Investor Alert


Flash Crash

9:54 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.”
2:13 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.
2:31 a.m. July 24, 2019 - Barrons.com
Robert Mueller Testifies Today. Will It Roil the Market? Robert Mueller appears before Congress on Wednesday. His testimony will dominate the headlines, but should stock market investors care?
5:48 a.m. July 17, 2019 - By Samuel Agini
Killing time: The closing auction is eating the trading dayThe closing auction — a window of just five minutes — is becoming the most heavily traded part of the day, a shift that has driven a wedge between investors, banks, exchanges and regulators.
9:54 a.m. June 28, 2019 - Barrons.com
Today’s IPO Market Is Not the Next Dot-Com Bubble The resurgence of IPOs reflects a shift in the way investors and entrepreneurs approach company creation, the rich supply of mature companies that have yet to come public, and investors’ insatiable hunger for growth stories.
12:00 p.m. June 25, 2019 - By MarketWatch
Micron stock surges after hours as earnings top lowered expectationsMicron Technology Inc. shares rise in the extended session Tuesday after the memory-chip maker’s results top lowered expectations for the quarter.
7:10 a.m. June 24, 2019 - Barrons.com
Sell Micron Because It May Lose Money in Chip-Price Crash, Analyst Says Micron Technology may lose money because of falling memory chip prices, according to Citi Research.
4:48 a.m. June 24, 2019 - By Rachel Koning Beals
Asian stock markets tick higher as China confirms Xi headed to G-20Asian stock markets put up mild gains Monday, with cautious bullish optimism emerging for a thaw in U.S.-China trade talks.
7:38 a.m. June 17, 2019 - By Shawn Langlois
A global ‘shock to markets’ could trigger next financial crisis, warns Roubini Critical information for the U.S. trading dayThe Federal Reserve is widely expected to strike a dovish chord when it meets this week, clearing the way for a July rate cut — the first in more than a decade — that almost 40% of economists in a WSJ poll are expecting. While a hawkish Fed no longer looms over this aging bull market, Nouriel Roubini, now says the world “has an even bigger problem on its hands.”
12:26 p.m. May 29, 2019 - By Brett Arends
U.S. stocks are dangerously close to a classic ‘sell’ signal Breaching of the 200-day moving average tends to usher in a bigger declineBreaching of the 200-day moving average tends to usher in a bigger decline, says Brett Arends.
4:32 a.m. May 17, 2019 - By Barbara Kollmeyer
S&P 500 due a 10% fall from pre-trade war high, warns strategist Critical information for the U.S. trading dayOur call of the day is from Miller Tabak + Co.’s lead strategist Matt Maley who warns investors that the stock market hasn’t finished selling off on news a trade deal could take much longer than expected.
4:58 p.m. May 16, 2019 - By MarketWatch
These investing moves can manage market volatility and beat back the bearInvesting stories hitting home with readers this week include strategies for a bear market and ways to handle Wall Street’s volatility and uncertainty.
4:23 a.m. May 15, 2019 - Barrons.com
Why the Stock Market’s Wild 2010 ‘Flash Crash’ Matters Now What momentous, stock market-shaking event took place nine years ago this month? Answer: the “Flash Crash.”
7:21 a.m. May 14, 2019 - By Mark Hulbert
Why the stock market’s wild 2010 ‘flash crash’ matters now A 9% one-day decline occurs every 9 ½ years, on averageA 9% one-day market decline occurs every 9 ½ years, on average, writes Mark Hulbert.
9:28 a.m. April 24, 2019 - Barrons.com
Are Stocks at an All-Time High? It Depends How You Count. The S&P 500 and the Nasdaq Composite both closed at new all-time highs. The Dow Jones Industrial Average isn’t far behind. But was it really a record?
6:20 a.m. April 4, 2019 - By Avi Gilburt
The Federal Reserve has lost control of the financial markets The central bank is now following, not leading, the stock, bond and currency markets The central bank is now following, not leading, the stock, bond and currency markets.
7:35 a.m. Feb. 12, 2019 - By Anneken Tappe
The Swiss franc suffers a mini ‘flash crash’: Here’s what happened Lack of liquidity makes for jerky moves in the Swiss franc during Asian tradingThe Swiss franc suffers a sudden drop across the board during Monday’s Asian trading session, seemingly out of nowhere. Here’s what happened.
10:14 a.m. Feb. 11, 2019 - By Anneken Tappe
Dollar extends climb to kick off week, with partial government shutdown looming The White House isn’t ruling out another partial government shutdown if an agreement on U.S.-Mexico border-security isn’t reached The U.S. dollar adds to its recent winning streak, strengthening against rivals across the board, despite the chance of the renewed partial government shutdown looming in the background.
Browse topics:
Link to MarketWatch's Slice.