One good thing has come from the stock market rout – Business Insider

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The stock market has been getting slammed. As of Tuesday’s close, the S&P 500 was down 12.5% from its all-time high of 2,134, which it set on May 20.But there’s some good news for investors with cash to allocate: valuations have gotten a lot more attractive.The price-to-earnings (PE) ratio — the price of the S&P 500 divided by the […]

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 […]

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Global markets continue to get rocked. Closing at 1,893 on Monday, the S&P 500 fell 3.9% in one day. And it’s now down 11.3% from its all-time high of 2,134, which it set on May 20.So, is it time for investor to panic, dump everything, and head for the hills?BMO Capital’s Brian Belski doesn’t think so.”We remain steadfast with our call […]

Here's a simple explanation for what just happened to the stock market

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 […]

China's economy adjusted for the financial boom – Business Insider

Societe GeneraleFinancial sector up like crazy thanks to the crazy stock market surge.China’s volatile stock market has been front and center over the last few months.The Shanghai Composite Index exploded to all-time highs in June, and then crashed about a month later.But although the stocks grabbed everyone’s attention, it’s also important to look at what’s going on in the rest of […]

Market update, August 21 – Business Insider

Wikimedia CommonsWe just witnessed the worst week for the US stock market in four years. The blue-chip Dow fell more than 500 points Friday and entered correction territory on an intra-day basis — defined as a 10% drop from recent highs. Major stock markets across Europe and Asia also closed sharply lower.First, the scoreboard:Dow: 16,459.75, -530.94, (-3.12%)
S&P 500: 1,970.89, -64.84, (-3.19%)
Nasdaq: 4,706.04, -171.45, (-3.52%)
And […]

Athens stock market reopening after 5 weeks of Greek crisis …

AP Photo/Petros KaradjiasA demonstrator in front of a banner depicting a wrecking ball reading “No” and destroying a wall with anti-austerity measures during a rally in Athens, Greece, on June 10.The Greek stock market reopened on Monday for the first time in five weeks. It had been closed since the country’s capital controls took effect and bailout referendum was announced.Greece’s […]

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 […]

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 […]

Janet Yellen comments on biotech valuations in 2014 – Business …

Janet Yellen is facing Congress on Wednesday for her semi-annual testimony.And one year ago today, Yellen’s monetary policy report warned about stock market valuations, particularly in social media and biotech stocks. It was an awful call. Yellen’s testimony last year said:”Some broad equity price indexes have increased to all-time highs in nominal terms since the end of 2013. However, valuation measures for the overall market in […]