The Federal Reserve poses the biggest threat to the stock market

Akin Oyedele

Jun. 15, 2015, 10:47 AM

Flickr user markusramNot yet.The biggest threat to stock probably isn’t what you think.People who think the Federal Reserve’s asset purchases drove the rally in stocks are dreading higher interest rates.They argue that higher rates will derail the rally by increasing the cost of borrowing and putting pressure on company’s earnings.But analysts at Bank of America […]

Eurasian Economic Union to offer cross-border stock trading in 2016 …

Eurasian Economic Union to offer cross-border stock trading in 2016Published time: June 11, 2015 16:15Get short URLRIA Novosti / Alexey KudenkoTagsCIS, Russia and the global economy, Russian economy, TradeEurasian Economic Union (EEU) plans to allow reciprocal access to national stock exchanges next year, according to Eurasian Economic Commission Minister Timur Suleimenov.READ MORE: Vietnam signs free trade deal with Russia-led EEU […]

U.S. Stock Market Crashes and Their Aftermath: Implications for …

Click here to get the RSS Feed! U.S. Stock Market Crashes and Their Aftermath: Implications for Monetary Policyby Guest Author – May 29th, 2015, 5:00amTweet ThisEmail This PostPrint This PostCategory: Think Tank← The Dramatic Rise of Life Expectancy Around the World
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The Stock Market – A Picture Of Excess | Zero Hedge

Submitted by Pater Tenebrarum via,More Ominous ChartsWe have decided to expand a bit on our recent post about “ominous charts” and show a few more charts that should at least give one pause. We hasten to add that none of them should be seen as timing indicators. It must be stressed that we continue to be in unprecedented situation, […]

Stock Market News for May 26, 2015 – Zacks Investment Research

Benchmarks ended the last trading day of the week in the red following Janet Yellen’s comments that it would be appropriate to raise interest rates sometime this year. Yellen said the economy is well positioned to grow even if weak economic data had indicated the economy was not on a solid footing. Meanwhile, an increase in consumer price index raised […]

US stocks notch record as rising oil boosts energy sector – seattlepi …

NEW YORK (AP) — The stock market eked out another record close on Thursday as rising oil prices boosted energy stocks.Best Buy was among the biggest gainers after reporting earnings that exceeded the expectations of Wall Street analysts. Lumber Liquidators, a specialty retailer of hardwood flooring, plunged after its CEO abruptly quit the company.Stocks are trading at record levels, but […]

Calafia Beach Pundit: What equity market bubble?

Ruchir Sharma argues in today’s WSJ (“The Federal Reserve Asset Bubble Machine”) that the Fed’s easy money policies have created dangerous asset market bubbles in “stocks … bonds, houses and every other financial asset.” In particular, he claims that his “composite valuation for the three major financial assets in America—stocks, bonds and houses—is currently well above levels reached during the […]

STTG Market Recap May 8, 2015 – Stock Trading To Go

A “Goldilocks” jobs report from the government Friday helped lift markets – by goldilocks analysts have said this was a number that showed growth for the U.S. economy …but not enough to push the Fed to raise rates anytime soon. So the market got the best of both worlds. Futures leaped on the data and indexes stayed firm all day […]

Wall Street opens lower as Apple, Celgene weigh | Reuters

REUTERS – Wall Street opened lower on Thursday as Apple weighed on the major indexes and Celgene led a fall in biotech stocks, more than offsetting encouraging economic data.All the 10 major S&P sectors were down, with the technology index retreating 1.1 percent. The Nasdaq biotech index dropped 1.7 percent.Apple fell 2.3 percent to $125.70 and was the biggest drag […]

STTG Market Recap Apr 29, 2015 – Stock Trading To Go

U.S. indexes were in the red all day today as some quite miserable economic data didn’t do the normal trick of making everyone happy because it means the Federal Reserve will never raise rates in our lives.  The S&P 500 fell 0.37% and the NASDAQ 0.63%.  The Federal Reserve Open Market Committee released its meeting statement on Wednesday afternoon that […]