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Are stocks dead in the water thanks to the dollar rise?
The S&P 500 has seen drops greater than 1.25 percent in two of the last three session, just two weeks after setting an historic high.
The markets were obsessed with a stronger dollar Tuesday.
Of course, no one knows exactly, but there's plenty of guesses from the analyst community.
U.S. markets opened for trading sharply lower on Tuesday, hit by concerns over rising interest rates, a stronger dollar and weaker earnings estimates.
We had dropped for three straight weeks and could not sustain a rally...
The drop in earnings is cause for concern, but it's not enough to make market watchers hit the panic button.
Just about everything is up five percent this month
Investors should be cautious as earnings for this year's first quarter are lower than last year's.
CFO confidence in the US economy spiked this quarter, according to the latest CNBC CFO Council survey.
Stocks must trade at some multiple of earnings acceptable to investors, and the numbers are coming down faster than usual.
High unemployment, falling prices and hefty debt levels haven't dissuaded U.S. investors from taking a bite out of equities in Europe.
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Doubleline's Jeff Gundlach has entered the ETF business. His DoubleLine Total Return Tactical ETF had a respectable debut Tuesday.
Big indices are far above their 50-day moving averages. When these indices get too far from that average, there is a reversion to the mean.
The regular session saw a fairly broad rally, even as Janet Yellen talked about rates.
Say what you will about the Fed being behind the curve, Yellen has mastered the art of managing expectations.
As investors await word on U.S. interest rate increases, quantitative easing certainly seems to be helping stock markets in Europe and Japan.
New rules would require brokers to follow "fiduciary" standard.
Investors will be looking for clues later this week as to when the Fed will hike interest rates. They're sounding a bullish note in the meantime.