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Stock futures are flat ahead of earnings season kickoff

U.S. stock futures were flat in overnight trading on Tuesday ahead of the first batch of corporate earnings.Dow futures fell just 10 points. S&P 500 futures gained 0.03% and Nasdaq ...
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‘When is the housing market going to crash?’ is a red-hot search on Google – here’s why

Rick Nazarro of Colonial Manor Realty talks with a pair of interested buyers in the driveway as a couple waits to enter a property he is trying to sell during ...
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Alibaba shares close higher after Beijing orders Ant Group to revamp business

A logo of Ant Group is pictured at the headquarters of the company, an affiliate of Alibaba, in Hangzhou, Zhejiang province, China October 29, 2020.Aly Song | ReutersGUANGZHOU, China — ...
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The third round of stimulus checks helped, but millions of Americans are still struggling

While the number of Americans struggling to put food on the table and pay bills fell last month, new data shows that millions are still feeling the financial effects of ...
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Some states require amended tax returns for $10,200 unemployment tax break refunds

10'000 HoursThere are probably a ton of people who got unemployment who rushed to file. People are still in panic mode and wanted a refund as soon as possible.Albert Campocertified ...
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Powell says it’s ‘highly unlikely’ the Fed will raise rates this year, despite stronger economy

Federal Reserve Chairman Jerome PowellKevin Lamarque | ReutersDespite what he sees as a rapidly recovering economy, Federal Reserve Chairman Jerome Powell on Sunday reaffirmed the central bank's commitment to keep ...
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Fed Chair Powell says economy about to grow much quicker due to vaccinations and fiscal support

Federal Reserve Chairman Jerome Powell testifies before the Senate Banking Committee hearing on "The Quarterly CARES Act Report to Congress" on Capitol Hill in Washington, December 1, 2020.Susan Walsh | ...
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Stocks making the biggest moves midday: Levi Strauss, FuboTV, Honeywell and more

A man wears Levis Strauss & Co. clothing during the company's initial public offering (IPO) at the New York Stock Exchange (NYSE) in New York, U.S., on Thursday, March 21, ...
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Biden seeks extra $400 a year in Pell grants for college and to expand aid to Dreamers

Alex Wong | Getty Images News | Getty ImagesPresident Joe Biden asked Congress for a $400 annual increase in maximum Pell grants for college students as part of a budget ...
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SEC is scrutinizing SPAC projections, seeks clearer disclosures

Saul Loeb | AFP | Getty ImagesThe SEC is eyeing potentially misleading earnings projections made by SPAC sponsors and is seeking clearer disclosures, with one official hinting Thursday that the ...
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Biden’s China policy is tougher on financial firms than Trump’s was, report says

The "Fearless Girl" sculpture is seen outside the New York Stock Exchange (NYSE) during a snow storm in New York, February 1, 2021.Brendan McDermid | ReutersBEIJING — As U.S.-China tensions ...
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6 million people applied for unemployment a year ago. They’re still near pre-pandemic highs

A person walks under a marquis for a closed down Paramount theater in Oakland, Calif. on Feb. 12, 2021.JOSH EDELSON | AFP | Getty ImagesIt's been a year since unemployment ...
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Weekly jobless claims higher than expected

First-time claims for unemployment insurance rose more than expected last week despite other signs of healing in the jobs market, the Labor Department reported Thursday.First-time claims for the week ended ...
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Op-ed: Boost to tech stocks will not last, and more pain is ahead

Investors should be able to take advantage of bullish momentum in tech stocks for at least the next couple of months.In my last post on the subject on Feb. 4, ...
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U.S. confident vast majority of developed nations will agree to global minimum tax, Treasury deputy says

Adewale Adeyemo, Treasury Secretary Janet Yellen's deputy, on Wednesday said increasing the U.S. corporate tax rate to 28% will not make American companies less competitive, because the Biden administration is ...
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Fed’s Brainard says the economy is improving but is still ‘far from’ where it needs to be

Federal Reserve Governor Lael Brainard said Wednesday that while the U.S. economic outlook has "brightened considerably," it remains well away from the central bank's goals."Brighter outlook, but of course our ...
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Fed officials say easy policy will stay in place until economic ‘outcomes’ are achieved

Federal Reserve officials indicated at their last meeting that easy policy will stay in place until it produces stronger employment and inflation, and won't be adjusted based merely on forecasts.The ...
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Jamie Dimon says economic boom fueled by deficit spending, vaccines could ‘easily run into 2023’

