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Mortgage rates jump to highest level since April — and inflation concerns could push them higher

The recent upswing in mortgage rates is expected to continue, so long as the markets are assuming that high inflation isn’t going anywhere.

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‘Green’ ETFs are minting some green as the energy crisis sparks a boomlet in alternatives

Every week we highlight the most timely exchange-traded fund news, from new launches to inflows and performance

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Wall Street isn’t quitting troubled LIBOR yet, even as new SOFR-linked debt heads for a record ahead of deadline

Companies are on pace to issue a record amount of debt this year using the new LIBOR replacement, but that doesn't mean Wall Street has given up yet on the scandal-plagued benchmark rate, according to a Goldman Sachs report.

Treasury yields bounce as inflation expectations rise, retail sales jump

Long-dated Treasury yields rise Friday, but still suffer a weekly decline, as a closely watched market-based measure of inflation expectations hits a more-than-16-year high and September retail sales come in stronger than ...

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Gold ends lower, but prices log strongest weekly gain since early September

Gold futures end lower on Friday, as strength in Treasury yields and the U.S. stock market help lead prices to their first loss in four sessions, but the precious metal still notched its best weekly advance in six weeks.

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Jeremy Grantham is right that there’s a bubble, this strategist says. Why right now is a good buying opportunity for stocks.

Just because assets are inflated doesn't mean it's time to get out.

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Dow closes up more than 530 points as investors get pumped for earnings season, new jobs numbers

U.S. stocks close significantly higher on Thursday as investors weigh upbeat earnings from big banks, as well as economic data that show a drop in first-time jobless claims to a pandemic low and smaller-than-expected rise...

Long dated Treasury yields fall to lowest level in weeks despite inflation and jobs data

Treasury yields continued to fall on Thursday as government data shows U.S. producer price index climbed 0.5% last month while weekly jobless claims fell below 300,000.

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Crypto is ‘not a fad’ says Morgan Stanley CEO Gorman, ‘It’s not going away’

It's Jamie versus James. James Gorman, CEO of Morgan Stanley doesn't know where prices of bitcoin or its ilk will be in the coming days but he knows one thing.

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Gold posts third gain in a row after brief climb above $1,800 an ounce

Gold futures on Thursday stretch their gains into a third consecutive session to settle at the highest price in a month, after briefly climbing above the key $1,800 level.

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New York Fed official, giving no fresh taper-plan details, says central bank remains focused on `flexible and adaptable’ implementation of policy

SIFMAThe Federal Reserve system remains focused on maintaining “flexible and adaptable” policy implementation, a New York Fed official said Thursday, without offering any fresh details about the central bank’s forthcoming ...

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Dow ends flat, S&P 500 and Nasdaq snap 3-session skid after Federal Reserve minutes point to looming tapering plans

U.S. stocks close mostly higher Wednesday, after minutes of the Federal Reserve's last policy meeting pointed to looming plans by the central bank to taper its $120 billion of monthly bond purchases, a move investors large...

Two-year Treasury rate hits another 52-week high, while longer-dated yields drop despite stronger-than-expected U.S. inflation data

The spread between short- and longer-term rates narrowed on Wednesday, as investors digested the September consumer-price index reading.

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This development may fully reopen the global economy — and the stock market has mostly ignored it

The Merck pill, so far, hasn't made a big dent on financial markets.

Treasury’s 2-year adds to rise to 52-week high yield ahead of inflation reports

The yield on the 10-year Treasury note edges back below 1.6% Tuesday as investors return from a three-day weekend.

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Gold prices post first gain in 4 sessions to settle at highest in nearly a week

Gold futures mark their first gain in four sessions on Tuesday, with prices for the precious metal settling at their highest in almost a week after the International Monetary Fund said the global economy is losing momentum.

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Jumbo home-loan originations near pre-2008 crisis levels

Lenders are on pace to underwrite about $550 billion of U.S. jumbo home loans this year, a level last seen in the runup to the 2008 global financial crisis, according to BofA Global.

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Here’s how you can fight confirmation bias and become a better investor

Only a relative few actively seek out opposing views that challenge their ideas. You should aim to be one of them.

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Dow finishes 250 points lower as stock market gains fizzle ahead of bank earnings kickoff

Major U.S. stock indexes see modest gains evaporate by the close Monday, ahead of the release of third-quarter earnings and Wednesday's consumer-price report for September.

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Is the stock market closed today? No! But the bond market is on Columbus Day —Here’s why

It's almost a perennial question on Wall Street. With Columbus Day a federal holiday on Monday, investors are curious if the stock market will be opened.