Traders on the floor of the New York Stock Exchange. Source: NYSE The market is showing some signs of exhaustion, and with good reason. Most major parts of the market have run up significantly in the past month. But there is a growing chorus warning that we are at “peak everything.” That is, peak earnings
Traders on the New York Stock Exchange. Source: NYSE This is a very powerful rally. The combination of surprisingly strong economic reports and even more surprisingly strong earnings reports is pushing broad swaths of the U.S. stock market to new highs. Even the technicians are impressed. “The vast majority of NYSE stocks are in intermediate-term
In this article PEP A trader works on the floor of the New York Stock Exchange. NYSE Everyone knew earnings were going to be good, but this is really good. “There’s evidence every day that growth is clearly improving around the world, today from the US to Australia,” Ed Hyman, chairman and head of the
Gary Gensler, then-chairman of the U.S. Commodity Futures Trading Commission (CFTC). Simon Dawson | Bloomberg | Getty Images The Senate is likely to confirm Gary Gensler as the new chairman of the Securities and Exchange Commission either Wednesday or later this week, and crypto assets — including bitcoin — are likely high on his agenda.
In this article COIN Coinbase co-founder and CEO Brian Armstrong speaking at TechCrunch Disrupt SF 2018. Steve Jennings | Getty Images for TechCrunch The pending Coinbase direct listing, scheduled for April 14th on the Nasdaq under the symbol COIN, is exciting a broad base of the investment community outside the usual cryptocurrency crowd. “Coinbase is
Traders on the floor of the New York Stock Exchange Source: NYSE Earnings season starts with a rare confluence of bullish factors: stocks at new highs, economic reports exceeding expectations, the vaccine rollout accelerating, an uber-dovish Fed, higher tax fears diminishing, and most importantly, expectations that CEOs will provide far more guidance than they did
Traders on the floor of the New York Stock Exchange. Source: NYSE Is this as good as it gets? It seems like everything is working, and with good reason: the broad rally is supported by an accelerated vaccine rollout and recent economic reports which have been robust across the board. Nonfarm payrolls. ISM Manufacturing. ISM
U.S stock markets moved mostly higher today, boosted by gains in technology shares and positive sentiment around President Joe Biden’s forthcoming massive $3 trillion-$4 trillion infrastructure plan. In New York, the Dow Jones lost 85.41 points to 32,981.55, the S&P 500 moved up 14.34 points to 3,972.89, while the Nasdaq added 201.48 points to 13,246.87.
In this article VIAC GS MS The Viacom office in Hollywood, California. Lucy Nicholson | Reuters Chinese stocks listed in the U.S. fell sharply last week, after several weeks in correction mode. A trader who participated in some of the wild trading in Chinese internet stocks on Friday confirmed that the primary cause of the
In this article KWEB Chinese and U.S. flags outside the building of an American company in Beijing, China January 21, 2021. Tingshu Wang | Reuterss A new Securities and Exchange Commission rule that will require foreign companies to submit documentation about government affiliations and government influence is causing headaches for China investors. It’s one of
It was a bad day for Cathie Wood. And it was a very strange trading day. For weeks, stocks have been held hostage to Treasury yields, particularly the 10-year. As yields moved up, stocks, particularly high-multiple megacap stocks, moved down. If yields dropped, tech rallied. That relationship has broken down. Yields have been down three
U.S. stocks closed lower today as investors extended a pull back from technology shares. In New York, the Dow Jones lost 3.09 points to 32,420.06 erasing a 360-point gain earlier in the day. Energy had powered markets higher for much of the day as a cargo ship blockage in the Suez Canal caused the price
Traders work on the floor of the New York Stock Exchange. NYSE It’s the anniversary of the big drop: What’s changed? Federal Reserve Chair Jerome Powell and Treasury Secretary Janet Yellen are testifying before the House Financial Services Committee on the state of the economic recovery from the COVID-19 pandemic on Tuesday. It’s the one-year anniversary
Traders work on the floor of the New York Stock Exchange. NYSE Are you confused about what is going on in the markets? Traders sure are. “We all got comfortable thinking Covid was done or manageable, and it may turn out to still be a wild card,” Peter Tchir from Academy Securities told me. ”Nobody wants another