Jamie Dimon is bullish on the U.S. economy – at least for the next few years.In his annual shareholder letter, the long-time JPMorgan Chase chairman and CEO said he sees ...
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Stocks making the biggest moves in the premarket: Beyond Meat, Nokia, Li Auto & more

Take a look at some of the biggest movers in the premarket:Beyond Meat (BYND) – Beyond Meat announced the opening of a new manufacturing facility in China, its first outside ...
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24% of unemployed workers have been jobless for over a year

The Inn of Rosslyn, which is permanently closed due to pressure from the Covid-19 pandemic, on Feb. 5, 2021 in Arlington, Virginia.Liu Jie/Xinhua via Getty Images'Breathtaking'In all, those long-term unemployed ...
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Stocks making the biggest moves after the bell: Qiagen, Li Auto & more

An employee of a testing company Qiagen holds a test kit at Qiagen's facility, in Hilden, Germany, September 8, 2020.Leon Kuegeler | ReutersCheck out the companies making headlines after the ...
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Bankers talk of being sold out as London waits for its own Brexit deal with Brussels

Despite a breakthrough last month, London-based bankers are nervously waiting for Britain and Brussels to agree on a post-Brexit relationship for their financial services industries.The U.K. and the EU agreed ...
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The Fed could come under fire for easy policy while the economy soars and inflation rises

Chairman of the Federal Reserve Jerome Powell listens during a Senate Banking Committee hearing on "The Quarterly CARES Act Report to Congress" on Capitol Hill in Washington, U.S., December 1, ...
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Fed’s Mester lauds jobs report, but says loose policy is staying put

Loretta Mester, president and chief executive officer of the Federal Reserve Bank of Cleveland.David Paul Morris | Bloomberg | Getty ImagesMarch's strong job gains weren't enough to convince Cleveland Federal ...
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Biden says higher corporate tax won’t hurt economy; Manchin opposes 28% rate

President Joe Biden talks to reporters on the South Lawn of the White House, in Washington, U.S., March 14, 2021.Cheriss May | ReutersPresident Joe Biden said Monday he is not ...
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GameStop shares drop as much as 14% after Reddit-driven name plans a $1 billion stock sale

John Smith | Corbis News | Getty ImagesShares of GameStop tumbled by double digits on Monday after the video game retailer said it may sell up to $1 billion worth ...
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The 5 U.S. states where unemployment claims have recovered the most since the start of the pandemic

For the week ending on March 21, there were around 684,000 new unemployment claims across the country, according to WalletHub. That's down significantly from April 2020, when 6.6 million first-time ...
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Dow futures jump more than 100 points after blowout jobs report

Traders on the floor of the New York Stock Exchange.Source: CNBCStock futures climbed in overnight trading on Sunday as investors cheered a strong bounce in U.S. job growth last month ...
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What to know about tax credits in the American Rescue Plan

kate_sept2004 | E+ | Getty ImagesRecovery rebate creditmiodrag ignjatovic | E+ | Getty ImagesThe recent round of relief included stimulus checks of up to $1,400 per person.But it also allows ...
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Jobs report blows past expectations as payrolls boom by 916,000 in March

Job growth boomed in March at the fastest pace since last summer, as stronger economic growth and an aggressive vaccination effort contributed to a surge in hospitality and construction jobs, ...
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Chinese electric car start-ups Nio and Xpeng defy first quarter weakness with March surprise

Xpeng CEO He Xiaopeng stands next to the company's P7 electric sedan as he addresses media at the 2020 Beijing auto show.Evelyn Cheng | CNBCBEIJING — Two of China's U.S.-listed ...
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Manufacturing boom brings more signs that inflation is building rapidly

An operator stacks heavy gauge steel brace used for industrial workbench leg at Tennsco's factory in Dickson, Tennessee, U.S. February 17, 2021.Tennsco | via ReutersMarch brought the strongest manufacturing growth ...
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March jobs report is expected to be strong and show the beginning of a hiring surge

Americans are beginning to return to the workforce in big numbers, and that is likely to show up in the March employment report.Economists polled by Dow Jones expect to see ...
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Stocks making the biggest moves midday: Microsoft, Western Digital, Micron, Nio & more

Satya Nadella, chief executive officer of Microsoft Corp., speaks during the Microsoft Developers Build Conference in Seattle, Washington, U.S., on Monday, May 7, 2018. The Build conference, marking its second ...
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China’s central bank warns of financial risks, including potential defaults

