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Profits Rebound at Warren Buffett’s Berkshire Hathaway 

Berkshire reported earnings of $26.4 billion in the second quarter, a turnaround from its $49.7 billion loss in the first quarter, when the pandemic caused a plunge in the stock market.

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Stocks tread water as earnings season gathers pace 

U.S. stock futures wavered Tuesday as a slew of major companies reported earnings, some of them beating already low expectations from coronavirus economic troubles.

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Stock Market Crash: Is The End Game Here? 

A full-blown U. S. stock market crash may not happen anytime soon or not for a few months as investors and traders are comfortable that the Federal Reserve supports the stock rally.

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How to Do a Mid-Year Portfolio Checkup 

It’s been a nerve-racking year for investors. Almost four months ago, experts declared the end of the bull market after a series of drops. Yet after the stock market plunged almost 35%, investors saw a speedy recovery. The second quarter finished strong, nearly erasing the damage from February and March. Now that the…Read more…

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10 Hot Stocks At Risk Of A Short Squeeze 

Short squeezes are one of the most powerful short-term market catalysts and can generate huge surges in share price. A short squeeze occurs when a heavily shorted stock rises enough that it begins to force its short sellers to close their position by buying the stock. That short covering volume contributes to the rising price, and the short squeeze can accel […]

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In One Chart: Investors face ‘a scary, out-of-whack’ scenario — just look at this chart 

f it weren’t for the “Giant 5,” your money would have been better off in a savings account than the stock market over the past few years, according to Wolf Richter of the Wolf Street blog.

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Dollar drops below ¥107 after correction in Tokyo stocks 

The dollar dropped below ¥107 for the first time in about two weeks in Tokyo trading Friday, weighed down by a stock market correction.At 5 …

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Markets slide as EC predicts deeper eurozone recession – business live 

Rolling coverage of the latest economic and financial news, as the EC warns that the eurozone will shrink by 8.7% this yearLatest: EC slashes GDP forecasts after lockdownUK house prices drop for fourth month runningIntroduction: China stock market hits five-year highMarkets heading back to 2015 levels…but is it a bubble?European markets are down 1% 3.46pm […]

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Think tank explains why it’s ‘pointless’ to delist Chinese companies from U.S. stock markets 

The move will neither deny those firms access to American capital markets nor hurt China’s growth, said Peterson Institute for International Economics.

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Market Extra: Forget earnings season. What’s the rest of 2020 going to look like? 

There will be very little useful guidance from U.S. corporations in the earnings reporting season starting mid-July on what the rest of 2020 will look like for the stock market and analysts are very divided on the outlook

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Can The Stock Market Rally Last? 

Despite all that has happened in 2020, the S&P 500 is off just a few percent. However, there are reasons for the recent rally.

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UK mortgage approvals slump as Covid-19 hits housing market – business live 

Rolling coverage of the latest economic and financial newsLatest: Just 9,300 UK mortgages approved in MayMortgages approvals down 90% (!) since FebruaryEconomists: Lenders and borrowers both nervousEarlier:World stock markets have hit a two-week lowCoronavirus – latest updatesSee all our coronavirus coverage 1.26pm BST With mortgage lenders getting more caut […]

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Global stock market rally is a gamble, IMF warns investors 

Report identifies gap between market optimism and depressed state of economiesThe global stock market rally represents a gamble by investors that central banks will ignore the risks of a buildup in debt and continue to provide support at the current record levels, the International Monetary Fund has warned.In an update to its half-yearly global financial sta […]

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Live Stock Market Updates During the Coronavirus Pandemic 

The latest on stock market and business news during the coronavirus outbreak.

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Wall Street rises in early trading, tracking gains worldwide 

Wall Street is rising in early trading Friday, putting the S&P 500 on pace to close out a winning week after encouraging reports raised hopes for a coming economic recovery

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