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Stock Market Today Down on Taper Fears
Stock Market News Today, Dec. 12: U.S. stocks are weighed today after having started the day higher on upbeat retail sales data. They retreated on more concerns that the U.S. Federal Reserve will scale back its $85-billion-per-month bond-buying stimulus program.
The S&P 500 today fell 0.38%, or 6.72 points, at 1,775.50, and the Dow Jones Industrial Average lost 0.66%, or 104.03 points, at 15,739.50 points. The Nasdaq Composite Index fell 0.14%, or 5.41 points, at 3,998.40.To continue reading, please click here...
Why December Stock Market Performance Is the Best of the Year
Over the last 100 years, December stock market performance has been the Dow's best.
The blue-chip benchmark has averaged a 1.42% gain in December over the last century, with positive returns 73% of the time.All the elements are falling into place...
Stock Market Today: Heading Higher into Stocks' Biggest Month
Stock Market News Today, Nov. 27: U.S. stock futures today are headed for yet another record-breaking session as stocks are up across the board ahead of tomorrow's holiday.To continue reading, please click here...
Will the Dow Hit 18,000?
The markets continue to reach all-time highs, leaving some wondering just how high the Dow Jones Industrial Average can go.
Is Dow 18,000 realistic?To continue reading, please click here...
Three "Insider" Stocks to Buy Now
Insider buying has been proven to have significant predictive power for stock prices – which is why we like to make a list of possible "insider" stocks to buy.
No one knows more about the condition and prospects of a business than the chief executive officer (CEO) and chief financial officer (CFO). When insiders like them buy stocks in the open market of the companies they control, the stock often outperforms the broader market for the next several years.
According to Nejat Seyhun, a professor and researcher in the field of insider trading at the University of Michigan, when insiders are buying shares in their own companies, the stock tends to outperform the total market by 8.9% over the next 12 months.it's time for investors to go shopping...
Stock Market News Today: Gains Slip After Icahn Warning
Stock market news today, Nov. 18: The Dow ended up today but fell short of 16,000 after bearish comments from Carl Icahn.
The Dow Jones Industrial Average closed up 0.1% to 15,976 points, hitting a high of 16,030 earlier in the day. The S&P 500 closed down about 0.4% at 1,791 points, and the Nasdaq Composite Index closed down 1% at 3,949.To continue reading, please click here...
The Best Plays in the Stock Market Right Now
While there are a lot of boats lifted by this rising tide, not every stock is a winner…To continue reading click here...
The Biggest News from the Stock Market Now
Yesterday (Tuesday), Money Morning Chief Investment Strategist Keith Fitz-Gerald appeared on CNBC World to talk over the biggest news from the stock market now.
Today, the Dow Jones Industrial Average set a new record high at 15,746.88, and the S&P 500 closed at 1,770.49 (a 0.43% rise since yesterday). The rising markets are indicative that investors believe the U.S. Federal Reserve will see the data and choose to continue with its interest-rate lowering quantitative easing (QE) program.To continue reading, please click here...
4 Drug Stocks to Buy Now to Capitalize on Emerging Market Growth
It is a truth universally acknowledged that a developing country with a rising middle class must be in want of a higher standard of living.
In other words: Emerging economies want more stuff, they want better stuff, and they're willing to pay for it… and this is as true for medicine as for luxury cars and Levi's.
That's why these economies are driving the bulk of growth in the global pharmaceutical market.
Worldwide pharma is a $959 billion market and is expected to grow around 4.5% per year between 2012 and 2016, according to industry research firm IMS Health.We've identified the handful of companies best-positioned to take advantage of this...
Stock Market News Today: Why These Stocks Are On the Move
Stock market news today, Nov. 4: Stocks are kicking off this Monday on a positive note. Investors will keep an eye on Friday's jobs report that could deliver clues on when the U.S. Federal Reserve will taper its bond-buying program.
In other economic indicators, factory orders for September were roughly in line with expectations.
The Standard & Poor's 500 Index is up about 0.17% at 1,764 points, and the Dow Jones Industrial Average is up 0.1% to 15,629 points. The Nasdaq Composite Index (INDEX Nasdaq: .IXIC) is up 0.2% at 3,929.To continue reading, please click here...