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Warning: September is historically a dismal month for equities | CNN Business

A version of this story first appeared in CNN Business’ Before the Bell newsletter. Not a subscriber ? You can register here. New York CNN Business — August is about to end, which means summer is almost over in the northern hemisphere. (Fun in the sun, Australia!) If that’s not enough to bother you, then …

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The Fed does not pivot. Why were stock market investors the last to know?

After Friday’s brutal session for equities, it looks like equities were the last asset class to buy into the idea that the Federal Reserve is unlikely to swing toward less aggressive monetary policy anytime soon. Judging solely by movements in yields and exchange rates, it looks like bonds, gold and the dollar started pricing a …

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Cramer’s Week Ahead: High Inflation Numbers Could Push Fed to Raise Rates in August

CNBC’s Jim Cramer said on Monday that the Federal Reserve could raise interest rates in August, ahead of its next scheduled meeting in September, if economic data this week shows inflation does not decline. “The Fed is still in charge of this market. A week ago it looked like they might relax, but after Friday’s …

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