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More than half of Americans live paycheck to paycheck amid inflation

With inflation at 40-year highs, workers across all income levels are having a harder time making ends meet. As of May, 58% of Americans — roughly 150 million adults — live paycheck to paycheck, according to a new LendingClub report. That’s down slightly from 61% who reported living paycheck to paycheck in April but up …

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How fund manager Dan Katz Fund manager is trading deglobalization

For decades, globalization has been an established part of the global economic system, but fund manager Dan Katz believes its unraveling could reshape the global economy. He tells CNBC how he’s navigating the new economic order. “The story of the last 30 years has really been a story of increasing globalization and efficiency throughout the …

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Oversold global stocks that analysts think are ripe for a rebound

Market watchers have been reluctant to call the bottom on the sell-off in global stocks this year, but some assets are now looking oversold — and could be ripe for a bounce. The stock market has tumbled into a bear market in the first half of this year amid fears that an overly aggressive rate …

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RBC top analyst sees comeback

Investors who are “apathetic” or negative toward banks will change their stance in the year’s second half, according to RBC Capital Markets’ top banking analyst. Gerard Cassidy predicts bullishness will make a comeback due to strong revenue growth and optimism surrounding credit. “You can really see people coming back to [bank] the stocks. They’re under-owned,” …

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The interest rates on savings accounts rise in wake of Fed hikes

There’s a silver lining to higher interest rates: Stashing some cash finally pays. Soaring inflation, which pushed the Federal Reserve into hiking its benchmark rate, is having an effect on the return savers stand to get on their money, at long last. While the Fed has no direct influence on deposit rates, they tend to …

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Inflation won’t ease anytime soon if Tuesday’s rally lasts

CNBC’s Jim Cramer said that Tuesday’s market gains need to come down in order for the Federal Reserve to beat inflation as soon as possible. “Right now, the best outcome would be for the averages to come down quickly, so [Fed Chair Jay Powell] can get it over with,” he said. “Powell had better hope …

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This Goldman portfolio reliably beats the market. Here’s what’s in it

Investors have entered a difficult period of tightening financial conditions, slowing economic growth and elevated market volatility, but some stocks could still thrive in such challenging times, according to Goldman Sachs. The Wall Street firm is recommending stocks with a high Sharpe ratio score, a measure of a stock’s performance relative to its volatility. Goldman …

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These are the most oversold stocks in the S&P 500 due for a bounce

Certain stocks have become so oversold during this brutal bear market that they are long overdue to bounce. With stocks on Tuesday snapping back a bit after weeks of big losses, CNBC Pro set to find the stocks most overdue for a rebound. We looked for the shares trading the farthest from their average price …

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Tech stock picks for the electric vehicle boom: UBS on EV-related stocks

UBS has named its top technology stock picks to ride the electric vehicle revolution. “As EV penetration grows and autonomous driving emerges, we see exponential growth within tech supply chains,” UBS’ analysts, led by Grace Chen, said on June 17. They expect 2026 to be an “inflection point” for electric vehicles, when the global EV …

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S&P 500 futures rise 1% as the market is set to rebound from a brutal week

Traders on the floor of the NYSE, June 16, 2022. Source: NYSE Stock futures rose in overnight trading Monday following a brutal week as investors assessed a more aggressive Federal Reserve and rising chances of a recession. Futures on the Dow Jones Industrial Average gained more than 250 points. S&P 500 futures climbed 1.1% and …

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