• Morning Market Audio 12/18/18

    1 month ago - By AG Web


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  • Investors Nervous With Fed Meeting Ahead and a Santa Crash Behind

    1 month ago - By Fortune

    Markets are bracing themselves for another tough day ahead, with bad news leading in and nervousness about a Federal Reserve rate-setting meeting ahead. The stock market continues to be on track for the worst December performance since the Great Depression .
    Instead of a Santa rally, yesterday saw a Santa crash. The S&P 500 hit a 14-month low point with a 2.1% loss. The Dow Jones Industrial Average was also off 2.1% and the Nasdaq, down 2.3%.
    European shares followed in suit. The Stoxx 600 lost 0.6% before 9 a.m. local time, closing in on two-year lows and is down 12% so far this year. Oil...
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  • Argentina's Best IMF Program Ever? Market Seems To Think So

    1 month ago - By Forbes

    Macri's last stand? Investors cautiously optimistic that Argentina survives their latest IMF austerity deal in 2019.
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  • Which Is Cheaper: European Stocks Or U.S. Stocks?

    1 month ago - By Forbes

    European markets are much cheaper than the U.S. stocks but there is a reason why investors may still prefer U.S. stocks.
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  • Here are the hedge fund managers to watch in 2019 as the industry battles poor performance

    Here are the hedge fund managers to watch in 2019 as the industry battles poor performance

    1 month ago - By Business Insider

    Hedge fund managers struggled through 2018, as market volatility and fee pressure cut into returns and profits.
    The top funds to watch in 2019 are a mix of well-known veterans, up-and-coming start-ups and star traders ready to set out on their own.
    Through the first half of 2018, hedge funds were getting along pretty well. The year did not finish on the same note.
    The third quarter was the first three-month stretch where fund closures outpaced launches in more than a year, and market volatility in October and November wiped out many managers' marginal gains for the year.
    We talked to top...
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  • Growth fears grip world markets ahead of Fed meeting

    1 month ago - By Reuters

    World stock markets, the U.S. dollar and oil prices tumbled on Tuesday as fears about a slowing global economy gripped investors, just as the U.S. Federal Reserve looks set this week to deliver its fourth interest rate hike of the year.
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  • Investors have given up on a popular stock-market hedge - here's how that could change how the entire market trades in 2019

    Investors have given up on a popular stock-market hedge - here's how that could change how the entire market trades in 2019

    1 month ago - By Business Insider

    Over the last few years, investors made a habit of shorting the biggest and best-performing companies in the stock market as a way to hedge against market-wide losses.
    Financial-analytics firm S3 Partners just published new research suggesting that this practice is slowing down, which could change how investors trade the entire market going forward.
    As the market's largest and most heavily-traded stocks reached unprecedented heights during the bull market , an interesting dynamic was playing out under the surface.
    The higher share prices for Facebook , Apple , Amazon , Netflix , and Google...
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