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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: Time for stock-market investors to shake off the 3rd ‘recession scare’ of the cycle, analyst says

How many lives does a bull market or an economic expansion have? Stocks are bouncing back from the third “recession scare” of the current cycle, clearing the way for a test of new highs in 2019, says Canaccord Genuity’s Tony Dwyer......»»

Category: topSource: marketwatchFeb 5th, 2019

NewsWatch: The surge from the March lows masks how volatile stock markets still are

While investors may not be viewing market conditions as volatile after the recovery that has sent the S&P 500 41% above its March lows, markets still are choppy......»»

Category: topSource: marketwatch50 min. ago

NewsWatch: Here’s what stock-market investors think is the biggest factor in their investing as coronavirus cases rise—hint: it isn’t a second wave

A recent survey by investment firm Jefferies indicates that the rise in coronavirus cases isn’t the central worry for investors. It’s the shape of the economic recovery that is the single-biggest factor by far for the investment community.....»»

Category: topSource: marketwatchJun 20th, 2020

NewsWatch: Dow futures jump 590 points as Trump seen weighing $1 trillion stimulus; investors await Powell testimony

U.S. stock-index futures .....»»

Category: topSource: marketwatchJun 16th, 2020

NewsWatch: The rise of mom-and-pop investors in the stock market will ‘end in tears,’ warns billionaire Cooperman

Billionaire Leon Cooperman on Monday said that the emergence of individual investors eagerly scooping up stocks that have been rocked amid the coronavirus-induced downturn will ultimately “end in tears” for those individual investors......»»

Category: topSource: marketwatchJun 15th, 2020

NewsWatch: Dow futures tumble nearly 900 points as U.S. coronavirus cases rise, after Fed’s grim economic outlook

U.S. stock-index futures tumbled early Thursday as investors worried about signs of coronavirus cases rising again and digested Wednesday’s downbeat economic outlook from the Federal Reserve......»»

Category: topSource: marketwatchJun 11th, 2020

NewsWatch: How the U.S. dollar’s ‘almost silent slide’ is juicing the stock-market rally

Investors might not have noticed amid all the excitement, but a stealthy slide by the U.S. dollar should get some of the credit for the stock market’s stunning rally......»»

Category: topSource: marketwatchJun 5th, 2020

NewsWatch: Dow rises as Wall Street focuses on easing coronavirus lockdowns amid civil unrest

U.S. stock benchmarks are gaining Tuesday, as investors train their attention on the prospect of fuller business activity in the wake of the coronavirus, and away from a fresh round of civil unrest in U.S. cities......»»

Category: topSource: marketwatchJun 2nd, 2020

NewsWatch: Here are the 10 most under and overbought S&P 500 stocks, according to Goldman

There has been significant divergence between individual stock prices and their expected earnings next year, presenting some buying and selling opportunities for investors.....»»

Category: topSource: marketwatchJun 1st, 2020

NewsWatch: Dow futures climb 500 points on recovery hopes and vaccine news

U.S. stock futures surged on Tuesday, with investors set to return from the long Memorial Day weekend. News that human trials have begun for a potential coronavirus vaccine cheered investors......»»

Category: topSource: marketwatchMay 26th, 2020

NewsWatch: Are stock investors too complacent about a full-scale blowup between China and the U.S.? Here’s what Wall Street experts say

China and the U.S. are back in the headlines — but are investors paying sufficient attention to the risks of a geopolitical clash?.....»»

Category: topSource: marketwatchMay 24th, 2020

NewsWatch: Dow slides 130 points ahead of Memorial Day weekend as investors watch China-U.S. tensions

U.S. stock benchmarks trade lower early Friday as investors.....»»

Category: topSource: marketwatchMay 22nd, 2020

NewsWatch: Beware of ‘foreign tourists’ pushing up the S&P 500, then bailing when things get bumpy, says Citi

Wall Street wariness is spreading. After Goldman’s warning of an 18% stock drop earlier this week, Citigroup warns that foreign investors may be getting interested in U.S. stocks, and history shows that could be a problem......»»

Category: topSource: marketwatchMay 12th, 2020

NewsWatch: A ‘much more severe’ selloff looms in the stock market, strategist warns

Doug Ramsey, the chief investment officer of The Leuthold Group, warned clients in a note that the day is coming when the dire state of the economy catches up with equity investors......»»

Category: topSource: marketwatchMay 10th, 2020

NewsWatch: The stock market keeps rising while earnings keep falling — what if stocks are right?

There’s a debate on Wall Street over whether stock market investors know something that the rest of America doesn’t when it comes to what a post-COVID-19 pandemic future looks like. What if the bulls are right?.....»»

Category: topSource: marketwatchMay 10th, 2020

NewsWatch: This is the trap awaiting the stock market ahead of a grim summer, warns Nomura strategist

Our call of the day from Nomura cross asset strategist Charlie McElligott has a warning for stock investors who think the market could run higher and worry they’ve missed out — go away for the summer......»»

Category: topSource: marketwatchMay 5th, 2020

NewsWatch: The stock market’s rallying while the economy’s tanking — it all makes perfect sense

What’s key to understand: Investors are always gauging the future prospects of the business world, says Cullen Roche......»»

Category: topSource: marketwatchMay 3rd, 2020

NewsWatch: Apple earnings dip amid coronavirus pandemic, but investors set to receive billions more

Apple Inc. reported that profits slipped slightly but sales grew amid the spread of COVID-19, and promised investors billions more in stock repurchases and dividends and strong revenue growth in the current period......»»

Category: topSource: marketwatchApr 30th, 2020

NewsWatch: ‘Sell in May and go away’ is a warning to stock investors now more than ever

Dow’s weakness since last Halloween is a bad omen for the next six months, writes Mark Hulbert......»»

Category: topSource: marketwatchApr 17th, 2020

NewsWatch: Dow futures soar 700 points as investors pin hope on Gilead coronavirus treatment and U.S. reopening

Stock-index futures trade sharply higher Friday morning, after a treatment for the deadly COVID-19 pandemic that has infected more than 2 million people world-wide was reported to show early signs of promise......»»

Category: topSource: marketwatchApr 17th, 2020