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  • Stock Market Today: Dow Drops 943 Points as Investors Storm the Exits

    10/28/2020 4:37:08 PM PDT · by aimhigh · 47 replies
    Tribune Content Agency ^ | 10/28/2020 | KIPLINGER CONSUMER NEWS SERVICE
    So much for the market’s best day of the year. Oct. 28, on average the S&P 500’s best-performing day over the past 70 years, was instead one of 2020’s worst as COVID-19 concerns continued to flare up in the U.S. and Europe. Cities such as Chicago and Newark are renewing restrictions on businesses and public gatherings amid not just record-high new caseloads in America, but rising hospitalizations and deaths as well. In Germany, restaurants and theaters will be shut down for four weeks, and other European countries are stepping up their own measures to fend off a second wave.
  • Is the Stock Market Telling Us That Trump Will Win?

    10/27/2020 6:26:10 AM PDT · by Kaslin · 16 replies ^ | October 27, 2020 | Stephen Moore
    Why is the stock market so high? I get asked this riddle every day. The standard answers we hear these days are that the market is anticipating another $2 trillion Donald Trump-Nancy Pelosi stimulus bill (either before or right after the election) and investors are craving another drink from the federal firehose. Deficit spending has apparently become the crack cocaine for investors. Economists at the Federal Reserve Bank, UBS, Bank of America and Goldman Sachs also tell us that a President Joe Biden would be bullish for the markets because he will deluge the economy with even more deficit spending...
  • Dow Sinks 700 Points on Covid-19 Surge and Stimulus Pessimism

    10/26/2020 8:30:47 AM PDT · by Yo-Yo · 53 replies
    The Street ^ | Octovber 26, 2020 | JOSEPH WOELFEL
    Stocks decline sharply as coronavirus infections surge and stimulus negotiations remain at a stalemate. Stocks declined sharply Monday to kick off a week heavy with earnings from U.S. tech giants as coronavirus infections surged, stimulus negotiations remained at a stalemate and investors prepared for the presidential election just more than a week away. The Dow Jones Industrial Average dropped 721 points, or 2.55%, to 27,613, the S&P 500 tumbled 2.15% and the Nasdaq slumped 1.73%. Stocks closed mostly higher Friday but the S&P 500 fell 0.5% for the week, its first weekly loss in four, after negotiations between the White...
  • Your 401K: Stocks will do better if Trump wins the election, according to this new data

    10/23/2020 11:53:43 AM PDT · by SeekAndFind · 12 replies
    Yahoo Finance ^ | 10/23/2020 | Brian Sozzi
    If you own stocks, hope for a come-from-behind win for sitting president Donald J. Trump on Election Day.Or so says the number crunchers at LPL Financial.Since 1950, the S&P 500 has added an average of 9.6% in the year after a president wins re-election. For instance, LPL Financial points to the re-elections of presidents Ronald Regan, Bill Clinton and Barack Obama as being particularly bullish for equities — stocks after each re-election rose close to 30%.The opposite has tended to happen when someone new enters the Oval Office.LPL Financial data shows the S&P 500 added only 4.8% the following year...
  • The World’s Most Bearish Hedge Fund Just Did Something It Hasn’t Done In 8 Years: Bets on inflationary assets outperforming deflationary assets

    10/17/2020 9:07:28 PM PDT · by SeekAndFind · 3 replies
    USSA News ^ | 10/17/2020 | Tyler Durden
    At the start of 2012 Horseman Global did something which virtually none of its peers dared or would dare to do: it took its formerly 100% equity net long exposure to deep net short, launching an 8 year period in which the fund would be bearish month after month on stocks, yet as the monthly P&L table below shows, it also manged to generate impressive annual returns over this same period (with the exceptions of 2016 and 2019) despite constant central bank intervention pushing stocks relentlessly higher, largely thanks to the Fund's significant bond long position. Yet after a dismal...
  • Iranian stock market’s chaos reflects Iranian regime’s economy

    10/17/2020 2:21:50 AM PDT · by hassan.mahmoud · 5 replies
    Oct.17,2020 | Hassan.Mahmoudi
    With increasing pressures of Coronavirus Pandemic, which according to government estimates led to unemployment of 5 million Iranians, equivalent to 20% of the country’s labor force, the government resorted to selling government assets on the stock market to finance itself. In countries with stable economies, stock market can have a profound impact on their economy and consumers. Normally the stock market index is directly related to country’s economic growth. In other words, the country’s economy cannot have a negative growth and at the same time its stock market index flourish. Iran’s stock market has been severely affected by recent economic...
  • ‘Young and dumb’ traders have created a ‘total nightmare’ in the stock market, fund manager warns

    10/16/2020 12:54:38 PM PDT · by RomanSoldier19 · 61 replies ^ | Oct. 15, 2020 | By Shawn Langlois
    At 40 times earnings, there is a 0% chance that Microsoft stock will produce wealth for someone over the next 10 years to meet their needs, Cole Smead says That’s Cole Smead, president of Smead Capital Management, explaining in a CNBC interview on Thursday how “young, dumb” investors have created a “total nightmare” in the current climate. Smead went on to say that these nosebleed valuation levels are an example of a “stock market failure” at the hands of these inexperienced millennials who have gotten lured in to taking oversized risks in equities for the first time in their lives....
  • Can the Stock Market Predict a Trump Victory?

