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Allianz Global Investors U.S. Investment Strategist Mona Mahajan says cash and other alternatives are “a great way to diversify your portfolio” seeing as interest rates have hovered around 3 percent. Yahoo Finance’s Alexis Christoforous speaks to Mahajan.
Yahoo Finance's Jackie DeAngelis discusses China's economy with Jay Jacobs, Global X Funds SVP and head of research and strategy.
Existing home sales saw a sharp decline in December, but this Wharton professor says real estate could pick up in 2019. Yahoo Finance's Adam Shapiro and Rick Newman discuss with Lending Tree Chief Economist Tendayi Kapfidze, Rosecliff CEO Mike Murphy, and Wharton School of Finance professor Susan Wachter.
After record earnings growth in 2018, corporate executives continue to temper their views on the economy for the year ahead, keeping investors on edge amid a market rebound to start 2019.
A global index of stock markets turned negative on Wednesday as worries over U.S. politics, global economic growth and trade tensions offset a boost from quarterly earnings reports. The U.S. dollar and oil prices also declined. U.S. Treasury yields climbed but analysts expect the $15.6 trillion market to be confined within a tight trading range due to a dearth of incentives from fresh economic data amid the longest-ever U.S. government shutdown.
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With 76 of the S&P 500 reported already, fourth-quarter numbers are strong. First-quarter estimated numbers are still coming down, but the fears of an earnings recession — when you get consecutive quarters of negative earnings growth — are not materializing. The big stocks reporting on Wednesday have all provided reassuring guidance for 2019, including Dow components United Technologies UTX and IBM IBM , both above consensus guidance, and Procter & Gamble PG , which was in line with guidance on strong sales.
A global index of stock markets turned negative on Wednesday as worries over U.S. politics, global economic growth and trade tensions offset a boost from quarterly earnings reports. The U.S. dollar and ...
Amazon.com Inc. announced on its blog that it's testing Amazon Scout, autonomous electric delivery devices, in Snohomish County, Wash. The rolling robots, which are about the size of a small cooler, according to the blog post, will "roll along the sidewalk at a walking pace" delivering packages during the day, Monday through Friday. Initially, the devices will be accompanied by an Amazon employee. Snohomish customers will order as normal, using the available delivery options, and deliveries will be made either with the Scout or through one of Amazon's carriers. Amazon shares have gained 18.4% over the last year while the S&P 500 index has lost 8% for the period.
Investors were torn between upbeat earnings reports from high-profile companies and ongoing worries about a slowdown in global growth.
All at once, storm clouds are gathering over the world economy. The International Monetary Fund has cut its estimates for global growth in 2019, citing concerns about weakness in Europe. China just had its slowest GDP growth since 1990, and President Xi Jinping reportedly has held secret meetings warning Communist Party leaders to prepare for “black swan” events that could derail China’s economy.
The S&P 500 Index posted the biggest drop in almost three weeks on Tuesday while the Cboe Volatility Index jumped the most in a month. “I wouldn’t think the worst is behind us,” said Ian Samson, an investment analyst at Fidelity International. Take economic expansion.