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The muted response in reaction to lower yields and the dovish Fed was fueled by concerns that the central bank was actually trying to stay ahead of a gradually weakening U.S. economy.
Over the short-run, we could see a volatile two-sided response to the initial release of the report. After that it’s all up to the Democrats and whether they have enough evidence to impeach Trump or if they decide to put their efforts into beating him in the 2020 election.
The pipeline giant’s dividend and growth prospects set it up to create significant value for investors.
Water utility stocks are off to a good start in 2019, with industry giant American Water Works leading the pack with a nearly 18% return.
The Dow Jones Industrial Average closed down sharply Friday as weaker-than-expected manufacturing data in the U.S. and Europe renewed fears of slowing global growth. tumbled 6.6% after the sports apparel company posted weaker-than-expected third quarter sales in its key North American market. shares rose 3.2% despite the luxury jewelry retailer missing Wall Street's fourth-quarter sales expectations.
Nike led the Dow Jones Industrial Average lower as bond investors sent a clear signal they expect the economic expansion to end.
A macro hedge fund says investors should monitor the growing number of yield curve inversions in the U.S. Treasurys market
The president endorsed the public release of Special Counsel Robert Mueller’s report on possible ties between the Trump campaign and Russian election meddling. Here’s what it would take for investors to take notice.
A yield-scarce investing backdrop could prompt investors to look into more risky sectors of international bond markets.
Revlon Inc. shares tumbled 6.9% on Tuesday, after the cosmetics company said it would be late filing its annual report for 2018, after identifying a material weakness in its financial reporting.
A closely watched measure of the yield curve inverted Friday, underlining worries about economic growth and rattling the stock market. But investors might be pushing the panic button a bit prematurely.
When things are too calm, investors too enthusiastic, or valuations too rich, there is a category of analysts who reliably get worried. One of them is John Normand, JPMorgan Chase & Co.’s head of cross asset fundamental strategy, for whom the above checklist is a kind of mantra -- a trio of trends he monitors for signs of excess. It sounds strange to say after Friday’s market swings, including the biggest drop for the S&P 500 in three months, but 2019 has mainly been notable for the calmness that has prevailed across asset classes, as major central banks across the world stayed accommodative.
While an inverted yield curve has been a reliable recession predictor, copper prices may offer a better signal now about the outlook for the Dow Jones and global economy.
March 21: The Conference Board’s U.S. leading economic indicator, or LEI, index was +0.2% on a month-over-month basis in February (the median forecast was +0.1%) following no change in January, -0.1% in December, no change in November, -0.1% in October, +0.5% in September, +0.5% in August, and +0.6% in July. The data show the net contributions to the index by component, illustrating that the biggest positives in February were stock prices, the leading credit index, and consumer expectations. The following commentary from the Conference Board was included in the press release, and it is consistent with our own forecast: “The U.S. LEI increased in February for the first time in five months.
The yield-curve inversion might not be signaling a recession yet, but there are other reasons to worry, says one strategist.
One of today's foremost value investors, Mohnish Pabrai (Trades, Portfolio) joined GuruFocus this week to share his insights and discuss recent portfolio moves. Warning! GuruFocus has detected 5 Warning Signs with CATS.
A key recession indicator has started to flash red for the first time since 2007. But it may not spell trouble for the economy—at least not yet.
Yields on the 10-year Treasuries fell below three-month Treasury yields earlier on Friday, inverting the so-called yield curve. That’s a sign that a recession could be looming.