People walk past the headquarters of the People's Bank of China (PBOC), the central bank, in Beijing, China September 28, 2018. Jason Lee | ReutersBEIJING — China's central bank warned ...
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Weekly jobless claims higher than expected despite signs of labor market improvement

First-time claims for jobless benefits were higher than expected last week, with 719,000 more workers heading to the unemployment line, the Labor Department reported Thursday.The total compared with the 675,000 ...
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Stocks making the biggest moves in the premarket: J&J, Emergent BioSolutions, Micron Technology & more

Take a look at some of the biggest movers in the premarket:Johnson & Johnson (JNJ) – J&J said a batch of its Covid-19 vaccine that came from a Baltimore factory ...
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Lean into value names and trim tech positions as second quarter kicks off, Wilmington Trust says

Wilmington Trust's Meghan Shue expects growth stocks, including Big Tech, to hit more turbulence over the next three months."Our main takeaway was to lean a little bit more into value ...
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Private payrolls hiring bursts at fastest pace since September on rise in hospitality hiring

Waiter Boris Macquin serves customers behind plexiglass outside at Figaro Bistro on the first day Los Angeles County allows indoor seating since the coronavirus pandemic on March 15, 2021 in ...
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CFOs haven’t been this upbeat about the global economy since 2018: CNBC survey

In the U.S., a consumer that represents 70% of the economy is seen as key to a continued recovery, and confidence surged in March to its highest level since the ...
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Pending home sales fell over 10% in February, as record low supply stifles the housing market

A sale pending sign is posted in front of a home for sale on July 17, 2014 in San Francisco, California.Justin Sullivan | Getty ImagesThe U.S. housing market is suffering ...
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Amazon-backed Deliveroo tanks in London market debut

A Deliveroo cyclist in London, U.K.Dinendra Haria | SOPA Images | LightRocket | Getty ImagesLONDON — Shares of British food delivery start-up Deliveroo plunged in its stock market debut Wednesday, ...
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Critics slam the Fed as home prices rise at a historic rate

An 'Open House' sign is displayed as potential home buyers arrive at a property for sale in Columbus, Ohio.Ty Wright | Bloomberg | Getty ImagesHome price gains are accelerating at ...
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Tax-refund phishing scam targets college students and staff, IRS warns

Visoot Uthairam | Moment | Getty ImagesThe IRS warned Tuesday of a tax-refund phishing scam targeting college students and staff who believe they have a pending tax refund.Con artists are ...
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How Goldman and Morgan Stanley avoided losses after fund meltdown burned Nomura, Credit Suisse

People are seen on Wall St. outside the New York Stock Exchange (NYSE) in New York City, March 19, 2021.Brendan McDermid | ReutersWhen investors are stampeding for the exits, it ...
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Fed’s Waller says the central bank isn’t keeping rates low to finance government debt

Christopher Waller, U.S. President Donald Trump's nominee for governor of the Federal Reserve, speaks during a Senate Banking Committee confirmation hearing in Washington, D.C., U.S, on Thursday, Feb. 13, 2020.Andrew ...
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Stocks making the biggest moves in the premarket: Goldman Sachs, Credit Suisse, Nomura & more

Take a look at some of the biggest movers in the premarket:Discovery Communications (DISCA), Viacom (VIAC) – Both stocks remain on watch this morning, after significant declines last week. A ...
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The Fed has embraced the ‘punchbowl’ and has no intention of taking it away

The Marriner S. Eccles Federal Reserve building stands in Washington, D.C., U.S., on Tuesday, Aug. 18, 2020.Erin Scott | Bloomberg via Getty ImagesThe Federal Reserve has come a long way ...
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China-listed stocks tank on fears of multiple disputes with U.S.

