Tag: DJIA

Stock-market traders brace for ‘quadruple witching’

The stock market is repeating a pattern of midmonth stumbles some analysts tie to options expiration. That dynamic could be amplified this week ahead of “quadruple witching,” the simultaneous expiration Friday of individual stock options, stock-index options, stock-index futures and single-stock futures. Options are financial instruments that give the holder the right but not the […]

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Litecoin hoax highlights crypto market vulnerable to scams: ‘Walmart has no relationship with litecoin,’ says big box retailer

An earlier version of this article incorrectly stated John Wu’s affiliation with Ava Labs, where he is president. Ava Labs was founded by a group including Emin Gün Sirer. Fake news appeared to give holders of virtual currencies very real agita on Monday, as a hoax news release sent litecoin briefly soaring before crumbling back […]

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Treasury yields edge lower as investors brace for U.S. inflation data

Treasury yields moved slightly lower Monday, with investors awaiting this week’s round of closely watched economic data, including the August consumer-price index reading. What are yields doing? The yield on the 10-year Treasury note TMUBMUSD10Y, 1.323% was at 1.323%, compared with 1.340% at 3 p.m. Eastern on Friday. Yields and debt prices move in opposite […]

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Stocks may fall 15% by year-end, warns Morgan Stanley. Here are some portfolio moves investors might consider.

Morgan Stanley’s optimistic view of the economy isn’t keeping it from warning about a looming correction in the U.S. stock market.  “The issue is that the markets are priced for perfection and vulnerable, especially since there hasn’t been a correction greater than 10% since the March 2020 low,” said Lisa Shalett, chief investment officer of […]

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Stocks and futures rebound, crypto flat as the markets head for a down week

U.S. futures are on the rise, following Europe and Asia higher. Read More Source link

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Global shares sink, meme-stocks tank, crypto flatlines as investors take cover

U.S. futures point to losses on the Dow and S&P 500 for a fourth straight day. Read More Source link

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Investors press pause on the stocks and crypto rally ahead of today’s mammoth jobs report

U.S. futures are flat, as are stocks in much of Asia and Europe. Read More Source link

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Bitcoin and Ethereum pop, stocks are steady ahead of Friday’s big jobs report

U.S. futures have been ticking higher all morning. Read More Source link

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The S&P 500 hasn’t seen a year-to-date rally this strong since 1997. What’s next?

The S&P 500 continued chugging into record territory Monday, on track to end August with its best performance over the first eight months of a calendar year since 1997. History offers no guarantees, analysts said, but shows that strong performances tend to see follow-through. The large-cap benchmark SPX, +0.43% rose 0.5% on Monday to post […]

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