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Stocks may have been rallying, but the bear market isn’t over for two reasons

The bear market is not over, according to a contrarian analysis of stock market timer sentiment. That’s for two contrarian-related…

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The FAANMGs have been whittled down to the fantastic four

The anticipation of second-quarter Big Tech earnings was palpable. With a broad set of indicators pointing to a slowdown in…

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My boyfriend, 68, has almost no ‘mad money’ for fun activities and trips. He lives with his father, 95, and expects to inherit his house. Is it unreasonable to expect him to get a part-time job?

I am a 65-year-old retired woman with modest Social Security and annuity payments. I also own my own home and…

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Energy stocks have a sustainable future: it’s in their dividends

One of the few numbers growing faster than energy stock dividends is the size of crowds convinced they are not…

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Fidelity’s bitcoin move getting all the wrong publicity

What would Ned Johnson do? The late, great Fidelity Investments honcho built his family’s Boston-based money management firm into one…

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Public pension hole now $11,000 per U.S. worker

Top state and local pension funds lost $250 billion on the markets during the month of June and are down…

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Which Intel CEO is to blame for the current woes? Or is it actually AMD’s CEO?

As Intel Corp. investors try to parse through the wreckage of its disastrous second quarter, one nagging question will not…

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The Fed vowed to crush inflation with higher rates. Then the stock market rallied. Here’s why. (It’s not good news.)

‘‘We are now at levels broadly in line with our estimates of neutral interest rates, and after front-loading our hiking…

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Google and Microsoft earnings show the bar has been lowered for Big Tech

Alphabet Inc. and Microsoft Corp. both reported results that missed Wall Street’s expectations Tuesday, but not only did investors not…

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These 20 stocks still have at least 48% upside, analysts say, despite the S&P 500’s 8% gain from its lows

The S&P 500 has climbed 8% since June 16, when it closed at its lowest point this year. While the…

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