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NewsWatch: Why Oct. 9 is a day that lives in infamy among stock investors

Two major stock market trend changes have occurred on this day since 2000, Mark Hulbert writes......»»

Category: topSource: marketwatchOct 9th, 2019

NewsWatch: Here’s how the Mueller report could roil the stock market

The president endorsed the public release of Special Counsel Robert Mueller’s coming report on possible ties between the Trump campaign and Russian election meddling. Here’s what it would take for investors to take notice......»»

Category: topSource: marketwatchMar 21st, 2019

NewsWatch: Federal Reserve policy makes this dividend-stock strategy even more important

With long-term interest rates so low, stocks may be the best way for investors to grow their income......»»

Category: topSource: marketwatchMar 20th, 2019

NewsWatch: The economic slowdown looks like a hiccup — but then what?

Complacent stock-market investors may be shocked when the Fed gets back to raising rates by the end of the year, writes Tim Mullaney......»»

Category: topSource: marketwatchMar 20th, 2019

NewsWatch: What ‘Fed drift’ says about how the stock market behaves around policy meetings

Research shows stocks tend to rally over the three-day period surrounding the conclusion of a Fed policy meeting — a fact investors should keep in mind in an increasingly algo-driven trading environment, says one market analyst......»»

Category: topSource: marketwatchMar 19th, 2019

NewsWatch: These red flags will tell you when it’s time to sell the stock rally: Bank of America Merrill Lynch

Our call of the day from B. of A. Merrill Lynch offers up some pointers on how to know when investors have pushed this stock market rally far enough......»»

Category: topSource: marketwatchMar 15th, 2019

NewsWatch: Stock bear who predicted last recession says this is how investors can get ready for the next

Our call of the day, from David Rosenberg, the bearish chief economist and strategist at Gluskin Sheff who predicted the housing crisis and the last recession, and sees another downturn around the corner......»»

Category: topSource: marketwatchMar 14th, 2019

NewsWatch: On bull market’s 10th anniversary, can stock investors shrug off latest gloom?

More dismal China data, a dovish about-face by the European Central Bank and a lackluster U.S. jobs report all le.....»»

Category: topSource: marketwatchMar 9th, 2019

NewsWatch: Stock investors are freaking out about bonds ending a 3 decadelong bull run—but should they be?

Government bond yields climbing and .....»»

Category: topSource: marketwatchApr 23rd, 2018

NewsWatch: Stock-market investors brace for months of political uncertainty as midterms approach

Political uncertainty will be an even bigger factor for investors as the November midterm elections approach, says Goldman Sachs......»»

Category: topSource: marketwatchApr 20th, 2018

NewsWatch: Dow futures rise 130 points as Syria fears fade, Bank of America reports

Stock futures are moving higher on Monday, as investors take U.S.-led strikes on Syria in their stride. Retail sales and earnings are also in focus......»»

Category: topSource: marketwatchApr 16th, 2018

NewsWatch: Head of world’s largest asset management firm says this is key for stock-market investors

The market is in the late stages of an economic cycle nearing its ninth year, but Larry Fink, CEO of asset management behemoth BlackRock Inc., says investors ought to forgo attempts to time the market and stay invested......»»

Category: topSource: marketwatchApr 12th, 2018

NewsWatch: Why investors should dread the month of May—especially this year

The U.S. stock market is preparing to end a positive—but volatile—month of April, and investors may be hoping that performance in May is even better......»»

Category: topSource: marketwatchApr 27th, 2018

NewsWatch: After earnings barrage and data, stock-market moves now hinge on global trade

With the Federal Reserve meeting, monthly jobs report and the bulk of the earnings season behind us, U.S. equity investors will have no choice but to turn their focus back to global trade headlines in coming weeks......»»

Category: topSource: marketwatchMay 6th, 2018

NewsWatch: An indicator that’s ‘90% accurate’ suggests hidden strength in the stock market

The U.S. stock market may feel particularly risky right now, as major indexes have been volatile throughout 2018 and there are a number of headwinds that investors are monitoring, but things may not be as bad as they seem......»»

Category: topSource: marketwatchMay 11th, 2018

NewsWatch: Stock market edges lower with trade talks, yields in the spotlight

U.S. stock-index futures come under pressure ahead of the open on Friday, with investors grappling with concerns about trade talks between the U.S. and China, as well as persistently higher bond yields......»»

Category: topSource: marketwatchMay 18th, 2018

NewsWatch: Why Italy’s crisis could be a buying opportunity for stock investors

Global markets have weathered many debt and currency storms, writes Mark Hulbert......»»

Category: topSource: marketwatchMay 29th, 2018

NewsWatch: Apple’s stock breaks with history as it rises to a record on 1st day of WWDC

Apple’s Worldwide Developer Conference is usually a dud for investors, but the stock broke with history as it rallied to a record close......»»

Category: topSource: marketwatchJun 4th, 2018

NewsWatch: Dow set to rise amid signs of thawing trade tensions

U.S. stock-index futures climb Wednesday, with a multisession advance that has been inspired by a rally in technology and internet shares intact as investors follow developments in trade talks between Washington and key global partners......»»

Category: topSource: marketwatchJun 6th, 2018

NewsWatch: Bullish sentiment hits highest level since February as stock rally charges on

In a week where two major U.S. stock-market indexes returned to record levels after a period of volatility and weakness, investors have perhaps not surprisingly improved their view on the equity market......»»

Category: topSource: marketwatchJun 8th, 2018

NewsWatch: Here’s why stock-market investors are so relaxed about trade wars and North Korea

Investors are shrugging off rising trade tensions in the wake of a disastrous Group of Seven summit, but will financial markets come through a week of high-profile events unscathed?.....»»

Category: topSource: marketwatchJun 11th, 2018