It appears the collapse of China’s stock market has officially taken its first victim. While we have heard from desperate farmers who lost everything after realizing that making money in stocks is not easier than farmwork, RT reports that a 57-year-old man has allegedly committed suicide in Shenyang, the largest city in Liaoning Province, by jumping off the 17th floor […]
Stock Market Panic! Why is It Happening?
Perhaps stock prices for past few years were to a large extent an inflationary bubble.
Brian Doherty|Aug. 24, 2015 11:57 am
Everything is multicausal, economies and markets are complicated things, and at base the only thing we can know for sure about why prices start to plummet is that, other things being equal, lots of people […]
Stock markets around the world have been posting big losses for the last few days. The route was especially rough this morning, with the DOW Jones at one point falling 1,000 points in less than an hour. At the heart of the current slide is an issue which could impact many tech companies: economic weakness in China.Two weeks ago China’s […]
Business InsiderThe BI Markets team!See AlsoQ&A: What’s behind the China’s yuan devaluationHere’s why China is weakening its currencyDeutsche Bank on China’s crazy stock market: ‘There’s no obvious explanation’Global markets are making a woooooooooooshing sound Monday morning as everything tanks.Why is this happening, and should you be worried?Well, I talked to our Markets team. It is inarguably made up of the […]
Alexis Tsipras wants the Greek parliament to reconvene to vote on the bailout deal that has been roughly agreed with creditors. Photograph: Orestis Panagiotou/EPA
Greece’s stock market rallied on news that the indebted country and its creditors have reached an outline agreement over an €86bn (£61bn) bailout.Athens’ benchmark ATG equity index closed up 2.1%, while the country’s banking index also climbed […]
The Chinese central bank would never admit it, but China’s stock market crash surely weighed on its decision today to devalue the yuan.The news had an immediate impact, with the yuan falling nearly 2% against the U.S. dollar. It marked the biggest one-day plunge since 1994.Because of the way the yuan is controlled by the People’s Bank of China (PBOC), […]
Wikimedia CommonsWangfujing Street, BeijingChina’s economy is going through a rough patch, and fears things could get worse have been exacerbated by the recent crash of the country’s high-flying stock market.But amid all of this, the real losers may be the leaders in Beijing.”The diminished credibility of policymakers may be the most important consequence of the crisis,” a team of Citi Research economists said […]
Today I decided to follow my heart and not my brain in trading. Net result? An up day but my profits were eroded quickly when I took winners off the table as losers and then decided to get greedy which delayed closing out of winners and a few other winners turning south. TSLA rallied due to the initial buy to […]
REUTERS/China DailyInvestors look at computer screens showing stock information at a brokerage house in Wuhan, Hubei province, China, July 3, 2015.See AlsoChina’s small investors are looking for a way out of stocksChina shares slip again as Beijing scrambles to calm marketsUS funds aren’t bailing on China yet despite a free-fall in stocksMrs Zhu is just the type of investor the […]
REUTERS/StringerSee AlsoChina’s small investors are looking for a way out of stocksChina shares slip again as Beijing scrambles to calm marketsUS funds aren’t bailing on China yet despite a free-fall in stocksMrs Zhu is just the type of investor the Chinese government should worry about as it tries to engineer a turnaround in the country’s stock markets, whose massive swings […]