Can the stock market hit bottom without the Wall Street fear indicator reaching panic levels?

Can the stock market hit bottom without the Wall Street fear indicator reaching panic levels?

Investors have endured a lot this year, and it’s not over yet with market technicians debating whether US equities are embarking on the start of the next bull market, or just another fierce bear market rally, as they have warned. investment titans Stanley Druckenmiller and Michael Burry. For investors struggling to discern how best to … Read more

Opinion: These small cap stocks will lead the market if the rally has legs

Opinion: These small cap stocks will lead the market if the rally has legs

If the stock market’s FOMO is starting to bother you, but you’re reluctant to buy stock, here’s a solution: go small. Small businesses are still super cheap. These aren’t companies whose CEOs catch the headlines when they talk. You may not have even heard of most of them. But when you buy their stock, you … Read more

It’s a Tom Jones rally, but it could be overbought, analysts say

It’s a Tom Jones rally, but it could be overbought, analysts say

The latest action on stocks could be a concern for the bulls. The initial surge in the S&P 500 on Thursday to new three-month highs faded as the session progressed. The “rise in peak inflation” has faded. Futures early Friday are firmer again, but inevitably there are some observers still wary of the recent rebound. … Read more

Will the price of Ether fall after the September union?

Will the price of Ether fall after the September union?

Bye! Welcome back to Distributed Ledger, our weekly cryptocurrency newsletter that hits your inbox every Thursday. I’m Frances Yue, a cryptocurrency journalist at MarketWatch, and I’ll walk you through the latest in the digital asset market. Find me on Twitter at @FrancesYue_ to send feedback or tell us what you think we should cover. You … Read more

Disney’s earnings suggest the “streaming wars” are officially over

Disney’s earnings suggest the “streaming wars” are officially over

Walt Disney Co. plans to raise prices on various streaming offerings as it prepares to launch an ad-supported level on December 8, marking the latest sign that the streaming market is no longer what it used to be. While media companies once rushed to launch new services and attract new subscribers with flashy offerings, they … Read more

This dividend-paying ETF is beating the stock market this year and its manager expects the “euphoria” seen in equities recently won’t last.

This dividend-paying ETF is beating the stock market this year and its manager expects the “euphoria” seen in equities recently won’t last.

Bye! In this week’s ETF Wrap, you’ll take a look at how Austin Graff, former portfolio manager at PIMCO, is beating the stock market with the TrueShares Low Volatility Equity Income ETF. Please send feedback and suggestions to christine.idzelis@marketwatch.com. You can also follow me on Twitter at @cidzelis and find me on LinkedIn. A small … Read more

Opinion: The bullish evidence of this stock market is accelerating

Opinion: The bullish evidence of this stock market is accelerating

The S&P 500 index finally broke the resistance in the 4170 area, the first time it has been this high since the beginning of May. This has been a formidable resistance area for a long time, but Wednesday’s CPI numbers were enough to push it that far. The S&P SPX, -0.14% the next targets should … Read more

Oil prices are falling, but energy company earnings estimates continue to rise – these stocks are cheap

Oil prices are falling, but energy company earnings estimates continue to rise – these stocks are cheap

Oil prices have fallen from their peak at the beginning of the year. But energy company earnings estimates continued to rise thanks to stronger demand and low capital spending. Below is a screenshot of large-cap oil stocks as a starting point for investors. Take a look at a 10-year chart of previous month’s continuing quotes … Read more

Here are some equity moves to consider now that inflation has risen, says Jefferies

Here are some equity moves to consider now that inflation has risen, says Jefferies

After Wednesday’s bearish inflation, the inflation surprise lifted stocks and ushered in the Nasdaq COMP out of a bear market, some may wonder if a merger is around the corner. Stocks are rising as investors are also waking up with more good news about falling US gasoline prices (see below) and producer price inflation. But … Read more

These stocks rose 12% after inflation cooled

These stocks rose 12% after inflation cooled

Amid the euphoria following what appeared to be the first sign of slowing inflation, equities staged a large rally on August 10, with dozens of large-cap stocks up 5% or more. These included several tech names that investors loved during the early stages of the coronvirus pandemic, along with cruise lines, credit card lenders, and … Read more