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The US stock market is off to its best start of the year since the early 1990s

The US stock market is off to its best start of the year since the early 1990s

Corporate profit growth has not slowed down as much as feared.
For the markets, it’s all downhill from here

For the markets, it’s all downhill from here

Companies are beating expectations for sales, profits, and much else in their fourth-quarter results, but guidance for profits this year has been pretty grim.
U.S. Stocks Have Their Best January in 30 Years

U.S. Stocks Have Their Best January in 30 Years

But there are signs that rougher waters might be ahead.
Brexit, U.S. Government Shutdown Drive Global Market Downturn

Brexit, U.S. Government Shutdown Drive Global Market Downturn

Market volatility increases as investors wonder what will happen next.
The Dow Had Its Worst Week in 10 Years. Here’s How the Grinch Stole the ‘Santa Claus Rally’

The Dow Had Its Worst Week in 10 Years. Here’s How the Grinch Stole the ‘Santa Claus Rally’

The Nasdaq Composite has entered a bear market. And the S&P 500 is on track for its worst December since 1931.
FOUND: $420 Billion to Offset the Market’s Pullback

FOUND: $420 Billion to Offset the Market’s Pullback

This post FOUND: $420 Billion to Offset the Market’s Pullback appeared first on Daily Reckoning. Today, Zach Scheidt shows you why the market's pullback isn't as bad as you've heard... And how to
The rare old Trump tweet that is still true today

The rare old Trump tweet that is still true today

Donald Trump joined Twitter in March 2009. Among the 40,000 or so tweets he has sent since then, some older missives appear to contradict the…
U.S. Stocks Fall to 14-Month Low as a ‘Santa Rally’ Is Looking Less Likely

U.S. Stocks Fall to 14-Month Low as a ‘Santa Rally’ Is Looking Less Likely

Global stock markets have lost nearly $15 trillion in value since January.
The U.S. Stock Market Is Officially in a Correction. And Financial Stocks Are Now in a Bear Market

The U.S. Stock Market Is Officially in a Correction. And Financial Stocks Are Now in a Bear Market

Concern that weaker economies in China and Europe would slow global growth sent U.S. down Friday.
China’s Economy Falters and Stocks Take a Global Hit

China’s Economy Falters and Stocks Take a Global Hit

Efforts to combat shadow lending drove lower growth.
The US stock market is in a “death cross” pattern, which sounds pretty scary

The US stock market is in a “death cross” pattern, which sounds pretty scary

In all the squiggly charts that traders see every day, recognizable patterns occasionally emerge. Some investors take these coincidences very seriously. One of the most…

Morgan Creek Is Betting $1 Million That Crypto Can Beat the S&P

Morgan Creek Digital wants to echo Warren Buffett's famous bet by wagering $1 million that crypto will outperform the S&P 500 over 10 years.
The stock market just had its best post-midterm performance in nearly 40 years

The stock market just had its best post-midterm performance in nearly 40 years

The president’s party almost always loses Congressional seats in US midterm elections. Stocks almost always rise after midterm elections (paywall). And as expected, today (Nov.…
Are we close to a bear market?

Are we close to a bear market?

We’re in the midst of the longest bull market in American history, which began in March 2009. But the bull has been stumbling pretty badly…
Big banks’ bumper profits are powering a “late cycle” stock recovery

Big banks’ bumper profits are powering a “late cycle” stock recovery

What goes down must come up. In the past few trading sessions, stocks have been digging out of the hole they fell into during last…

Not So Safe Haven? Signs Suggest Bitcoin Might Still Be a Risk Asset

Bitcoin and the equities markets both took a tumble this week, leaving many to wonder if BTC is more safe haven or risk asset.
Is it time to sell before we hit bottom?

Is it time to sell before we hit bottom?

Buying low and selling high is a great way to make money in the stock market. But there’s a rub: It is impossible to know…
The market under Trump has still risen more than under every modern president—except Obama

The market under Trump has still risen more than under every modern president—except Obama

The US stock market is in the midst of its longest losing streak of Donald Trump’s presidency. Although things are looking up ahead of the…
Stock Investing Has Been Easy for a While. It May Get Harder in a Hurry

Stock Investing Has Been Easy for a While. It May Get Harder in a Hurry

"For traders, it's great. For buy-and-hold index buyers, it's very bad news."