Chinese and U.S. flags outside the building of an American company in Beijing, China January 21, 2021.Tingshu Wang | ReuterssA new Securities and Exchange Commission rule that will require foreign ...
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Another attempt to clear ship blocking Suez Canal fails as economic impact mounts

A satellite image shows stranded container ship Ever Given after it ran aground in Suez Canal, Egypt March 25, 2021.CNES Airbus DS | ReutersThe Ever Given, one of the world's ...
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Covid masks and hand sanitizer can get you a tax break, IRS says

Luis Alvarez | DigitalVision | Getty ImagesAmericans can get a tax break this filing season for masks, hand sanitizer, sanitizing wipes and other personal protective equipment to prevent the spread ...
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China slaps new sanctions on UK entities over ‘lies and disinformation’ on Xinjiang

Chinese Foreign Ministry spokeswoman Hua Chunying attends a news conference in Beijing, China January 21, 2021.Carlos Garcia Rawlins | ReutersBEIJING — China slapped sanctions on U.K. entities on Friday, saying ...
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Powell praises economic recovery and sees Fed pulling back help after ‘substantial’ progress

Federal Reserve Chair Jerome Powell prepares for a House Financial Services Committee hearing on "Oversight of the Treasury Department's and Federal Reserve's Pandemic Response" in the Rayburn House Office Building ...
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Weekly jobless claims tumble to lowest level in more than a year

First-time claims for unemployment insurance unexpectedly fell sharply last week amid signs that hiring has picked up in the U.S. economy, the Labor Department reported Thursday.Claims totaled 684,000 for the ...
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UK start-up funding platforms scrap $190 million merger amid competition concerns

Darren Westlake, co-founder and CEO of Crowdcube, at a fintech conference in London, on April 12, 2017.Simon Dawson | Bloomberg via Getty ImagesLONDON — British start-up crowdfunding platforms Crowdcube and ...
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Yellen supports banks’ share buybacks. Sen. Warren wants BlackRock designated too big to fail

Treasury Secretary Janet Yellen speaks during a virtual roundtable event with participants from local Black Chambers of Commerce on February 5, 2021 in Washington, DC.Drew Angerer | Getty ImagesBanks have ...
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Stock futures tick higher as pressure on tech stocks pauses

Matteo Colombo | DigitalVision | Getty ImagesFutures contracts tied to the major U.S. stock indexes inched higher in the overnight session Wednesday evening after pressure on technology stocks sent the ...
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Homebuyer mortgage demand inches higher, but rates hit highest level since summer

A for sale sign sits outside a house in Miami Beach.Carlos Barria | ReutersHigher mortgage rates do not appear to be dampening demand for home purchases but are crimping refinance ...
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One year after Covid-19 market bottom, Canaccord Genuity’s Tony Dwyer says stocks are in ‘no man’s land’

Canaccord Genuity's Tony Dwyer is temporarily dialing back his appetite for stocks. On the one-year anniversary of the Covid-19 bottom, he's telling investors the market is in "no man's land." ...
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New home sales take a hit as builders grapple with big delays and bigger costs

A contractor frames a house under construction in Lehi, Utah, U.S., on Wednesday, Dec. 16, 2020. Private residential construction in the U.S. rose 2.7% in November.George Frey | Bloomberg | ...
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Fed sets up panels to examine risks that climate change poses to the financial system

The Federal Reserve has taken another step forward in efforts to ensure that the financial system is protected against climate risks.As the central bank turns its attention increasingly toward the ...
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Stocks making the biggest moves midday: Peloton, AstraZeneca, Boeing & more

A Peloton Interactive Inc. logo on a stationary bike at the company's showroom in Dedham, Massachusetts, U.S., on Wednesday, Feb. 3, 2021.Adam Glanzman | Bloomberg | Getty ImagesCheck out the ...
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Fed’s Kaplan said he expects an interest rate hike in 2022

Dallas Federal Reserve President Robert Kaplan told CNBC on Tuesday he likely will favor an interest rate increase before the end of 2022.Though he doesn't see inflation becoming a problem ...
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Inflation fears are creating ‘extraordinary’ buying opportunities in tech, Invesco says

When rising Treasury yields put pressure on tech stocks, Invesco's Kristina Hooper is looking to put money to work.Hooper, who oversees $1.3 trillion in assets, predicts the group's growth potential ...
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Existing home sales fell sharply in February, as supply dropped by the largest amount on record

Single-family homes are seen in this aerial photograph taken over a Lennar Corp. development in San Diego, California.Bing Guan | Bloomberg | Getty ImagesClosed sales of existing homes in February ...
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Amazon-backed Deliveroo seeks valuation of up to $12 billion in its London IPO

The Deliveroo app displayed on a smartphone screen.Thiago Prudencio | SOPA Images | LightRocket via Getty ImagesLONDON — British food delivery firm Deliveroo is seeking a valuation of up to ...
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U.S. economy is ‘on the brink’ of a complete recovery, says Richmond Fed’s Barkin

