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318 words • advanced • 4 years, 2 months ago
"Volatility has picked up in the global financial markets. The SP 500 is down by 5% from its September 19 all-time high of 2019. Investors and traders are understandably nervous. But sell-offs happen. "Investors now worry that the current decline in t..."
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"Britain's Chancellor George Osborne dropped apretty incredible statistic in Wednesday's Budget in a throwaway line that hardly anyone has picked up on. Early on in his speech to Parliament Osborne said: "Indeed, the sale of government assets this yea..."
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475 words • advanced • 3 years, 5 months ago
business
"Britain's Chancellor George Osborne dropped apretty incredible statistic in Wednesday's Budget in a throwaway line that hardly anyone has picked up on. Early on in his speech to Parliament Osborne said: "Indeed, the sale of government assets this yea..."
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335 words • advanced • 2 years, 9 months ago
business
"Reeling from debt and a massive corruption scandal, Brazil’s state-owned oil giant, Petrobras, is divesting all of its electricity sector assets as part of its move to refocus on oil and raise over $57 billion to pay off debt. Petrobras has announ..."
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278 words • advanced • 3 years, 9 months ago
"Stocks erased their gains for the year on Tuesday. Some analysts speculated investors were concerned about how the Federal Reserve's interest rate hikes will impact stocks. The basic thinking is that the sooner rate hikes come, the more bearish it is..."
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346 words • advanced • 3 years, 10 months ago
"The Federal Reserve will begin tightening monetary policy, which means higher interest rates are coming. Most economists expect that first rate hike to come mid-2015. This has investors rightfully worried because higher rates mean higher interest cos..."
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433 words • intermediate • 3 years, 6 months ago
"The government sold half its shareholding in Royal Mail overnight and says it plans to sell off the rest soon. The Department for Business, Innovation and Skills overnight found buyers for around 150 million shares, equivalent to 15% of Royal Mail. T..."
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197 words • advanced • 4 years, 4 months ago
"Goldman Sachs has downgraded stocks. "We downgrade to neutral over 3 months as a sell-off in bonds could lead to a temporary sell-off in equities," write Goldman Sachs' portfolio strategy team led by Anders Nielsen. "This makes the near-term risk/ re..."
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206 words • advanced • 2 years, 10 months ago
business
"Stocks are rallyingin morning trading after a painful sell-off on Wednesday. The Dow gained as many as 191points,while the SP 500 and Nasdaq were up about 1%. The plunge on Wednesday took the major stock indexes down by more than 3%, as crude oil col..."
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213 words • advanced • 4 years, 2 months ago
"With the market selling off, conversations about the economy have turned gloomy (that's how it works, the market feeds the perception of the economy, not the other way around). But Joachim Fels of Morgan Stanley has three pieces of good news for you:..."
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103 words • intermediate • 3 years, 2 months ago
oilgas
"In the face of a modest inventory drawdown (reported last night by API), DOE reports a major 3.073 million barrel inventory build (for the 2nd week in a row). As EIA reports, oil stocks remain at their highest in at least 80 years. Rubbing salt into ..."
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350 words • advanced • 3 years, 3 months ago
business
"The global market bloodletting continues as the sell-off has officially reached historic levels. Following Friday's mind-numbing 530-point sell-off in the Dow, which sent the blue-chip index into a correction, US stock market futures are plummeting a..."
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477 words • intermediate • 3 years, 2 months ago
business
"The British government just made a big move which could signal that it's about to sell more of its stake in the Royal Bank of Scotland. On Friday, the bank announced that it has applied to regulators for a change in the way its shares are structured,..."
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108 words • advanced • 2 years, 7 months ago
business
"Big Upside Is Possible in Bank Stocks Other than the Great Recession, this may turn out to be one of the best times for aggressive long-term investors to consider buying the big banks on weakness. The banking sector is down this year, though it has r..."
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106 words • advanced • 2 years, 11 months ago
business
"ConAgra Foods will offer investors more insight into its prospects Tuesday when it releases its fiscal second-quarter earnings report. The Omaha, Nebraska, packaged food company is in the midst of several major changes that were announced earlier th..."
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106 words • advanced • 2 years, 11 months ago
business
"ConAgra Foods will offer investors more insight into its prospects Tuesday when it releases its fiscal second-quarter earnings report. The Omaha, Nebraska, packaged food company is in the midst of several major changes that were announced earlier th..."
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346 words • intermediate • 3 years, 2 months ago
startups, business
"Lloyds Banking Group will be fully privatised once again next year after the British government revealed that it plans to sell off its remaining stake in 2016. In a regulatory statement, the UK Treasury announced its "intentionto fully exit from its ..."
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235 words • advanced • 2 years, 10 months ago
business
"Everything is selling off on Monday, andthe so-called FANGs are getting hit hard. Facebook, Amazon, Netflix and Google (i.e. Alphabet) were four of the best-performing tech stocks that helped keep the SP 500 in positive territory last year. But as gl..."
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307 words • intermediate • 3 years, 3 months ago
business
"There's been chaos in global markets. Stocks fell more than 3% in the US on Monday, a decline that followed a 3% sell-off to end last week. But on Tuesday morning, stocks were ripping higher, a move being largely attributed to the People's Bank of Ch..."
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235 words • advanced • 2 years, 12 months ago
business
"ABC The high-yieldmarket is in the midst of a meltdown. The sell-off acceleratedlate last week, when the closure of the Third Avenue Focused Credit fundspooked the market. It continued into Monday, withone fundthat tracks the debt of riskier corporat..."

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