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Semiconductors are killing it, and you can thank China. The Semiconductor ETF (SMH) is just shy of the historic high it hit a year ago, and there's good reason for it: China.
The S&P 500 is starting off April with a bang, at its high for the year and now only about 2% from the old historic closing high of 2,930 on September 20th of last year.
The three "legs" of the retirement "stool" (private savings, pensions, and Social Security) are all in dire shape.
People are wondering whether Lyft's fundamentals justify a valuation of about $22 billion, 50 percent higher than last year.
It's not just that the S&P 500, up 11.9 percent, is having its best quarter since 2012. Everything is up, including stocks and bonds.
The bull narrative is running up against reality. If this weak global economic growth stays with us, it means stocks are pricey at this level.
After months of waiting, the 2019 IPO pipeline will finally open on Thursday with Levi Strauss. It is a perfect moment for the long-stalled IPO market.
Top executives are talking about slowing growth and slashing their guidance, but that doesn't mean stocks are headed for trouble.
Bank of America Merrill Lynch's survey of roughly 200 global fund managers is often a contrarian indicator.
The S&P 500 is now at the highest level since early October after breaking through key resistance levels.
Investing in low-cost, passive funds remains the soundest long-term investment.
Boeing threatened to disrupt the market's climb, but there are a number of factors at play that are boosting stocks.
Maybe it's time we all got more reasonable with future expectations in the stock market.
March 6, 2009, was the S&P 500's darkest hour during the financial crisis, and since then everyone has studied investor behavior to understand how the market might react in the future.
Such financial "engineering" has been criticized for years, but there's little evidence that reducing the payout ratio would somehow magically improve profits.
We are still in the longest bull market on record, yet the entire trading community seems convinced the bull is about to roll over.
The good news, such as progress on trade talks, the Fed putting rate hikes on hold and strong market momentum, has been offset by clear signs of slower global growth
Already earnings season has seen many companies have cited increased costs as an issue, including Harley-Davidson, Caterpillar, Eastman Chemical, Fortune Brands Home and Ford.
There is an outside chance 2019 could be an all-time record for initial public offerings, passing even the legendary 1999 and 2000 years.
The S&P is in an environment where investors have priced in a lot of positives, but there is very limited earnings growth.
The U.S. and China will need to overcome significant hurdles in resolving long-term disagreements if they are to build on the momentum from the past week of trade talks.
The United States is planning to delay a menu of additional Chinese tariffs that were scheduled to begin on March 1.
The Dow Jones Industrial Average is on its best winning streak since 1995, but the 'godfather' of chart analysis, says a pullback is necessary before rallying further.