    10/15/2020 1:41:07 PM PDT · by WWII_Historian · 9 replies
    American Thinker ^ | October 15, 2020 | Gary Gindler
    How unique is Donald Trump? Trump's supporters are impressed by his politically incorrect manners, and his opponents are annoyed. His supporters are attracted by his achievements and deeds, and his opponents do not like his words. The vast majority of people worldwide agree that Trump is a unique political figure in spite of any misgivings about him. Ryan Detrick of LPL Financial has published a study that analyzed the potential political implications of movements in the stock market. The results were stunning. It turns out that some stock market indices — such as the S&P 500 — can predict the...
  • Stock Market Crash: What Is Smart Money Telling Us?

    10/12/2020 7:21:50 AM PDT · by SkyPilot · 62 replies
    StreetWise Journal ^ | OCTOBER 12, 2020 | JACOB MASLOW
    When it comes to managing money, there are lots of ways to generate solid returns in the stock market. For some individuals who are trying to become an investor for the first, they might be trying to save for retirement. For other people looking at the financial world, they might have a job as a manager of a hedge fund, managing collective debt, or trying to find ways to make big money as a retail investor. When it comes to personal finance, it is always important to build up an emergency fund as an individual investor. When looking at an...
  • november election and stock stop loss / stop limit orders

    10/06/2020 7:03:48 PM PDT · by SteveH · 48 replies
    me | 10/6/2020 | me
    any wisdom out there on the november election and setting stock stop loss or stop limit orders? i am currently figuring that the worst is if biden wins or the outcome is placed into limbo pending recounts. if this is the case, presumably there will be a dip in stock prices. however, will the dip last very long? trump will still be in office until january 20, 2021, which means that stocks would seem still relatively safe up until january 20, 2021. so, january 19 (eg january 15) or slightly earlier might make a good time to sell stocks manually....
  • Goldman now sees a 35% jump in Q3 GDP, much higher than the rest of Wall Street

    09/11/2020 3:10:10 AM PDT · by RoosterRedux · 18 replies
    CNBC ^ | Patti Domm
    Goldman Sachs economists said they see third quarter GDP growth tracking at 35%, driven in large part by the surprising strength of consumer spending. Goldman said its tracking forecast is now 14 percentage points ahead of the Wall Street consensus, and it sees the consumer contributing 12 points of that gap. “Following the sharp rise in spending in late spring and early summer, the virus resurgence and the surprise fiscal tightening threatened a reversal. But spending instead rose strongly in July, and four high-frequency measures indicate a further 1-2% increase in real spending in August,” the economists wrote. They said...
  • NYSE Signals It Will Exit New Jersey if State Taxes Stock Trades

    09/11/2020 7:07:49 AM PDT · by Theoria · 49 replies
    The Wall Street Journal ^ | 11 Sept 2020 | Alexander Osipovich and Joseph De Avila
    New York Stock Exchange will temporarily run one exchange from Chicago to show its readiness to move The New York Stock Exchange is signaling that it will move its electronic trading systems out of New Jersey if the state implements a proposed tax on financial transactions. The NYSE plans to announce that it will run one of its exchanges from a backup site in Chicago for a week as a demonstration of its readiness to quit the state, according to an internal memo seen by The Wall Street Journal. Like many other exchange operators, the NYSE runs its electronic trading...
  • CNBC’s Santelli: Latest Jobs Report ‘Wonderful News’ — ‘Will Lead to Even More Strength’

    09/04/2020 1:34:28 PM PDT · by Hojczyk · 13 replies
    Breitbart ^ | 4 Sep 2020 | TRENT BAKER
    CNBC editor Rick Santelli on Friday touted the latest jobs report, which showed that the U.S. economy added over 1.3 million jobs in August, and the unemployment rate fell to 8.4 percent. Santelli on “Squawk Box” called the improving economy following the devastating effects made by the coronavirus pandemic and ensuing lockdowns “wonderful news.” He added that the August report “will lead to even more strength” in the future. “I think that this is wonderful news, and I think that we have to keep a perspective that there’s many people that really, really want to come back to work but...
  • After the Shortest Bear Market Ever, How Long Can the Bulls Run?

