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1:38 p.m. Today - By Andrea Riquier
‘Apple a value stock?’ The Great Rotation takes a strange spin Apple stock is found in both value and growth funds, one analyst points outAs markets churn, there’s some unexpected fallout in fund holdings, including classifying Apple, one of the world’s biggest companies, as a “value” play.
12:57 p.m. Today - By Greg Robb
U.S. industrial production up 0.6% in August, largest gain in a year Economist doesn’t think rebound will lastU.S. industrial output rose 0.6% in August, the largest gain in a year, the Federal Reserve said Tuesday.
12:44 p.m. Today - By Myra P. Saefong
API data reportedly show an unexpected climb of nearly 600,000 barrels in U.S. crude stocksThe American Petroleum Institute reported late Tuesday that U.S. crude supplies rose by 592,000 barrels for the week ended Sept. 13, according to sources. The API also reportedly showed a stockpile increase of 1.6 million barrels for gasoline, while distillate inventories rose by 2 million barrels. Inventory data from the Energy Information Administration will be released Wednesday. The EIA data are expected to show crude inventories down by 2 million barrels last week, according to analysts polled by S&P Global Platts. They also forecast a fall of 800,000 barrels for gasoline and an increase of 300,000 barrels for distillate supplies. October West Texas Intermediate crude was at $58.64 a barrel in electronic trading, down from the contract's $59.34 .
12:43 p.m. Today - By Mark DeCambre
Stock market logs modest gain amid turbulent oil prices and ahead of Fed decision S&P 500 energy sectors falls 1% as crude oil prices retreat from historic surgeU.S. stocks finish Tuesday’s session with modest gains on the back of defensive bets as investors focus on a decision on interest rates from the Federal Reserve set for Wednesday after a weekend attack in the Middle East that roiled global energy markets.
12:02 p.m. Today - By William L. Watts
Stocks end modestly higher ahead of Fed decisionU.S. stocks finished with modest gains Tuesday, a day ahead of the outcome of a Federal Reserve policy meeting that's expected to deliver a rate cut. The Dow Jones Industrial Average rose around 31 points, or 0.1%, to end near 27,108, according to preliminary figures, while the S&P 500 gained around 8 points, or 0.3%, to close near 3,006. The Nasdaq Composite finished near 8,186, a gain of around 32 points, or 0.4%. Stocks bounced back from modest losses seen a day earlier when oil prices spiked in response to a weekend attack on oil-production facilities in Saudi Arabia. Oil fell sharply on Tuesday, however, extending a decline after the country's energy minister said supply would be restored by the end of the month.
11:14 a.m. Today - By Chris Matthews
Goldman: Hedge fund exposure to stock market at 15-month high Equities could be set up for a downdraftStretched investor sentiment could be a bearish sign, unless economic data surprises to the upside
11:10 a.m. Today - By Greg Robb
3 things to watch as Fed meets on interest rates With quarter-point rate-cut widely expected, Fed watchers hunt for clues about what comes nextHere are 3 things to watch at this week’s Fed interest-rate committee meeting.
10:00 a.m. Today - By Myra P. Saefong
Gold notches second straight gain, adds to climb toward 1-week high Copper futures post back-to-back lossesGold futures climb on Tuesday, building on the hefty gain seen a day earlier to settle at a more than one week high for a second session in a row, with traders continuing to monitor developments tied to the attacks on Saudi Arabian oil-infrastructure as they shift focus to the Federal Reserve meeting this week.
9:58 a.m. Today - By Mark Hulbert
Why it pays to be cautious about stocks when corporate mega-mergers come in waves Flurry of M&A activity typically spells trouble for the stock market overallA flurry of M&A activity typically spells trouble for the stock market overall, writes Mark Hulbert.
8:43 a.m. Today - By Michael Ashbaugh
Bull trend absorbs oil shock, S&P 500 maintains first support Focus: Rising energy prices and interest rates, Crude oil and 10-year yield signal bullish trend shifts, USO, TNX, XOP, HES, WLK, SPWRTechnically speaking, the major U.S. benchmarks have weathered a September oil shock against a still comfortably bullish bigger-picture backdrop, writes Michael Ashbaugh.
7:57 a.m. Today - By Michael Ashbaugh
Bull trend absorbs oil shock, S&P 500 maintains first support Focus: Rising energy prices and interest rates, Crude oil and 10-year yield signal bullish trend shifts, USO, TNX, XOP, HES, WLK, SPWRTechnically speaking, the U.S. benchmarks’ September price action remains comfortably bullish. Though each big three benchmark has recently topped slightly under record territory, the prevailing pullback from the September peak has registered as orderly, inflicting limited, if any, true technical damage.
7:07 a.m. Today - By Michael Brush
Hidden tech gems to invest in now, picked by a mutual-fund manager with a great track record Smaller companies that are leaders in tomorrow’s technology trendsYou don’t have to own the big tech stocks to make decent profits. Here are six lesser-known gems that are ready to take advantage of coming trends in tech.
