Tag: COMP

Investment advisers ‘extremely skeptical’ about first U.S. bitcoin ETF: ‘It’s a hard thing for RIAs to recommend an inferior’ crypto product

Happy Sunday! Welcome to the penultimate installment of Need to Know Crypto Edition, ahead of the launch of a new weekly crypto newsletter “Distributed Ledger,” which will kick off next month. I’m Mark DeCambre, managing editor of markets and I’ll walk you through the latest and greatest in digital assets this week so far. There […]

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The Dow is on track for its best October in 6 years and third-quarter earnings are strong so far. What could go wrong?

A traditionally troublesome month is turning out to be anything but for the stock market…so far. Who would have thought, based on the way things ended last month, and the start to the first full week of October, that investors would be sitting pretty now. Certainly not Dennis Gartman. Yet, here we are. Look at […]

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Stock market highs are in, unless 3rd-quarter earnings clear this bar, analyst says

It’s all eyes on earnings season, and the results that will begin to pour in heavily this week may determine whether the S&P 500 can press on to further records before year-end, says one closely followed Wall Street veteran. “The companies of the S&P 500 need to beat by an aggregate 10 percentage points this […]

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How stock-market investors can make sense of supply-chain chaos

A stunning backlog of ships and stacks of shipping containers at major ports aren’t something investors can ignore, but they should think twice before assuming widespread bottlenecks represent a classic supply shock. “The supply shortages are happening in the context of the highest level of global manufacturing output ever seen,” said Brian Nick, chief investment strategist at […]

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U.S. stock futures edge lower on eve of earnings season

U.S. stock futures slipped Monday, as traders continued to react to a jobs report that showed weaker-than-forecast employment growth, as investors prepare for the release of third-quarter earnings. What’s happening Futures on the Dow Jones Industrial Average YM00, -0.17% slipped 52 points, or 0.2%, to 34574 Futures on the S&P 500 ES00, -0.25% fell 11 […]

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