    09/07/2020 7:53:44 AM PDT · by SeekAndFind · 8 replies
    Fisher Investments ^ | 09/07/2020 | Fisher Investments Editorial Staff
    How long can this bull market last? That is a question we hear often, with the common presumption now being that the shortest bear market of all time, followed by the shortest-ever recovery to prior highs, must mean this will be a short bull market. Perhaps that is doubly true, considering this cycle has acted more like an oversized correction than a traditional bear market—and it all follows history’s longest bull market. But in our view, there is no realistic way to assess how long this bull market will last—you must assess conditions as they evolve. One thing, however,...
  • Dow skids 700 points as Fauci warns on coronavirus vaccine timing

    09/03/2020 10:13:17 AM PDT · by conservative98 · 78 replies
    FOXBusiness ^ | 9/3/20 | By Jonathan Garber
    U.S. equity markets tumbled Thursday after Dr. Anthony Fauci dashed hopes that a COVID-19 vaccine was coming soon, contradicting documents from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. Fauci told CNN a vaccine was unlikely to be ready by the end of October. In a separate interview with NBC News' "Today," Fauci said a vaccine was likely by the end of the year. The Dow Jones Industrial Average fell over 700 points, or 2.6%, with Microsoft leading the decline.
  • WINNING ALERT: Dow 29,000, NASDAQ 12,000, S&P All-Time High, Pelosi Angry

    09/02/2020 1:32:38 PM PDT · by EyesOfTX · 40 replies
    DB Daily Update ^ | David Blackmon
    Just thought a little good news was in order here. Today, in response to continuing positive economic news and growing optimism about President Donald Trump’s re-election chances, the stock market rocketed skywards into new record territory. The NASDAQ shot over 12,000 for the first time to reach a new all-time high. The S&P 500 closed at 3,581, also a new record close. Meanwhile the Dow Jones Industrial average rose by 455 points to close above 29,000 for the first time this year, finishing the day at 29,101. The Dow has now regained 98% of its losses early this year, and...
  • U.S. stocks on pace to book fresh all-time highs, as investors embrace optimism around COVID-19 treatments, cures

    09/02/2020 1:12:25 PM PDT · by SeekAndFind · 7 replies
    Market Watch ^ | 09/02/2020 | Mark DeCambre
    U.S. equity benchmark indexes were trading in record territory Wednesday afternoon, as investors drew hope from progress in the development of tests and vaccines for COVID-19, along with the potential for another fiscal stimulus package in Washington. Investors also largely ignored a mixed batch of economic reports, including a private-sector jobs reading that came in weaker than expected suggesting only a slow recovery from the coronavirus pandemic. The Dow Jones Industrial Average (DJIA)gained 375 points, or 1.3%, at 29,020, edging nearer to its Feb. 12 closing high of 29,551.42. The S&P 500 index (SPX) climbed 44 points, or 1.3%, at...
  • Who Will Win in November 2020? Ask the Stock Market

    08/28/2020 4:50:08 PM PDT · by SeekAndFind · 10 replies
    Socionomics Institute ^ | 08/28/2020 | By Matt Lampert, Director of Research, Socionomics Institute
    (Click here for full-size image.)  Who Will Win in November? Ask the Stock Market By Matt Lampert, Director of Research, Socionomics Institute The stock market is a more powerful presidential reelection indicator than GDP, inflation and the unemployment rate combined. That was the key finding of a 2012 paper by our team at the Socionomics Institute.Specifically, we found that the net percentage change in the stock market in the three years leading up to Election Day had a significant correlation with the incumbent’s margin of victory or defeat. The market’s net percentage changes over the one, two and four years...
  • Stocks hit records as election season kicks into high gear

    08/28/2020 9:25:57 AM PDT · by knighthawk · 13 replies
    Fox Business ^ | August 28 2020 | Jonathan Garber
    Stocks rallied to record highs Friday morning as the race for the White House officially got underway following President Trump's acceptance of the GOP nomination. The Dow Jones Industrial Average gained 92 points, or 0.32%, in the opening minutes of trading and topped its 2019 closing value of 28,538.44. Meanwhile, the S&P 500 and the Nasdaq Composite were higher by 0.28% and 0.56%, respectively, as both looked to extend their longest streak of record closes in 2020. The S&P has closed at an all-time high in four consecutive sessions while the Nasdaq has settled at a new peak for five...
  • Stock market news: S&P 500, Nasdaq hit record highs as Covid-19 vaccine, treatment hopes rise

    08/24/2020 10:29:55 AM PDT · by SeekAndFind · 10 replies
    Yahoo Finance ^ | 08/24/2020 | Emily McCormick
    Stocks rose Monday, with the S&P 500 and Nasdaq hitting fresh intraday highs and adding to last week’s record levels, as market participants reacted to positive developments over a coronavirus treatment, and signs that a vaccine might be authorized in the near-term. Travel, airline and other “reopening” stocks rallied, with shares of American Airlines (AAL), Norwegian Cruise Line Holdings (NCLH), Wynn Resorts (WYNN) and their peers each jumping. Apple (AAPL) shares advanced to their highest intraday level ever ahead of the stock’s four-for-one stock split. The U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) on Sunday said it issued an emergency use...