WASHINGTON – Thursday’s seemingly moderate market gloomfest promptly bumped Wednesday afternoon’s positive, post-FOMC party back to square one. One reason: Wednesday’s benign interest rate environment did an about face Thursday, kicking the 10-year Treasury quote up to current record levels. In addition, that always volatile March quarter quadruple witching phenomenon, happening tomorrow, also looms, threatening ...
FINRA whacked Robinhood, a favored investment trading platform of millennials, for exposing their newbie traders to unnecessary risks.
Given our current media-driven politics and the absurdly overhyped Phase 3 coronavirus wave, Mr Market remains remarkably upbeat.
Spin the wheel of fortune, win a prize! Except you somehow never win a prize. Bad luck? The game is rigged. Ditto NFL football and Mr Market.
In May, the coronavirus shattered US economy ADDED 2.5 million jobs. A monster stock market rally immediately blasted off on the news.
Many potential Wall Street rallies get nipped in the bud. It's primarily due to the relentless, usually fake barrage of endlessly hyped negative news.
Leaks, fake news and propaganda by WHO and Communist China planted Friday’s stock market action firmly in the wobbly zone before the truth prevailed.
We’re watching stocks blast off in bullish trading action in a Happy New Year 2020 celebration across US markets. All three major averages are sharply up.
The stock market wasn't down Thursday due to China trade worries. It was down because of Trump impeachment panic. Swing-trade time again.
Since it's one of our weirder holidays, at least for investors, we thought we’d explain how trades and settlement dates will go down on Columbus Day 2019.
Thursday morning, we awoke to news trumpeting positive US and Chinese tariff delays, an increasing oil gut and a surprise additional ECB rate cut.
Last night's stock futures indicated we’d likely get another whipsaw move today after Wednesday’s horrendous interest rate inversion diversion. Or not.
Today we take a look at the current state of a very indecisive Mr Market in Q1 2019. Right now, he's very confused - unusually treacherous for investors.
Nothing’s going anywhere except modestly down until we get some definitive news from… somewhere. It’s Waiting for Godot Time on Wall Street again.
Battered stocks, preferred stocks, bonds and commodities are trying yet again to recover from the latest Monday horror show on Wall Street.
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.
I’ve settled on the Headless Horseman as today’s stock market metaphor. That's because Mr. Market has been behaving just like him this October. Every day, it comes out of nowhere, scares the bejeebers out of you and then vanishes into the night.
Popular market averages predictably remained mired in Fed wrangles and international tangles Monday as measured by fractional percentages.
Today, without advance notice, China trade talks have erupted once again. So, is President Trump winning his trade war with China?
All three major market averages are off over 2 percent during the Monday massacre thus far, while the NASDAQ, suffering from an ongoing, waterfall decline in techs, is off close to 3 percent at the moment.