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Stocks Tank Into Close, End Down More Than 100 Points After Fed Rate Hike

5 Things You Missed in the Markets Wednesday The Fed decision triggered these moves: bank stocks such as Action Alerts PLUS holding JPMorgan Chase (JPM) caught a bid; the dollar strengthened; 10-year yields popped, triggering a selloff in home-builder stocks. This is what the Fed rate hike means to you. Rockwell Automation (ROK) CEO Blake

Business & Finance

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What Does Tesla’s Big Layoff Mean for Production?

Tuesday afternoon Tesla Inc.  (TSLA) went through with a layoff of ~9% of its workforce. CEO Elon Musk acknowledged the email leak — which is happening with regularity, so take that for what it’s worth — with a response of his own. He released his email to the public via Twitter Inc.  (TWTR) , explaining

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Junky Loans Surpass Junk-Bond Market as Investors Chase Higher Yields

On Wall Street, junky loans have overtaken junk bonds. Fitch Ratings said Monday that loans to companies with low credit ratings — known as leveraged loans — climbed to $1.22 trillion outstanding in May. That figure, up 20% from a year earlier, outstripped the junk-bond market, which slid by 1% to $1.21 trillion in May from the

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Junky Loans Surpass Junk-Bond Market as Investors Chase Higher Yields

On Wall Street, junky loans have overtaken junk bonds. Fitch Ratings said Monday that loans to companies with low credit ratings — known as leveraged loans — climbed to $1.22 trillion outstanding in May. That figure, up 20% from a year earlier, outstripped the junk-bond market, which slid by 1% to $1.21 trillion in May from the

Commodities

Here’s what sanctions on Iran could do to global oil supply and prices

In a few days, the U.S. will decide whether to extend waivers on economic sanctions against Iran. If it doesn’t, the global market could lose about one million barrels of oil a day. The Trump administration has until May 12 to make its move. The sanctions on Iran were lifted under a 2015 agreement among

Currencies

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Dollar marches to 4-month high as oil rally points to higher inflation

The U.S. dollar extended gains on Monday, hitting its highest level in more than four months as investors gauged what last week’s job data and a continued oil price rally could mean for monetary policy. What are currencies doing? The ICE U.S. Dollar Index DXY, +0.04% which measures the buck against six rivals, gained 0.2%

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