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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.
It's true that gridlock often has been good for stocks, but it's not clear it will be this time around.
Stock and bond ETFs associated with active trading saw heavy volumes and some withdrawals during October's turbulent market conditions, while investors put money into exchange traded funds that are more associated with buy and hold strategies.
Companies are coming out of "blackout periods" around their earnings and can now increase their buyback activity.
Instead of 10 percent earnings growth, the market seems to be anticipating earnings growth of roughly half that.
Companies are beating expectations and raising estimates, but investors are selling stocks anyway
There's been talk about some tech companies like Palantir and Uber going public, but if this market volatility continues into next year, they may have to drop their prices dramatically or postpone their IPOs.
Earnings season is just getting started, but the early signs are looking even better than the bulls were anticipating.
A $350 billion ocean of unused stock buybacks planned by companies could be a significant support for the next leg up in the market.
The Nasdaq is having its worst month since January 2016. But while Wednesday's drop was large, for much of the tech sector, this was the culmination of a months-long sell-off.
Investor attention is focusing away from third- and fourth-quarter earnings (both of which will be outstanding) and toward 2019 projections.
As bond yields rose last week, tech stocks underperformed. But some stocks that act like bond proxies have done the opposite of what might be expected: They are rising.
To a certain extent, higher yields are already affecting the stock market. Interest-rate-sensitive sectors have been generally down for the past month even as the broader markets have hit new highs.
Amazon's move to a $15 hourly minimum wage is going to put pressure on retail profit margins. That fear sends retail stock prices tumbling.
A new report about markets says cybersecurity presents the most important near-term threat to financial stability.
The crisis profoundly affected stock trading, hurting some trading businesses while dramatically helping others. It accelerated some trends and stopped others in their tracks.
The government's refusal to bail out Lehman Brothers precipitated a crisis that not only changed the U.S. economy, it blew apart much of the Street's trading wisdom.
MSCI initiates the second leg of its multiyear plan to incorporate China mainland stocks into its global stock indexing system.
Netflix says it's silly to frame the conversation around its company against new streaming services like Disney+.
Wall Street strategist Paulsen advises investors to "remain fairly bullish in the face of a stream of bad news" in 2019.
According to data from Morningstar, actively managed funds experienced outflows of nearly $143 billion in December, their worst month ever.