• A Longer-Term Look At The Stock Market's Inflation-Adjusted Returns

    14 days ago - By ETF Daily News

    From Jill Mislinski : This update is in response to a standing request for real charts of the S&P 500, Dow 30, and Nasdaq Composite. It includes the latest monthly close data.
    Here are two overlays - one with the nominal price, excluding dividends, and the other with the price adjusted for inflation based on the Consumer Price Index for Urban Consumers (which is usually just referred to as the CPI).
    The charts require little explanation. So far the 21st Century has not been especially kind to equity investors. Yes, markets do bounce back, but often in time frames that defy optimistic...
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  • Dow Jones Industrial Average Looks To Kick Off New Week On A Bullish Note

    14 days ago - By ETF Daily News

    Market technician Dave Chojnacki of StreetOne Technical Analysis kicks off the new trading week with a deep look at the underlying technicals for the major U.S. Averages.
    A good Employment Report set the stage for a positive opening on Friday. The major indices moved up through the morning hours, with Techs leading the way. With this being a holiday shortened week, volume was again missing. Equities spent most of the PM hours trending sideways and held on to their earlier gains. The NDX was the best performer on the day while the DJIA was the worst. The SPX ended with a moderate gain on...
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  • Tesla raises car prices in China: Electrek

    14 days ago - By Reuters

    Tesla Inc has raised prices on its Model X and S cars by over $20,000 in China, automotive news website Electrek reported on Monday, making it one of the first U.S. carmakers to hike prices in the wake of rising trade tensions.
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  • Stock futures rise as trade concerns take a back seat

    14 days ago - By Reuters

    U.S. stock index futures rose on Monday, drawing strength from healthy U.S. jobs data last week that helped investors look past rising trade tensions between the United States and China.
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  • Here's What the World's Biggest Investor Thinks the Markets Will Do Next

    14 days ago - By Fortune

    American stocks have spent the year riding nausea-inducing swells and dips, thanks in no small part to trade conflicts between the U.S. and China (not to mention between between the U.S. and countless other partners). Making matters worse, rising interest rates are upsetting the bond market and threatening to end the global economic growth party.
    If market trends like these have filled your nights with dread, Richard Turnill, global chief investment strategist at BlackRock , has a reminder for you. "This is a return to normal," he tells Fortune. "Last year, when we had strong global growth...
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  • Xiaomi Flop, Brexit Resignation, Formula Lobbying: CEO Daily for July 9, 2018

    14 days ago - By Fortune

    Good morning.
    It's worth taking a moment this Monday to savor the sweet state of the U.S. economy. Economic output in the second quarter is cooking at roughly a 4% rate, and jobs are abundant. Friday's jobs report showed employers added a hefty 213,000 to payrolls last month. Unemployment is near historic lows, for workers of all ages and backgrounds.
    Yet the signs of overheating that one might expect given such conditions are nonexistent. Unemployment actually rose during June -to 4% from 3.8%-a good thing, because it reflected a flood of workers returning to the labor market. Average...
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  • U.S. Soybeans Are A Prime Target For Chinese Tariffs

    14 days ago - By NPR

    David Greene talks to soybean farmer Michael Petefish, head of the Minnesota Soybean Growers Association, about how farmers are preparing to take the hit from Chinese tariffs.
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  • Global stocks hit two-week high as U.S. jobs report spreads relief

    14 days ago - By Reuters

    Global shares hit a two-week high on Monday as favorable U.S. jobs data whetted risk appetites, while sterling brushed off the resignation of two ministers over Britain's departure from the European Union as traders focused on the likelihood of a "soft Brexit".
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