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Activity, Trading

U.S. stock futures drop as China trade data spark fresh global economic worries

January 14, 2019

Via: Market Watch

U.S. equities were looking at a potentially downbeat start to the week, as stock futures fell Monday on weaker-than-expected China trade data that has sparked fresh concerns over a global economic slowdown. How are major benchmarks faring? Dow Jones Industrial […]


Activity, Trading

European stocks higher; DAX set to close 2018 with biggest loss in 10 years

December 28, 2018

Via: Market Watch

German stocks were poised for their worst annual return in 10 years on the last trading day for that country Friday, while the rest of Europe logged firm gains. Wall Street trading remained volatile after a wild week of trading. […]


Activity, Trading

Dow falls nearly 300 points, extending worst start to December since 1980

December 17, 2018

Via: Market Watch

U.S. stocks traded lower Monday, after the Dow Jones Industrial Average fell into correction territory last week, and the three main benchmarks marked their worst start to December trading since 1980, amid fears of global growth and an aggressive Federal […]


Activity, Trading

Stocks attempt tentative climb after jobs report

December 7, 2018

Via: Market Watch

U.S. stocks traded modestly higher Friday morning, after a report from the Labor Department showed the U.S. economy adding a less-than-expected 155,000 jobs in November—data investors are parsing ahead of the Federal Reserve’s last rate-setting gathering of 2018. How are […]


Activity, Trading

Gold slips even as stocks tumble amid intensifying U.S.-China clash

December 6, 2018

Via: Market Watch

Gold futures slipped Thursday as a leading dollar index twisted in mixed trading, with the metal so far failing to find the haven bid that might be expected alongside a sharp tumble in early stock trading. Gold prices have largely […]


Activity, Trading

U.S. stocks poised to retreat as G-20 summit gets under way

November 30, 2018

Via: Market Watch

U.S. stocks on Friday looked set to slump for the day of the week and month, as investors prepare for a highly anticipated meeting between President Donald Trump and Chinese leader Xi Jinping on the sidelines of the G-20 summit […]


Capital and risk, Liquidity

Treasury yields tick higher as traders brace for 2-year debt auction

November 26, 2018

Via: Market Watch

Treasury yields edged higher on Monday trading, ahead of a key debt auction that could indicate investors’ appetite for short-dated U.S. government paper. The 10-year Treasury note yield TMUBMUSD10Y, +1.05% is up a single basis point to 3.064%. The 2-year […]


Activity, Investment banking

As the stock market and economy are set to skid, Goldman says cash will be king

November 21, 2018

Via: Market Watch

Cash is king. That is according to Goldman Sachs strategists who predict that 2019 will deliver lackluster, single-digit stock-market returns, making greenbacks the best game in town. “We forecast S&P 500 will generate a modest single-digit absolute return in 2019. […]


Activity, Trading

Stay bearish because the ‘Big Low’ for stocks hasn’t arrived yet, says Bank of America

November 13, 2018

Via: Market Watch

For investors, it may be a case of nowhere to run, nowhere to hide. So says CNBC’s “Mad Money” host Jim Cramer, who warned Monday of a very “serious correction” in a day that saw the Dow skid 600 points […]


Activity, Trading

What plunging oil prices may be telling us about the stock market and global economy

November 12, 2018

Via: Market Watch

What the heck happened to oil prices? But more significantly, what does it mean for the broader stock market and the global economy? That is what has some Wall Street investors scratching their noggins, as crude futures and U.S. stocks […]