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As you can imagine, Friday brought us the worst breadth day in months, although it was really just a continuation of the lagging breadth in the last month, since the Russell 2000 Index peaked on Feb 22. Overall, markets where the Russell outperforms are healthier than those where it doesn't. The Russell did make a lower low on Friday.
Stocks closed broadly lower on Wall Street Friday, erasing the market's gains for the week, as investors became increasingly worried that the global economy is slowing down. Traders shifted money into ...
SINGAPORE (AP) — Stocks fell sharply in Europe on Friday after surveys showed manufacturing in the region slowed in March and amid news that the European Union offered only a brief extension to the Brexit deadline. U.S. markets also appeared headed for a lower open.
Shares were mostly lower in Europe on Thursday and headed for a lower open on Wall Street amid Brexit uncertainties and after the Federal Reserve promised not to raise interest rates this year. Britain's FTSE 100 added 0.3 percent to 7,311, while the DAX in Germany lost 0.9 percent to 11,496. Despite the Fed's promise not to raise interest rates and reports from China that U.S. officials would visit Beijing next week for another round of trade talks, Wall Street looked set to open lower.
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Shares were mostly falling in Europe after a lackluster day of trading in Asia and U.S. markets appeared set for a slightly higher open ahead of the Federal Reserve's policy statement. Germany's DAX sank 1.2 percent to 11,644, dragged down by a profit warning by BMW and a court ruling against Bayer's Roundup weed killer. Britain's FTSE 100 was flat at 7,325.
OUTSIDE THE BOX Tobacco stocks got a bounce earlier this month on news of the resignation of Food & Drug Administration chief Scott Gottlieb. This made sense because he has had it in for vaping, menthol cigarettes and nicotine levels in cigarettes.
Flows into and out of exchange traded funds can be instructive , but not always predictive. There are frequently instances of ETFs experiencing significant departures while those funds climb. The iShares ...
MoviePass, which is owned by Helios & Matheson Analytics Inc. , said Tuesday it was launching a new "uncapped" subscription plan for $9.95 a month for a 12-month subscription, for a limited time. The monthly plan for MoviePass Uncapped is $14.95, for a limited time. The standard price will rise to $19.95 a month when the limited-time offers expire. MoviePass Uncapped includes no cap on the number of 2D movies in MoviePass's theater network, which has more than 30,000 screens in the U.S., a "large" selection of blockbusters and independent films and the ability to reserve tickets three hours before showtime. "We are - and have been - listening to our subscribers every day, and we understand that an uncapped subscription plan at the $9.95 price point is the most appealing option to our subscribers," said Helios & Matheson Chief Executive Ted Farnsworth. "While we've had to modify our service a number of times in order to continue delivering a movie-going experience to our subscribers, with this new offering we are doing everything we can to bring people a version of the service that originally won their hearts." H&M shares gained 1.1% in morning trade. They have lost virtually all their value over the past 12 months, while the Russell 2000 has slipped 0.5% and the S&P 500 has gained 4.8%.
LONDON (AP) — Global stock markets recovered their poise Tuesday after a lackluster session in Asia as investors digested the latest bout of Brexit uncertainty and prepared for a key U.S. Federal Reserve meeting.
U.S. prosecutors are looking into the development of Boeing's 737 Max jets, a person briefed on the matter revealed Monday, the same day French aviation investigators concluded there were "clear similarities" in the crash of an Ethiopian Airlines Max 8 last week and a Lion Air jet in October. The Justice Department probe will examine the way Boeing was regulated by the U.S. Federal Aviation Administration, said the person, who asked not to be identified because the inquiry is private. LONDON (AP) -- The speaker of Britain's House of Commons dealt a potentially fatal blow to Prime Minister Theresa May's ailing Brexit deal on Monday, saying the government couldn't keep asking lawmakers to vote on the same deal they have already rejected twice.
Stocks managed to post modest gains on Wall Street Monday after charging ahead in a solid rally last week. Energy companies notched the biggest gains after the price of U.S. crude oil closed above $59 ...
Asian shares were mixed in muted trading Tuesday as investors awaited the U.S. Federal Reserve meeting later in the week. Japan's benchmark Nikkei 225 lost 0.3 percent to 21,528.23 in early trading. Australia's ...
European shares were mixed by midday while Asian markets closed higher on Monday as investors awaited signs the U.S. and China could be making progress in negotiations on resolving the trade war between the two biggest economies. U.S. shares were set for a mixed start with Dow futures inching down 0.1 percent to 25,868. China's congress on Friday endorsed an investment law that aims to address complaints, particularly from the U.S., that China's system is rigged against foreign companies.
Major global markets are enjoying a boomlet in the first three months of 2019, underpinned at least in part by central banks of developed countries that have expressed reluctance to unwind easy-money monetary policies that have become a feature of global economies in the aftermath of the 2008-2009 financial crisis.
Small-cap stocks still look cheap relative to large-caps, says RBC Captial Markets’ Lori Calvasina. Historically, such dislocations are small-cap buying opportunities.
Kate Warne, Edward Jones Investment Strategist, says that if we see dramatically higher inflation, it could “force the Fed to become less patient and potentially raise interest rates.” Yahoo Finance’s Alexis Christoforous speaks to her, Brian Sozzi and Jared Blikre.
Paul Schatz, President and Chief Investment Officer of Heritage Capital, says “the market has priced in what the Fed should have been doing all along” and adds that growth is decelerating but “is just right for right now.” Yahoo Finance's Alexis Christoforous speaks to him, Scott Gamm and Brian Sozzi.
Talley Leger, OppenheimerFunds Investment Strategist, says markets are looking for a continued expression of dovishness from the FOMC, which could decide the direction of U.S. equities. Yahoo Finance’s Alexis Christoforous speaks to him, Jared Blikre and Scott Gamm.
Sam Stovall, CFRA Research Equity Strategist, says the Dow Jones is “very close to a golden cross”, which is when the 50-day moving average breaks above the 200-day moving average, and that “could be a positive sentiment indicator in the near term.” Yahoo Finance’s Alexis Christoforous speaks to Scott Gamm, Brian Sozzi and Stovall.
Scott Black, Delphi Management president, and Bruce Bittles, Baird chief investment strategist, join "Squawk on the Street" to discuss what the best strategies are for the current markets.