• GOLDMAN SACHS: The market is about to be redefined by one huge shift - and buying these 14 stocks could help you make a killing

    1 month ago - By Business Insider

    The US dollar has been surprisingly strong this year amid Federal Reserve tightening and escalating global trade tensions, but Goldman Sachs says it's due for a big reversal.
    The firm identified 14 companies it expects to outperform the broader market as this shift gets underway.
    The US dollar surprised everyone this year.
    Most of Wall Street expected it to be weaker versus its global counterparts, but it has instead surged 7.4% since January, according to the Federal Reserve 's trade-weighted measure.
    A big part of that is the Fed's monetary tightening, which comes at a time when other...
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  • South Korea's stock exchange is investigating Merrill Lynch after local complaints about huge losses

    South Korea's stock exchange is investigating Merrill Lynch after local complaints about huge losses

    1 month ago - By CNBC

    South Korea's stock exchange is investigating the Seoul branch of Bank of America Merrill Lynch after local investors complained about big losses due to high-frequency trades causing “market disruptions,” the FT reports.
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  • Investor Pessimism Dips Back Below Average With Tariffs And Trade Wars Top Of Mind

    1 month ago - By Forbes

    Pessimism among individual investors about the short-term direction of the stock market dipped back below its historical average.
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  • A $5 trillion market is at a tipping point that could redefine how investors make money trading stocks

    A $5 trillion market is at a tipping point that could redefine how investors make money trading stocks

    1 month ago - By Business Insider

    For years, a public battle has been fought over the rise of indexing. Some say it helps efficiency and makes it easier to play the market, while others think it creates distortions.
    A new study from Vincent Deluard of INTL FCStone challenges the traditional idea that heavily indexed stocks are best suited to outperform the market.
    He says indexing has reached a "tipping point," and lays out arguments for why that could change stock trading as we currently know it.
    For years now, a debate has raged in the investment world over the rise of indexing.
    Its defenders will tell you it's helped...
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