Percentage of inverted yield curves globally exceeds 50%. (macrobond) — Daniel…

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Dow Secures 265 Point Rally But Crippling Recession Fears Linger

The Dow secured a 265 point rally to close the week, but crippling recession fears continue to threaten the U.S. stock market. | Source: AP Photo / Richard Drew By CCN Markets: The Dow and broader U.S. stock market advanced Friday, as traders looked past an ominous recession warning from the government bond market. Dow Rallies; S&P 500, Nasdaq Follow All of Wall Street’s major indexes reported gains Friday, mirroring a strong pre-market for Dow futures. The Dow Jones Industrial Average rallied 266.48 points, or 1%, to 25,845.87. Dow Jones…

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5 Crazy Numbers We Found in WeWork’s Horrorshow IPO

WeWork revealed its IPO prospectus on Wednesday and we found some bizarre facts and figures inside. Source: Shutterstock By CCN Markets: The prospect of a WeWork IPO was met with skepticism after the official S-1 filing to the SEC revealed some extravagant facts and figures about the company and its CEO. Here are 5 interesting numbers to be found in the IPO filing. 13 – the number of times ‘energy’ is mentioned WeWork CEO Adam Neumann once said the company’s energy and spirituality were more important than its revenues |…

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Don’t Be Fooled. This Dow Jones Bounce Is Nothing but a Head Fake

Donald Trump’s easing of tariffs sent the Dow Jones higher on Tuesday, but don’t be fooled. A crash is coming. | Source: Drew Angerer / Getty Images / AFP By CCN Markets: News that Donald Trump would delay the imposition of tariffs on some Chinese goods sent the Dow Jones rocketing today. Beware, though, because it’s a head fake before the inevitable crash. The Dow Jones Industrial Average rose 372 points to 26,280, an increase of 1.44 percent on Tuesday. That’s because Donald Trump and the Treasury Department announced that additional tariffs…

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Tesla Shorts Are Raking in Profits as Bulls Patiently Await a Short Squeeze

Tesla bears are clearly in control as traders who are short TSLA stock continue to rake in profits while patient bulls await their payday. | Source: Shutterstock By CCN Markets: Traders are shorting TSLA stock like it’s going out of style. Tesla shorts are generating profits hand-over-fist, netting $2.75 billion in mark-to-market profits year-to-date, according to Bloomberg citing S3 Partners data. Ihor Dusaniwsky, managing director at S3 Partners, in recent weeks tweeted that short interest in TSLA was $9.5 billion with roughly 41 million shares shorted, nearly one-third of the…

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JPMorgan’s Advice for Navigating Wild Stock Market Swings: BTFD

Two top JPMorgan analysts are encouraging investors to buy the dip whenever the stock market tumbles, saying any Dow plunges are temporary. | Source: REUTERS / Lucas Jackson Two top JPMorgan analysts are encouraging investors to keep calm during any forthcoming stock market downturns and to buy when the Dow Jones tumbles. Why? Because they say the dips are temporary and the stock market will eventually recover any of its lost gains. JPMorgan: Stock market will regain previous highs JPMorgan quant guru Marko Kolanovic and chief U.S. equity strategist, Dubravko…

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Dow Plunges 890 Points as Market Volatility Spikes to Crisis Levels

The Dow crashed nearly 900 points as stock market volatility broached its most feverish level since the Eurozone debt crisis. | Source: REUTERS / Shannon Stapleton The Dow and broader U.S. stock market hastened their declines Monday, with intraday volatility reaching its highest level in nearly eight years after the People’s Bank of China effectively weaponized its exchange rate. The flight from risk benefited bitcoin, which is closely mirroring other haven investments over the past week. Dow Collapses; S&P 500, Nasdaq Follow All of Wall Street’s major indexes headed for…

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Don’t Blame the Fed or Tariffs Alone for this Stock Market Rout

Corporate earnings season is underway, and fundamentals are driving the stock market more than usual because valuations are so lofty already. | Source: Shutterstock Stock market investors who were expecting that the Fed would be more accommodating with its monetary policy or that trade talks between the U.S. and China would go swimmingly were in for a rude awakening. Instead, they got a one-two punch comprised of a mere quarter-point interest rate cut and threats of more tariffs on China rather than any compromise. But if you take a step…

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Buy the Trade War-Induced S&P 500 Dip

Stock market bull Thomas Lee of Fundstrat has invited investors to “back up the truck” and load up on the trade war induced dip. | Source: AP Photo / Mark Lennihan Stock market bull Thomas Lee of Fundstrat has invited investors to “back up the truck” and load up on the trade war-induced dip in the S&P 500. His client letter comes at the end of an action-packed week full of economic data, a landmark interest rate decision, and political wrangling that caused volatility to spike across the board. Friday’s…

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