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6:49 p.m. Nov. 11, 2019 - By Marketwatch
Asian markets little changed as traders seek direction Hang Seng stable after big loss Monday; Nikkei inches upAsian markets sought direction in early trading Tuesday, as traders awaited the next development in U.S.-China trade talks and violent protests continued in Hong Kong.
11:24 a.m. Nov. 11, 2019 - By Chris Matthews
Dow closes at record after Boeing surges on report of 737 Max early return Treasury markets are closed in observance of Veterans Day but the stock market stays openU.S. stock market benchmarks came off intraday lows on Monday after Boeing said its grounded 737 Max fleet could see a return to service early next year
10:24 a.m. Nov. 11, 2019 - By Chris Matthews
Is Wall Street too ready to ‘pen the obituary’ of the 60-40 standard portfolio? Investment strategists pitch alternatives to low or negative-yielding bondsWith nearly 25% of global bonds yields tumbling below zero, a debate rages on how investors should best respond
10:13 a.m. Nov. 11, 2019 - By Mark DeCambre
Gold prices end lower to extend skid to 3-month low as haven demand fades Palladium prices shed more than 3% on MondayGold futures on Monday finish solidly lower to start the week, as appetite for the perceived safety of assets like precious commodities continued to unravel
7:31 a.m. Nov. 11, 2019 - By Andrea Riquier
Here’s what may drive stocks yet higher (hint: it isn’t a tariff resolution or the Fed) 2019’s low bar could make earnings look much better next year says, DataTrekMediocre corporate earnings throughout 2019 means 2020 will look better by comparison.
6:49 a.m. Nov. 11, 2019 - By Michael Ashbaugh
Bull trend pauses: U.S. benchmarks pull in (modestly) from record highs Focus: Health care sector sustains November breakout, UPS tags 21-month high, XLV, UPS, SNE, NUE, ARWRU.S. stocks are lower early Monday, pressured after the U.S. tempered trade-progress expectations, and with the bond markets closed for Veterans Day. Against this backdrop, the S&P 500 is digesting a decisive November breakout, a rally punctuated by three straight record closes to conclude last week.
3:49 a.m. Nov. 11, 2019 - By Barbara Kollmeyer
British pound surges after Brexit Party leader Nigel Farage says he won’t challenge Conservative seats FTSE 100 led lower by miners, energyThe British pound shot higher on Monday, after Brexit Party leader Nigel Farage said his party won’t contest seats captured by the ruling Conservative Party in the last election.
2:13 a.m. Nov. 11, 2019 - By Barbara Kollmeyer
These highflying stocks hold big clues to a broader year-end rally Critical information for the U.S. trading dayOur call of the day says investors wanting to know if stocks have some juice left for the rest of the year should keep an eye on this highflying set.
12:37 a.m. Nov. 11, 2019 - By Steve Goldstein
Europe stocks sag on China trade and Hong Kong violence concernsEuropean stocks on Monday sagged on concerns over the progress of U.S.-China trade talks and violence in Hong Kong.
10:55 p.m. Nov. 10, 2019 - By Marketwatch
Asian markets fall as Hong Kong violence escalates, trade tensions linger Stocks sink in Hong Kong, mainland ChinaAsian markets fell in early trading Monday amid trade tensions between the U.S. and China and escalating violence in Hong Kong.
6:48 a.m. Nov. 9, 2019 - By Chris Matthews
Buybacks are the ‘dominant’ source of stock-market demand, and they are fading fast: Goldman Sachs S&P 500 companies on track to buy back $480 billion in shares in 2019Corporate buybacks will provide more demand for stocks than any other source in 2019, including households, mutual funds or exchange-traded-funds.
5:22 a.m. Nov. 9, 2019 - By Mark DeCambre
A ‘golden cross’ is forming in a key stock-market index of small-caps A bullish cross is set to form in the Russell 2000 index as soon as MondayThings are starting to turn around in a big way for small-capitalization U.S. stocks, as their larger-cap brethren enjoy a string of recent record closes.
4:39 a.m. Nov. 9, 2019 - By Chris Matthews
Get ready for another Santa Claus rally: Fundstrat’s Tom Lee He predicts the S&P 500 will grow another 3% before year’s endWith the exception of 2018, the U.S. stock market typically shoots higher in the final month of the year, and Lee sees no reason indexes won’t be a-leaping this December.
4:16 a.m. Nov. 9, 2019 - By Mark DeCambre
Founder of world’s biggest hedge fund says ‘world has gone mad’ with easy money and ‘system is broken’ Bridgewater’s Ray Dalio says companies are ‘selling dreams’Ray Dalio, the founder of hedge fund behemoth Bridgewater Associates, believes that investors aren’t necessarily investing on a solid footing.
