Stock Market

Trump-induced carnage in Treasurys spells trouble for stock market

Stocks have stormed to record levels on the back of hope that President-elect Donald Trump can make not just America great again, but the stock market as well. But a jarring selloff in bonds is a bad sign for Wall Street and could mean problems for equities, at least in the short term, strategists warn. Check out: Velocity of Trump-fueled ...

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Stock Market Outlook: There’s More Upside

I write this article after one of the most interesting trading weeks of my six years of experience. If not the most interesting week. Before I take a look at the coming weeks, let’s start with a short recap. On November 6th, I wrote an article about the election. I mentioned that Trump would be the new president because polls ...

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Trump is turbocharging the stock market’s V-shaped surge

V is for victory. V also represents the shape of the stock market’s trajectory as Donald Trump’s historic upset will likely recharge this bull market which had been languishing until he clinched the White House, according to analysts. The Dow Jones Industrial Average DJIA, +0.21%  soared to new heights, adding 5.4% for the week, its biggest weekly gain since December ...

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Trump rally to be followed by 11% stock-market tumble, forecasts Tom DeMark

Prominent technical strategist Tom DeMark predicts that stocks, which have rallied mightily following Donald Trump’s victory in the U.S. presidential election on Tuesday night, are on the verge of peaking and then subsequently tumbling by as much as 11%. DeMark told MarketWatch that he’s forecasting the SP 500 index SPX, -0.14%  to hit 2,213 by next Wednesday, followed by a ...

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Trump victory divides stock market into winners and losers

Investors, who only days ago perceived a Donald Trump election victory as the biggest downside risk to the stock market, are now embracing the results. After an initial plunge by futures late Tuesday and early Wednesday, stocks rallied, with traders making some rapid recalculations on several sectors. The SP 500 SPX, +1.11%  closed 1.1% higher at 2,163.26 on Wednesday. Read: ...

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A Huge Hedge Fund Says Stocks Will Crash if Donald Trump Wins

If Donald Trump wins the election, kiss your 401(k) goodbye. That’s the prediction of the world’s largest hedge fund. On Tuesday, Bridgewater Associates sent out a note to its clients predicting that the Dow Jones Industrial Average could plunge nearly 2,000 points in one day if Trump is elected president. That would be the biggest one-day slump in stock market ...

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Is the stock market predicting a Clinton win — or just hoping for it?

The stock market took off like a rabbit on Monday, in a massive rally widely attributed to Hillary Clinton’s perceived chances of winning the presidential election. Those increased sharply, the smart money seemed to be saying, after FBI Director James Comey effectively cleared her of email wrongdoing over the weekend. There’s little doubt that investors are hoping that Clinton will win. ...

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Election-inspired stock market volatility is overblown

Investors might want to take a break from the polls and position themselves to ride out what’s likely to be a short burst of volatility after Tuesday’s presidential election. Stocks finished the week lower Friday, with the SP 500 index SPX, -0.17%  logging a nine-day losing streak, its longest in almost 36 years. See:What happens after the SP 500 falls ...

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Cash at Buffett’s Berkshire Hathaway hits new record with stock market near highs

Getty Images The cash is mounting at Warren Buffett’s Berkshire Hathaway. Is Warren Buffett running out of acquisition ideas? Buffett’s Berkshire Hathaway BRK.B, -0.48%   closed the third quarter with $84.8 billion in cash, a gain of some $13 billion during the course of 2016. Buffett over the years has not been shy about using the cash spit off from ...

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