Tag: COMP

Dow, S&P 500 surge by at least 3% to records early Monday on coronavirus vaccine report

U.S. stocks soared in early trading Monday, sending major equity benchmarks to record highs after Germany-based BioNTech SE and Pfizer Inc. said their COVID-19 vaccine...

Biden edges closer to presidency as he leads Trump in Nevada, Pennsylvania

Fulton County election workers examine ballots while vote counting at State Farm Arena on Thursday in Atlanta. AFP via Getty Images Former Vice President Joe...

Dow futures up nearly 400 points as stocks election week rally extends to fourth day

U.S. stock-index futures rose further Thursday, with the market looking to extend an election week rally on expectations the result will be divided government, as...

A crisis looms and ‘your vote doesn’t matter,’ longtime investor warns

MarketWatch photo illustration/Getty Images|, iStockphoto David Merkel’s not exactly “rocking the vote” in his latest post. Ahead of the 2016 election, the longtime investor behind...

Investors pine for a ‘clear victory’ — what’s at stake for markets in Trump-Biden election showdown

Take a deep breath. After all, it could be a topsy-turvy week for investors as remaining voters go to the polls on Tuesday, with little...

The moment of truth for stock-market investors? Election Day looms and the most crucial stretch of 2020 awaits

Could the 2020 U.S. presidential election be the most highly wagered on event in history? That means bets on the political race between President Donald...

The U.S. could be looking at ‘severely’ limited growth even after the pandemic, warns top hedge-fund exec

Getty Images “ ‘A number of countries have done a much better job of dealing with the virus without inflating their budget deficits and printing...

Markets are in ‘eye of the storm’ and mounting turmoil will drive stocks lower and 10-year bonds to negative 0.50%

Markets are enjoying a period of relative calm, but investors should prepare for a volatility burst as the U.S. heads toward the 2020 presidential election...

Why stock-market investors are starting to focus on Biden’s narrowing lead against Trump

Uncertainty about the outcome of the U.S. 2020 presidential election is starting to ratchet back up from relatively calm levels earlier this month. Some Wall...

She said Tesla could hit $15,000 a share, and then billions of dollars came pouring in to her fund

Elon Musk (Getty Images) Back in February, Catherine Wood, founder and chief executive of ARK Invest ARKK, -0.49%, made the extremely bullish case for Tesla...

Can the Dow rally without a stimulus deal? Bulls put faith in a resilient consumer

Bulls are convinced the American consumer — and the stock market — are going to hold up fine, even if politicians, as appears increasingly likely,...

Stock market books 4th straight gain ahead of earnings kick off

U.S. stock benchmarks finished sharply higher Monday as investors bought technology giants and shifted their focus to corporate earnings starting this week. The moves come...

Forget the election, the great COVID-19 stock market divide is all that matters now, says this strategist

A deserted 42nd Street on March 25, 2020, in New York City. AFP via Getty Images The vice-presidential debate is over and points were scored...

Dow closes 375 points lower as Trump calls end to fiscal stimulus talks until after election

U.S. benchmark stock indexes closed sharply lower Tuesday after President Donald Trump said he would end negotiations on a new fiscal stimulus package, unnerving investors...

Shares rise in Asia on hopes for U.S. stimulus as Trump leaves hospital

A general view of the Tokyo Stock Market(TSE) is pictured on October 01, 2020 in Tokyo, Japan. Yuichi Yamazaki/Getty Images Shares advanced in on Tuesday...

Dow futures up 150 points as investors monitor Trump response to coronavirus treatment

White House physician Sean Conley (second right, with medical staff, arrives to give an update on the condition of President Donald Trump on Sunday. Brendan...

You can ‘turn cash into anything,’ says big investor on why he’s putting more of it on the sidelines

Jason Brady, CEO of Thornburg Investment Management, knows that sitting on the sidelines can be unpopular. “Cash is very much maligned in the context of...

How Tesla stacks up against other tech juggernauts at similar stages — there’s good news and bad news

But are Tesla’s TSLA, -5.59% best days behind it, as bears would have you believe? Perhaps a look at the historic performance of some other...

Tech-stock rout stirs memories of 1999-2000, but here’s what’s different

Alan Greenspan, left, and Jerome Powell Getty Images Ah, memories. For investors old enough to remember — or who otherwise know their turn-of-the-century stock-market history...

When the Nasdaq has had as ugly a start to September as it just had, it has always finished the month lower

Technology stocks got wrecked Tuesday on Wall Street, and that bodes ill for the rest of the month, according to Dow Jones Market Data. The...

A 10% selloff in the stock market is most likely, says expert who called March lows: ‘Something has to give’

Michael Wilson, chief U.S. equity strategist at Morgan Stanley, and his colleagues believe that the narrow breadth of winners in the stock market will likely...