A top-performing hedge fund is making a big bet on gold
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A top-performing hedge fund is making a big bet on gold

An under-the-radar hedge fund is ruling the industry with a nearly 30% return this year on its long positions, and it’s more than doubling its…

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Kyle Bass says US interest rates will follow the rest of the world to zero — 'This is insane'
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Kyle Bass says US interest rates will follow the rest of the world to zero — ‘This is insane’

U.S. interest rates will keep falling and follow global interest rates all the way down to zero, hedge fund manager Kyle Bass said.

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Here are the biggest analyst calls of the day: Beyond Meat, AbbVie, Hewlett Packard & more
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Here are the biggest analyst calls of the day: Beyond Meat, AbbVie, Hewlett Packard & more

Here are the biggest calls on Wall Street on Tuesday.

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Robert Shiller says the Fed's rate cut had the opposite intended effect, sparked recession alarm
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Robert Shiller says the Fed’s rate cut had the opposite intended effect, sparked recession alarm

Nobel-winning economist Robert Shiller takes issue with the Federal Reserve’s rate cut in July, saying it caused psychological harm to the markets.

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JP Morgan's trading guru says stock rebound to continue
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JP Morgan’s trading guru says stock rebound to continue

For investors still haunted by last week’s monster sell-off, the market’s comeback is set to last, according to J.P. Morgan’s quant guru.

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Beyond Meat surges after JP Morgan says sell-off has gone on long enough, upgrades stock to buy
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Beyond Meat surges after JP Morgan says sell-off has gone on long enough, upgrades stock to buy

“We think the stock is appealing once again,” J.P. Morgan says of Beyond Meat.

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Ex-SEC chief: Markopolos targeting GE for a short-seller and not as a whistleblower 'suspicious'
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Ex-SEC chief: Markopolos targeting GE for a short-seller and not as a whistleblower ‘suspicious’

“If he had brought all of his data to the SEC first, he would reap potentially, up to 30% of the potential recovery,” says former…

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'Everything seems like a trap now' — Cramer warns about mixed signals in the stock market
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‘Everything seems like a trap now’ — Cramer warns about mixed signals in the stock market

Investors should be careful not to buy or sell stocks based on last week’s brief inversion of the yield curve in the bond market, CNBC’s…

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JP Morgan: Don't buy the dip until September
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JP Morgan: Don’t buy the dip until September

J.P. Morgan says investors should remain guarded for the rest of August and wait until next month before buying stocks again.

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GE stock issues more detailed response to fraud investigator
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GE stock issues more detailed response to fraud investigator

The conglomerate’s head of investor relations released a more detailed statement about accounting practices under fire from Harry Markopolos.

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Buy Amazon and Chewy, but sell Netflix if there's a recession, Nomura Instinet says
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Buy Amazon and Chewy, but sell Netflix if there’s a recession, Nomura Instinet says

Nomura analysts say that e-commerce companies and those with strong digital advertising businesses could be winners during a downturn.

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Goldman says buy dividend stocks amid diving yields
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Goldman says buy dividend stocks amid diving yields

Goldman notes that high-dividend payers are trading at their largest valuation discount in nearly 40 years.

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Here are the biggest analyst calls of the day: Chevron, Deckers, NXP Semiconductors & more
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Here are the biggest analyst calls of the day: Chevron, Deckers, NXP Semiconductors & more

Here are the biggest calls on Wall Street on Monday

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The CEOs of nearly 200 companies just said shareholder value is no longer their main objective
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The CEOs of nearly 200 companies just said shareholder value is no longer their main objective

The Business Roundtable, a group of CEOs of nearly 200 major U.S. corporations, gave a new definition of the “purpose of a corporation.”

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These stocks fell after earnings, but Wall Street analysts see a buying opportunity
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These stocks fell after earnings, but Wall Street analysts see a buying opportunity

CNBC combed through Wall Street research to see which stocks are still a buy after their earnings reports.

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GE stock is fast recovering, but short seller investigator Harry Markopolos got his digs in
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GE stock is fast recovering, but short seller investigator Harry Markopolos got his digs in

Fraud investigator Harry Markopolos’ accusations extended beyond GE’s management to actuaries, auditors and analysts who he claims overlooked billions in liabilities.

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Trump called the CEOs of the biggest US banks on Wednesday as the stock market plunged
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Trump called the CEOs of the biggest US banks on Wednesday as the stock market plunged

President Donald Trump held a call on Wednesday with the CEOs of three major U.S. banks, according to people with knowledge of the situation.

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Analyst says GE stock recovering because Madoff whistleblower fraud allegations are baseless
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Analyst says GE stock recovering because Madoff whistleblower fraud allegations are baseless

“You got the stock on sale yesterday for absolutely no basis. This is why all the insiders are buying,” says William Blair analyst Nick Heymann.

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