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Stock market could fall but not enough to kill the bull run

x Embed x Share CLOSE Study says Americans closing in on retirement now aren’t as healthy as prior generations were in their late 50s. Buzz60 Traders work on the floor of the New York Stock Exchange on Oct. 19, 2017, the 30th anniversary of the 1987 stock market crash.(Photo: JUSTIN LANE, EPA-EFE) Can the record-breaking stock market keep going up, ...

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Investors are running out of cash — and that’s terrible news for the stock market

AP A growing number of firms are sounding the alarm on investor cash levels that have dropped near the lowest levels in history. Low cash levels are a threat to the ongoing equity bull rally, because it signals that investors are running out of money they can use to keep the market going higher.   The stock market has a ...

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The Stock Market Is Getting More Volatile — Here’s What This Means For Oil

Going into the latter part of October, the equity markets are on pace for the least volatile month in history. Monday tied the record for the longest streak since 1928 without a drawdown of at least 3% at 241 days. The SP is also in the middle of the second-longest streak of trading days without a 1% intraday move. The ...

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Stock market’s ‘nightmare scenario,’ according to Albert Edwards …

Albert Edwards. Real Vision Television The legendary strategist Albert Edwards thinks investors are ignoring many latent risks in the stock market. His “nightmare scenario” combines accelerating wage inflation with a hawkish adjustment to Federal Reserve rate-hike expectations.   Albert Edwards thinks you’re all too confident about the durability of the 8-1/2-year bull market. And he’d like to remind you that ...

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Fear of higher rates is what’s really scaring the stock market

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Opinion: Why worry: 7 troubling signs for the stock market

The futility of naysaying the stock market is well-documented over the last several years. Maybe the stock market is “overvalued” according to someone’s pet metric, but a crash never seems to transpire. Maybe political crises create the risk of chaos in Europe or Asia, but the global economy soldiers on without a hitch. Regardless of investor trepidation, the SP 500 ...

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How Our Choice In Music Moves The Stock Market (Or Not)

Shutterstock In my 20 years or so as a financial planner, I’ve heard some pretty wacky theories about things and events that allegedly have an influence on the stock market. They all have interesting and catchy names too like the “Santa Claus Rally,” the “January Effect,” or the “Super Bowl Indicator.” According to market folklore, each of these seemingly unrelated ...

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How investor caution is limiting both stock market gains and declines

U.S. stock market investors are worried. That’s the bad news—and the good news. There is no shortage of risk on Wall Street, and cautious investors can point to any number of factors—including high valuations, geopolitical tensions, and policy uncertainty surrounding both the Federal Reserve and the U.S. government—as a reason why the market’s seemingly unending bull market could come to ...

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What could derail the stock-market rally? Here’s one thing to watch …

The U.S. stock market feels as though it is made out of Teflon, with virtually nothing able to disrupt its climb to record levels. The broad SP 500 index SPX, +0.51% which on Friday closed at a record for the 49th time this year at 2,575.21, has sailed through 350 trading days without a 3% pullback, rising weeks and months ...

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What could derail the stock-market rally?

The U.S. stock market feels as though it is made out of Teflon, with virtually nothing able to disrupt its climb to record levels.  Continue Reading Below The broad SP 500 index , which on Friday closed at a record for the 49th time this year at 2,575.21, has sailed through 350 trading days without a 3% pullback, rising weeks ...

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