Tag: securities

Insiders are making cautious moves with their company stock after April’s big market surge. Why it matters

Corporate insiders turned bullish at the U.S. market’s March lows, but their enthusiasm for their company’s stock didn’t last long. At the market’s lows, insiders...

Stock market investors are oblivious to the potential calamity of negative interest rates

The stock market’s party is getting louder on news that the U.S. and China are talking about trade. And more Champagne is being poured even...

Biotechnology experts who understand both science and investing are skeptical of the stock market’s strength

Well, maybe just enough to be dangerous, as the saying goes. While investors have driven a rally in the Dow Jones Industrial Average DJIA, +1.90%,...

A radical idea to rescue U.S. households now—without adding to the national debt

It’s hard to believe that so many have become so broke so fast. While stock market investors may have taken a haircut from the coronavirus...

Here’s why those skimpy bond yields are actually higher than average

Believe it or not, short-term interest rates currently are above average. I bet you think that’s a typo. Didn’t interest rates just plunge to levels...

It’ll be ‘Happy MAMA Day’ when we Make America Manufacture Again

It’s understandable why so many American manufacturers moved their operations to China. They saved money on production, increased margins, and competed more effectively. Producing abroad...

It’s one of the hottest ETFs of the coronavirus era — and the woman who nailed the 2018 stock-market shock created it just a year ago

Nancy Davis, the chief investment officer and founder of advisory firm Quadratic Capital, rolled out a new exchange-traded fund just a year ago, and it...

Billionaire Paul Tudor Jones: ‘My bet is it will be bitcoin’ as the best inflation hedge

Billionaire investor Paul Tudor Jones made a prescient call on bullion in 2019; now he’s saying that bitcoin, the controversial digital currency, reminds him of...

Airline stocks snap losing streak as JetBlue deems demand has already bottomed

Airline stocks rose Thursday for the first time in over a week, after JetBlue Airways Corp. reported a wider-than-expected loss but fueled investor optimism by...

A wave of bankruptcies, surging taxes, and Americans harboring lasting scars from coronavirus lockdowns — the head of world’s largest asset manager warns of grim outlook

The era of coronavirus has already been hard on the American psyche, but the CEO of the world’s largest asset manager cautions that everyone should...

Dow futures flat as stock market braces for private-sector report from ADP that could show 20 million jobs losses in April

U.S. stock-index futures on Wednesday were seeing lackluster early action in thin trade as investors braced for an update on private-sector employment from ADP for...

No, the Fed can’t save the junk bond market, Goldman cautions

Exchange-traded funds offering exposure to junk bonds may lack the full Federal Reserve safety-net that investors are betting on, warn analysts at Goldman Sachs. The...

Asian markets gain, despite Hong Kong economy posting worst quarter since 1974

Asian markets gained in early trading Tuesday, though many of the region’s largest indexes were closed for holidays. Hong Kong’s Hang Seng Index HSI, +0.52%...

Coronavirus is crushing emerging markets. Why the rest of the world will pay a price

Without adequate public health resources, the ability of developing countries to deal with the coronavirus pandemic is questionable. While home to around half of the...

Suze Orman on investing in the stock market amid pandemic: Just do it!

Celebrity financial adviser Suze Orman isn’t for everybody. She once told MarketWatch that “there are people that hate my guts. You don’t even want to...

‘We do not know exactly what happens when you voluntarily shut down a substantial portion of your society’ Buffett says

“ ‘We do not know exactly what happens when you voluntarily shut down a substantial portion of your society.’  ” That’s Warren Buffett, Chairman and CEO of...

Buffett says he dumped entire airline sector stake: ‘The world changed for airlines’

Warren Buffett says Berkshire Hathaway dumped all of its holdings in the airline sector, painting a grim picture of the industry that has been badly...

Here’s Warren Buffett’s chance to offer coronavirus-shaken investors his insights on a topsy-turvy stock market

If Warren Buffett has any words of comfort or warning for stock-market investors dazed and confused by the COVID-19 pandemic, they will presumably hear them...

Gold prices climb back above the key $1.700 mark, but head for a weekly decline

Gold futures climbed back above the key $1,700-an-ounce mark Friday as renewed concerns over the coronavirus pandemic and its effects on the global economy buoyed...

Seven stock picks from a five-star money manager’s ‘disruptive’ portfolio

Alex Ely, manager of the $1.9 billion Delaware Smid Cap Growth Fund, says disruptive companies that have taken market share in the coronavirus crisis will...

GDP sinks 4.8% in the first quarter, biggest drop since 2008 and there is worse to come

The numbers: The collapse in the U.S. economy caused by the coronavirus pandemic triggered the biggest drop in gross domestic product in the first quarter...

Gold timers have now turned bullish, so don’t look for the metal to shine

The gold-timing community has become exceedingly bullish, and contrarian investors know that excessive bullishness is a bad short-term omen. Consider the average recommended gold GC00,...

Dow extends win streak to four sessions, as investors look forward to easing of coronavirus lockdowns

The Dow scored its fourth straight session of gains Monday, as several countries and U.S. states began to ease their coronavirus lockdowns or outlined plans...

Russia is the world’s biggest loser from oil’s crash, and that’s reason to worry

Karl Marx wrote that “history repeats itself twice, the first time as tragedy and the second time as farce.” The collapse of the Soviet Union...

This respected market-timing model just flashed a bullish four-year outlook for stocks

The median U.S. stock will produce an annualized price-only gain of 6.0% over the next four years. With dividends, that’s equivalent to nearly 8% annualized....