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In October, investors started to get a sense of what the market will be like in 2019 — more concern, more volatility, and more talk about the end of the cycle.
A strong earnings season isn’t sparing the stock market from a selloff, underscoring that “Wall Street doesn’t care what you’ve done in the past.”
What does it mean that the VIX is only barely higher than average, even as the stock market is experiencing remarkable volatility? The VIX (VIX) is the CBOE Volatility Index. The VIX currently is trading around 20, only slightly higher than the historical average of 19.26.
The Real Money Post-Industrial Average -- our exclusive measure of cutting-edge companies like Apple and Facebook -- outperformed the Nasdaq during November's first half, slipping some 0.4% through Nov.
“The simple but unsatisfying explanation for this pattern is that the global economy is slowing and earnings growth [is] peaking,” says one strategist.
Investing.com - The Dow closed lower for the week, despite a rally Friday that came even as the White House reportedly walked backed President Donald Trump's upbeat comments on trade.
While the S&P 500 rose, the Nasdaq fell, and investors are still struggling to figure out what’s next for the Fed and the trade war.
Dependable dividend stocks that routinely grow their payouts are welcome in any environment. But they seem especially attractive nowadays. Stock market volatility is back with a vengeance. The Dow Jones Industrial Average went from powering ahead to an all-time high of 26,828 on Oct. 3 to losing 8% in the span of about three weeks. These kinds of rocky markets tend to give investors motion sickness. But they can add a dose of Dramamine to their portfolios - in the form of reliable dividend-growth stocks. "Dividend growers, which tend to be quality companies, have generally shown greater resilience in unsteady markets and could address concerns about dividend stocks in a rising-rate environment," write Tianyin Cheng, director of strategy and ESG Indices at S&P Dow Jones Indices; and Vinit Srivastava, head of strategy and ESG indices at S&P Dow Jones Indices. "This argument applies to not only to the U.S. large-cap space, but it also extends to small- and mid-cap segments and international markets." Dividend stocks - both at home and abroad - with long track records of rock-solid rising payments tend to generate superior returns over long periods of time and can help investors weather shorter periods of market turbulence. This is a look at the most reliable long-term dividend stocks in the world. Dubbed the "Dividend Aristocrats," they have raised dividends for at least five straight years (Canadian firms), 10 years (E.U.-based firms) or 25 years (U.S. companies). Such stocks provide reliable and rising income streams - and a sense of security that will help you sleep better at night. We've listed them here alphabetically; take a look. SEE ALSO: 25 Stocks Every Retiree Should Own
Wall Street capped a day of volatile trading with a late-afternoon buying spree that sent U.S. stock indexes to a mostly higher finish Friday.
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