Tag: NDX

Small-cap stocks are getting crushed this week — here’s what it means

The reflation trade giveth and the reflation trade taketh away. That’s been the case for U.S. small-cap stock-market investors since last fall, with the recent...

Stock-market investors are ‘living through 3 transitions’ and short-term volatility may be ‘gut wrenching’

This is a unique period for financial markets, buffeted not just by a wall of worry but a trifecta of inflection points that could feed...

Stocks and QE: The S&P 500 would be around 45% lower without Fed bond-buying, says Societe Generale

How much of the stock market’s gain since the financial crisis is due to the Federal Reserve’s extraordinary monetary policy actions, particularly quantitative easing, or...

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...