5:47 a.m. Today - By Steve Goldstein
Nervous about stocks? Bill Gates isn’tBill Gates told Bloomberg News that most of his assets are still invested in stocks.
5:09 a.m. Today - By Barbara Kollmeyer
Fund managers have boosted U.S. stock allocations by most in a year, survey findsThe September Bank of America Merrill Lynch Fund Manager survey shows allocation to U.S. equities saw the biggest monthly increase since June 2018
4:46 a.m. Today - By Chris Matthews
Small cap rally: Why this week will be make-or-break for the Russell 2000 Small caps will benefit from lower interest ratesA September rally in the Russell 2000 could be here to stay, strategists tell MarketWatch
4:39 a.m. Today - By Nigam Arora
A jump in oil prices is creating trading opportunities in these investments Historically, disruptions like this cause big price swings that eventually reverse themselvesHistorically, disruptions like this cause big price swings that eventually reverse themselves.
4:17 a.m. Today - By Barbara Kollmeyer
The S&P 500 should be 13% lower because a recession is coming, warns Deutsche Bank Critical information for the U.S. trading dayA U.S. recession is on the doorstep but the stock market is ignoring it, Deutsche Bank chief global strategist Binky Chadha warns
3:36 a.m. Today - By Philip van Doorn
These oil stocks rise the most after supply disruption in the Middle East There were 39 energy companies in the S&P Composite 1500 with double-digit share-price increasesThere were 39 energy companies in the S&P Composite 1500 with double-digit share-price increases.
11:38 p.m. Sept. 16, 2019 - By Mark Hulbert
Trade wars and tariffs aren’t the biggest culprit if stocks stumble from here U.S. economy’s growth rate should be investors’ main focusU.S. economy’s growth rate should be investors’ main focus, writes Mark Hulbert.
10:51 p.m. Sept. 16, 2019 - By Mark Hulbert
Stock investors have overreacted to the Saudi oil attack Oil’s price surge might actually keep both the economy and the bull market running strongOil’s price surge might actually keep both the economy and the bull market running strong, writes Mark Hulbert.
3:22 p.m. Sept. 16, 2019 - Associated Press
Trump says it ‘looks’ like Iran was behind Saudi attack, but no military response imminent Pompeo headed to Saudi Arabia to consult about responsePresident Donald Trump declared Monday it “looks” like Iran was behind the explosive attack on Saudi Arabian oil facilities. But he stressed that military retaliation was not yet on the table in response to the strike against a key U.S. Mideast ally.
12:36 p.m. Sept. 16, 2019 - By Robert Schroeder
Trump says Iran involvement in Saudi attacks being ‘checked out’ as he reiterates call for deep interest-rate cuts Congress should probe Obama’s book and Netflix deals, president says President Donald Trump on Monday suggested Iran was responsible for the weekend attack on Saudi Arabia’s oil-production infrastructure, and used the incident to apply fresh pressure on the Federal Reserve to aggressively cut interest rates.
12:32 p.m. Sept. 16, 2019 - By Chris Matthews
Dow snaps 8-session win streak after attack on Saudi oil facilities sends crude soaring WTI gains more than 14%, its biggest jump in 11 yearsU.S. stock-indexes end lower on Monday, snapping an 8-sesssion win streak for the Dow, after a weekend attack against Saudi Arabia’s oil-production facilities unsettled global markets and sent crude prices rocketing higher.
12:09 p.m. Sept. 16, 2019 - By Sunny Oh
Dow snaps eight-day winning streak after Saudi oil attackU.S. stocks ended lower on Monday after investors were rattled by a drone strike on Saudi Arabian oil facilities over the weekend. The S&P 500 fell 0.3% to end around 2,998. The Dow Jones Industrial Average shed 143 points, or 0.5%, to end near 27,077, based on preliminary numbers. The Nasdaq Composite was down 0.3% to finish around 8,154. The drone attack underlined the vulnerability of major oil producers in the Middle East, renewing geopolitical fears over the region. Fears of tightening supplies sent values for crude surging. U.S. crude prices rose by more than 14% to settle at $62.90 a barrel on Monday, marking its biggest daily gain since Sept. 2008. Investors also raised concerns that the U.S. may escalate its current conflict with Iran over the attack.
11:47 a.m. Sept. 16, 2019 - By Mark DeCambre
Why the Saudi oil attack is a ‘big deal’ that could be a ‘game changer’ in stock markets and crude prices S&P Global Platts forecasts $5 or $10/bbl. spike in Brent oil pricesAn intensifying Middle East conflict is threatening to throw the world’s energy market into disarray after a weekend drone attack destroyed parts of Saudi Aramco’s Abqaiq plant — one of the world’s largest processors of oil.
