Why Am I Still In the Stock Market? | Andrew Zatlin … – Financial Sense

I’m putting my money where my mouth is. My 401K is entirely in equity market funds and stocks, and will stay there as long as I see the right signals from the economy and bond market. But make no mistake; I am getting ready to jump ship. This is really a matter of timing the market.The Signals That Matter Right […]

Wall St. mixed as earnings offset merger news

Traders work on the floor of the New York Stock Exchange April 20, 2015.Reuters/Brendan McDermid n”>(Reuters) – U.S. stocks were mixed on Tuesday, with the Dow industrials pulled down by a handful of uninspiring earnings reports, while the Nasdaq was pushed higher by a proposed biotech merger.Travelers (TRV.N), DuPont (DD.N) and IBM (IBM.N) shares weighed most on the Dow. DuPont […]

How to invest your cash if you're convinced the stock market is about

Time.comThis is not good recently published a column advising a 33-year-old from Los Angeles who was trying to decide what to do with a newly gained $200,000 windfall. Their advice is clear in the article’s title: “When Going All In Is Not A Risky Bet”.This has raised the hackles of some commenters, with stock market blogger Jesse Felder observing […]

Saudi Arabia to open stock market to foreigners on June 15

Saudi Arabia will open its $532 billion stock market to direct foreign investment on June 15, allowing qualified foreign institutions to buy shares from that date, the Capital Market Authority said on Thursday.Final rules covering the opening of the market will be published on May 4, the regulator said in a brief statement.Read MoreOPEC: Rivals’ oil supply growth will slowAFP […]

Is there a Relationship Between the Economy and Stock Market?

Long story short… yes, there appears to be a relationship between economic growth and stock market performance within the U.S. (and developed world), but that relationship holds only over longer periods of time and does not hold for all countries (less developed countries often “divert” growth to the political elite). Also, for those interested in the relationship between long-term economic […]

3 Best-of-Breed Small Caps: Biotech Stocks to Buy | InvestorPlace

View All3 Best-of-Breed Small Caps: Biotech Stocks to BuyNo one can deny the performance of biotech and biopharma stocks over the last six months as they have outperformed the entire market. The sector has done so well that it has brought back that dreaded word that everyone has feared in this sector since 2000: “bubble.”Source: ©, it’s shortsighted to look at […]

7 Charts That Point to US Stock Market Crash 2015 – Money Morning

A series of unsettling trends from soaring debt to falling spending suggest a U.S. stock market crash in 2015 looks increasingly likely.Lately the six-year bull market has been looking tired. Despite a lot of volatility, stocks overall are flat on the year.Meanwhile, the Dow Jones Industrial Average and the Standard & Poor’s 500 are both within 3% of their all-time […]

Stock market volatility par for the financial course – The News Journal

Published: Saturday, April 4, 2015 at 5:30 a.m.
Last Modified: Saturday, April 4, 2015 at 9:27 a.m.
With the nation’s equities markets roiling with volatility these days, some investors are getting nervous. Fueling those concerns are the prospect of an increase in interest rates, sluggish gross domestic product growth and global concerns from the Eurozone to the Middle East. But the view […]

US STOCKS-Wall St pulls back as Fed rally reverses

* Energy shares lower on dollar strength, oversupply concern* Guess posts strong quarterly earnings, shares rally* Indexes: Dow off 0.6 pct, S&P off 0.5 pct, Nasdaq up 0.2 pct (Updates prices, changes comment, byline)By Rodrigo CamposNEW YORK, March 19 (Reuters) – U.S. stocks fell on Thursday as a stronger dollar weighed on oil and other commodity prices, with energy and […]

Stock market gets jitters on eve of Fed statement | TribLIVE

NEW YORK — The guessing game over higher interest rates is making for a jerky stock market.A day after their biggest gain in six weeks, stock indexes mostly fell on Tuesday as oil continued to slide and investors fretted over when the Federal Reserve will raise a key borrowing rate. The Fed kicked off a two-day meeting on Tuesday to […]