• Big-money investors have dumped stocks for 4 straight weeks, even as major indexes hover near record highs

    3 days ago - By Business Insider

    Summary List Placement US stocks have hit record highs in the past weeks - with the S&P 500 breaching 4,000 for the first time - as President Biden's unprecedented stimulus plan has spurred renewed economic optimism.
    Yet Bank of America revealed in a recent note that its institutional clients have been net sellers of shares over the past four weeks.
    Communication-services stocks have been at the center of the trend, seeing several weeks of near-record outflows from all BofA client funds as the 10-year Treasury yield has climbed to more than one-year highs. The sector does, however, remain...
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  • S&P 500 Hits New Record As Investor Optimism Reaches Highest Level Since 2017

    S&P 500 Hits New Record As Investor Optimism Reaches Highest Level Since 2017

    3 days ago - By Forbes

    Technology stocks like Amazon and Apple are leading the market Thursday.
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  • Investors are borrowing a record amount to bolster their stock portfolios - and it's raising red flags reminiscent of the period before the Great Financial Crisis

    Investors are borrowing a record amount to bolster their stock portfolios - and it's raising red flags reminiscent of the period before the Great Financial Crisis

    3 days ago - By Business Insider

    Summary List Placement
    Investors are borrowing a record amount against their investment portfolios, according to margin debt data from FINRA.
    At the end of February, investors had borrowed $814 billion against their investments.
    That's a 49% year-over-year increase, representing that fastest jump since 2007.
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    A record surge in margin debt is raising eyebrows as the stock market continues to surge to new all-time-highs.
    Investors borrowed $814 billion against their investment portfolios at the end of February...
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  • Investors are borrowing a record amount to bolster their stock portfolios - and it's raising red flags reminiscent of the period before the Great Financial Crisis

    Investors are borrowing a record amount to bolster their stock portfolios - and it's raising red flags reminiscent of the period before the Great Financial Crisis

    3 days ago - By Business Insider

    Summary List Placement
    Investors are borrowing a record amount against their investment portfolios, according to margin debt data from FINRA.
    At the end of February, investors had borrowed $814 billion against their investments.
    That's a 49% year-over-year increase, representing that fastest jump since 2007.
    Sign up here for our daily newsletter, 10 Things Before the Opening Bell .
    A record surge in margin debt is raising eyebrows as the stock market continues to surge to new all-time-highs.
    Investors borrowed $814 billion against their investment portfolios at the end of February...
    Read more ...