Is It Too Late To Invest In The Soaring Stock Market?

The Dow and Nasdaq are both approaching splashy numerical milestones. The Dow is about 2% away from topping 30,000 while the Nasdaq is less than 2% from 10,000 after hitting a new record high on Wednesday. So is it finally time for investors to bail on stocks? It’s only natural for people to start worrying […]

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Investors Bet on Volatility Comeback in 2020

⇑⇓ Today’s Stock Market Quotes ⇓⇑ A better-than-feared corporate earnings season and swinging sentiment on U.S. and China trade talks have helped lift stocks to fresh records in recent weeks, pushing volatility lower. A number of factors make next year’s outlook rockier, leading some investors to pay up for hedges that would protect against a downturn well […]

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Financial Markets News: Top 5 Things to Watch This Week

◊ Stock Market Today – Business & Financial News ◊ … — Upcoming appearances by Federal Reserve policymakers in the coming days will be even more closely watched by investors than usual in the wake of its second rate cut this year. In addition, investors will be focusing their attention on economic data for fresh […]

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Stock Markets: Top 5 Things to Watch This Week

♦ Top 5 Stock Market News ♦ … Oil prices will react when markets open after an attack on a key Saudi production facility, amid uncertainty over how much global supply will be disrupted. Investors are also bracing for another interest rate cut from the Federal Reserve this week, as well as a flurry of […]

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10 Best Stocks to Buy { Second Half of 2019 }

< StockMarketNews.Today > … Stocks to buy in the second half 2019 … Here are 10 stocks to buy today { Second Half of 2019 } … Netflix iRobot Amazon.com Intuitive Surgical Alphabet Axon Enterprises Wayfair Facebook Constellation Brands Lululemon athletica  5 of the Best Stocks for Beginning Investors Let’s start with five that are particularly […]

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Stock Market Today: U.S. Stock Futures Point Sharply Lower

U.S. stock futures pointed to a sharply lower open on Tuesday as concerns over the latest escalation in the U.S.-China trade war drove investors into safe haven assets. The blue-chip Dow futures shed 203 points, or 0.7% by 6:52 AM ET (10:52 GMT), S&P 500 futures were down 21 points, or 0.7%, while the Nasdaq […]

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Stock Markets: New U.S.-China Tariffs add to Global Gloom

Global stock prices fell on Monday after the United States and China imposed new tariffs on each other’s goods, reinforcing investors’ worries over slowing global growth. The E-mini futures for U.S. S&P500 (ESc1) fell as much as 1.06% in early trade and last stood down 0.39%. Japan’s Nikkei (N225) shed 0.28%. Start Trading Now or Try […]

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Stock Markets – Stock Rally Powers On Despite Tariff Deadline

◊ Stock Markets Today ◊ • U.S. stock futures gain • Treasury yields edge up • Tariffs to be implemented over the weekend Global stocks extended their rally on the final trading day of the month on optimism around U.S.-China trade relations, despite impending new tariffs. The Stoxx Europe 600 opened up 0.8%, with the […]

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Apple’s Data Shows a Deepening Dependence on China

◊ Apple Stock News Today ◊ Tapping factories in Brazil and India has not lessened Apple Inc’s (AAPL) dependence on China, the company’s supply chain data shows, raising the stakes for the iPhone maker as U.S. President Donald Trump wages a trade war and promises more tariffs. Start Trading Now or Try a FREE Demo Account. Apple […]

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Natural-Gas: Prices in Europe and Asia Plummet to Historic Lows

 ◊ Natural Gas News Today ◊ ♦ Natural Gas – Stock Market News ♦ … — Natural-gas prices in Europe and Asia have plummeted this year to historic lows in the midst of reduced demand, the trade dispute with China and brimming storage facilities in Europe. The biggest driver of falling prices, though, has been the […]

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Amgen to Buy Celgene’s Otezla for $13.4 Billion in Cash

◊ Amgen News Today ◊ ♦ Amgen Buy Otezla ♦ Stock Market News ♦ … — Amgen Inc. said it has agreed to buy Celgene Corp. ’s psoriasis treatment Otezla for $13.4 billion in cash, in a deal that would pave the way for Bristol-Myers Squibb Co. to complete its acquisition of Celgene. Amgen said Monday […]

