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Jennifer Lawrence Lists Her New York City Loft for $10.5M and who is still eligible for free school lunches — and how can you apply?

Hi, MarketWatchers. Don’t miss these top stories. Jennifer Lawrence Lists Her New York City Loft for $10.5M May the odds be ever in her favor! Jennifer Lawrence recently listed her swanky three-bedroom loft in New York City’s star-studded Tribeca neighborhood for a cool $10.5 million. Read More Advice from a longtime real-estate agent: ‘Owners are …

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The stock market could be on the verge of a ‘tradeable’ rebound, according to a key technical indicator

Heading into the close on Monday, US stocks appear poised for another difficult week as Treasury yields rose and the dollar’s global rampage continued. With the S&P 500 poised to record its lowest close since November 2020 on Monday, market technicians were once again focusing on the Cboe Volatility Index — along with a host …

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First thing Fed breaks with higher rates will be the financial markets, BMO says

The Federal Reserve is the proverbial bull in the china shop, prepared to create damage with higher interest rates to bring down the hottest inflation spell of the past 40 years. The first thing that will break is the financial markets, “as currently unfolding,” BMO Capital Markets economists Michael Gregory and Sal Guatieri said in …

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US stock futures dip, dollar rises as Italian election results add to uncertainty

US stock-index futures fell late Sunday, suggesting losses Monday, as the projected victory of a far-right party in Italy added to uncertainties about rising interest rates and recession fears. After falling nearly 200 points earlier in the session, Dow Jones Industrial Average futures YM00, -0.53% were down about 150 points, or 0.5%, around midnight Eastern, …

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The Fed will try to avoid ‘deep, deep pain’ for the US economy, Bostic says

The Federal Reserve is trying to engineer an economic slowdown to try to bring inflation under control, but will try to avoid a protracted recession, Atlanta Fed President Raphael Bostic said Sunday. “We need a slowdown. There’s no question about that. But I do think that we’re going to do all we can at the …

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Jobless claims edge up to 213,000 but still show strong US labor market and few layoffs

The numbers: The number of people who applied for unemployment benefits last week rose by 5,000 to 213,000, but new jobless claims are still quite low and reflect strong demand for labor even in a weakening US economy. The increase in new claims was the first in five weeks, but it was basically a statistical …

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How to manage your finances when inflation is high, interest rates keep shooting up and study finds women’s financial well-being sinks to five-year low

Hi, MarketWatchers. Don’t miss these top stories. ‘No wonder consumer confidence has been falling’: Women’s financial well-being sinks to five-year low, study finds Only 14% of women say they’re prepared for a recession, compared with 30% of men, according to a survey by Ellevest, a women’s investing platform. Read More Weekend reads: How to manage …

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Netflix chief accounting officer gives up $2.4 million position after just 4 months on the job

Netflix Inc. is seeking a new chief accounting officer after its current one quit the role after less than four months. The streaming giant NFLX, -4.59% said in a regulatory filing Friday that Ken Barker has submitted his resignation effective Oct. 7. Barker, 55, joined the company on June 27 from Electronic Arts Inc. EA, …

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“An economy struggling in a stagflationary environment”, says S&P Global on US business activity

The numbers: US companies said business activity perked up in September largely because of an increase in new customer orders, but high inflation and lingering supply shortages posed obstacles to growth prospects. The S&P Global US manufacturing sector index edged up to 51.8 this month from a two-year low of 51.5 in August, based on …

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Josh Brown: ‘If people don’t get fired, then it’s not a recession’

““You can’t have a recession if people still have their jobs and have no problem getting their next job. So I don’t care what the NBER says. … If people don’t get fired, then it’s not a recession.”“ That was Josh Brown, chief executive officer of Ritholtz Wealth Management, onstage at MarketWatch’s Best New Ideas …

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