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Markets Edge Higher at End of a Strong Week

Markets nudged higher on Friday, after China eased its strict pandemic policies, which have roiled global supply chains. It built on the previous day’s surge, which investors said was driven […]




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Markets Soar on Signs of Slower Inflation

Stocks jolted higher on Thursday, after fresh data showed a moderation in inflation, bolstering investors’ hopes that the Federal Reserve may slow the pace of interest rates increases that have […]







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Stock Markets Tumble as Recession Fears Return

Stocks nose-dived, government bond prices plummeted, the pound dipped against the dollar, oil prices slumped and cryptocurrencies wobbled on Friday as investors, already worried about rising interest rates and stubbornly […]




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Bad News From the Fed? We’ve Been Here Before.

The Federal Reserve’s decision to raise interest rates again is hardly a positive development for anyone with a job, a business or an investment in the stock or bond market.But […]




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Stocks Slide in One of Market’s Worst Weeks This Year

After one of the worst weeks for the stock market this year, investors are losing their nerve as the burst of optimism that accompanied a summer rally fades away.The S&P […]




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How Silicon Chips Rule the World

When I first arrived in Taiwan as a college student in the summer of 1973, there was no ambiguity whatsoever about the American role on the island.Over the previous two […]




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Stock Market in Limbo as Investors Look to Fed’s Powell for Guidance

Investors are bracing for Jerome H. Powell, the Federal Reserve chair, to deliver a stern warning that the bank is far from finished in its campaign to slow inflation with […]







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What the 1980s Can Teach Us About Interest Rates and Inflation

The cost of living is sky-high, and the chair of the Federal Reserve says that battling it is his highest priority. Financial markets don’t know quite how to react.That, in […]