Bear Market News
The case for market pessimism versus optimism
The stock market this year has been a wild ride, ultimately hitting nosebleed heights. The Dow Jones Industrial Average posted 15 record closes between late January and mid-February. When the Dow closing above 21,000 in late February, it matched its fastest 1,000-point ascent ever. This spring has
Tony Robbins talks 'Unshakeable' live on 'GMA'
I'm here with a deer friend, Tony Robbins, one of the most inspiring people I know. Yes. Thank you. A highly anticipated new book. It's called "Unshakeable" about overcoming your fears and achieving financial freedom as it says right here, Tony, you are a force of nature. You are. Thank you. This
Why Investors Shouldn’t Let China, Oil Rule Their Decisions
Economic distress in China and the declining price of oil have become the twin boogeymen blamed for the stock market ’s precipitous fall this year. January ended with the S&P 500 down 5.6 percent for the new year and the Dow Jones Industrial average off 6 percent. It was the worst start to a year
US Markets Claw Back From Earlier Losses
U.S. markets staged a comeback in the last hour of trading, with the Dow Jones Industrial Average falling 249 points, or 1.55 percent. The Dow was down as many as 566 points earlier today. The S&P 500 closed down 22 points, or 1.19 percent. The Nasdaq lost 5 points, or .11 percent, after slumping
Stocks Get Slammed; Dow Drops Nearly 400 Points
U.S. markets got clobbered today, with the Dow Jones Industrial Average and S&P 500 dropping a combined 433 points. U.S. equities are hovering above their August lows. The Dow slumped 391 points, or 2.39 percent, while the S&P lost 42 points, or 2.18 percent. The Nasdaq slid 127 points, or 2.75
The Rewards of Investing in Quality Dividend Companies
Investing in stocks that pay dividends is a time-honored strategy, and for good reason. It’s a great way to capture regular income in the form of dividend checks while benefiting from share-price appreciation. The case for dividend stocks to power your portfolio is convincing. A study by Morgan
When Stocks Go Wild, Here’s How Investors Can Minimize Damage
Do you tend to react emotionally to headlines, economic news and market gyrations, buying or selling impulsively and deviating widely from your investment plan? If so, you’ve got lots of company among individual investors, according to DALBAR, an investment research firm that does an annual study
5 Things to Know This Morning
Your look at the five biggest and most buzz-worthy stories of the morning. 1. Man's Concrete Home Survives Raging Wildfire in Washington A Washington man’s cement home is still standing after surviving a raging wildfire that passed his home and scorched acres of surrounding land. John Belles said
NYSE Trading Resumes; United Airlines Flights Grounded for Hours Nationwide; Facebook Makes Subtle Change to Icon
NYSE trading resumes after technical glitch; United Airlines Flights Grounded for hours, causing heavy delays; Facebook makes subtle change to icon.
US Markets React to China Stock Slide
The relentless selloff in China continues, as stocks on the Shanghai index tumble 6%, giving the index a more than 30% slide since mid-June.