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President Donald Trump‘s criticism of monetary policy won’t have much impact on how the Federal Reserve goes about its business, judging by initial market reaction. While making for more eye-popping headlines out of the Oval Office, the president’s complaints that rising interest rates are hampering economic progress did not move the fed funds futures market,
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Tesla shares will fall dramatically the rest of this year due to its high valuation and rising competition, according to J.P. Morgan. The firm reaffirmed its underweight rating on Tesla shares, saying other automakers may price their electric cars aggressively. Tesla has a “highly differentiated business model, appealing product portfolio, and leading-edge technology, which we
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For sophisticated bond market investors, no three words invoke more fear and debate than “inverted yield curve.” But many individual investors don’t understand inversion and why a healthy fixed-income market is so critical to their financial wellbeing. Articles about the risk of an inverted yield curve are popping up all over the place now and
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Comcast shares are more attractive after the company decided to walk away from its bidding war for Twenty-First Century Fox assets, according to Raymond James. The firm raised its rating to outperform from market perform for Comcast shares, predicting investor sentiment for the company will improve over the next year. On Thursday Comcast said it
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In recent months, one of the key themes across the fixed income market, the equity market and beyond is the dreaded “I” word: inversion. More specifically, investors are watching out for a potential yield curve inversion, or when shorter-dated bond yields cross above their longer-dated counterparts. Chad Morganlander, portfolio manager at Washington Crossing Advisors, told
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John Traynor, chief investment officer at People’s United Advisors, said investors should watch two major events in 2018: midterm elections and simmering global trade tensions. “We think the earnings growth is very strong, we think the economy is very strong, but you’re being buffeted by those two trends, and they will impact the second half
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Investors’ nerves are getting jangled over what has been the most popular tech trade in the stock market, and are showing increasing signs that they’re getting ready to bail. Market pros responding to the July Bank of America Merrill Lynch Fund Managers Survey labeled the “FAANG + BAT” trade the most-crowded for the sixth straight
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Networking company stocks fell off Friday following a report by The Information that Amazon Web Services is considering selling its own network switching devices. Cisco dropped 4 percent by the end of trading, representing a loss in stock value of roughly $8.5 billion. Juniper gave up more than 2 percent. Arista Networks dropped more than
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