Stock Market

Q1 Stock Market Outlook: We’re Gonna Need A Bigger Slide

If 2018 rings in a bear market, it could look something like the Kennedy Slide of 1962. That was my conclusion in “Riding the Slide,” published in early September, where I showed that the Kennedy Slide was unique among bear markets of the last eighty years. It was the only bear that wasn’t obviously provoked by rising inflation, tightening monetary ...

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Stock markets wrap up best year since 2013 as investors shrug off bad news

For politics, global relations and the climate, 2017 was a year of turmoil. Partisan divisions in Washington, escalating threats from North Korea and historic natural disasters left many Americans hoping they’ll be dealt a better hand in the coming year. But on Wall Street, everything came up aces. Seemingly indifferent to the chaos, and belying many experts’ predictions, stock markets ...

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2018 stock market forecast: Bull sees big gain, skeptic sees tiny gain

CLOSE The blue chip index broke through the 24,000 milestone for the first time Thursday. The Dow and Nasdaq closed at record highs. Fred Katayama reports. Video provided by Reuters Newslook Where are stocks headed in 2018?(Photo: turk_stock_photographer, Getty Images/iStockphoto) It’s crystal ball time for Wall Street stock strategists. For 2018, will it be a big gain for stocks? Or little or ...

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Stock Market News For Dec 26, 2017

Markets ended slightly lower on Friday as investors were reluctant to participate in intraday trading ahead of Christmas holidays. This led to unusually low volumes for the day as a whole. Meanwhile, Trump signed the Tax Bill as well as the legislation passed by Senate to keep the government funded through Jan 19. Finally, the Dow and the SP 500 ...

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A bitcoin implosion could ‘spill over’ into stock market, warns Wells Fargo’s Chris Harvey

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The stock market’s record-breaking run keeps going, but for how long?

John Templeton, the late investing guru, once said bull markets in stocks “mature on optimism” before they eventually “die on euphoria.” Chalk up 2017 as another year of maturity for the current bull market — on a record scale. Defying speculation 12 months ago that the years-long rally would be sorely tested during President Trump’s first year in office, the ...

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Stock market activity this week – Houston Chronicle

Increased dividends ATT .50 from .49 Abbott Labs .28 from .265 Andersons .165 from .16 Granite Point Mtge Tr .38 from .32 Lamb Weston Holdings .19125 from .1875 Limoneira Co .0625 from .055 MVC Capital .15 from .135 Riverview Bancorp .03 from .0225 Roper Tech .4125 from .35 TPG RE Finance Trust .38 from .33 Wabash National .075 from .06 ...

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Tax boom: Stock pros raise forecast for market gains in 2018

European and Asian markets have offered a muted reception to the passage of U.S. tax cuts as benefits to company bottom lines were already baked into stock prices, while bonds were spooked by the blowout in government debt needed to fund the giveaways Newslook

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The Stock Market Has Gotten Out of the Casino Business

This post originally appeared in Money Stuff. Here is an absolutely baffling story about “the Global Sports Financial Exchange (GSFE),” where you can “buy” “shares” in sports teams and “get paid dividends on every win”: “You decide, like the New York Stock Exchange does, what you’re willing to pay for that share and what you’re willing to sell it for,” said Ward, the ...

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