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Stocks retreated Monday afternoon as a China-fueled rally petered out. Alcoa was still up sharply.
China's announcement that they are loosening the trading bands on the yuan is good for the trade imbalance with the United States, but traders think that the idea we should all rush out and buy, say, Caterpillar or BHP Billiton just on this...is probably incorrect. Here's why.
Stocks pared their gains, but were still higher Monday after China said it would allow its currency to appreciate against the dollar, a move that could provide a boost for U.S. manufacturers, exporters and commodities.
Sluggish US job growth, prudent American consumers, Europe's debt woes, China's economy — with each report comes an overreaction. The S&P 500 is little changed this year after jumping 65 percent from the low in March 2009 to the end of last year. Here are 10 reasons to stay in the stock market — or to get back in if you're waiting for better days.
Stocks rose sharply Monday following news that China is dropping its informal peg of the yuan to the dollar, a move investors believe will boost Chinese demand for exports as well as commodities.
Fed policy is much less relevant to U.S. growth and price stability than in the days of Paul Volcker, because China's yuan policy has substantially limited the importance of Fed interest rate decisions by severing the historic link between short interest rates-like the federal funds rate it targets-and long rates on mortgages, corporate bonds, and the securities banks use to finance lending on cars and credit cards.
M&A activity in the banking sector has not been robust with the financial regulation still on the table, but the landscape could change very soon, said Craig Siegenthaler, analyst at Credit Suisse.
During a recent American Beacon Advisors investment forum in New York, asset managers explained how they are reacting to market volatility and euro zone risks, as they look for new investment opportunities.
Stocks climbed on Monday following news that China is dropping its informal peg of the yuan to the dollar, a move investors believe will boost Chinese demand for exports as well as commodities. Art Cashin, director of floor operations at UBS Financial Services, shared his market outlook.
China's currency announcement has the potential to boost American exports, says Fred Hochberg, President and Chairman of the US Export-Import Bank.
Today's six stocks worth watching.
China has finally bowed to international pressure, and this move is seen as an attempt by China to placate the West and ease international criticism of its rigid currency policy ahead of the G20 leaders meet in Toronto this coming weekend; a face-saving way of giving in to pressure from the US, EU and international financial institutions to allow its currency to appreciate.
These energy-conscious companies have fared well this year and continue to attract portfolio mangers' interest.
The Shanghai Index rose 2.9 percent, and most European bourses are up 1 to 2 percent as China has allowed the yuan to rise against the dollar for the first time since 2008.
Here's what analysts and others say they're watching before the bell Monday.
Hornbeck Offshore Services has gotten hammered along with BP and others in the energy space after the Deepwater Horizon oil spill, but call buyers stepped in Friday.
The move by China to allow a more flexible exchange rate for its currency shows that the danger of a double-dip recession is remote, Bob Doll, BlackRock vice chairman, told CNBC Monday.
While shares of BP have tumbled since the Gulf of Mexico oil spill, the shares of the company aren't much worse off than other major shares in London, Robin Griffiths, technical strategist at Cazenove Capital, told CNBC Monday.