Stock Market Crash

What to Do as China's Stock Market Drags Down Shares

On Aug. 19, Money Morning Capital Wave Strategist Shah Gilani called China's stock market "a canary in the coal mine" and warned of a crash in the immediate future.

Last night, as markets in Asia plunged even further, FOX Business' Stuart Varney of "Varney & Co." gave Shah credit for predicting the dive. Then he asked: What's next for the stock market?

Here's what Shah is recommending investors do now...

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China's Stock Market Crash Leads to Global Sell-Off

China's stock market crash of 8.49% Monday fueled a sell-off in markets worldwide.

The rout was sparked after China's central bank failed to intervene to prop-up the country's slowing economy and stocks. Rattled investors all over the globe retreated from equites.

Here's everything investors need to know about today's stock market crash...


The Economic "Red Wedding" Begins

I love being right…Does that make me a bad person?

I have been warning for months that the market is overvalued, that the global economy is sick, and that stocks are headed for a fall. While CNBC and the rest of the clueless bulls break out the arm-bands, readers at Money Morning – who have been paying attention – should not have been surprised by what happened last week.

The collapse in commodity prices that began a year ago was a raging canary in the coal mine, screaming that something was wrong in the global economy. And that was the faltering of Chinese growth, which all along had been built on a fragile foundation of debt.

But these numbers don't convey the hard, cold reality of the losses. Let's put some meat on the bones.


[Chart] How China's Stock Market Crash Has Impacted Global Markets

During China's stock market crash, the Shanghai Composite Index has fallen more than 26% since June 12.

And as the world's second-largest economy, China's stock market crash is now weighing on global markets.

Here's a look at how other global stock markets have performed since China's stock market began crashing...

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The Trickle-Down Effect China's Stock Market Crash Will Have on the U.S.

China's stock market fell more than 6% on Tuesday, and investors around the world are worried about a full stock market crash in China.

The impact is being felt in the United States with the Dow Jones down more than 3% in the last month.

Money Morning Technical Trading Specialist D.R. Barton made his regular appearance on FOX Business Tuesday and discussed what trickle-down effects we'll see in the U.S. stock markets.

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Latest Marc Faber Stock Market Crash Prediction Doesn't Go Far Enough

The latest stock market crash prediction forecast by legendary contrarian Marc Faber is a little vague. He says what's going on with the Chinese yuan could have a negative impact on U.S. markets.

But we'd prefer a more thorough outlook on the state of the damaged Chinese currency and what to expect from it in the near future.

Good thing we know exactly who to listen to...


China's Stock Market Plunges 6.2% Today amid New Yuan Concerns

China's stock market plunged 6.2% Tuesday amid new fears about Beijing's commitment to steadying equities.

Fears over further yuan currency devaluations likely set off the rout.

Worries are also mounting that the world's second-largest economy is facing a serious slowdown...

Federal Reserve

How a Fed Rate Hike Will Play Out After the Yuan Devaluation

Until this week, a Fed rate hike at the September FOMC meeting seemed more probable by the day.

U.S. Federal Reserve Chairwoman Janet Yellen had hinted for months that the U.S. central bank finally was ready to raise interest rates above zero for the first time since late 2008.

Then the Chinese central bank devalued the yuan.

Here's how that bombshell will affect the Fed rate hike...


Chinese Currency Explained: Renminbi vs. Yuan

Chinese currency has two names: the renminbi (RMB) and the yuan. The two are oft confused and used interchangeably. And this misunderstanding has amped up as of late…

You see, unprecedented action from China's central bank this week caused the biggest drop in Chinese currency in decades – and counting.

The move is all over financial news and noticeably sparked disparate "renminbi vs. yuan" use in headlines.

So now is a great time to take a look at exactly what is the difference between yuan and renminbi...

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Will the Yuan Currency Devaluation Cause a Stock Market Crash?

Stocks tumbled again early today (Wednesday) after a second round of yuan currency devaluation by the Chinese central bank.

The Dow Jones Industrial Average fell as much as 250 points, or 1.5%, in Wednesday morning trading. That decline followed a 193-point loss (1.1%) Tuesday.

And it raises the question of whether the yuan devaluation will trigger a broader U.S. stock market crash.

At least one market observer believes we're now on a path to a stock market crash as bad as the one in 2008...

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