|Bid||280.23 x 3000|
|Ask||280.26 x 1000|
|Day's Range||279.41 - 280.46|
|52 Week Range||252.92 - 293.94|
|PE Ratio (TTM)||N/A|
|Beta (3Y Monthly)||1.00|
|Expense Ratio (net)||0.09%|
Both Goldman Sachs and Morgan Stanley reported higher earnings with some help from a strong IPO market, just as both companies prepare to court Uber for a monster public offering.
Fund managers expect the global economy to slowdown in the next year at the highest rate since November 2008, when the economy was already feeling the effects of the financial crisis.
BAML (Bank of America Merrill Lynch) conducted a survey that polled 231 global investors with $646 billion in total assets under management from October 5–11. The sell-off and concerns of peaking growth in the US might have tempted investors to shift into emerging markets (EEM). The emerging market currencies were in a free fall with many countries like Argentina, Turkey, India, Indonesia, and Brazil bearing the brunt.
This year started on a lukewarm note for gold and gold miners, and things started worsening after April. Gold prices have failed to draw a bid in 2018 despite many market uncertainties, including trade war tensions, the emerging market (EEM) currency crisis, and other geopolitical concerns.
The greenback's gains against emerging market currencies have been steeper. The MSCI Emerging Markets Currency Index, which tracks the performance of 25 emerging market currencies against the U.S. dollar, has declined 5.5 percent.
As we noted in the previous article, copper prices have sagged this year. Resilient mined copper supply and the US-China trade war have taken a toll on copper prices. The global growth outlook has also become murky amid the US-China trade tensions.
Amazon.com Inc. ( AMZN), one of the market’s high fliers, rattled investors last week by falling nearly 16% off its record high at the sell-off's steepest point, followed by a weak rebound. The decision to remove Alibaba also reflects increasing uncertainty over China’s macro environment.
Live from the floor of the New York Stock Exchange, Yahoo Finance's Jared Blikre joins Alexis Christoforous to discuss the latest market moves.