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 […]
Exchange traded funds have become popular among investors but how do they differ from crowd-pleasing index funds?Index funds and ETFs offer a diversified pool of assets, giving investors access to stocks and bonds and potentially other markets. In both an index fund and an ETF, the investor has a straightforward strategy that tracks the breadth of the market by buying shares […]
CNN: Stock Trading was HALTED 1,200 TIMES TODAY! Five-Minute HALTS due to massive SELL orders!
In a utterly stunning admission, CNN is reporting that stock trading was actually halted 1,200 times today!They took a look at the emergency, 5-minute HALTS that exist and found that those were triggered 1,200 times today alone. . . . and that many of the orders […]
China’s stock markets have lost all the gains they made in 2015. Photograph: Zhang Yixi/Xinhua Press/Corbis
What has happened in China?China’s stock market has fallen sharply over recent weeks despite measures by officials in Beijing aimed at calming investors’ jitters and shoring up global confidence in the country’s slowing economy.Shares in China had soared 150% in the 12 months to mid-June […]
Collapse of US stocks due to ‘a confluence of negative attributes’. US stock markets staged a stunning recovery on Monday after plunging to dramatic lows earlier in the day as markets across the world went into meltdown over ongoing fears of a collapse in the Chinese economy.The Dow Jones Industrial average was down 200 points, or 1.2%, at 16,257 points […]
eapcontent.ap.orgPeople watch trading boards at a private stock market gallery in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia on Monday, Aug. 24, 2015. Stocks tumbled across Asia on Monday as investors shaken by the sell-off last week on Wall Street unloaded shares in practically every sector. (AP Photo/Joshua Paul)NEW YORK (AP) — U.S. stock markets plunged in early trading Monday following a big drop […]
The U.S. stock market is in the midst of a minor panic attack, and it’s taking America’s favorite stocks with it.
Apple and Disney are two of the most beloved stocks among regular Joe and Wall Street investors. Both got hammered this week. Apple fell almost 9% and Disney slid nearly 8%.Then there’s Netflix. The stock has been on fire this […]
The Original AnecdoteThere is a well-known – though likely apocryphal – anecdote from the end of the roaring 20s. It involves Joseph P. Kennedy, US ambassador to the UK from the late 1930s to mid 1940s. Before he entered the civil service and politics, he had made a name (and a fortune) for himself as a businessman and investor. On […]
PhotoCreditNearly everything on the stock market fell on Thursday, with some tech companies taking particularly hard hits.Most notably, Twitter dropped back to its initial public offering price of $26, after continued questions about whether the service can keep attracting new users. Netflix plunged nearly 8 percent, while Facebook fell 5 percent and LinkedIn declined 4 percent.The carnage kept on going […]
What has been happening on Wall Street the past few days has been nothing short of stunning. On Thursday, the Dow Jones Industrial Average (INDEXDJX:.DJI) plummeted 358 points. It was the largest single day decline in a year and a half, and investors are starting to panic. Overall, the Dow is now down more than 1300 points from the peak of the market.Just yesterday, […]