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How to Set Financial Goals for Your Future

Setting short-term financial goals, as well as midterm and long-term, is an important step toward becoming financially secure. If you aren’t working toward anything specific, you’re likely to spend more than you should. You’ll then come up short when you need money for unexpected bills, not to mention when you want to retire. You might get stuck in a vicious…

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Dollar Down as Fed Minutes, U.S. Data Weighs

The U.S. dollar fell across the board on Wednesday, after minutes from the Federal Reserve’s November meeting showed that most policymakers at the central bank agreed it would soon be appropriate to slow the pace of interest rate hikes. The readout of the Nov. 1-2 meeting, at which the Fed raised its key rate by three-quarters of a percent for…

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Gold steady, Copper Rises Amid Smaller Rate Hike Expectations

Gold prices steadied on Wednesday, while copper extended strong gains as risk-driven assets rallied on expectations that the Federal Reserve will hike interest rates at a slower pace in the near-term, which also trimmed dollar gains. A growing number of Fed officials said in recent weeks that the central bank is likely to raise interest rates by a relatively smaller…

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Oil Rises on Saudi Supply Signals, But Demand Fears Cap Gains

Oil prices rose on Tuesday following commitments to tightening supply from Saudi Arabia and the Organization of Petroleum Exporting Countries (OPEC), although concerns over slowing demand in China and a potential U.S. recession kept gains muted. Crude markets reversed sharp losses in a volatile session on Monday after Saudi Arabia, the leader of the OPEC said reports suggesting that the…

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Oil on Edge as Markets weigh Poland Strike, Sluggish Demand

Oil prices fell slightly on Wednesday as investors awaited more clarity on a potential Russian missile strike against Poland, while mixed U.S. inventory data and concerns over slowing Chinese demand also brewed more uncertainty in the market Crude markets were focused squarely on the North Atlantic Treaty Organization’s (NATO) response to a Russian-made missile killing two people in the eastern…

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Lock-in Ends But Nykaa Sees no Selling Pressure, Thanks to Bonus Issue Masterstroke By Falguni Nayar

Despite pre-IPO shareholders’ lock-in period coming to an end, Nykaa is seeing no selling pressure in trade today (November 10), on account of the bonus issue announced by the cosmetics-to-fashion retailer. This is a masterstroke by investment banker-turned-entrepreneur Falguni Nayar to stem a potential fire sale as the lock-in shares get released into the market on November 10. During a…

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