|Bid||40.0700 x 2900|
|Ask||40.0800 x 3100|
|Day's Range||38.6500 - 40.4600|
|52 Week Range||34.6500 - 61.1200|
|PE Ratio (TTM)||N/A|
|Beta (3Y Monthly)||-2.12|
|Expense Ratio (net)||0.95%|
Yahoo Finance's Jared Blikre joins Seana Smith from the floor of the New York Stock Exchange to discuss the selloff in bonds today, which is causing the 10-year to rise near a two-month high.
Crude oil is on the move. Earlier it was down, and now up after IEA raised its forecast for US shale supply. Will that weigh on prices heading into 2018? Yahoo Finance's Jared Blikre joins Seana Smith from the floor of the New York Stock Exchange to discuss.
Historically, the Dow Jones Industrial Average returned an average 0.6% over October, which has made it the seventh-best month of the year. The S&P 500 typically added 0.9% over October, which is also good enough for seventh place, with the same ratio of positive October months to negative ones as the Dow. Meanwhile, the Nasdaq Composite Index's October was historically the eighth-best month of the year, going back 46 years.
Equity investors who are wary of any further swings can look to alternative ETF strategies to limit the potential risks. According to data from "Stock Trader's Almanac," the month of September has been the worst performing month of the year for the Dow Jones Industrial Average and the S&P 500 since 1950, the worst for the Nasdaq since 1971, and the most difficult for the Russell 1000 and Russell 2000 since 1979, CNBC reports.
Morgan Stanley's chief U.S. equity strategist Michael Wilson warned the equity market is heading toward a destructive phase, CNBC reports. "The Nasdaq could correct by 15 percent plus, the S&P 500 probably goes down about 10 [percent]," Wilson told CNBC.
ProShares, a premier provider of ETFs, announced today forward and reverse share splits on 20 of its ETFs. The splits will not change the total value of a shareholder's investment.
Seasoned professional traders typically understand the investment theory behind 'Sell in May and Go Away,' but it is not always that cut and dry. The procedure is to sell in May and buy stocks back in October, or at least after the summer swoon, and avoid the typical summer losses. In fact, we have seen solid summer market rallies in the recent past, since the credit crisis, and this has made the old adage lose credibility.
Technology stocks have been among the best performers in bull market rally, but have recently experienced wild swings that have shaken many investors. If volatile in this market segment continues, traders ...