Stock Market

Euro recovers all overnight losses as stock markets shrug off Italian referendum anxiety

Tokyo stocks opened lower on Monday morning after Mr Renzi’s resignation, AFP reports. The euro also briefly dived to 20-month lows against the dollar on the news which sparked demand for the safe-haven yen – a negative for Japanese shares as the stronger currency hurts exporters’ profitability. Concerns over political uncertainty are spreading “as news trickles out that those opposing reform ...

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Why the Stock Market Is Stacked Against Donald Trump

For a few golden weeks in November, U.S. stock markets loved Donald Trump. As this magazine went to press in late November, equities were in the middle of a record-setting rally that charged Wall Street pundits and strategists with a fresh sense of optimism. Market watchers at Goldman Sachs gs , JPMorgan Chase jpm , and Raymond James rjf cited ...

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Opinion: There’s a 65% chance that the US stock market will rise in 2017

CHAPEL HILL, N.C. (MarketWatch) — There’s a 65.5% chance that the U.S. stock market will rise in 2017. If you’re like most investors, that’s welcome news. Given the advanced age of the economic expansion, an overvalued stock market by virtually any measure and the uncertainty surrounding a new president, a two-out-of-three chance of turning a profit seems almost too good ...

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Postelection Stock Market Rise Shocks Prominent Economists

ARI SHAPIRO, HOST: Before the presidential election, two prominent economists predicted that a surprise Trump victory would drive the stock market sharply lower. They based this on research that seemed sound, and they tracked movements in the market. But the market has been on a big rally since Trump won, so what happened? NPR’s Chris Arnold reports. CHRIS ARNOLD, BYLINE: ...

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How China is creating the world’s second biggest stock market — in one chart

A long-awaited trading link in China is close to becoming a reality, and that’s got people talking about the country’s heavyweight status in financial markets. A link connecting the Shenzhen and Hong Kong stock exchanges is slated to open Dec. 5, making hundreds of China’s fastest-growing companies available to foreign investors. The Shenzhen-Hong Kong Stock Connect also “will essentially create ...

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What Happened in the Stock Market Today – NASDAQ.com

Image source: Getty Images. Stocks slipped on Monday, with both the Dow Jones Industrial Average (DJINDICES: ^DJI) and the SP 500 (SNPINDEX: ^GSPC) indexes finishing modestly in the red. Today’s stock market: Index Percentage Change Point Change Dow (0.28%) (54.24) SP 500 (0.53%) (11.63) Data source: Yahoo! Finance. Oil prices rose ahead of a production meeting by OPEC, and that ...

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Greeley students participate in first northern Colorado Junior Achievement Stock Market Challenge

Blake Dice watched as his team’s stocks fell. He stood in the Lory Student Center at Colorado State University, packed in with scores of other students. He had to fight to make his voice rise above the commotion. He had to act fast if he wanted to flag down an official trader to make necessary adjustments before the day was ...

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MARKET SNAPSHOT: Manufacturing Data, OPEC Meeting Key To …

By Wallace Witkowski, MarketWatch Sky-high stock prices face barrage of economic data The health of the U.S. manufacturing sector, as well as the outcome of a highly anticipated meeting of the Organization of the Petroleum Exporting Countries, are among the highlights of a heavy week of economic data following the Thanksgiving holiday. Stocks finished the foreshortened holiday week at fresh ...

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Bond Market Slump Could Presage a Big Stock Market Selloff

That giant hissing sound you hear is indeed a financial market bubble deflating. For months, countless headlines in the financial press have detailed the impending stock market decline. Headlines like “Dow 19,000 is no cause for celebration” and “Stocks at all-time highs calls for extreme caution” are commonplace. It is only a matter of time, it seems, before the inevitable correction or ...

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