10:46 a.m. Sept. 16, 2019 - By Philip van Doorn
This low-volatility dividend-stock strategy can give you peace of mind A stable yield and price stability might ease your fear of a recession and economic threatsA stable yield and price stability might ease your fear of a recession and economic threats.
10:10 a.m. Sept. 16, 2019 - By Chris Matthews
Stocks tend to rise in months after a big oil-price jump — but beware the drawdowns S&P 500, on average, returns 10.2% in the 6 months after a jump in oil pricesBenchmarks, on average, outperform following a 10% rise in the price of crude oil — but there have been some nasty drawdowns.
9:58 a.m. Sept. 16, 2019 - By Myra P. Saefong
Gold settles at a more than a 1-week high as historic oil outage rattles investor nerves ‘Safe haven interest will not wane quickly’ for gold: analystGold futures finished solidly higher on Monday, at their highest in just ove ra week, after an attack on Saudi Arabian oil production sent oil prices skyrocketing and investors turning to haven assets, including bonds and precious metals.
9:44 a.m. Sept. 16, 2019 - By Andrea Riquier
It’s reflation that’s turning the ‘Great Rotation,’ these analysts say There’s some value in value, againInvestors are shunning higher-priced, sturdier stocks in favor of those that may have missed out on the love earlier in the year.
8:31 a.m. Sept. 16, 2019 - By Michael Brush
These energy stocks are getting support from insider executives A geopolitical shock acts as a wake-up call in the short term, but these are worth considering for the longer termA geopolitical shock acts as a wake-up call in the short term, but these are worth considering for the longer term.
7:56 a.m. Sept. 16, 2019 - By Michael Ashbaugh
S&P 500 pulls in modestly amid oil shock, Small-caps venture atop major resistance Focus: Energy sectors take flight amid geopolitical conflict, JP Morgan Chase tags all-time high, XLE, XOP, XLB, JPM, LULU, GWREU.S. stocks are generally lower early Monday, pressured amid a crude-oil price shock — a single-day spike exceeding 10% intraday — after a weekend attack on Saudi Arabia’s largest oil facilities erased about one half of the country’s daily production. Against this backdrop, the S&P 500 has initially maintained a posture atop near-term support (2,989) while the Russell 2000 Index is comfortably higher early Monday, venturing atop major resistance.
6:52 a.m. Sept. 16, 2019 - By Philip van Doorn
Worried about the stock market? Here are easy ways to cut risk Growth has outperformed value for a decade, but the next blowup may change thatGrowth has outperformed value for a decade, but the next blowup may change that.
6:46 a.m. Sept. 16, 2019 - By Shawn Langlois
Tech stocks face a 10% drop in the near-term, warns investor who once ran the world’s biggest technology fund Critical information for the U.S. trading dayWhile investors sift through the aftermath of the weekend attack that disrupted Saudi Arabia’s crude output, the Wall Street veteran who ran the world’s biggest tech fund during the dot-com days issued a stark warning for those looking to hitch their ride to the continued leadership of the tech sector. A near-term correction is “inevitable,” Paul Meeks says.
6:27 a.m. Sept. 16, 2019 - By Andrea Riquier
More evidence that passive fund management beats active Not even half of active U.S. stock funds survived and beat the average passive peer over the past yearA new report from Morningstar quantifies how frequently passively-managed funds, and lower-cost ones, beat active strategies that charge more.
5:54 a.m. Sept. 16, 2019 - By Mark DeCambre
Federal Reserve and global central banks have reached a ‘tipping point’, amplifying stock-market uncertainty ‘Outside of trade talks, there is nothing more relevant than the Fed,’ says Peter Boockvar What’s left for the Federal Reserve to do at its rate-setting gathering next week now the U.S.’s main stock indexes are on the cusp of records again ?
5:45 a.m. Sept. 16, 2019 - By Andrea Riquier
Bank ETFs surge: finally, a breakout, or just another headfake? We’ve seen this beforeFunds that track bank stocks are soaring this week as the yield curve steepens, but there’s reason to be cautious.
5:00 a.m. Sept. 16, 2019 - By MarketWatch
Why the Saudi oil attack is a ‘big deal’ that could be a ‘game changer’ in stock markets and crude pricesAn intensifying Middle East conflict is threatening to throw the world’s energy market into disarray after a weekend drone attack destroyed parts of Saudi Aramco’s Abqaiq plant — one of the world’s largest processors of oil.
11:45 p.m. Sept. 15, 2019 - By MarketWatch
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1:00 p.m. Sept. 15, 2019 - By MarketWatch
Why the Saudi oil attack is a ‘big deal’ that could be a ‘game changer’ in stock markets and crude pricesAn intensifying Middle East conflict is threatening to throw the world’s energy market into disarray after a weekend drone attack destroyed parts of Saudi Aramco’s Abqaiq plant — one of the world’s largest processors of oil.
6:33 a.m. Sept. 15, 2019 - By Alessandra Malito
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