Market update, August 21 – Business Insider

Wikimedia CommonsWe just witnessed the worst week for the US stock market in four years. The blue-chip Dow fell more than 500 points Friday and entered correction territory on an intra-day basis — defined as a 10% drop from recent highs. Major stock markets across Europe and Asia also closed sharply lower.First, the scoreboard:Dow: 16,459.75, -530.94, (-3.12%)
S&P 500: 1,970.89, -64.84, (-3.19%)
Nasdaq: 4,706.04, -171.45, (-3.52%)
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The stock market is disappearing – Business Insider

flickr via bartolomeo perrottaThe stock market is disappearing. In an afternoon email to clients, Rich Barry at the NYSE wrote:Buyback factoid: ~20% of S&P 500 companies have reduced their share count by at least 4% year-over-year in each of the last five quarters(!!), and that appears to be continuing into Q2. As of [Tuesday] night, 92 companies in the S&P have reported […]

Traders aren't convinced stock bull market is over – Business Insider

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May 29, 2015, 2:11 PM

REUTERS/Valentin FlauraudStocks have been going nowhere for a while now.In a morning briefing, the Wall Street Journal noted that the Dow has traded in a 7.7% range through 2015, the narrowest for this point of year since 1992.The S&P 500 has also traded in a similarly tight range this year, and according to the NYSE’s […]

RealClearMarkets – What's Your Stock Market Story?

nyseWhenever we see any sort of disruption in markets an explanation usually follows. The headlines will explain that “Markets are going up/down because of this good/bad thing.” News anchors will solemnly intone why the volatility is significant and what it means for one thing or another. Read Full Article ›› TAGGED: Barry Ritholtz, Stock Market

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RealClearMarkets – How Stock Market Tops Get Made

rithooWith all the bubble chatter and talks of over-valued stock markets, I thought it was time to have a discussion with someone expert on the subject. In this case, that person would be Paul Desmond, chief strategist and president of Lowry’s Research. Read Full Article ›› TAGGED: Barry Ritholtz, Stock Market

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