European stock markets fall again as China worries bite | Business …

Germany’s Dax index and France’s CAC 40 fell 1.7% on Wednesday morning. Photograph: Corbis
European stocks resumed their falls on Wednesday as fears about the Chinese economy once again gripped investors and a late plunge in US stocks unnerved the market.The FTSE 100 fell by 102 points, or 1.68%, by the close of trading to 5,979 points, below the key 6,000 […]

China Stocks Crash, More Than Half Of Market Halted Limit Down …

China sure has its micro-managing hands full these days.Just hours after the PBOC announced a modestly “revalued” fixing in the CNY, which curiously led to weaker trading in the onshore Yuan for most of the day before a forceful last minute intervention by the central bank pushed it back down to 6.39…… it was the local stock market spinning plate […]

Stock Market 7 Year Crash Cycle – What's So Special about the …

Stock Market 7 Year Crash Cycle – What’s So Special about the Number “7”?Stock-Markets / Financial CrashAug 14, 2015 – 01:45 PM GMTBy: Peter_DegraafEverything in life moves in cycles. Seconds, minutes, hours, days, all add up to become part of a cycle. Some cycles, such as the beating of the heart move fast, while a millennium moves very slow. This […]

With All Eyes On Payrolls US Futures Tread Water; China Rises As Copper Crashes To New 6 Year Low

After going nowhere for the past week, last night Chinese equities opened with a bid tone and traded in the green all day long, resulting in the Shanghai composite ending the week with a gain of 2.2%, on what is gradually becoming a replica of US low volume levitation (to be expected after a third of market participants have now […]

Investors in risk-off mode ahead of jobs data

NEW YORK (Reuters) – Weak earnings dragged stocks lower on Thursday and oil fell on continued oversupply concerns, while Treasuries prices rose ahead of U.S. jobs numbers seen as key to determine the timing of a rate hike from the Federal Reserve.
Wall Street traded lower, weighed by biotech shares and on a second day of sharp declines in media companies […]

Athens stock market reopening after five weeks of Greek crisis …

AP Photo/Petros KaradjiasA demonstrator makes the victory sign in front of a banner, depicting a wrecking ball reading ”NO” and destroying a wall with anti-austerity measures during a rally in Athens, Friday, June 10, 2015.The Greek stock market is about to reopen for the first time in five weeks. It’s been closed since the beginning of the country’s capital controls […]

Eyes on banks as Greek stock exchange to reopen – Business Insider

© AFP/File Louisa GouliamakiPeople queue at ATM machines outside a branch of Piraeus Bank in central Athens on June 29, 2015Athens (AFP) – Attention will be focused on Greece’s embattled banks on Monday when the Athens stock exchange reopens after a six-week shutdown over the country’s debt crisis.The banks are in a vulnerable position because of outflows of billions of […]

Now Is The Time – Fear Rises As Financial Markets All Over The …

Now Is The Time – Fear Rises As Financial Markets All Over The Planet Start To Crash
By Michael Snyder, on July 27th, 2015Can you feel the panic in the air?  CNN Money’s Fear & Greed Index measures the amount of fear in the financial world on a scale from 0 to 100.  The closer it is to zero, the […]

Stock market advice for China: when in a hole, stop digging | World …

An investor watches market returns at a stock exchange hall in China, on Monday 27 July. Photograph: ChinaFotoPress/via Getty Images
Even by recent Chinese standards, the latest stock market plunge was spectacular. Nearly 1,800 stocks – or more than 60% of shares on the main markets in Shanghai and Shenzhen – fell by the daily limit of 10%, thereby triggering a […]

The ECB says Twitter can predict the stock market – Business Insider

REUTERS/Brendan McDermidTwitter CEO Dick Costolo, right, celebrates the Twitter IPO with Twitter founders, from left, Jack Dorsey, Biz Stone and Evan Williams on the floor of the New York Stock Exchange in New York, November 7, 2013.The European Central Bank (ECB) just put out an interesting study looking at whether Twitter and Google can be used to predict stock market […]