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How Will North Korea’s Hydrogen Bomb Threat Affect the Stock Market

Tension escalates once again between the United States and North Korea, which claimed to have tested its most powerful nuclear bomb Saturday night. President Donald Trump, in turn, declared the country “hostile and dangerous to the United States” in a series of tweets. North Korea said its hydrogen bomb, which is more powerful than the atomic bombs dropped on Hiroshima ...

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Worried about the stock market? Here’s an idea.

Many investors today are fretting over the increasing price of the stock market. That’s natural given the two big market crashes we’ve seen since the year 2000. Both were preceded by giddy markets that seemed disconnected from real economic growth. So what are you to do if you’re worried? Well, you’ve probably heard the argument that you should just keep ...

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Stock market finishes higher as jobs report diminishes rate hike …

U.S. equities finished the week and the first trading day of September with a gain Friday, on expectations that a weaker-than-expected rise in August nonfarm payrolls could dull the Federal Reserve’s desire to further raise borrowing costs in 2017. The Dow Jones Industrial Average DJIA, +0.18%  finished up 39.46 points, or 0.2%, at 21,987.56, powered by moves in General Electric ...

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Opinion: Say goodbye to low stock-market volatility when September arrives

Universal The Labor Day holiday marks the return of market leaders. After vacation is over, the market is free to get back to normal. Before this week’s North Korean missile launch, the U.S. stock market was jittery. But it recovered from a knee-jerk reaction almost immediately, and investors now appear less concerned about a possible conflict. With the Labor Day ...

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Stock Market News For August 30, 2017

Markets closed higher on Tuesday, overcoming early losses incurred during a widespread selloff which occurred after North Korea fired a missile over Japan. However, a measured response from Trump and other global leaders reassured investors, following which markets recovered. Meanwhile, Hurricane Harvey gained strength and pummeled Houston with more rains on Tuesday. With a considerable portion of the total refining ...

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The Silence Speaks Volumes – Today’s Stock Market Factors

Stocks recovered intraday yesterday, as investors grew increasingly comfortable that the worst was over regarding the North Korea provocation. However, I’m not so sure that is true, and I believe the silence of the President speaks volumes to that. Today offers a test of market constitution, and also a bit of important economic data in the GDP revision, the monthly ...

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Cramer Remix: Here’s how North Korea’s missile could impact the stock market

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Investors Have Pulled $30 Billion from the Stock Market

Investors are pulling a steady stream of money from the U.S. stock market, the latest sentiment shift to cause unease among market bulls. Mutual funds and exchange-traded funds that invest in U.S. equities marked their 10th consecutive week of net outflows during the seven days ended Wednesday, good for the longest such streak in 13 […]

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Still Too Many Stock Market Bulls?

The stock market held firm last week despite threats of a government shutdown but hopes for new tax cut legislation encouraged the bulls. The economic data did not move the markets but comments by Fed Chair Janet Yellen reassured investors. The stock market looked like it was going to resume its decline Wednesday but the selling was met with good buying ...

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Inflation, jobs, manufacturing data expected to push low-volume stock market around

Seasonal light volume is expected to make for a volatile week as a wealth of economic data is released regarding inflation, jobs and manufacturing following the Kansas City Federal Reserve’s central-banker conference in Jackson Hole, Wyo. Stocks finished higher on the week Friday, snapping a losing streak, as the Dow Jones Industrial Average DJIA, +0.14%  gained 0.6% for the week, ...

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