Pedestrians walk outside the New York Stock Exchange in the U.S. Daniel Acker | Bloomberg | Getty Images The U.S. economy is recovering from the Covid-19 recession, but some economic ...
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The Fed can fight inflation, but it may come at the cost of future growth

Gas prices are displayed at a Speedway gas station on March 03, 2021 in Martinez, California.Justin Sullivan | Getty ImagesOne of the main reasons Federal Reserve officials don't fear inflation ...
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Visa says the DOJ plans to probe its debit card practices, shares fall 6%

Visa shares dropped sharply Friday after a report said the Justice Department has opened an investigation into its debit card business and possible anticompetitive practices.The company said Friday afternoon that ...
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Powell says the Fed is committed to using all its tools to promote recovery

Federal Reserve Chair Jerome Powell arrives for a news conference following the Federal Open Market Committee meeting in Washington, December 11, 2019.Joshua Roberts | ReutersFederal Reserve Chairman Jerome Powell reiterated ...
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Stocks making the biggest moves midday: Visa, Nike, FedEx & more

Andrew Harrer | Bloomberg | Getty ImagesCheck out the companies making headlines in midday trading. Visa — Shares of the payment processor fell 4.7% in midday trading after a report ...
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The Fed will not extend a pandemic-crisis rule that had allowed banks to relax capital levels

The Federal Reserve on Friday declined to extend a pandemic-era rule that relaxed the amount of capital banks had to maintain against Treasurys and other holdings, in a move that ...
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First U.S.-China meeting under Biden gets off to a rocky start

U.S. Secretary of State Antony Blinken (2nd R), joined by national security advisor Jake Sullivan (R), speaks while facing Yang Jiechi (2nd L), director of the Central Foreign Affairs Commission ...
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Jobless claims unexpectedly jump despite relaxed economic restrictions

First-time claims for jobless benefits showed an unexpected jump to 770,000 as the labor market tries to recover from the Covid-19 pandemic that sent more than 22 million Americans to ...
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Jobless claims unexpectedly jump despite relaxed economic restrictions

First-time claims for jobless benefits showed an unexpected jump to 770,000 as the labor market tries to recover from the Covid-19 pandemic that sent more than 22 million Americans to ...
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Stocks making the biggest moves in the premarket: Dollar General, Signet Jewelers, Petco & more

Take a look at some of the biggest movers in the premarket:Dollar General (DG) – Dollar General shares tumbled 6.1% in premarket action after the discount retailer missed estimates by ...
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Here’s where the Federal Reserve sees interest rates, the economy and inflation going

The Federal Reserve on Wednesday dialed up its economic growth expectations but signaled that there are no expected interest rate hikes for the next two years.The so-called dot-plot projections budged ...
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Fed sees stronger economy and higher inflation, but no rate hikes

The Federal Reserve on Wednesday sharply ramped up its expectations for economic growth but indicated that there are no interest rate hikes likely through 2023 despite an improving outlook and ...
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Robinhood beefs up executive team with Google veteran to lead product ahead of IPO

Robinhood hires Aparna Chennapragada as first chief product officerRobinhood has hired a top Google executive as its first chief product officer ahead of its upcoming public debut.The trading start-up said ...
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Mortgage refinance demand tanks 39% as rates continue to climb

A house's real estate for sale sign shows the home as being "Under Contract" in Washington, DC, November 19, 2020.Saul Loeb | AFP | Getty ImagesHigher mortgage rates are cutting ...
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As Fed gets ready to deliver its interest rate decision, Wells Fargo predicts the 10-year yield could reach 2.25% this year

Don't rule out a 10-year Treasury Note yield as high as 2.25% this year.That's the message from Wells Fargo Securities' Michael Schumacher, ahead of Wednesday's Federal Reserve interest rate decision."The ...
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Homebuilder confidence drops as interest rates and lumber prices rise

A contractor works on a house under construction at the Norton Commons subdivision in Louisville, Kentucky, U.S., on Monday, March 8, 2021.Luke Sharrett | Bloomberg | Getty ImagesA monthly index ...
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Investors now fear inflation and the Fed more than Covid, Bank of America survey shows

Just over a year since Covid-19 turned the world upside down, investors are starting to get over it.For the first time since the pandemic hit, respondents to the Bank of ...
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Short sellers are betting more against SPACs

