The Renaissance Capital IPO ETF, a basket of the most recent 60 or so larger IPOs, has dramatically outperformed the S&P 500 this month.
Stock prices are up, earnings estimates are down, and the multiple at which the market trades is getting pricey by historic standards.
Early signs of a bottom in the global economic slowdown have not materialized, and hopes for earnings to accelerate in 2020 may be premature.
Even without weaker economic data, the market is notably overbought and due for a pause.
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After Friday's announced trade deal, bulls say several thorny issues may be on the verge of resolution and markets could run to new highs. But bears say trade tensions will not go away.
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The market is now grappling with the likelihood of no trade deal, but the critical issue is tariffs.
Fear of missing out is holding investors in what increasingly appears to be an overbought stock market.
Analysts and investors have grown extremely bullish following record highs for stocks, but this much optimism can be a bad sign.
MSCI later today will announce an increase in the weighting of mainland China in its MSCI Emerging Markets Index. Sen. Marco Rubio has raised red flags about the move.
The markets have started the month with a powerful, largely cyclical, rally. What's missing is a significant breakout. That may be about to change.
Better economic data is taking the edge off the 'economic slowdown' narrative that has been plaguing the market.
With a strong finish to October, the market is poised for a rally, but investors may have to jump a few more hurdles before they are convinced.
"Of the S&P 500 companies that have reported over the last month, just 32 mention recession on their calls," says Nick Mazing of Sentieo.
Caterpillar missed Wall Street's estimates on earnings, even though the Street has been well aware of Caterpillar's problems, said Nick Raich of the Earnings Scout.
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The Dow gave up 200 of its 500-point gain in the final half hour as markets realized there was no timeline for removal of the existing tariffs.
Ahead of earnings, KeyBanc raised its target on shares of Alphabet to $1,769.
Rosenblatt Securities believes expectations for iPhone customers to upgrade to new 5G smartphones are "too high."
Loop Capital Markets downgraded shares of Intel to sell from hold following the chipmaker's better-than-expected earnings.