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Stocks returned some of their recent gains on Thursday as a choppy trading day on Wall Street ended with a mixed ending for major indexes. The S&P 500 closed down 0.1% after oscillating between small gains and losses. The Dow Jones Industrial Average fell 0.3%, while the Nasdaq rose 0.4%. Energy stocks, the biggest gainers …

Comment this story Comment The latest signs of life from corporate bond issuers certainly do not signal a market in recession. Facebook’s parent company, Meta Platforms Inc., is contacting investors on Wednesday ahead of a possible senior unsecured debt offering, according to Bloomberg News. Earlier this week, Apple Inc. presented a four-part $5.5 billion offer, …

Stock Market Highlights: Benchmarks rose for a fifth straight day, albeit amid volatility, as losses from twins HDFC, ICICI Bank, Infosys, L&T and Bharti Airtel nearly balanced Kotak’s gains Bank, State Bank of India (SBI), Hindustan Unilever (HUL), Asian Paints and Bajaj Finance. After remaining around 250 points lower for much of the day, the …

Breadcrumb Links FP Investor Martin Pelletier: But the truth may be between the two Traders work on the floor of the New York Stock Exchange. Photo by Spencer Platt/Getty Images Files Content of the article There has been no place to hide in the markets this year other than energy stocks. But they too became …

Stocks surged in July despite growing recession fears and dismal economic data. The rally was fueled by investors betting that the US economy would collapse and the Fed would cut rates. Low rates drive up stock prices, which means bad economic news is actually good for investors. Loading Something is loading. The economy is shrinking …

Crude Oil has been bearish since mid-June, after failing to hold above $120. Since then, the pressure has been on the downside with US Oil WTI falling below $100 and attempts to push above this major level have failed as the price continues to move back below this level quite quickly. The focus has been …

Chinese factory activity fell unexpectedly in July, according to new data – a sign that any economic rebound from the country’s disruptive covid lockdowns and its tumultuous real estate sector remains tenuous at best. The official index of manufacturing purchasing managers slipped to 49.0 in July from 50.2 in June, well below what analysts had …