Venture capitalist Chamath Palihapitiya.Mark Kauzlarich/Bloomberg via Getty ImagesBlank check funds are hot. Wall Street investors are increasingly betting against them.Short positions in special purpose acquisition companies, or SPACs, is at ...
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Roaring economy will benefit more than just reopening trades, Credit Suisse analyst says

Credit Suisse's Jonathan Golub is urging investors to get clever with recovery plays.He's advocating a broad strategy that goes beyond reopening trades such as airlines and hotels."It could be metals ...
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Shift in U.S. spending emphasis ‘almost the end of Reaganomics,’ strategist says

U.S. President Joe Biden attends an event where he announced administration plans to double its order of the single-shot Johnson & Johnson coronavirus vaccine, procuring an additional 100 million doses, ...
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Dow futures inch higher ahead of Monday’s market open

Traders on the floor of the New York Stock Exchange.Source: NYSEU.S. stock futures were mixed early Monday morning and pointed to a cautious open later in the day. That followed ...
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Bitcoin surpasses $60,000 in record high as rally accelerates

Representation of the virtual currency Bitcoin is seen on a motherboard in this picture illustration taken April 24, 2020. Dado Ruvic | Reuters Bitcoin crossed a record high of $60,000 ...
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The pandemic stranded these Americans overseas. Now, their unemployment benefits are in jeopardy

Justin Samuels, 44, was living in Malaga, Spain, when the Covid pandemic hit. The freelance writer is fighting New York for unemployment benefits.Justin SamuelsJustin Samuels was living abroad in Malaga, ...
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Stocks making the biggest moves midday: Ulta, Alibaba, Netflix & more

The signage is seen at Alibaba Group headquarters during the company's 11.11 Singles' Day global shopping festival in Hangzhou, Zhejiang province, China, November 11, 2020. Aly Song | Reuters Here ...
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Stocks making the biggest moves premarket: Ulta, Poshmark, Novavax and others

Check out the companies making headlines before the bell: Ulta Beauty (ULTA) – Ulta Beauty announced that CEO Mary Dillon will step down in June to be replaced by company ...
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Stocks making the biggest moves after the bell: Ulta Beauty, Funko, Poshmark & more

Pedestrians pass in front of an Ulta Beauty store in New York. Gabby Jones | Bloomberg | Getty Images Check out the companies making headlines after the bell on Thursday: ...
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Weekly jobless claims rise less than expected with Biden set to sign $1.9 trillion Covid package

Weekly jobless claims rose less than expected last week, but remained above pre-pandemic levels, as the U.S. economy tried to shake off impacts from Covid-19 and employers waited to see ...
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Tesla’s China-made Model Y takes off despite holiday car sales slump

A Model Y vehicle displayed at a Tesla flagship store on Jan. 4, 2021 in Shanghai, China. Gao Yuwen | Visual China Group | Getty Images BEIJING — Tesla's Model ...
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The SEC says never invest in a SPAC based solely on a celebrity’s involvement

The headquarters of the US Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) is seen in Washington, DC, January 28, 2021. Saul Loeb | AFP | Getty Images The Securities and Exchange Commission ...
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Mortgage refinance demand plunges 43% from a year ago, as higher interest rates take their toll on borrowers

A house's real estate for sale sign is seen in front of a home in Arlington, Virginia, November 19, 2020. Saul Loeb | AFP | Getty Images The recent sharp ...
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Market bull Jeremy Siegel warns the Nasdaq rebound will unravel, favors value stocks

The Nasdaq rebound may last shorter than a New York minute. Wharton School finance professor Jeremy Siegel sees near-term trouble, saying the backdrop is dramatically supporting the reopening trade over ...
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‘Significant long-term scarring’ in services will limit pent-up consumer demand and suppress inflation, economist Stephen Roach predicts

Economist Stephen Roach said Monday he believes Wall Street is overestimating a consumer comeback. According to the Yale University senior fellow, demand will snap back like a rubber band later ...
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Stocks making the biggest moves midday: Apollo, GE, GameStop and more

Here are the stocks making headlines in midday trading. Apollo Global Management – Shares of the private equity firm gave back earlier gains and declined more than 4% after the ...
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Goldman Sachs forecasts a jobs boom, says unemployment rate could fall to 4.1% by the end of 2021

Unemployment could fall this year to close to where it was prior to the Covid-19 pandemic, according to a Goldman Sachs forecast that sees a hiring boom ahead. The firm ...
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Dow futures rise more than 100 points after Senate passes $1.9 trillion Covid relief bill

Traders work on the floor of the New York Stock Exchange. NYSE Dow futures rose on Sunday evening as a new stimulus package from Washington headed toward final passage this ...
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Investors haven’t fully grasped inflation is ‘dead ahead,’ economist Mark Zandi warns

Investors may want to hold on even tighter. Moody's Analytics Mark Zandi believes Wall Street is significantly underestimating the seriousness of an inflation comeback, and he warns it will affect ...
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Chinese foreign minister takes firm tone, calls for ‘non-interference’ between China and the U.S.