12:35 p.m. Nov. 8, 2019 - By Myra P. Saefong
Gold suffers its biggest weekly percentage decline in 2½ years Silver ETF notches sharpest weekly slide in 3 yearsGold futures settle with loss on Friday, at their lowest in more than three months, to post their biggest weekly percentage decline since May 2017.
11:46 a.m. Nov. 8, 2019 - By Mark DeCambre
Stock market edges up to new record close even as Trump says he hasn’t agreed to roll back China tariffs Disney shares up after earnings beatU.S. stocks inched up to close at fresh record highs Friday even through President Trump said the administration had yet to agree to roll back import duties on China as part of a “phase-one” trade deal.
11:28 a.m. Nov. 8, 2019 - By Sunny Oh
10-year Treasury yield sees biggest weekly jump in around a monthU.S. Treasury yields were mostly steady on Friday, capping a weeklong surge, after signs of progress toward a U.S.-China trade deal pushed long-term government rates to multimonth highs this week.
6:57 a.m. Nov. 8, 2019 - By Michael Ashbaugh
Charting bullish market rotation, S&P 500 digests decisive November breakout Focus: November cross currents across asset classes strengthen bull case, 10-year yield signals trend shift, TNX, UUP, GLD, FXY, XLU, IYRU.S. stocks are mixed early Friday, treading water in the wake of potentially consequential November breakouts. Against this backdrop, each big three benchmark is digesting a rally to all-time highs, a move punctuated by bullish market rotation — across sectors and asset classes — strengthening the bull case.
4:37 a.m. Nov. 8, 2019 - By Barbara Kollmeyer
London stocks slip as commodity-related stocks, banks weighThe FTSE 100 index is down Friday, threatening a winning streak that has stretched for five sessions.
3:34 a.m. Nov. 8, 2019 - By Steve Goldstein
J.P. Morgan puts pedal to the floor as it reduces gold recommendation while still pushing stocks Critical information for the U.S. trading dayLet’s get risky, says J.P. Morgan’s strategy team.
12:28 a.m. Nov. 8, 2019 - By Barbara Kollmeyer
European stocks pull back as investors cool on U.S.-China trade progress Luxury goods group Richemont tumbles after profit missA risk-off mood was settling in for European stocks on Friday, after investors curbed their enthusiasm over U.S.-China trade developments.
6:36 p.m. Nov. 7, 2019 - By Marketwatch
Asian markets mixed amid conflicting reports of tariff rollbacks Nikkei about flat, while Hang Seng retreats slightlyAsian markets were mixed in early trading Friday as investors sought clarity after conflicting messages about the state of U.S.-China trade talks.
11:50 a.m. Nov. 7, 2019 - By Chris Matthews
Dow, S&P 500 end at record highs even as conflicts emerge in Washington over new deal with China to cancel tariffs in stages Qualcomm shares rally on earnings beatU.S. stocks ended by clinching new records Thursday even after a report of ‘fierce internal’ opposition in Washington has emerged over plans for the U.S. and China to lift each other’s import tariffs in phases
11:16 a.m. Nov. 7, 2019 - By Sunny Oh
10-year, 30-year Treasury yield hits three-month high as trade optimism powers bond selloff Bond market pessimism about global economic growth succumbs to optimism about U.S. - China trade dealU.S. Treasury yields jump on Thursday after a resurgence of optimism about a U.S - China trade deal weighed on demand for safe haven assets such as government paper in a volatile week that has seen bond prices fluctuate in line with the ever-changing state of the trade talks.
10:25 a.m. Nov. 7, 2019 - By Andrea Riquier
Bond fund managers beat stock pickers. Here’s why. Over the past 5 years, the average active large-cap stock fund manager has underperformed the S&P 500 100% of the timeActive bond fund managers do better because there are market inefficiencies to exploit, explains Guggenheim Securities.
9:23 a.m. Nov. 7, 2019 - By Mark DeCambre
Gold drops to a 3-month low as yields climb on signs of progress U.S.-China trade talks The yellow metal is on pace for its steepest weekly slide since May 2017Gold futures drop Thursday to post their lowest finish in three months, as renewed optimism about a near-term, partial U.S.-China trade agreement stirred a rise in debt yields, dulling the appeal of precious metals.
