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What’s more wild, the story unfolding with General Electric (NYSE:GE) or the volatility in the stock market? Headline after headline has been wreaking havoc on the broader markets, as volatility remains elevated and as investors try to figure out their next step. Trade war worries, imploding foreign stock markets and recession concerns are engulfing the
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U.S. stock futures are aiming for their third lower open in a row. Ahead of the bell, futures on the Dow Jones Industrial Average are down 0.19%, and S&P 500 futures are lower by 0.19%. Nasdaq-100 futures have lost 0.25%. Source: Shutterstock In the options pits, put volume took the lead during yesterday’s stock drop.
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U.S. stock futures are trading lower as traders return from the weekend. Fortunately, the selling pressure is light, and we’ve avoided a repeat of last Monday’s dreadful open. Source: Shutterstock Ahead of the bell, futures on the Dow Jones Industrial Average are down 0.48%, and S&P 500 futures are lower by 0.50%. Nasdaq-100 futures have
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Friday was another rough day for stocks. Guess why? President Donald Trump made some comments about the status of the trade relationship with China. The U.S. and China are set to hold trade talks in September, and though things have been contentious between the world’s two largest economies, those talks remain on the schedule. However,
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Remembering the old adage about stocks falling faster than they rise, investors should be dismayed that Tuesday’s rebound did not recoup all of Monday’s losses. However, the reasons behind the Tuesday bounce back are, arguably, flimsy. For example, one of today’s catalysts was China saying it will not let the yuan depreciate further. That helped
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It takes more than a day for stocks to work through President Donald Trump’s trade tweets, explaining why losses that arrived yesterday stretched into Friday. The president’s Thursday tweet storm arrived late in the session. It may not be surprising that some of the stocks residing in the Dow Jones Industrial Average most sensitive to
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Underscoring the highly fragile nature of the U.S.-China trade relationship, stocks tumbled late Thursday after President Donald Trump took to Twitter to voice his dissatisfaction with the trade talk while threatening to apply a 10% tariff on another $300 billion worth of Chinese goods starting Sept. 1. That would be in addition to the current
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