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A ‘tired’ stock market is a reason for caution, says chart watcher

Do stock-market bulls need a timeout? One chart watcher argues that the rally that’s seen the S&P 500 roar back from the verge of a bear market to the cusp of its all-time highs has left the stock market looking tired.

5:14 p.m. April 18, 2019
Why the health-care stock selloff may actually be a good thing

If there are any investors still wondering how vicious the selloff in health care stock has been over the past couple of weeks, the charts below are worth 1,000 words. But sometimes, a sector or stock can perform so badly, that it can be a good thing.

5:00 p.m. April 18, 2019
Most popular stocks ›
BAC /quotes/zigman/190927/composite 30.03 0.00 0.00%
C /quotes/zigman/5065548/composite 69.67 -0.68 -0.97%
MSFT /quotes/zigman/20493/composite 123.37 +1.60 +1.31%
INTC /quotes/zigman/20392/composite 58.49 -0.07 -0.12%
CSCO /quotes/zigman/20039/composite 56.40 +0.09 +0.16%
F /quotes/zigman/264304/composite 9.55 +0.05 +0.53%
WFC /quotes/zigman/239557/composite 47.58 +0.03 +0.06%
JPM /quotes/zigman/272085/composite 113.46 -0.84 -0.73%
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SectorWatch »

How tech is improving lives in the deaf and hard of hearing community

Here's how new devices enhance accessibility and also improve the employment rate for the deaf and hard of hearing community. video content

7:00 a.m. April 18, 2019
Here's why employers are dramatically increasing benefits

Companies are investing in high-quality benefits to fight disengagement and increase loyalty. Here's why studies show it works. video content

7:00 a.m. April 11, 2019
How VR could integrate everything - even your smart phone

Recent software developments have enabled users to access their entire smart phone interface in a VR experience. Could this lead to broader adoption of VR technologies? video content

8:59 a.m. April 9, 2019
How 'alternative data' gives an investing edge - if you can afford it

Alternative data networks can provide unique insights into investing in different sectors. However, they come at a cost that is prohibitive for most ordinary investors. video content

7:08 a.m. April 3, 2019

Mutual Funds »

Blame your index fund for why companies don’t do more to fight climate change

Shareholder votes on the environment will likely fail, but there’s a more powerful option than divesting from Big Oil.

1:06 p.m. April 15, 2019
You may soon own more stocks than you’d like in the rigged Chinese market

Investors in funds that track MSCI indexes will soon have more exposure to China stocks and a brutal totalitarian regime.

8:54 a.m. March 9, 2019
Take these 3 steps to climate-proof your stock-market investments

Extreme weather is on the upswing. Here’s how to mitigate the impact of climate change on your portfolio.

8:16 a.m. Feb. 27, 2019
Most popular funds ›
Fidelity Contra /quotes/zigman/226510/realtime 12.76 +0.04 +0.31%
Vanguard 500 Idx /quotes/zigman/245160/realtime 268.32 +0.43 +0.16%
CGM Tr Focus /quotes/zigman/188272/realtime 37.47 +0.23 +0.62%
Dodge Cox Stock /quotes/zigman/224556/realtime 189.38 -0.15 -0.08%
Fairholme /quotes/zigman/265845/realtime 18.74 +0.02 +0.11%
T. Rowe Price Eq Inc /quotes/zigman/240035/realtime 30.98 -0.0100 -0.03%
USAA Metals Min /quotes/zigman/244622/realtime 12.07 -0.14 -1.15%

Exchange Traded Funds »

Are Closed-End Funds Getting Hot Again?

Are Closed-End Funds Getting Hot Again?

2:51 p.m. April 18, 2019 (Benzinga.com)
Discussing Canada's New US-Focused Cannabis ETF With Evolve Funds Group

Discussing Canada's New US-Focused Cannabis ETF With Evolve Funds Group

2:05 p.m. April 18, 2019 (Benzinga.com)
SPY
4/18/2019 8:00pm
SPDR S&P 500 ETF Trust
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290.02
+0.57 +0.20%
Exchange traded funds ›
iShares Russell 2000 /quotes/zigman/260873/composite 155.64 -0.46 -0.29%
Financial Sector SPDR /quotes/zigman/246222/composite 27.34 -0.08 -0.29%
Energy Sector SPDR /quotes/zigman/246199/composite 67.19 -0.32 -0.47%
iShares MSCI Em Mkt /quotes/zigman/322623/composite 44.56 -0.03 -0.07%
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Bonds »

‘Junk’ bonds are off to best start to year since 2009, as ‘soft landing’ hopes take hold

High-yield corporate bonds are off to the best start to a year since 2009 after the Fed’s dovish pivot.

8:34 a.m. April 18, 2019
U.S. and European bond yields retreat after ECB’s Draghi maintains dovish stance

Treasury yields recede Wednesday, along with European debt yields, after European Central Bank President Mario Draghi struck a pessimistic tone over the eurozone’s growth outlook.

4:03 p.m. April 10, 2019
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U.S. 3 Month Treasury Bill
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2.4249
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Bonds ›
6 mo Treasury /quotes/zigman/15866663/realtime 2.47 0.00 0.00%
2 yr Treasury /quotes/zigman/15866656/realtime 2.39 0.00 0.00%
5 yr Treasury /quotes/zigman/15866662/realtime 2.37 0.00 0.00%
10 yr Treasury /quotes/zigman/15866666/realtime 2.56 0.00 0.00%
30 yr Treasury /quotes/zigman/15866668/realtime 2.96 0.00 0.00%

Currencies »

Asian markets gain in muted holiday trading

Asian stock indexes rose moderately in quiet holiday trading on Good Friday as some markets were closed.

11:12 p.m. April 18, 2019
Treasurys rally as investors grapple with economic and geopolitical jitters

Treasury prices rise Thursday, pushing yields lower, as a weak eurozone purchasing managers index suggests Europe is still contending with serious economic headwinds.

3:03 p.m. April 18, 2019
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Japanese Yen
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111.924
-0.0520 -0.0464%
One U.S. Dollar Buys ›
British Pound /quotes/zigman/16008140/realtime/sampled 1.3000 +0.0022 +0.1695%
Brazilian Real /quotes/zigman/15936989/realtime/sampled 3.9278 -0.0010 -0.0255%

Commodities »

Even 75% of Americans in the best 401(k) plans won’t have enough to retire

Many workers don’t save enough for retirement or undermine themselves — still, there are a few fixes.

6:23 p.m. April 18, 2019
Commodities ›
Brent Crude /quotes/zigman/2734112/delayed 72.01 +0.39 +0.54%
Heating Oil /quotes/zigman/61745401/delayed 2.07 +0.0033 +0.16%
Natural Gas /quotes/zigman/2306649/delayed 2.49 -0.03 -0.99%
Gold /quotes/zigman/18067839/delayed 1,277.90 +1.10 +0.09%
Silver /quotes/zigman/92140306/delayed 14.97 +0.03 +0.17%
Platinum /quotes/zigman/110779686/delayed 907.00 +15.70 +1.76%
Corn /quotes/zigman/81596957/delayed 358.50 +0.25 +0.07%
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