Stock Market

President Donald Trump is set to unleash a cascade of stock-market anxiety

The day of reckoning for the Wall Street is here. Donald Trump has been sworn in as leader of the free world and the level of consternation in the market is palpable. Check out: Donald Trump’s Inauguration: live coverage as the 45th President takes office That is not to say that equities won’t continue to carve out fresh records, spurred ...

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Stock market rises as Trump’s inauguration holds focus

U.S. stocks rose Friday morning as Wall Street closely awaited Donald Trump’s inauguration as the nation’s 45th president. His address will be closely watched, with traders hoping to glean some insight into what his legislative priorities will be, especially as it pertains to economic policy. The swearing-in ceremony is slated to begin at 11:30 a.m. Eastern Time A round of ...

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How the ‘Trump rally’ stacks up to other postelection stock-market gains

The stock-market rally that accelerated in the wake of Donald Trump’s November election victory lost some steam last month, but the SP 500 remained on track Thursday to log its biggest election-to-inauguration gain since Bill Clinton won a second term in 1996. Trump will take the oath of office on the Capitol steps at midday Friday. The near-term question for ...

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Stock market struggles for direction as retail shares weigh

U.S. stocks were flat to slightly higher on Wednesday as robust gains for financial shares partially offset weakness in transportation and retail shares. Retail shares have suffered in recent weeks following reports of tepid holiday sales. On Wednesday, Target Target Corp. TGT, -5.00%  warned that its fourth-quarter earnings would be weaker than previously anticipated, sparking a selloff in its shares ...

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Inside The Obama Stock Market’s 235% Return

The big stock winners of the Obama years were a beauty store chain, a shopping mall owner, Netflix and consumer discretionary companies like Under Armour. The losers were companies linked to oil and gas as commodities prices plunged. When Barack Obama was sworn in as the 44th president of the United States on January 20, 2009, the U.S. stock market ...

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3 Stocks to Buy During a Stock Market Crash

A stock market crash is inevitable, but it can also be the perfect time to invest. Stock market crashes, which are driven by panicked investors, are defined as quick drops of 50% or more from a previous high. Since 1950, the SP 500 has had just one — the Great Recession. But when the next one comes around, these three ...

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Investors are bracing for a massive stock-market selloff – MarketWatch

If options traders are correct, stocks are in for a wild ride in February. Demand for one-month call options tied to the CBOE Volatility Index, a popular gauge of stock-market volatility, has spiked in the past week, a sign that some are bracing for a sharp downturn following the inauguration of President-elect Donald Trump. In that time, investors have purchased ...

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Investors are bracing for a massive stock-market selloff

If options traders are correct, stocks are in for a wild ride in February. Demand for one-month call options tied to the CBOE Volatility Index, a popular gauge of stock-market volatility, has spiked in the past week, a sign that some are bracing for a sharp downturn following the inauguration of President-elect Donald Trump. In that time, investors have purchased ...

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Redditors Develop Meme Stock Market

SIGN UP FOR OUR NEWSLETTER A group of redditors at r/MemeEconomy are trying to quantify the lifespan of a meme through the creation of a mock stock market. Memes rise and fall in popularity over time, with people declaring a meme “dead” often as soon as it becomes popular with a wide section of the Internet. Judging the popularity and coolness ...

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