America’s favorite stocks in bear market territory – WVTM13

The U.S. stock market is in the midst of a minor panic attack, and it’s taking America’s favorite stocks with it.
Apple and Disney are two of the most beloved stocks among regular Joe and Wall Street investors. Both got hammered this week. Apple fell almost 9% and Disney slid nearly 8%.Then there’s Netflix. The stock has been on fire this […]

Stock Market News for May 19, 2015 – Zacks Investment Research

Benchmarks ended higher on Monday after dismal housing report pushed back the possibility of rate hike in near term. Fed Chicago President Charles Evans also recommended that the Fed should hold back from hiking interest rates until 2016. Gains in Apple’s shares too boosted the broader markets. Monday’s gains helped the S&P 500 close at a record level for the […]

Stock market valuations don't matter until they … – Business Insider

Screenshot via Bloomberg TVLiz Ann SondersFA Insights is a daily newsletter from Business Insider that delivers the top news and commentary for financial advisors.Stocks are rallying despite the drop in earnings expectations (Charles Schwab)Charles Schwab Chief Investment Strategist Liz Ann Sonders notes, “History shows that market valuation doesn’t necessarily matter…until it does.” S&P 500 forward earnings-per-share growth has turned negative […]

The Most Bullish Chart You'll See Has A Big Stock Market Crash

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More and more Wall Street strategists* argue we should think about stocks as being in the middle phase of a long-term, multiyear, secular bull market.”Our view, which we have held since the market bottomed in 2009, is that the current bull market is secular, not cyclical,” Charles Schwab’s Liz Ann Sonders said. “Secular bull markets — like from 1949 […]

Using Supply and Demand to Beat the Stock Market :: The Market …

Using Supply and Demand to Beat the Stock MarketStock-Markets / Investing 2014Jul 03, 2014 – 09:51 PM GMTBy: Casey_ResearchBy Dan Steinhart, Managing Editor, The Casey ReportIt’s an investing strategy so simple, you’ll wonder why you didn’t think of it.Like any other market, the stock market obeys the laws of supply and demand. Reduce supply, and prices should rise.Therefore, companies that […]

Create social sentiment to seduce clients, Aito agents told – Travolution

Agents need to create “good social sentiment” among their clients and use imagery to “seduce” followers on social media websites.
Charles Reid (pictured), business director of media planning and buying specialist Carat Media, told delegates at the Aito Agents 2014 conference that agents needed to be engaged in using social media sites as part of their business.
It is no […]

"Weaning The Stock Market Off Casino Capitalism Will Be Anything …

Authored by David Hay, CIO of Evergreen Gavekal,“We’ve gone back into this kind of a foie-gras bubble environment. We’re all being force-fed risk assets. It’s an unpleasant experience when you’re playing goose to the central bank farmer.” -James Montier, strategist at elite money manager, GMO

“Unless countries come together to take the right kind of policy measures, we could be facing […]

Q-and-A with Charles Schwab CEO Walt Bettinger |

PrintSubscribeinvestingQ-and-A with Charles Schwab CEO Walt BettingerBy Mark Hamrick • Bankrate.comQuick question: Who is the CEO of Charles Schwab Corp.? If you guessed Charles Schwab, you’d be wrong. But you’d have plenty of company. Schwab started his company in 1971, but for the past five years the CEO has been Walt Bettinger.From Schwab’s San Francisco headquarters, Bettinger leads nearly 14,000 […]

The Stock Market Is Not A Bubble – Business Insider

Wikimedia CommonsChewing gum from France’s Haribo factory.Is the stock market a bubble?
Liz Ann Sonders doesn’t think so.”The growing cries that we’ve reached sentiment or valuation extreme worthy of past tops, or a bubble at its bursting point, seems a bit premature,” wrote Sonders recently.While there are warning signs for the economy and the markets, most signs actually suggest that fears […]