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Yahoo Finance's Adam Shapiro and Julie Hyman discuss with BBG Ventures President Susan Lyne and College Board President Jeremy Singer.
Stocks rose in Europe on Monday, after a mixed day in Asia, as pro-EU forces retained a majority in the 28-nation bloc's parliament despite the rise of nationalist parties in a region-wide vote. Germany's DAX climbed 0.4% to 12,061 and the CAC 40 in France added 0.2% to 5,326. Environmentalist parties also made strong gains, especially in Germany, at the expense of center-right and center-left groups that have dominated the EU.
One of the highest trading-volume days on U.S. stock markets each year falls in late June, when FTSE Russell rebalances its closely followed collection of U.S. equity indexes
Wall Street's major stock indexes edged higher on Friday after falling in the previous session, as hopeful comments from U.S. President Donald Trump regarding trade relations with China assuaged concerns among some investors. Trump said late on Thursday that he saw a resolution to the trade war with China "happening fast." He added that Chinese telecom equipment company Huawei Technologies Co Ltd, which the White House has blacklisted, could also be included in a trade deal.
The decade-long bull market in stocks — and particularly the rally from the December low — has created a horde of disgruntled bears lurking for a chance to scare. In fact, bears may finally be just one step away from staging a revenge move. A sustained trade below 2,800 would give bears an opportunity to take revenge.
Stocks in the Russell 2000 Index were among the hardest hit in a broad equity rout as traders dug in for a protracted dispute between the U.S. and China. A tumble of as much as 1.9% had the gauge poised to close below its 50-day, 100-day and 200-day moving averages for the first time since the market recovered from last year’s sell-off. The rationale was that smaller U.S. companies that get a lesser portion of their sales from overseas won’t be as hurt by tariffs.
Morgan Stanley set the morning's negative tone when analysts predicted that without a U.S.-China trade deal "we see the global economy heading toward recession."
The stock market needs to carve out a fresh record — and soon — or else, concludes strategist Andrew Adams.
Stocks closed broadly higher on Wall Street Tuesday after the U.S. government temporarily postponed proposed restrictions on technology sales to Chinese companies.
Trade war talk has unleashed a wave of volatility that may be best surfed by looking at small-cap cyclical stocks. Warning! GuruFocus has detected 5 Warning Sign with AXP. Unsurprisingly, the down days have so far hit cyclical names hardest, as these more economically sensitive stocks typically take it on the chin when the prospect of slowing global growth rears its unsightly head.
Semiconductor stocks led another stock market rally Tuesday after President Trump eased trade restrictions on Chinese telecom Huawei.
BofA-Merrill Lynch's Jill Carey Hall believes fundamentals do not favor small caps as a sound investment right now.
A rare mix of geopolitical tensions in the Middle East and China is tugging oil prices in opposite directions and creating uncertainty over where they might land. Deteriorating trade talks between the United States and China have threatened to drive down the cost of oil and gasoline. WASHINGTON (AP) -- Caught in a sprawling trade dispute with U.S. rival China, President Donald Trump has decided against declaring commercial war on America's friends.
Stocks closed broadly lower on Wall Street Friday and notched their second-straight weekly loss, as investors were whipsawed by contradictory developments in the Trump administration's array of trade conflicts.
After both the U.S. and China made conciliatory comments earlier in the week, it seems that the rhetoric is now going the other way. According to a state-run media agency, Chinese Commerce Ministry spokesman Gao Feng accused the United States of “bullying behavior.” The commentary comes after the United States raised tariffs on $200 billion of Chinese goods, and China, in retaliation, announced increased tariffs on U.S. goods that are scheduled to start in June.
SINGAPORE (AP) — Global markets were mostly lower on Friday amid worries that U.S. economic sanctions on Huawei may cast a pall on trade negotiations with China.
Stocks closed higher on Wall Street for the third straight day Thursday, erasing most of the plunge they took at the start of the week on worries about the worsening trade fight between China and the U.S. ...
Co-Chief Investment Officer Francis Gannon on what increased volatility, lower returns and low interest rates mean for the small-cap market