• Markets Right Now: Stocks open higher on Wall Street

    6 monthes ago - By Chron

    NEW YORK - The latest on developments in financial markets :
    9:35 a.m.
    Stocks are opening broadly higher on Wall Street as technology and health care stocks post solid gains.
    Drugmaker Merck & Co. jumped 3 percent early Monday and Microsoft rose 1 percent.
    Truck and engine maker Navistar rose 3.3 percent after Reuters reported that Volkswagen might buy the company.
    Advertising conglomerate WPP sank 5.3 percent after Martin Sorrell said he would step down as CEO.
    The S&P 500 index rose 12 points, or 0.5 percent, to 2,668.
    The Dow Jones industrial average rose 157 points, or 0.6 percent, to...
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  • Is Inflation Finally Rising?

    6 monthes ago - By ETF Daily News

    From Lance Gaitan : Stock market volatility was front and center last week, mainly because of President Trump's proposed tariffs and China's retaliatory threats.
    Treasury bond volatility, on the other hand, hasn't been as active. The long-term Treasury yield dropped to a low of 2.97% last week before rebounding to 3.07% last Thursday.
    Make no mistake: Trade war talk has been the main driver of recent stock selloffs, while speculation about the reality of implementing the tariffs has helped fuel rebounds. We saw a big drop early last week and then a rebound Wednesday and Thursday.
    Thursday...
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  • Why Big Data Could Create Big Problems in the Stock Market

    6 monthes ago - By Fortune

    In 2013's Big Data, Viktor Mayer-Sch?nberger, professor of digital governance at Oxford, described the necessity of using digital information to better connect with customers and train automated systems. In the new Reinventing Capitalism in the Age of Big Data, Mayer-Sch?nberger, joined by journalist Thomas Ramge, expands that vision as dramatically as the title implies. Big data, the authors argue, is an omnipresent force that will create a new world-one in which large public companies may no longer be relevant at all.
    At the heart of the authors' case is the idea that data is displacing...
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  • Outlook For Stocks Actually Improves Following Syria Strike

    Outlook For Stocks Actually Improves Following Syria Strike

    6 monthes ago - By ETF Daily News

    From Streetwise Reports : Technical analyst Clive Maund examines stock market charts and discusses what he sees as possible consequences of the Syria strike.
    On the 6-month chart for the Dow Jones Industrials, it looks like it is rolling over and set to drop again after arriving at the red downtrend line shown. However, the pattern that has formed over the past few weeks could be an intermediate base that might lead to a significant rally, especially as it has developed just above a still rising 200-day moving average.
    On the 6-month chart for the S&P500 index we can see that a similar...
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  • JPMorgan: Earnings Up, Stock Down - A Sign Of Stock Market Weakness?

    6 monthes ago - By Forbes

    JPMorgan's great earnings report produces stock drop, a potential sign of stock market weakness
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