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Tesla spent 864 days as the largest short bet on Wall Street. It’s Apple now.

An earlier version of this article incorrectly reported the market caps of Apple and Tesla. Apple is now the biggest short bet on Wall Street, replacing Tesla, which has held the title relentlessly since the early days of the COVID-19 pandemic. short-term interest in Apple AAPL, +0.96% At $18.4 billion as of Wednesday, interest in … Read more

Why ‘Quantitative Tightening’ Is A Wild Card To Sink Stock Markets

QE has boosted stock market returns by flooding the market with liquidity as the Federal Reserve hoarded trillions of dollars in bonds during both the 2008 financial crisis and the 2020 coronavirus pandemic. and is believed to have boosted the value of other speculative assets. Investors and policy makers may have underestimated what happens when … Read more

Bad news for stocks: Fed will be surprised by impact of sharp rate hike on economy, BlackRock says

According to BlackRock Investment Institute analysts, Federal Reserve policymakers are trying to surprise themselves. BlackRock says the COVID-19 pandemic has reversed an unusual period of mild output and inflation fluctuations, ushering in a more volatile market environment reflecting the effects of the early 1980s Investors claim they are dealing with a “regime shift”. The research … Read more

Dow, S&P 500 fall for 4th straight day ahead of August jobs report

US stocks broadly closed higher on Thursday as bond yields rose and another pandemic-induced lockdown in the southwestern Chinese metropolis of Chengdu heightened concerns about economic growth. The Dow Jones Industrial Average and his S&P 500 Index fell for his fourth straight day, while the Nasdaq Composite posted his longest streak since February. how stocks … Read more