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Has the retail investor’s faith in the stock market been restored? If the individual investor is getting back in, will the bull market get a second wind?
How much faith do retail investors have in the market five years after stocks hit bottom?
Investors’ bullishness on gold at the start of this year looks set to continue, with bets on rising prices for the precious metal rising to the highest level in over 14 months. According to U.S. Commodity Futures Trading Commission data, gold futures’ net-long positions – where investors bet on the price of an asset rising …
As the bull market turns five years old Dominic Chu takes a closer look at the companies that were left behind.
Bond yields rose to a six-week high as traders saw the surprise gain in February jobs as a sign of a stronger economy, and a signal that interest rates could continue to move higher. February nonfarm payrolls totaled 175,000, well above the consensus of 150,000. The unemployment rate rose to 6.7 percent, from 6.6 percent. …
The S&P 500 closed at an all-time high, its 50th record close in the past year. What’s driving it and which sectors should you invest in for the long haul?
February’s job gains were likely once more chilled by bad winter weather, and even March’s employment report could be slushy. Economists expect to see 150,000 nonfarm payrolls added in February, when the government data is released Friday at 8:30 a.m. ET. They are also watching to see if January’s unemployment rate of 6.6 percent falls to 6.5 percent, …
Reports on the labor market are raising concerns for would-be job seekers. Will Friday’s government employment report confirm the hiring slump?
On Wednesday, Wall Street just might get back to paying attention to U.S. economic reports. That’s unless the situation in the Ukraine flares, or less-than-expected numbers are again disregarded as being a result of an exceptionally harsh winter in much of the country. The ADP employment report for February is due at 8:15 a.m. ET …
Easing of tensions in Ukraine ignites a rally on Wall Street. But will the optimism last?
U.S. stocks jumped on Tuesday, with the Dow and S&P 500 bouncing back after their worst hit in a month, as concerns over the Ukraine ebbed. “Investors do seemed to have been trained in recent years, as soon as it looks like geopolitical crisis has been averted, to buy. We saw that in Egypt and …
Stock markets extended gains on Tuesday afternoon, continuing to bounce back from a heavy bout of selling, as Russian President Vladimir Putin quelled fears of immediate conflict in Ukraine. Putin, speaking at a press conference in Moscow on Tuesday, said there was “no need yet” for Russia to exercise its authority, adding that he was …
Investors are selling stocks as the conflict between Ukraine and Russia escalates. We’ve got expanded coverage from Wall Street to Washington and Kiev to Moscow on the political turmoil and what it means for you and your money.
Investors sell stocks as the conflict between Ukraine and Russia escalates. What happens next and what does it mean for your money?
U.S. stocks declined sharply on Monday, sliding along with other global equities, as worries about Russian intervention in the Ukraine has investors fleeing assets perceived as risky. Gold prices rose and U.S. Treasury yields fell on heightened tensions involving Russia’s threat to use military force in Ukraine, which mobilized its army and requested foreign observers. …