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There have only been four instances since 1929 when the S&P 500 declined two or more years in a row.
What happens to markets in 2019? It depends on your outlook on earnings.
Corporations are using their cash for more than just buybacks. Whether they should devote even more of it to other endeavors is a worthy discussion.
Every down January on the S&P 500 since 1950, without exception, preceded a new or extended bear market, a flat market, or at least a 10 percent correction.
A Santa Claus rally is a very specific event: the tendency for the market to rise in the last five trading days of the year and first two of the new year, for an average gain of 1.3% in the S&P since 1950, according to the Stock Trader's Almanac.
UBS' Art Cashin also predicts that Brexit will happen and will be more disruptive than what people think.
CNBC's Bob Pisani catches up with UBS Floor Director Art Cashin at Bobby Van's — a favorite haunt for Wall St. veterans — to reflect on the wild year that was and look ahead to the biggest market risks in 2019.
It's officially the all-time record year for corporate stock buybacks, and they show no signs of letting up
The China-based streaming app priced its IPO at the NYSE at $13, the low end of the range, opened on Wednesday at $14.10 and pretty much stayed there all day, closing at $14.
Many traders now believe that the constant stream of Trump tweets on positive trade negotiations is no longer having the magical effect it had weeks ago.
The agency tasked with clearing and settlement for the financial markets is warning that "pockets of weakness" are starting to emerge across the financial system.
On Monday, the S&P opened up, then drifted lower and moved into negative territory less than 20 minutes later.
Investors underestimated the destabilizing effect of the Trump administration's trade policies, which J. P. Morgan says may have erased 10 percent off the S&P 500.
Stocks sank Thursday and then rallied back. But buying still seems tentative, even with the Dow Jones Industrial Average down 1,500 points in two days.
A good part of 2019 earnings expectations could depend on a tariff deal between President Trump and China's President Xi Jinping.
The fact that all the FANG names were down 2 percent to 3 percent, and the industrial and energy sectors were down 1.5 percent each, points to a bigger problem.
"We have 16 models that are in design and development. We have a pretty big surprise coming next year," Ford CEO Jim Hackett told CNBC.
Carlos Ghosn, the ousted Nissan Motor chairman, received about $8 million in pay in 2018 from a Netherlands-based entity jointly owned by Nissan and partner Mitsubishi Motors.
Walter Shipley oversaw a series of bank mergers that preceded JPMorgan Chase.