Category Archives: Dow Jones

U.S. stocks nosedive as tech saps rally, slashing more than 800 points off Dow

Hamza Shaban, Hannah Denham of the Washington Post – U.S. stocks nosedived, dragged down by tech, in a wild day of trading Thursday, slamming the brakes on a record-shattering run that had lifted Wall Street to new heights. The Dow … Continue reading

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The Fed Just Printed More Money Than Bitcoin’s Entire Market Cap

Anyone worried about federal spending? Maybe we all should be. More money in circulation may be good for President Trump’s re-election campaign – but may not be so good for regular citizens who have their money in savings accounts. – … Continue reading

Posted in 2020 election, Bitcoin, Crypto, Donald Trump, Dow Jones, Economics, Elections, Federal budget, Federal Reserve, Finance, government, Investing, Money, National debt

5 ways the Fed’s interest rate decisions affect you

Sarah Foster of Bankrate – You don’t want to hit the snooze button when the Federal Reserve decides to raise or lower rates. The central bank of the U.S. – also known as the Fed – is charged by Congress … Continue reading

Posted in Business, Controversial, Credit, Dow Jones, Economics, Investing, Loans, Money, National debt, Politics, Thought-Provoking Analysis, United States, wealth

Central bank rate cuts are inflating a cheap money bubble

Sven Henrich in CNN Business – Last month US markets once again hit a little-known but highly relevant ceiling which has spelled market trouble numerous times in the recent past, most famously during the major market bubble bursts in 2000 … Continue reading

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About as bad as it gets: Kraft Heinz posts huge loss, slashes dividend and reveals SEC investigation

By Jackie Wattles of CNN Business – Kraft Heinz had one of the worst days imaginable Thursday. The company wrote down the value of its Kraft and Oscar Mayer brands by $15 billion, posted a $12.6 billion loss, cut its dividend by 36% and … Continue reading

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