7:01 a.m. Nov. 7, 2019 - By Michael Ashbaugh
Charting bull-flag breakouts, U.S. benchmarks extend rally to ‘clear skies’ territory Focus: Japan and China stage November breakouts, EWJ, FXI, AMD, ATVI, NTCT, AUDCU.S. stocks are firmly higher early Thursday, rising amid reports that China and the U.S. are close to an agreement that will cancel planned import tariffs. Against this backdrop, the major U.S. benchmarks have concurrently tagged all-time highs, staging bull-flag breakouts amid distinctly bullish early-November price action.
4:43 a.m. Nov. 7, 2019 - By Barbara Kollmeyer
These ‘all-terrain’ stocks are vital for investors when the world comes unglued Critical information for the U.S. trading dayMarkets are looking up thanks to some positive headlines on the trade front, but our call of the day says investors need to be prepared for anything that could rock their portfolio. Enter the “all-terrain” portfolio.
12:34 a.m. Nov. 7, 2019 - By Steve Goldstein
Trade optimism fuels new four-year high in European stocksEuropean stocks rose on Thursday for a fifth straight session, getting a boost from a report about the U.S. and China agreeing on how they would remove tariffs.
6:41 p.m. Nov. 6, 2019 - By Marketwatch
Asian markets slip on report of possible trade-deal delay Stocks in Hong Kong, mainland China retreatAsian markets were mostly down in early trading Thursday as investors continued to mull the likelihood of a trade deal between the U.S. and China.
11:37 a.m. Nov. 6, 2019 - By Andrea Riquier
Stocks drift to close steady after China trade deal reported delayed as earnings season winds down HP Inc. shares gain following report of potential Xerox bid U.S. stocks close little changed Wednesday on reports the trade deal with China is delayed as third quarter earnings reporting period winds down.
8:54 a.m. Nov. 6, 2019 - By Myra P. Saefong
Gold recoups some of its recent losses, but holds below $1,500 Copper prices pull back after Tuesday’s climbGold futures settled higher Wednesday, a day after the precious metal lost its grip on the psychologically significant $1,500 mark amid gains in stocks, yields and a firmer U.S. dollar — all headwinds for the commodity.
6:40 a.m. Nov. 6, 2019 - By Michael Ashbaugh
Charting a bullish holding pattern, S&P 500 digests decisive November breakout Focus: Crude oil presses 200-day average, Transports challenge 52-week highs, USO, IYT, CAT, ADI, WUBA, RMBSU.S. stocks are mixed early Wednesday, treading water as the major benchmarks digest potentially consequential early-November breakouts. Against this backdrop, the S&P 500 has virtually flatlined mid-week, asserting a bullish holding pattern just under record highs.
4:33 a.m. Nov. 6, 2019 - By Steve Goldstein
The cynics were wrong about China, and they might be wrong on value stocks too Critical information for the U.S. trading dayResistance is futile, one fund manager says, as markets anticipate a U.S.-China deal
4:30 a.m. Nov. 6, 2019 - By Shawn Langlois
U.S. stocks could be in for a world of hurt if this trend reverts to the mean Dickson believes that European stocks will have their day in the sunFor the past decade, the U.S. has dominated Europe when it comes to market returns. But it wasn’t always like that.
1:33 a.m. Nov. 6, 2019 - By Barbara Kollmeyer
European stocks set to pause on a winning streak, while Société Générale lifts the banking sector German factory orders show signs of lifeEuropean stock markets struggled to find a footing on Wednesday, following a string of gains, with plenty of earnings news for investors to take in.
6:56 p.m. Nov. 5, 2019 - By Marketwatch
Asian markets flat as investors eye trade-deal developments Nikkei, Hang Seng little changed as traders rein in optimismAsian markets were little changed in early trading Tuesday, as investors awaited further developments in U.S.-China trade talks.
11:41 a.m. Nov. 5, 2019 - By Mark DeCambre
Icahn hedge-fund protégé says these have been the 2 biggest ‘pain trades’ lately Growth underperforming value has hurt hedge-fund investors, Meister saysKeith Meister says hedge funds have been struggling with a pair of “pain trades” that have made it even more challenging than it already has been for active managers
11:27 a.m. Nov. 5, 2019 - By Sunny Oh
10-year Treasury yield hits seven-week high amid hopes for U.S.-China trade dealGlobal bond yields rise Tuesday as hopes for a partial U.S.-China trade deal weighs on demand for government paper in the U.S., Europe and Japan.
11:15 a.m. Nov. 5, 2019 - By Clive McKeef
Dow, Nasdaq close at new highs on trade deal optimism Uber’s stock sinks 7% after reporting results late MondayU.S. stocks close mostly higher Tuesday afternoon as investors welcomed better-than-expected data on the service sector and grew optimistic for a U.S.-China trade deal, a day after all three major equity benchmarks closed at record highs.
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