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Trump on Trade War: China Wants To Negotiate…

◊ Trade War News ◊ ♦ Trade War Between U.S. and China ♦ Stock Market News Today ♦ … — President Donald Trump said on Monday that China is ready to come back to the negotiating table and the two countries will start talking very seriously. Speaking at the G-7 summit in Biarritz in France, Trump praised […]

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Gold Falls as Risk Appetite Grows

{ Gold Price News – Stock Market News } … The Federal Reserve’s upcoming Jackson Hole, Wyo. retreat Is expected to boost gold prices on speculation of an imminent rate cut. But creeping risk appetite in the meantime is spoiling the party for longs in the yellow metal. Spot gold, reflective of trades in bullion, was down $15.22, or […]

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Trump Wants to Buy Greenland … But Why?

{ Trump Confirms Interest in Greenland – Stock Market News } … Mr. Trump has become entranced by the idea of the U.S. buying this vast, ice-shrouded island on the roof of the world, people familiar with discussions said. President Trump on Sunday confirmed his interest in potentially purchasing Greenland, but said it wasn’t a priority. The territory’s […]

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Wall Street: Strong Retail Sales Data

◊ Wall Street News ◊ • Business & Financial News – Stock Market News Today •  — U.S. stocks tried to bounce back on Thursday from a steep selloff a day earlier, as strong retails sales data and upbeat Walmart (WMT) earnings eased concerns of a recession, but mixed signals on trade and Cisco‘s dismal forecast […]

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Stocks Rally on Tariff Delay

◊ Business & Financial News – Stock Market News Today ◊ Start Trading Now or Try a FREE Demo Account Stocks, bond yields and commodities jumped Tuesday as news that the U.S. would delay some tariffs against China rekindled investors’ hopes for an eventual trade truce. The Trump administration announced it plans to delay and remove items […]

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How To Make Money During Stock Market Correction?

◊ Business & Finance News – Stock Market News Today ◊   ◊ How to Deal With a Stock Market Correction ◊ Stock market corrections are scary but normal. In fact, they’re a sign of a healthy market in most cases. A stock market correction is usually defined as a drop in stock prices of […]

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Stock Market News {Friday}

◊ Stock Market News {Friday} — Stock Market News Today ◊ Here are the top five things you need to know in financial markets on Friday, August 9: 1. U.S. PPI in focus as Chinese inflation shrinks for first time in 3-years The Labor Department will release its July producer price index (PPI) at 8:30 […]

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Kraft Heinz Shares Fall 15 Percent

◊ Kraft Heinz News Today – Stock Market News Today ◊ Kraft Heinz’s shares fell 13% to below $27. The stock is down 38% this year. Big food makers are under enormous pressure to improve their products and add new brands as consumers gravitate toward foods they perceive as fresher and healthier. General Mills Inc., […]

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China’s Exports Unexpectedly Rise in July

◊ China Exports 2019 – Stock Market News Today ◊ The Asian economic giant said its U.S. dollar-denominated exports in July rose 3.3% from a year ago while imports fell 5.6% during the same period. The country’s overall trade surplus last month was $45.06 billion, according to customs data. China’s trade surplus with the U.S. […]

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Financial Markets: Turnaround Tuesday

◊ Financial Markets On Tuesday — August 6 ◊ Top Five Things You Need To Know In Financial Markets Today: 1. U.S. labels China “currency manipulator” The U.S. Treasury officially labeled China as a currency manipulator after the People’s Bank of China allowed the Chinese yuan to fall below 7 per dollar on Monday in […]

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Stocks Drop As Trade Battle Intensifies

> Stocks Drop – Stock Market News Today < U.S. futures and global stocks started the week with sharp declines and the yuan depreciated to a new low as President Trump’s threat to impose more tariffs on Chinese goods continued to rattle investors. The Stoxx Europe 600 was down 1.9%, led by losses in the […]

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Easy Loans: Consumer-Lending Boom Sparks Fears Of Recession

◊ Easy Loans ◊ < StockMarketNews.Today > …  More ordinary Russians have come to depend on easy loans to purchase goods, maintain a certain living standard or simply to survive… As real disposable income for Russians continues to fall—it declined each year between 2013 and 2018—personal consumer lending has exploded, topping around $130 billion last year, up […]

