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Asian share markets slipped into the red on Monday as caution gripped investors in a week in which the Federal Reserve is likely to hike U.S. interest rates and perhaps signal that as many as three more lie in store for the rest of the year. Japan's Nikkei extended early losses to drop 1.3 percent as exporters were undermined by recent broad-based gains in the yen. MSCI's broadest index of Asia-Pacific shares outside Japan eased 0.5 percent, while Australia's main index lost 0.2 percent.
Facebook has a new cup-with-handle buy point, but the stock hasn't been a leader, the growth story appears to be fading and political headwinds remain heavy.
The nonstop stream of news out of President Donald Trump's White House has become a liability for Wall Street, says one market strategist.
As Facebook looks to change its core offering, other social stocks such as Snap and Twitter are suddenly hot. Don’t forget about the ad business Amazon is growing too.
Near term inflation expectations jumped to their highest level in several years, and interest rates were expected to increase by the largest proportion since 2004.
Fired FBI official Andrew McCabe says dismissal part of “ongoing war” on the bureau and special counsel’s investigation.
The European Union will propose a 3% tax on digital revenue this week. That would hit Facebook, Amazon, Google and Apple.
Improving a company’s return on equity can be achieved with focusing on a single metric: ESG, according to Savita Subramanian and Jill Carey Hall, equity quant strategists at Bank of America Merrill Lynch....
U.S. stock-market investors have grown concerned about interest rates of late, with many accepting that they’re going to rise, but still worried that the jumps will happen too quickly. According to one ...
Add heightened political risk to the growing number of factors that have been contributing to volatility on Wall Street.
For stock market investors, the coming week is likely to see the Federal Reserve move back into focus, stealing the spotlight back, at least briefly, from worries about tariffs and political turmoil.
Berkshire Hathaway’s chief guru does March Madness a little differently than the rest of us. He also does "friendly wagers" with his rivals at a whole other level.
With earnings season in the rear-view and the end of the first quarter looming, you’re probably asking yourself one thing right now…
The S&P 500 initially tried to rally during the week but found the 2800 level to be a bit too resistive to continue going higher. I think the next couple of weeks are going to be very difficult, because we are currently very choppy, and I think that longer-term traders are going to need to be very patient. If we can break above the 2800 level, the market should then continue to go much higher.
The S&P 500 and did very little during trading on Friday, as the market digested a lot of the noisy trading and headlines that we have seen lately. With this, I think that we are going to see volatility pick up, not drop. Currently, we are still very much in an uptrend, but suddenly trading has become a bit more difficult.
U.S. stocks bounced Friday but notched weekly losses, after a shaky stretch of trading renewed many investors’ fears over the course of trade policy.
This past week marks the 10th anniversary of the collapse of Bear Stearns, the storied and scrappy Wall Street firm whose end came slowly, then suddenly, after a soured bet on the subprime mortgage market. Jeffrey Gundlach was one of the few. Gundlach, CEO and chief investment officer of Los Angeles–based DoubleLine Capital, which he co-founded in 2009, and a member of the Barron’s Roundtable, doesn’t see any disasters in the offing, unmitigated or otherwise.
Outsized returns delivered by Amazon.com (AMZN.O), Netflix (NFLX.O) and other heavyweight technology stocks have made them heroes on Wall Street, but some strategists warn that investors' reliance on them exacerbates the risk of a steep downturn. Amazon's 35 percent surge in 2018 has pushed its market capitalization up to $770 billion, equivalent to 3 percent of the S&P 500 and close behind Apple's nearly 4 percent share of the index. Apple (AAPL.O), Facebook (FB.O), Amazon, Netflix and Google-parent Alphabet (GOOGL.O) have grown their collective market value by more than 40 percent in the past year to $3 trillion, and they now account for a quarter of the Nasdaq Composite Index (.IXIC).
J.P. Morgan estimates that the $1.2 trillion in overseas cash will lead to historic stock buybacks this year and I believe in 2019.