EL-ERIAN: Tuesday's stock market action was 'particularly …

YouTube / TEDx TalksMohamed El-ErianSee AlsoROSENBERG: Something changed in the market and it’s significantTOM LEE: History shows that we’re not doomed for a bear marketThis is ‘the danger’The US stock markets spent most of Tuesday in the green before tumbling into the close.The Dow was up by as much as 441 points (2.7%) early in the trading day, and yet […]

China's stock market turbulence is over? Don't count on it | Business …

One investor shows the strain in a stock exchange hall in Nantong, Jiangsu province, during the recent week of turbulence. Photograph: ChinaFotoPress/Getty
The numbers are mind-boggling. Ten days of falls on the Shanghai stock exchange resulted in losses that exceeded the GDP of Mexico. And 12 million Chinese citizens who opened share-trading accounts in May were nursing potentially ruinous losses. Margin […]

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Barack Obama is having a pretty good day. On Thursday, the Supreme Court voted in favor to uphold the Affordable Care Act, aka Obamacare.You could argue that he’s having a pretty good presidency overall. On comedian Marc Maron’s podcast on Monday, he listed a bunch of things he accomplished while in office, including “restore people’s 401ks.”A big part of […]

Obama tells Marc Maron he saved the stock market – Business Insider

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Jun. 25, 2015, 1:45 PM

REUTERS/Jim YoungObama in 2009.President Barack Obama says he saved the American economy … and its stock market.Obama did a victory lap on comedian Marc Maron’s podcast, WTF, earlier this week, and he said people’s lives are better today than they were four years ago, which is ultimately the goal of any presidency. “I can answer unequivocally, ‘Are […]

Estimating Crash Risk Potential For The US Stock Market | The …

History shows rather clearly that the stock market is prone to extreme events, aka crashes. The challenge is deciding when the risk for a repeat performance is unusually high. The literature offers endless possibilities, which is a reminder that the market can crumble for any number of reasons. The leading factor, of course, is the business cycle. But internal market […]

How the stock market destroyed the middle class – MarketWatch

Nonfinancial corporations haven’t raised any net capital in the stock market for 21 straight years.
WASHINGTON (MarketWatch) — There’s something seriously wrong with an economy that nurtures a few billionaires but can’t sustain the middle class.Many factors have been blamed for the plummeting fortunes of the American middle class: globalization, technology, deregulation, easy credit, the winner-take-all economy, and even the inevitable […]

1 Biotech Stock I Wish Would Go On Sale (CELG) – Investopedia

Everyone likes a great deal, and there’s no biotech stock I’d love to see go on sale more than Celgene (NASDAQ: CELG).Celgene’s blockbuster drugs, industry-leading profitability, and rock-solid balance sheet put it among the elite companies in the business. As a result, the company hasn’t given investors too many chances to buy its shares at a bargain price. But if […]

The Best Stock To Buy When Biotech Stocks Tumble (CELG)

There’s nothing better than getting a great value — and let’s face it, when the market tumbles, often great stocks get crushed too. That could end up being particularly true in biotech. Since 2013, the industry’s return has tripled the S&P 500’s return, and that may mean that with the market slipping lately, biotech’s leading names — including Celgene — […]

Nasdaq 5,000: The cure or curse for biotech stocks – CNBC.com

The Nasdaq composite remains heavily weighted toward technology, thanks to Apple’s record market valuation near $750 billion. But tech’s weighting is down sharply from the Nasdaq’s peak, while the financial, consumer services and health-care sectors have seen their weightings more than double within the composite. [See table below.]Health care’s weighting in the composite is now 16 percent, which is comparable […]

Why JMP Securities Is Watching (And Loving) These 3 Biotech Stocks

In a report published Tuesday, JMP Securities named three biotech stocks it is watching: Acceleron Pharma Inc (NASDAQ: XLRN), Cardiovascular Systems Inc (NASDAQ: CSII) and Karyopharm Therapeutics Inc (NASDAQ: KPTI).Acceleron’s (Market Outperform, $52 price target) early stage clinical results at ASCO Genitourinary(GU) 2015 “support a positive outlook for maturing PFS results while providing encouragement for ongoing later stage development.”According to analyst Michael […]