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Market volatility continues to unnerve investors. Yahoo Finance's Julie Hyman, Adam Shapiro and Timothy Chubb CIO of Univest Wealth Management Division discuss.
With all the volatility in the markets recently, Partner-in-Charge Tim Speiss of EisnerAmper says a lot of investors are largely putting their money in equities and fixed income bonds and diversifying their portfolios. Yahoo Finance’s Alexis Christoforous speaks to Speiss.
As U.S. stocks have been rocked by trade tensions and monetary policy worries, shares of small-cap companies, by one measure, have now confirmed that they are in their first bear market in three years. A drop of 20 percent or more from a record or long-standing high closing level is the typical definition of a bear market. Small caps have endured the brunt of the selling in the latest market decline, largely due to their higher sensitivity to rising interest rates.
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Stocks staggered to eight-month lows Friday after weak economic data from China and Europe set off more worries about the health of the global economy. Mounting tensions in Europe over Britain's impeding departure from the European Union also darkened traders' moods.
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Instead, weak overseas data helped set the negative tone early Friday, with U.S. markets again coming under pressure in pre-market trading after numbers from China and Europe overnight looked less than ideal. A decent U.S. retail sales data number didn’t initially appear to be enough to offset the sluggishness abroad. China’s retail sales data growth came in below expectations and was the weakest in five years, while industrial output there grew the slowest in three years, possibly a sign of the trade war coming home to roost.
World stock markets slipped Friday after China reported weaker-than-expected economic data, stirring up worries about the state of the world's second largest economy. European indexes were also weighed ...
A bear market is generally considered to exist when the major indices have fallen 20% or more from their 52-week high. Currently the S&P 500 is down a bit less than 10% from its high of 2931 on October 3, so it has a long way to go before it crosses that bear market threshold. Based on that definition above, this is not a bear market -- but does it matter?
Wall Street gave up the ghost on Friday as concerns about the global growth outlook triggered a fall of about 2 per cent across the broader market and saw the Dow Jones Industrial Average join other US benchmarks in correction territory. US stocks latched on to a negative lead from Asian and European markets after a soft batch of data from China stirred concerns the growth outlook there is being impinged by Washington’s trade war with Beijing. The blue-chip Dow Jones closed 2 per cent lower on Friday and with a 1.2 per cent drop for the week.
FT subscribers can click here to receive Market Forces every day by email. Just in time for the holidays. Markets have been flagging a slowing global economy for a while, and the data out of China and Europe on Friday amounts to another lump of coal in the stocking for downbeat investors. The euro has touched a new low for the month, while eurozone equities are under pressure (following solid losses in Asia), and bond yields have edged down.
SINGAPORE (AP) — Asian markets tumbled on Friday after China reported weaker-than-expected economic data, stirring up worries about the state of the world's second largest economy.
After struggling for direction most of the day, Wall Street ended mixed on Thursday as investors adopted a cautious tone as they watched for signs of progress in trade negotiations between Washington and Beijing. The Dow Jones Industrial Average ended 0.3 per cent higher at 24,597.38, and the Nasdaq Composite declined 0.4 per cent to 7,070.33.