Stock Market

Should you jump into the stock market now?

By Charlie Farrell, Special to The Denver Post With the stock market seemingly going up week after week — although showing a few cracks lately — lots of people who have been sitting on the sidelines are wondering if they should jump into stocks. Is this a good time to dive into the stock market? The first thing to note ...

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Economic data on watch as sleepy stock market awaits earnings season

Economic data, wrapping up with Friday’s March jobs report, will be the big focus before earnings season ramps up in mid-April as investors seek to confirm the viability of forecast Federal Reserve rate hikes this year. The stock market finished higher for the week and turned in solid gains for the quarter on Friday. The Dow Jones Industrial Average DJIA, ...

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Opinion: Why April’s taxpayer misery is great for the stock market

CHAPEL HILL, N.C. (MarketWatch) — If the stock market rises over the next two weeks, you might want to thank the IRS. Of course, thanking the Internal Revenue Service on April 15 will be the last thing on your mind as you send off a check for the amount you owe the government. But the stock market historically has been ...

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Why the stock market could deliver a big surprise for skeptical investors this year

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Opinion: March’s stock market drop — was that it?

The stock market, as measured by the SP 500 Index, broke down through support last week in the 2,350-point area. Traders remained wary, heading into the health-care vote Friday, although they didn’t react too negatively until after the weekend. On Monday, having had a chance to think about the failure to pass the health-care bill, traders were decidedly negative and ...

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This big test is coming for our ‘Teflon’ stock market – MarketWatch

All hail this Teflon-esque stock market. U.S. stocks came back from a steep fall and some political disappointment to close just barely in the red Monday, though the Dow is now in the grips of its biggest losing streak since Aug. 2011. But year to date, the Dow is still up about 4% and the SP up 4.6%, as of ...

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Trump’s health-care defeat pushes stocks lower

CLOSEx Embed x Share The Dow Jones Industrial Average ended with losses for its eighth session in a row on worries the Trump administration can’t enact the growth initiatives promised. Video provided by TheStreet Newslook President Trump(Photo: Mandel Ngan, AFP/Getty Images) Wall Street is giving President Trump a harder look. Even before the fallout from the GOP’s failure on Friday ...

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Wall Street ‘Stockmarket Of Apps’ Crowdfund Scores $100000 From Blockchain Exchange

A platform creating so-called ‘Kickstarter for Apps’ on the Blockchain, U.S.-inspired Apptrade, has received a $100,000 boost from the world’s first blockchain-powered conglomerate midway through its two-month crowdsale. Investment terms of their crowdfund campaign have also improved the sponsorship terms to get the project over line and reach its target. Timing is everything. And, while the move might also reflect investors in the crypto and ...

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Is The Stock Market Now On Thin Ice?

Tuesday’s 1.2% decline in the SP 500 and 10% rise in the VIX certainly got the market’s attention as it was already nervous about the health care vote.  The financial media debated the impact of both a No and a Yes vote but cancelling the vote was clearly not expected. Of course this has started a new debate as some ...

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The Stock Market Surged After the GOP’s Health Care Bill Was Pulled

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