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Betting S&P 500 will fall, traders shift cash in leveraged ETFs

January 15, 2019

Investors are increasingly shifting away from bets that U.S. stocks will rise and flipping their cash into exchange-traded funds that profit when markets tumble. About $218 million has flowed out of bullish leveraged ETFs tracking the S&P 500...

Being underinvested can be a risky business for preretirees

January 14, 2019

Preretirees who suffered large portfolio losses in the economic collapse of 2008 may feel reluctant, or entirely too scared, to invest in the stock market and take the chance of getting burned again. Some may have experienced the double bubble...

Gundlach criticizes buy-the-dip mentality

January 9, 2019

Jeffrey Gundlach is worried that investors are getting suckered into buying the dip in stocks, high-yield bonds and leveraged loans. In his annual "Just Markets" webcast Tuesday, DoubleLine Capital's chief investment officer sounded off on a...

Brokers form new stock market

January 7, 2019

A group of big banks and brokers is forming a new U.S. stock market, funneling years of frustration about how much exchanges charge into the creation of a competitor. The nine founders, including Fidelity Investments,​ Morgan Stanley, UBS...

Half of BlackRock clients plan to cut equity exposure this year

January 7, 2019

Customers of the world's biggest money manager say they will reduce allocation to equities amid rising concerns about a downturn in global growth. That's the message from BlackRock Inc's annual survey of 230 institutional clients who own $7...

Equities: 2019 outlook in investing

January 5, 2019

The stock market's bull run stumbled late last year in response to proliferating risks ranging from rising interest rates and trade tensions to geopolitical issues such as Brexit. By the time 2018 ended, the S&P 500 was down 6.2% on the year...

Stock market earnings angst goes beyond Apple

January 3, 2019

Apple's first estimate reduction in two decades helped ignite a 660-point rout in the Dow Jones Industrial Average Thursday. Bad news for investors: the iPhone maker is hardly the only company paring a forecast. Among U.S. companies issuing...

Rotten day on Wall Street, as Apple woes send stocks plunging

January 3, 2019

U.S. stocks sank after a factory gauge dropped the most in a decade and Apple cut its sales outlook, adding to concern that global growth is slowing. Treasuries rallied and the yen strengthened. The S&P 500 Index tumbled 2.5% for its steepest...

U.S. stocks surge in best rally since March 2009

December 26, 2018

U.S. stocks staged one of the biggest rallies of the 9 1/2 year bull market after coming within points of seeing it end, with major indexes surging at least 4.9 percent. Crude jumped almost 10 percent. All but one member of the S&P 500 finished...

Here are three crazy market statistics on a wild day of trading

December 26, 2018

To say that U.S. stocks trading has been odd this week seems like an understatement. All three major U.S. indexes gained at least 4 percent on Wednesday. That's the first time that's happened since 2011. The Dow Jones Industrial Average and...

Stocks hit 19-month low as D.C. turmoil weighs

December 24, 2018

U.S. stocks fell to the lowest since May 2017 as the turmoil in Washington kept investors on edge after the worst week for American equities in almost a decade. Crude sank below $45 a barrel and the dollar tumbled. The S&P 500 slid for a fourth...

Investors pour record cash into value ETF

December 19, 2018

The great rotation to value continues. Whether it can last is another question. The $38 billion iShares Russell 1000 Value ETF (IWD) took in around $1.1 billion last week, the third most since the fund started trading in May 2000. And its previous...

Investors flee biggest financials ETF at fastest pace since 2008

December 19, 2018

As fears about future economic growth roil markets, financial firms are falling out of vogue with ETF investors at a pace unseen since the collapse of Lehman Brothers. The $24 billion Financial Select Sector SPDR Fund (XLF) had $1.8 billion...

Financial advisers put market volatility in perspective for clients

December 19, 2018

No, Virginia, there is no Santa Claus rally this year, and that has advisers scrambling to calm clients as the financial markets head toward the worst December in 50 years. With the U.S. stock market having dropped into correction territory,...

Fed hikes are rare when stocks are this battered

December 18, 2018

Donald Trump's hectoring aside, it's exceedingly rare the Federal Reserve raises interest rates when stocks are behaving this badly. In fact, were policymakers to follow through with their widely expected hike Wednesday, it would be the first...

Nothing is working for bulls as stocks sell off

December 18, 2018

Valuations aren't stopping it. Jerome Powell's softer tone failed to soothe anyone. The moratorium on tariffs is a fading memory and now the sturdiest chart level of the year is in danger of giving way. A stock rout that bulls thought was finished...

With stock market in a correction, is a recession just ahead?

December 14, 2018

Prices bounce around, emotion obscures logic, signals appear and vanish. The reasons for treating equities as a poor barometer for the economy are many. Right now, that might be for the best. Pools of gloom await anyone looking for a message...

Alternative strategies prove their worth as stocks turn bearish

December 7, 2018

As stock market volatility returns in earnest, investors who have waited patiently in alternative investments are starting to reap some of the benefits. Though liquid alternative mutual fund categories have generally been out of favor against...

Bonds are pulling portfolios into negative territory, not stocks

December 5, 2018

The stock market's 3% drop Tuesday provides the latest proof that volatility is back. But the recent gyrations in major stock market indexes doesn't tell the full story of what's happening inside client portfolios. While marquee benchmarks like...

Dow plunges nearly 800 points: Here are nine reasons why

December 4, 2018

There was no single headline, no one trigger that sent U.S. stocks into a free-fall Tuesday afternoon. Instead, the rout that lopped 800 points off the Dow Jones Industrial Average (799.36 points to be exact) had no shortage of explanations...

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