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Gold futures poised for third straight losing session

“Traders also are awaiting further clues on monetary policy from minutes, set to be released at 2 p.m” writes Markets Commodities Reporter for marketwatch.com. Gold futures looked set to extend their declines to a third session Wednesday as a trio of a strengthening dollar, rising stocks and subsiding tensions around the globe weighed on so-called haven assets.December gold GCZ7, +0.26%  fell $1.80, or 0.1%, to trade at $1,277.90 an ounce. Source: marketwatch.com Share This:

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Tesla and Amazon raising billions in the debt market shows why traders shouldn’t be scared of big stock drops

“While Amazon has a better credit rating than Tesla, that’s still a huge chunk of debt to be assuming” writes Joe Ciolli for businessinsider.com. Another one of the market’s hottest stocks is getting in on the credit market action: Amazon.”The credit market is indicating that any drawdowns are likely to remain brief and that the equity bull market is likely going to continue for a number of years.”. The Jeff Bezos-led tech titan is looking to tap the bond market to raise $16 billion in order to fund its recently-announced…

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6 ways you may be sabotaging your relationship — with your investments

“I have always believed that you must treat your investments in the stock market as you would treat a personal relationship” writes Jeffrey S for marketwatch.com. How can you hope to change your relationship with money if you don’t tackle the factors that are undermining it?. But it may never happen, and the resulting cost of waiting for that extra small bit can be huge in both the stock market and in life.The list of potentially perilous stock market beliefs is lengthy.If you’re determined to retain that long-term family investment,…

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European stocks bounce toward 3rd straight rise

“BMW shares rose 0.5% in Frankfurt” writes Markets Reporter for marketwatch.com. European stocks pushed higher Wednesday, with stocks continuing to recover after the flare-up in tensions between the U.S. and North Korea.Fiat shares didn’t trade Tuesday as trading in Italy was closed for a holiday.The Stoxx Europe 600 index SXXP, +0.66% picked up 0.7% to 379.07, with only the telecom group showing a minor decline. Source: marketwatch.com Share This:

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Stocks Daily Review August 16, 2017

Stocks Daily Review for August 16, 2017 Stocks are looking bulletproof The US stock market looks bulletproof after yet another quick rebound from a selloff that looked potentially perilous to the future of the bull market.   UPDATE: Advance Auto Parts shares slide 9% after profit miss Advance Auto Parts Inc. shares AAP, +1.84% slid 9% premarket Tuesday, after the company reported weaker-than-expected profit for the second quarter. T   STOCKS GO NOWHERE: Here’s what you need to know The US dollar index rose to its strongest level of this…

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Amazon launches Instant Pickup service at five college campuses

“The service, dubbed Instant Pickup, offers a limited stock of basic items that range from snacks to phone chargers and Amazon devices” writes Ngel Gonz Lez for seattletimes.com. Amazon, which operates pickup locations on or near 22 college campuses in the U.S., says it will bring the service to other places soon.Amazon.com has launched yet another brick-and-mortar experiment, this time geared to college students in a hurry on their campuses. Source: seattletimes.com Share This:

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When Retail Stocks Dropped, These Funds Went Shopping

“The precipitous declines in shares of several traditional retailers in the second quarter presented buying opportunities for many mutual and hedge fund managers” writes Chris Dieterich for wsj.com. Retail stocks have been hectored by the rising popularity of online shopping industry giants such as , forcing store closings and tamping down sales forecasts. Source: wsj.com Share This:

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