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The Stock Market Had a Great January. Now, It’s All the Fed.

Text size A scene from the floor of the New York Stock Exchange last week. Michael M. Santiago/Getty Images The stock market just closed out a positive January. Coming on the heels of last year’s bear market, and combined with other recent moves, that is a particularly positive signal. The S&P 500 January ended with …

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Investors dangerously ignoring bear market impact on earnings

Famed short seller Jim Chanos sees an alarming trend in the market. I’ve been on the Street [since] 1980 [and] not one bear market has ever traded above nine times to 14 times the previous peak earnings,” the Chanos & Co. founder told CNBC’s “Fast Money” on Monday. His latest warning comes in the midst …

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Asian shares mostly rise, but Hang Seng drops over 2% as Alibaba tumbles on reports of headquarter shift

BANGKOK (AP) — Shares were trading mixed in Asia on Monday after Wall Street benchmarks closed higher on Friday, capping a third week of gains out of the last four. Tokyo and Shanghai rose while Hong Kong, Seoul and Sydney fell. Taiwan’s benchmark jumped 3.8%. Attention was turning to Wednesday’s decision by the Federal Reserve …

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Apple, Amazon, Facebook and Google face earnings test amid Big Tech layoffs

In the biggest week of the holiday-earnings season, Big Tech results will receive the spotlight amid thousands of layoffs that could only be the beginning. After tech stocks were decimated in 2022, investors will be looking for signs of a turnaround in holiday reports and potential forecasts for the year ahead from three of 2022’s …

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Chevron, Comcast, and 10 More Companies That Raised Their Stock Dividends

Text size Kimberly-Clark raised its dividend this week. Pavel Sytsko/Dreamstime.com Chevron , Kimberly Clark , Archer-Daniels Midland , and Comcast were among the large US companies that announced dividend increases this week. It’s been a busy week for these announcements, with the fourth-quarter earnings season in full swing. Chevron (ticker: CVX) declared a quarterly dividend …

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Apple earnings, Federal Reserve meeting drive stocks in the week ahead

January’s market rally faces a major test in the week ahead from multiple major events, the most important of which could be the Federal Reserve’s interest rate announcement and press conference. The Fed’s meeting Tuesday and Wednesday comes amid a flood of corporate earnings reports, with about 20% of the S&P 500 reporting that week. …

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Lucid stock rockets on heavy volume, has been halted 9 times for volatility

Shares of Lucid Group Inc. LCID, +43.00% rocketed 62.7% in very active afternoon trading, paring an earlier intraday gain of as much as 97.8%, prior to its latest trading halt for volatility. The electric vehicle and battery pack maker’s stock was trading down on the day until just before 11 am Eastern, the gains started …

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S&P 500 nears first ‘golden cross’ in 2.5 years, but this doesn’t guarantee more gains ahead.

The S&P 500 is on the verge of achieving its first “golden cross” in two-and-a-half years, but that doesn’t mean stocks are destined for more gains over the coming year. The golden-cross indicator is used by technical analysts as a sign that a particular upward trend in markets or currencies is gaining momentum. Barring a …

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S&P 500 nears first ‘golden cross’ in 2.5 years, but this doesn’t guarantee more gains ahead.

The S&P 500 is on the verge of achieving its first “golden cross” in two-and-a-half years, but that doesn’t mean stocks are destined for more gains over the coming year. The golden-cross indicator is used by technical analysts as a sign that a particular upward trend in markets or currencies is gaining momentum. Barring a …

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