Stock market correction: is this a new global financial crisis …

The Tokyo stock market fell due to worries about China. Photograph: Kimimasa Mayama/EPA
Sell in May and go away, don’t come back until St Leger Day. So goes the old stock market adage and rarely has the first part of that advice been more apposite than this year. The FTSE 100 index peaked on 27 April, just before the general election, […]

TPP to reshape stock portfolios with trade flows

WASHINGTON: Buy Japan. Buy Vietnam. Buy US media stocks. Buy Mexican food stocks. Sell China.For investors wanting to take advantage of the Pacific Rim free trade pact that appears to be nearing completion, that’s what a savvy stock strategy might look like.The 12 nations of the Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP) could wrap up an agreement in coming weeks, after the pact […]

Asian stock markets sag as jitters mount over Greece –

TOKYO (AP) — Asian stocks markets sagged Tuesday as global jitters mounted over whether Greece and its creditors can reach a bailout agreement.KEEPING SCORE: Japan’s Nikkei 225 dipped 0.6 percent to 20,260.00 and South Korea’s Kospi lost 1.2 percent to 2,017.05. Hong Kong’s Hang Seng fell 0.5 percent to 26,738.76. Other Asian benchmarks, including Taiwan and Singapore, were also lower.GREECE […]

US stocks edge lower amid bond market volatility – Seattle Post …

BEIJING (AP) — Major Asian stocks markets were muted Wednesday after a bond sell-off nudged Wall Street lower.KEEPING SCORE: The Shanghai Composite Index was little changed at 4,400.28 and Tokyo’s Nikkei 225 was steady at 19,615.55. Hong Kong’s Hang Seng was stable at 27,423.29. Seoul’s Kospi gained 0.7 percent to 2,112.37 and Sydney’s S&P/ASX 200 was up 0.5 percent at […]

US stock market makes modest gains following strong week …

NEW YORK (AP) — U.S. stock indexes crept higher in midday trading following a strong performance last week. The gains on Monday were wide but slight: Eight of 10 sectors in the Standard & Poor’s 500 index rose, though not by much.KEEPING SCORE: The S&P 500 edged up three points, or 0.2 percent, to 2,112 as of 11:30 a.m. Eastern […]

Asian stocks sag on China growth doubts, Wall Street drop …

TOKYO (AP) — Asian stock markets sagged Tuesday as a manufacturing survey underlined that China’s economic growth is losing momentum.KEEPING SCORE: China’s Shanghai Composite shed 1.3 percent to 3,637.21 and Japan’s Nikkei 225 dropped 0.2 percent to 19,718.56. South Korea’s Kospi lost 0.1 percent to 2,034.38. Hong Kong’s Hang Seng sank 0.6 percent to 24,351.20. Australia’s S&P/ASX 200 rose 0.2 […]

U.S. stock futures suggest modest rebound at Wednesday open …

LOS ANGELES (MarketWatch) — About 10 hours ahead of the start of U.S. stock trading in New York, share-index futures were implying a moderately higher open for the Wednesday session. Futures for the S&P 500 SPX, +1.26% Dow Jones Industrial Average DJIA, +1.47% and Nasdaq 100 all pointed to a 0.3% gain at the start of trade. While the futures […]

Ways to trade high P/E multiple stocks – Business Insider

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Japan biotech for surrogate sushi

In this Jan. 5, 2014 file photo, people watch a bluefin tuna laid in front of a sushi restaurant near Tsukiji fish market after the year’s celebratory first auction in Tokyo. The researchers at Tokyo University of Marine Science and Technology are fine-tuning a technology to use mackerel surrogates to spawn the bluefin, a process he hopes will enable fisheries […]

Tech stocks drag Wall Street lower –

TOKYO (AP) — Asian stock markets were lackluster Thursday after Wall Street fell and as investors looked ahead to a European Central Bank meeting and U.S. economic data.KEEPING SCORE: Japan’s Nikkei 225 was down 0.2 percent at 15,703.89 while South Korea’s Kospi added 0.2 percent to 2,055.58. Hong Kong’s Hang Seng shed 0.4 percent to 25,229.91. Markets in Southeast Asia […]