Dow Futures’ Rally Faces Indecision as Recession Fears Engulf Trump Presidency

Futures on the Dow Jones Industrial Average (DJIA) rose in aftermarket trading Wednesday, though gains were limited by fears of a U.S. economy gradually sliding towards recession. Dow Aims to Recover from Brutal Session Futures on all three major U.S. indexes edged higher during Asian trading, setting the stage for a modest start to the […] The post Dow Futures’ Rally Faces Indecision as Recession Fears Engulf Trump Presidency appeared first on CCN.com

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Dow Futures Rally as Treasury Yield Spread Approaches Dangerous Level

Futures on the Dow Jones Industrial Average (DJIA) rose in overnight trading Monday, as China trade optimism caused investors to look beyond a breakdown in U.S. Treasury yields. Dow Futures Rally; S&P 500, Nasdaq Follow The three main U.S. futures contracts reported gains Monday, with the Dow Jones Industrial Average climbing 98 points, or 0.4.%, to […] The post Dow Futures Rally as Treasury Yield Spread Approaches Dangerous Level appeared first on CCN.com

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Chinese Stocks Tumble After Disastrous Industrial Production Data

Stocks in mainland China and Hong Kong tumbled on Monday after Beijing reported a sharper than expected slowdown in industrial production, signs that the ongoing trade war with Washington was ravaging domestic producers. Chinese Stocks Decline Mainland China’s Shanghai Shenzhen CSI 300 Index declined by as much as 0.5% at the start of the new […] The post Chinese Stocks Tumble After Disastrous Industrial Production Data appeared first on CCN.com

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JPMorgan's Advice for Navigating Wild Stock Market Swings: BTFD

Two top JPMorgan analysts are encouraging investors to keep calm during any forthcoming stock market downturns and to buy when the Dow Jones tumbles. Why? Because they say the dips are temporary and the stock market will eventually recover any of its lost gains. JPMorgan: Stock market will regain previous highs JPMorgan quant guru Marko […] The post JPMorgan's Advice for Navigating Wild Stock Market Swings: BTFD appeared first on CCN Markets

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Despite Trump Jabs, Fed Rate Hikes May Be the Dow’s Saving Grace

Complaining about the Federal Reserve’s approach to monetary policy has been one of President Donald Trump’s favorite activities. However, as talk of recession picks up after a temporary inversion of the yield curve, Jerome Powell’s hawkish approach will be a tremendous asset to the U.S. globally. Meaningful stimulus can help put a floor under the Dow Jones as most of the developed world is stuck on interest rates around zero. No One Should Be Excited by a Fed “Pause” Trump was always the market-friendly candidate, but his decision to increase…

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Passive Investing Boom Poses Catastrophic Risk to Dow Recovery

The trend for passive investing has reached new heights. According to a CNBC report, money continues to pump into ETFs tracking bundled assets – e.g., major indexes like the Dow Jones or S&P 500) – which now make up almost 50% of the entire stock market. Even the bond markets aren’t safe from the passive crowd. While everything looks rosy, there is a sinister threat lurking in the wings. Harvard Study Suggests Financial Stability Risks Associated With Passive Funds Active investors are struggling for assets, and their fees are less…

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Dow Struggles to Shrug off Boeing Scrutiny as S&P 500 Creeps Toward Record Highs

The Dow lagged behind the broader U.S. stock market on Monday, as the Department of Transportation zeroed in on Boeing’s flight safety system in the wake of two deadly airline crashes that have sent the company’s share price into a tailspin. Dow Lags as S&P 500 Jumps Further Past 2,800 The Dow Jones Industrial Average traded flat Monday, reversing an earlier loss. The index’s movement reflects a tepid pre-market session for Dow futures, which staggered into Monday’s open. At last check, the Dow was up 13 points, or 0.1%, at…

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Dow Surges after Brutal Open but Boeing Bleeds in Wake of 737 MAX Crash

Surging tech shares pulled the Dow and broader U.S. stock market out of a big hole on Monday, but a crisis-hit Boeing Co (BA) continues to struggle in the aftermath of a second deadly airline crash in five months. Dow Recovers – for Now Wall Street’s major bourses opened sharply lower on Monday, reflecting a brutal pre-market session for Dow futures. After plunging 242 points, the Dow Jones Industrial Average is now up 108 points, or 0.4%, at 25,558.96. Twenty-nine of 30 index members reported gains, with Apple Inc. (AAPL)…

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