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Here’s the real reason why the stock market is struggling now

Market-timers are taking a wait-and-see approach, writes Mark Hulbert.

5 min ago
Young people blame climate change for their small 401(k) balances

Many young people today think civilization may not exist when they’re of retirement age. Here are ways to get them to invest for the future.

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SectorWatch »

Why bitcoin tycoon Barry Silbert thinks bitcoin will replace gold

Famed bitcoin investor Barry Silbert launched a multi-million-dollar marketing campaign titled 'Drop Gold', which includes a year of national TV ads telling investors to sell gold in favor of bitcoin. video content

6:32 a.m. May 21, 2019
Annual TV ad spend tops $70 billion. Will streaming get a piece?

Roku platform head Scott Rosenberg talks to MarketWatch about the future of television ads and how streaming platforms could get an ever increasing piece of the pie. video content

6:58 a.m. May 14, 2019
What is trapped value and how can companies unleash it?

Around $3.2 trillion has been invested in innovation over the last five years, but most companies struggle to convert that investment into value. Omar Abbosh, chief executive of Accenture's Communications, Media, and Technology Group, explains why. video content

6:56 a.m. May 6, 2019
How the evolution of benefits is changing corporate culture

More than half of employees say having nontraditional benefits would reduce their stress. Here's how companies are introducing nontraditional benefits to increase retention and loyalty. video content

7:00 a.m. May 2, 2019

Mutual Funds »

Forget Warren Buffett: This fund manager has walloped the stock market over the past decade

Six investing lessons you can learn from tech investor Kevin Landis.

2:40 p.m. May 24, 2019
When your faith guides your investing decisions, can you still beat the stock market?

Plenty of faith-based investment funds.

8:02 a.m. May 23, 2019
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Fidelity Contra /zigman2/quotes/202430342/realtime 12.60 +0.04 +0.32%
Vanguard 500 Idx /zigman2/quotes/209016161/realtime 261.57 +0.39 +0.15%
CGM Tr Focus /zigman2/quotes/203752257/realtime 33.85 -0.16 -0.47%
Dodge Cox Stock /zigman2/quotes/202530840/realtime 184.19 +0.78 +0.43%
Fairholme /zigman2/quotes/200889155/realtime 19.07 +0.22 +1.17%
T. Rowe Price Eq Inc /zigman2/quotes/202557696/realtime 30.42 +0.07 +0.23%
USAA Metals Min /zigman2/quotes/205465333/realtime 11.68 +0.06 +0.52%

Exchange Traded Funds »

Predicted Modi Win Sends This India ETF Surging

Predicted Modi Win Sends This India ETF Surging

10:02 a.m. May 21, 2019 (Benzinga.com)
The Week In Cannabis: Big Earnings Reports, Biden's Change Of Heart, New Report On Dispensaries

The Week In Cannabis: Big Earnings Reports, Biden's Change Of Heart, New Report On Dispensaries

2:22 p.m. May 19, 2019 (Benzinga.com)
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Financial Sector SPDR /zigman2/quotes/209660484/composite 26.86 +0.21 +0.79%
Energy Sector SPDR /zigman2/quotes/206420077/composite 61.62 +0.23 +0.37%
iShares MSCI Em Mkt /zigman2/quotes/201454250/composite 39.95 +0.04 +0.10%
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Bonds »

2-year Treasury yield hits 15-month low as trade uncertainty spurs rally

Treasury prices rise Monday, pushing yields lower, as investors seek shelter in U.S. government paper amid apparent setbacks in U.S.-China trade negotiations.

4:11 p.m. May 13, 2019
Treasury yields log firm weekly declines amid U.S.-China trade spat

Treasury prices mostly edge higher Friday, nudging yields lower, as a reading of consumer inflation appear to support buying of government paper, already drawing bids as the Trump administration imposed higher tariffs on $200 billion in Chinese goods, with Beijing promising retaliation.

4:52 p.m. May 10, 2019
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Currencies »

Theresa May’s resignation is not good news for British pound, say analysts

The British pound rises against rivals late Friday after U.K. Prime Minister Theresa May announced her resignation, after her deals to usher Britain out of the European Union failed and she lost the confidence of her political inner circle.

4:00 p.m. May 24, 2019
Asian markets mixed amid lingering trade-war worries

Asian markets finished mixed Friday, after a Wall Street selloff as investors remained concerned about the possibility of a protracted trade war.

8:08 a.m. May 24, 2019
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Commodities »

Runaway cost of college hurts Americans more than the China trade war

Private-college tuition is rising at more than twice the rate of U.S. inflation, writes Brett Arends.

5 min ago
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Brent Crude /zigman2/quotes/209704782/delayed 68.69 +0.57 +0.84%
Heating Oil /zigman2/quotes/210062576/delayed 1.99 +0.02 +0.81%
Natural Gas /zigman2/quotes/210189548/delayed 2.61 -0.0010 -0.04%
Gold /zigman2/quotes/210034565/delayed 1,284.20 +0.60 +0.05%
Silver /zigman2/quotes/210315219/delayed 14.55 -0.01 -0.07%
Platinum /zigman2/quotes/210261555/delayed 805.90 +3.00 +0.37%
Corn /zigman2/quotes/209710348/delayed 404.75 +0.50 +0.12%
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