The flags of China, U.S. and the Chinese Communist Party are displayed in a flag stall at the Yiwu Wholesale Market in Yiwu, Zhejiang province, China, May 10, 2019. Aly ...
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Unemployment benefits end next week. It may be too late for Congress to stop it, experts say

Alex Wong | Getty Images News | Getty Images The Senate passed a $1.9 trillion coronavirus relief bill on Saturday that extends and raises unemployment benefits. Democrats will now look ...
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Robinhood chooses the Nasdaq for its IPO, sources say

Avishek Das | LightRocket | Getty Images Robinhood has chosen the Nasdaq as the exchange for its eventual initial public offering, according to sources familiar with the matter. The company ...
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Job growth in February may signal start of a hiring boom as the economy reopens

Chef Alessandro Pirozzi, from Alessa by Chef Pirozzi, brings a take-out food order to an outside table at the Promenade on Forest in Laguna Beach, CA on Wednesday, January 13, ...
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Despite rising inflation, experts say the Fed won’t budge on rates

A man wearing a face mask walks past the U.S. Federal Reserve in Washington, D.C., the United States, on Dec. 2, 2020. Liu Jie | Xinhua News Agency | Getty ...
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Job growth surges in February on hiring jump in restaurants and bars

Hiring surged in February as U.S. economic activity picked up with Covid-19 cases steadily dropping and vaccine rollouts providing hope for more growth. The Labor Department reported Friday that nonfarm ...
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London stock exchange boss sounds the alarm on SPAC ‘froth’

LONDON — Special purpose acquisition companies, or SPACs, are showing signs of "froth" in the U.S. — and that doesn't bode well for investors, the boss of London's stock exchange ...
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Stock futures are flat after a steep sell-off on Wall Street amid surging bond yields

Traders on the floor of the New York Stock Exchange Source: NYSE Stock futures were flat in overnight trading Thursday following a tech-led rout on Wall Street amid a surge ...
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Employers likely added more jobs in February, but economists say there’s no bounce back yet

A worker wearing a protective mask boxes a pizza inside a Costco store in San Francisco, California, on Wednesday, March 3, 2021. David Paul Morris | Bloomberg | Getty Images ...
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Weekly jobless claims rise less than expected despite weather impact

Weekly jobless claims edged higher last week but rose less than expected for an economy struggling to shake off impacts from a pandemic that has been around now for nearly ...
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ESG investments surged in Asia-Pacific in 2020 as sustainable investing takes off, MSCI survey finds

Chinese tourists wear masks as protection from the pollution outside the Forbidden City during a day of high pollution in Beijing, China. Getty Images Sustainable investing is taking off in ...
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Walmart says it will support U.S. manufacturers with $350 billion of added business

A worker delivers groceries to a customer's vehicle outside a Walmart Inc. store in Amsterdam, New York, on Friday, May 15, 2020. Angus Mordant | Bloomberg via Getty Images Walmart ...
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Shares of Rocket Companies are dropping after a 70% irrational pop in the heavily shorted name

A Reddit logo seen displayed on a smartphone with stock market prices in the background. Omar Marques | LightRocket | Getty Images Shares of Rocket Companies dropped more than 20% ...
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Private payrolls growth well short of expectations for February, ADP says

Private payroll growth disappointed in February despite otherwise encouraging signs of economic growth, according to a report Wednesday from ADP. Companies added just 117,000 positions for the month, well below ...
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Mortgage application demand stalls as interest rates surge to highest level since July

Mortgage interest rates last week rose at the fastest pace in over a year, throwing cold water on already cooling demand. Total mortgage application volume was essentially flat for the ...
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Stock futures rise slightly in overnight trading after Tuesday’s losses

U.S. stock futures rose slightly in overnight trading Tuesday after stocks dipped in the regular session. Dow futures rose 65 points. S&P 500 futures gained 0.2% and Nasdaq 100 futures ...
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