According to the media, the coronavirus and the Saudi-Russia oil price wars will lead American businesses off the cliff. Probably tomorrow. Are we doomed?
Coronavirus? Saudi-Russian oil dispute? Today’s persistently bungee jumping stocks continue to outfox traders and machines alike.
The longtime UK-based Thomas Cook mega-travel agency collapsed almost without warning this week, leaving hundreds of thousands of travelers stranded.
China threatens to cut the US off from their monopolistic supply of rare earth minerals and metals. Meanwhile, the bond market is making recession signals.
Fed Chair Jerome Powell awoke from his haze, halting 2018’s robo-rate hiking habit. At least for 2019. More or less. Score one for Trump vs Fed.
As we’ve seen over the last several months, Thursday's mellow market mood may have nothing to do with how stocks close at 4 p.m.
Today, our badly battered Mr. Market could very well be experiencing a long-awaited Epiphany Monday, filled with the promise of another bull run.
Wall Street’s Wheel of Misfortune continues to spin against investors who still hold idle cash hiding in their battered brokerage accounts.
Yes, it’s another Wall Street Hell Week. Thursday’s closing numbers merely added to the ongoing carnage.
Battered stocks, preferred stocks, bonds and commodities are trying yet again to recover from the latest Monday horror show on Wall Street.
Most index funds and index ETFs are weighted in favor of large cap stocks. When a few of these large caps have a bad quarter, they can kill the whole index.
it’s fairly safe to say there’ll be no Santa Claus Rally to end this year. Instead, our current grueling bear market continues to eat any profitable positions that remain.
JNJ shares got clobbered Friday. To blame: Another story about the company’s alleged cover-up of the alleged carcinogenic effects of Johnson’s Baby Powder.
The return of the Festival of Investor Pain is always just around the corner in this persistently bi-polar stock market. Like Yogi says, "It ain't over 'til it's over."
Wednesday, the Dow Jones Industrials seemed back in winning form, closing up a colossal +600 points. But the very next day, bearish market bets resumed.
This week-ending Wall Street Turkey received no last-minute pardon from President Trump. Today was indeed a Wall Street Black Friday for most investors.
Like they did on Tuesday, and like they did most days this fall, stocks currently find themselves retreating once again back into full swan dive mode. Auntie Maxine was no help, either.
Dumping half your declining portfolio into the severe, still-ongoing October 2018 market downturn right now would likely make matters worse for most small investors, at least in the intermediate term.
Is the long-running secular bull market in U.S. stocks over? Is the Great Trump Rally within that secular bull market also kaput? And finally, are we in a bear market now?
Wages up, unemployment down, and a long, Columbus Day holiday weekend to look forward to. So what’s not to love this Friday if you’re an investor in stocks and bonds?