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European stocks steady, Dow futures rise 160 points on hopes stalled stimulus will come later

ozan kose/Agence France-Presse/Getty Images European stocks wobbled on Wednesday, while U.S. equity futures climbed as investors grappled with American politics and crucial stimulus talks that...

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...

Why this frustrated value stock pro sees shades of 1999 in the market now — and bargains in the future

A year ago, I said the U.S. stock market was “partying like it’s 1999.” I was off by a year. Last year was missing the...

European stocks climb as foreign investors chase bargains

People walk past a sign encouraging social distance in a shopping street in Solihull, central England, on September 14, 2020. oli scarff/Agence France-Presse/Getty Images European...

Dow nearly erases 384-point slump as industrials, materials help benchmark pare opening drop

U.S. stocks traded lower Thursday, but well off their worst levels of the session, as investors digested the Federal Reserve’s economic outlook and its decision...

Investing legend Burton Malkiel on day-trading millennials, the end of the 60/40 portfolio and more

There aren’t many books about investing that remain relevant over 40 years after they were first published. Burton Malkiel’s A Random Walk Down Wall Street,...

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...

Dow slips 120 points as tech stocks hammered early Friday as focus shifts to China-U.S. tensions and fiscal stimulus bill languishes

U.S. stocks skidded lower Friday, with the technology-laden Nasdaq Composite set to notch its first back-to-back decline since mid-May as investors turned their attention to...

Stock-market risks for remainder of 2020 ‘are completely to the downside,’ says BofA analyst

Many analysts have spent the past few weeks advising investors to buy the dips and pointing to unprecedented levels of fiscal and monetary stimulus, among...

Is the stock market closed Friday? For 4th of July, here’s everything investors need to know about trading hours and closures

Independence Day falls on Saturday this year, meaning that U.S. financial markets will be closed on Friday. The New York Stock Exchange and Nasdaq will...

7 reasons the stock market may face a severe bout of turbulence next week and beyond—only one is rising coronavirus cases

The ride from here could get a lot bumpier after the Dow registered its worst one-day loss since June 11 on Friday, knocking the blue-chip...

Are stock investors too complacent about a full-scale blowup between China and the U.S.? Here’s what Wall Street experts say

China and the U.S. are back in the headlines — but are investors paying sufficient attention to the risks of a geopolitical clash? Indeed, caustic...

European stocks tumble as China tightens its grip on Hong Kong

European stocks fell on Friday, with investors spooked by news that China will tighten control over Hong Kong with a new security law, sparking fears...

Dow futures fall ahead of Memorial Day weekend as investors watch China-U.S. tensions

U.S. stock-index futures late Thursday pointed to modest losses Friday but a strong weekly gain, as investors look ahead to a three-day weekend. Equity benchmarks...