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Berkshire Hathaway Posts Rising Profit

Warren Buffett’s Berkshire Hathaway Inc. said second-quarter earnings rose due to unrealized investment gains, while the company’s cash pile grew to a record. Berkshire reported second-quarter net earnings of $14 billion, or $8,608 per Class A share equivalent, from $12 billion, or $7,301 a share, in the year-earlier period. Operating earnings, which exclude some investment […]

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Financial Markets News: Top 5 Things to Watch This Week

1. U.S. Jobs Report. In a big week for economic data the U.S. jobs report for July will steal the spotlight, with a consensus forecast for the economy to add 160,000 jobs, slowing from 224,000 in June. The unemployment rate is expected to tick down to 3.6%, while average hourly earnings are forecast to rise […]

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4 Stocks To Sell Today … { August 2019 }

Stocks to Sell in August 2019 … 1 – Starbucks (SBUX) Shares of global coffee retail giant Starbucks have sprinted to all-time highs ahead of the company’s next earnings report, and the stock now trades at a multi-year high 28-times forward earnings multiple. There are few things wrong with this. First, Starbucks continues to suffer from traffic declines. […]

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Falling Real Yields Signal Worry Over U.S. Economy

◊ Stock Market News Today ◊ … Yields on U.S. government bonds have fallen broadly this year. But the decline in the yield on one particular type has been especially persistent and is, according to some investors, a sign of concern for the U.S. economy. Since last fall, the yield on 10-year Treasury inflation-protected securities, a […]

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Artificial-Intelligence: Microsoft Corp. To Invest $1 Billion In AI Startup OpenAI

Microsoft Corp. said Monday that it would invest $1 billion in artificial-intelligence startup OpenAI, as the software giant seeks to enhance its Azure cloud-computing platform. The companies said they would jointly develop supercomputing technologies for Azure, a fast-growing system that has helped propel Microsoft’s growth as the world’s most valuable public company. Microsoft and OpenAI […]

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Oil Gains As Gulf Tanker Seizure Raises Tensions

Stock Market News Today… Oil prices rose on Monday on concerns that Iran’s seizure of a British tanker last week may lead to supply disruptions in the Middle East Gulf, although gains were capped as Libya resumed output at its largest oil field. Brent crude futures climbed 88 cents, or 1.4%, to $63.35 a barrel […]

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How To Make Money In Online Stock Trading?

◊STOCK MARKET NEWS TODAY◊ … Investing in the stock market can be a great way to have your money make money…  Stock trading is not a risk-free activity, and some losses are inevitable. However, with substantial research and investments in the right companies, stock trading can potentially be very profitable… Select a trading website… Be sure that […]

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Johnson & Johnson Quarterly Profit Jumps 42%

…< Stock Market News Today >… Johnson & Johnson hiked its full-year operational sales forecast as strong demand for its cancer drugs Darzalex and Imbruvica helped it beat estimates for second-quarter profit on Tuesday. Overall strength in J&J’s pharmaceuticals unit, bolstered by recent approvals for new treatments such as its cancer drug Erleada also helped […]

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Citigroup Reports Profit: Net Income Rises 7%

◊STOCK MARKET NEWS TODAY◊ … … Citigroup said Monday its second-quarter net income rose 7% from a year ago. Quarterly profit was $4.8 billion, up from $4.5 billion. Per-share earnings were $1.95. Analysts had expected $1.81 a share. Revenue at the bank was $18.76 billion, up 2% from $18.47 billion a year ago. Analysts polled […]

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Australian Economy Stuck In Sub-Par Growth

Australia may be destined for another two years of sub-par economic growth as debt-laden households keep their wallets shut tight, though analysts are hopeful lower interest rates and tax handouts would help it dodge a recession. Economists polled by Reuters forecast Australia’s A$1.9 trillion ($1.3 trillion) of annual gross domestic product (GDP) would expand 2.1% […]

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The Next Test For The Stock Market Begins This Week

