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11:14 a.m. June 27, 2020 - By Vasant Dhar
Day-trading reality check: humans are poor investors and even worse traders Here’s why you should stay away from ‘free’ digital trading platformsHere’s why you should stay away from “free” digital trading platforms.
5:20 a.m. June 6, 2020 - By Andrea Riquier
Are ETFs safe... for retail investors? ‘There are absolutely reasons to try to protect uninformed investors from themselves,’ says one researcherHave ETFs made high finance TOO accessible for everyone?
12:31 p.m. May 21, 2020 - By Shawn Langlois
Did the coronavirus keep the stock market from taking an even bigger hit?There’s a case to be made that it could have been even worse with the stimulus brought on by the pandemic.
8:09 a.m. May 13, 2020 - By Jared Dillian
Now we know: ETFs have made the investing world a better place Exchange traded funds used to be tied to higher volatility and even fraud. It’s worth remembering their advantagesExchange traded funds used to be tied to higher volatility and even fraud. It’s worth remembering their advantages.
9:29 a.m. March 26, 2020 - By Beth Kindig
Algorithms sped up selling, leading to the fastest bear market in stock market history The selling of stocks accelerated this month, leaving Americans with less wealth to scramble for cash The selling of stocks accelerated this month, leaving Americans with less wealth to scramble for cash.
5:15 a.m. March 23, 2020 - By Mark DeCambre
As the stock market is in turmoil, here’s what experts are watching for as the NYSE operates without humans for the first time ‘The stakes are very high,’ says market-structure expert James AngelThe New York Stock Exchange is going all electronic on Monday, marking the first time the centuries old exchange will operate in regular hours without its legion of trusted flesh-and-blood floor traders.
6:57 a.m. March 22, 2020 - Barrons.com
How Today’s Visceral Stock Market Fear Feels Versus History The market has met other historic events with volatility. Perhaps understanding what some of those episodes felt like can help deal with today’s market angst.
3:51 a.m. March 19, 2020 - By William Watts
How a ‘disorderly’ U.S. dollar is amplifying the stock-market rout and adding to volatility If there’s one currency ‘aggravating the selloff in global asset markets, it is the U.S. dollar’: strategistThe U.S. dollar continues to soar against practically everything as liquidity starved investors around the world scramble for greenbacks. That’s not helping.
6:24 a.m. March 18, 2020 - By Barbara Kollmeyer
Pound sinks to multidecade lows as stocks reel from coronavirus concernsThe pound tumbled to levels not seen in several decades, as investors flocked to the perceived safe haven of the dollar while stocks continued to tumble on fears of the coronavirus pandemic doing severe damage to the global economy.
8:36 a.m. March 17, 2020 - By Jonathan T. Fluharty-Jaidee
Should the stock market close because of coronavirus? Here’s why the answer should be no A shutdown could cause real damage to U.S. investments in the long runA shutdown could cause real damage to U.S. investments in the long run.
3:11 p.m. March 16, 2020 - Barrons.com
The Dow Just Had Its Second-Worst Day Ever. ‘I’ve Got to Believe There Are Buyers Out There.’ Stocks continue to tumble even as the Federal Reserve goes into action. What will stop this downturn?
12:41 p.m. March 10, 2020 - By John Huber
Stock market panics come and go, but buying opportunities are real and long-lasting Every panic of the past — even ‘mini-panics’ such as those in 1998, 2011 and 2018 — fades away, which is an important lesson for investorsEvery panic of the past — even ‘mini-panics’ such as those in 1998, 2011 and 2018 — fades away, which is an important lesson for investors.
7:07 a.m. March 5, 2020 - By Lawrence G. McMillan
Continue to hold a core bearish position in this stock market Trade oversold buy signals in the S&P 500 when they occurTrade oversold buy signals in the S&P 500 when they occur.
9:02 a.m. Feb. 26, 2020 - By Shawn Langlois
What typically happens following a two-day selloff of 6%? More of the same, if 1987 and 2008 are any indication ‘A little market fear can turn into a lot of market fear very quickly’Stocks were rebounding early Wednesday, but there’s still a long way to go to claw back the one-two punch of losses earlier in the week. Monday and Tuesday combined for a drop of more than 6% on the S&P — the nastiest drop over any two-day stretch since the flash crash in 2015. The last time before that was way back in 2011.
3:46 p.m. Jan. 28, 2020 - Associated Press
Futures trader who triggered 2010 ‘flash crash’ spared prison U.S. judge sentences autistic man to home confinement, time servedA U.S. judge Tuesday sentenced a socially awkward math whiz-turned-futures trader who earned tens of millions of dollars over several years and helped trigger a U.S. stock market “flash crash” from his parents’ suburban London home to time served and a year’s home confinement, sparing him imprisonment after prosecutors praised his cooperation and said his crimes were entirely unmotivated by greed.
10:54 a.m. Jan. 18, 2020 - By Shawn Langlois
Fund manager on stock-market surprises in 2020: ‘Am I concerned? Should investors be concerned? You’re damn right’ No. 1 on the list: Biden wins in clean sweep for Democrats Politics and profits will influence the stock market more so in 2020 than they have in any other year over the past decade, according to Doug Kass of Seabreeze Partners Management, who calls himself “a cynic looking for truth.”
3:13 p.m. Dec. 27, 2019 - Associated Press
Wreckage of Hawaii tour helicopter found in mountainous area on Kauai Officials said they’re sending additional resources and searching for possible crash survivorsOfficials said they’re sending additional resources and searching for possible survivors of the crash.
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