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Beijing announcing $60 billion in tariffs on U.S. goods just hours after the U.S. issued its own tax on Chinese imports. Yahoo Finance's Seana Smith, Dion Rabouin, and Rick Newman discuss with BNY Mellon senior investment strategist Liz Young.
Amazon founder and CEO Jeff Bezos says big businesses and institutions should be scrutinized, but not vilified. Yahoo Finance's Seana Smith, Dion Rabouin, Ethan Wolff-Mann, and Pras Subramanian weigh in.
Hurricane Florence is driving up demand for gas in the Carolinas, but can suppliers keep up? Yahoo Finance's Seana Smith, Dion Rabouin, Ethan Wolff-Mann, and Pras Subramanian talk with GasBuddy head of petroleum analysis Patrick DeHaan.
A new report shows home values rising in cities, but rural areas are experiencing slower growth since the recession. Yahoo Finance's Seana Smith, Dion Rabouin, Dan Roberts, and Melody Hahm discuss along with BBG Ventures partner Nisha Dua.
Chinese leaders have agreed to restart trade talks with the United States. Yahoo Finance's Seana Smith, Dion Rabouin, and Dan Roberts discuss along with BBG Ventures partner, Nisha Dua.
Trade tensions and a looming hurricane but U.S. stocks look strong. But Dennis Gartman of The Gartman Letter, says global equities are being weighed down. Gartman joins Yahoo Finance's Seana Smith and Dion Rabouin to discuss his outlook on equities, commodities and the global markets.
Stephen Diggle, who co-founded a hedge fund that made $2.7 billion on volatility wagers during the global financial crisis, isn’t betting on similar fluctuations now even as central banks begin to roll back years of extraordinary stimulus. Governments and central banks worldwide now see themselves as “guardians of the capital markets” and will always be ready to provide liquidity to prevent a repeat of the unprecedented price swings a decade ago, said Diggle, the chief executive officer of family office Vulpes Investment Management. “Generally we’ll have less super liquidity in future, so I expect generally slightly more volatility,” said Diggle, who is based in Singapore.
One of the supposedly biggest risks facing the U.S. stock market is so far proving to be a non-starter.
Volatility in the U.S. stock market is extremely low, despite such potential risks as a trade war, an emerging-market meltdown, and central banks becoming less accommodative.
Is it time for one of the market’s most traditional hedges, which has fallen out of favor in 2018, to get another look?
The S&P 500 has gone 53 trading days without a move of 1% in either direction, the longest such streak since January and just the fifth time the benchmark index has moved less than 1% on 50 consecutive sessions in the past five years, according to Dow Jones Market Data. It last moved at least 1% on June 25, falling 1.4% as trade fears gripped global markets. The Dow Jones Industrial Average and Nasdaq Composite have also been relatively calm recently, though certain sectors have at times been volatile.
Buying on the eve of the Lehman crash would have left an investor underwater even three years later. Before Lehman Brothers collapsed, before AIG buckled, before the financial system fully broke down and was bailed out, stocks were already in a bear market. Bank stocks had hemorrhaged more than half their value over the prior year and a half, and the U.S. was nearly a year into a bruising recession.