◊ Stock Market News Today ◊ … The second-quarter earnings season begins in earnest, with Citigroup Inc., JPMorgan Chase & Co., Netflix Inc. and others giving investors an early look at how some of America’s biggest companies are coping with tepid economic growth and billions of dollars in tariffs. Stocks have busted through records recently, rising […]

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Shell Aims To Become The World’s Largest Electricity Company

Shell aims to become the world’s largest electricity company without necessarily generating very much power… The Anglo-Dutch company last month detailed its plans to transform into a cleaner business centered on selling electricity. Hoping to capture the most profitable part of the business, Shell’s power strategy will be light on assets and focus on trading […]

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The FTC Has Voted To Approve Fining Facebook Roughly $5bn To Settle An Investigation Into The Company’s Privacy Violations

The FTC’s investigation was launched in March 2018 after the Observer revealed that the political consultancy Cambridge Analytica had improperly obtained the private information of more than 50m Facebook users. Facebook had agreed under a 2012 consent decree stemming from a previous FTC investigation into privacy concerns to better protect user privacy. The investigation centered […]

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German Efficiency Has Taken A Hit This Year…

In the past week, Deutsche Bank AG abandoned its global ambitions and initiated layoffs, the chief executive of BMW AG said he would step down and sharp profit warnings from Daimler AG and BASF SE rattled markets. That news followed the continuing legal woes facing Bayer AG for its acquisition of Monsanto, the maker of […]

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Federal Reserve: Facebook Libra Cryptocurrency A ‘Serious Concern’

The US Federal Reserve System has added its voice to the chorus of doubts raised by lawmakers, politicians and others worldwide about Facebook’s newly announced cryptocurrency , Libra . While speaking to House lawmakers Wednesday, Federal Reserve Chairman Jerome Powell said the US central bank has “serious concerns”  about Libra, The Wall Street Journal reported. […]

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Federal Reserve Chairman Jerome Powell Set The Stage For The Central Bank To Cut Interest Rates

Best Online Trading Platform For Beginners And Professional Traders. Shares, Indices, Forex and Cryptocurrencies. Start Trading Now or Try a FREE Demo Account. Jerome Powell set the stage for the central bank to cut interest rates to bolster flagging growth. The S&P 500 and the Nasdaq Composite touched all-time highs, with the S&P briefly eclipsing the 3000 level for the first […]

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What To Expect From Google Earnings?

(GOOGL) Google, has posted less than brilliant performance this year, its stock drastically underperforming its fellow FAANGs and the S&P 500. That disappointing performance reflects major headwinds facing the company that investors will focus intently on when it reports earnings later this month. Google Shooter – The Easiest Way To Make Money Online Those headwinds […]

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Small-Cap Stocks: Investors Are Torn About Where To Place Bets…

<<< Stock Market News Today >>> … It will likely take several months of economic data – along with results from the corporate earnings season later this month – to clarify the picture, investors say. In contrast to Friday’s upbeat employment report, data earlier this week showed U.S. manufacturing and service activity in June declined […]

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Investors Eye Jobs Report For Signs Of Wavering Economy…

Hiring has downshifted in recent months, raising concerns of a slowdown after a decade of growth. The unemployment rate has dipped to a 50-year low and weaker payroll growth could be a sign there are fewer workers to hire. The latest batch of employment data, expected Friday at 8:30 a.m. ET, will help sort out […]

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How To Start Investing In Stocks?

Investing is a way to set aside money while you are busy with life and have that money work for you so that you can fully reap the rewards of your labor in the future. Investing is a means to a happier ending. Legendary investor Warren Buffett defines investing as “… the process of laying […]

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… Decline In Share Buybacks Poses A Hurdle For Stock Market …

Some companies are easing up on share repurchases this year, potentially removing a pillar of support from the stock market as executives contend with the consequences of trade tensions and slowing economic growth. Make Money From Youtube With No Filming, No Marketing And No Website! Share repurchases contracted for the first time in seven quarters, […]

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OPEC And Allies Set To Extend Oil Supply Cuts

OPEC and its allies led by Russia are set to extend oil output cuts until March 2020 on Tuesday to try to prop up the price of crude as the global economy weakens and U.S. production soars. The alliance, known as OPEC+, has been reducing oil supply since 2017 to prevent prices from sliding amid […]

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