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  • Stocks wobble after an early drop as markets stay volatile

    NEW YORK (AP) " The roller coaster ride on Wall Street resumed on Wednesday, the first trading day of the new year, as stocks plunged in the morning and then climbed much of the way back.The Dow Jones Industrial Average dropped as much as 398 points in the first few minutes of trading after more shaky economic news from China. But it soon recouped those losses, and late in the afternoon, almost two-thirds of the stocks on the New York Stock Exchange were trading higher.That [

    The Palm Beach Post
  • Stocks waver after an early drop as markets stay volatile

    NEW YORK (AP) " The roller coaster ride on Wall Street resumed on Wednesday, the first trading day of the new year, as stocks plunged in the morning and then climbed their way back by midday.The Dow Jones Industrial Average dropped as much as 398 points in the first few minutes of trading after more shaky economic news from China. But it soon recouped those losses and turned slightly higher.About two-thirds of the stocks on the New York Stock Exchange were trading higher. [

    The Palm Beach Post
  • Stocks waver after an early drop as markets stay volatile

    The roller coaster ride on Wall Street resumed on Wednesday, the first trading day of the new year, as stocks plunged in the morning and then began climbing back.

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  • Stocks wobble after an early drop as markets stay volatile

    The roller coaster ride on Wall Street resumed on Wednesday, the first trading day of the new year, as stocks plunged in the morning and then climbed much of the way back.

    www.abc6.com
  • Stock market bulls get a do-over after last year's volatile ride

    With impressive speed, stocks have recovered more than half their 20 percent fourth quarter drop, returning to where the S&P 500 was at the end of 2017

    CNBC
  • Volatility was supposed to be a life-saver for stock-pickers — here's why it hasn't been, and why that could be signaling more market pain

    Stock market volatility has returned with a vengeance, but it hasn't helped active managers as much as many thought it would. We explain why this is the case, and why it's a bad sign for the longevity and health of the stock market. In 2018, after a year spent in a nearly motionless state, the stock market rediscovered volatility. It was supposed to be a watershed period for investors that make their living selecting stocks based on core fundamentals. Price swings picked up in earnest,...

    Business Insider
  • Stock market: Worried about markets? Remember 'V' is for victory

    December was bad for stocks, but it's over. Stocks always bounce after extreme nasty stretches. And they do so in a near perfect V-shaped pattern.

    USA TODAY
  • What Should You Do About a Falling Stock Market? Nothing

    If you had a perfect ability to predict how far the market would fall and when it would bottom out, it would make sense to move money in and out. But you do not.

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  • Is the Stock Market Closed on MLK Day?

    Both stock traders and bond traders have the day off on Monday to celebrate the birthday of civil rights leader Martin Luther King Jr.

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  • The Best Emerging-Markets Stocks for 2019

    If you think 2018 was a rough year for American stocks, take a look overseas. Emerging markets were absolutely hammered last year. The iShares MSCI Emerging Markets ETF (EEM), the most widely followed proxy for emerging-markets stocks, finished 2018 down 17%. Many individual developing countries fared even worse. The Xtrackers Harvest SCI 300 China A-Shares ETF (ASHR) - which tracks the performance of China's largest domestically traded shares - lost 29% last year. The iShares MSCI Turkey ETF...

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  • Why the stock market is obsessed with oil prices

    Stock traders see the oil market as a sort of recession barometer, with crude volatility amplifying hopes and fears about Fed policy, U.S.-China trade relations and economic growth.

    CNBC
  • How to Come Out on Top After a Stock Market Crash

    The best investors learn from their mistakes and readjust when a crisis occurs.

    Entrepreneur
  • Stock markets start year with more turbulence

    The roller-coaster ride on Wall Street resumed on Wednesday, the first trading day of the new year, as stocks plunged early on, then slowly recovered and finished with a slight gain. The Dow Jones industrial average dropped 398 points in the first few minutes of trading after more shaky economic news from China. But it gradually recouped those losses, and a small rally over the last 15 minutes of trading left major indexes a bit higher than where they started. A Chinese government survey and one...

    SFGate
  • The stock market starts off 2019 with more turbulence

    NEW YORK (AP) " The roller-coaster ride on Wall Street resumed on Wednesday, the first trading day of the new year, as stocks plunged early on, then slowly recovered and finished with a slight gain.The Dow Jones Industrial Average dropped as much as 398 points in the first few minutes of trading after more shaky economic news from China. But it gradually recouped those losses, and a small rally over the last 15 minutes of trading left major indexes a bit higher than where they started. [

    The Palm Beach Post
  • The stock market starts off 2019 with more turbulence

    NEW YORK (AP) — The roller-coaster ride on Wall Street resumed on Wednesday, the first trading day of the new year, as stocks plunged early on, then slowly recovered and finished with a slight gain. The Dow Jones Industrial Average dropped as much as 398 points in the first few minutes of trading after more shaky economic news from China. But it gradually recouped those losses, and a small rally over the last 15 minutes of trading left major indexes a bit higher than where they started.

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  • The stock market starts off 2019 with more turbulence

    The roller-coaster ride on Wall Street resumed on Wednesday, the first trading day of the new year, as stocks plunged early on, then slowly recovered and finished with a slight gain.

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  • What a stock market crash could mean for the climate

    This story was originally published by Grist. It appears here as part of the Climate Desk collaboration. Let’s talk about the stock market. Pretty terrifying, huh? The big Christmas Eve dip plunged the US markets into “bear” territory—with declines of over 20 percent in the past three months alone. The day after Christmas followed with the largest rally in [

    Mother Jones
  • Tips for investors when stock markets get wonky

    With the recent extremes and an investor’s natural bias to loss aversion, our U.S. stock markets have become downright wonky. A financial adviser lays out a plan of action to keep it all in check.

    WTOP
  • Investors have a new biggest worry about the stock market

    For the first time since the financial crisis, corporate leverage is the chief concern for the professional investors who handle Wall Street's largest largest funds.

    CNBC
  • Is the Stock Market Getting Pumped Up by the January Effect?

    Are company buybacks increasing stock values?

    Entrepreneur
  • These stocks are up double digits from the market's December low

    There are two stocks that are set for an even bigger breakout, according to market experts.

    CNBC
  • Another day, another reversal in the stock market

    Signs that the Federal Reserve could hold off on further interest rate hikes coupled with a booming jobs report sent stocks on Wall Street surging to close a volatile first trading week for the New Year. After yesterday’s Apple-induced slide, and in the face of economic indicators that signaled a potential slowdown in global and [

    TechCrunch
  • Trump blames Democrats for stock market 'disruption'

    President Donald Trump, who has taken credit for stock market gains, on Friday blamed the December bear market on the Democrats' winning control of the U.S. House of Representatives in the November elections.

    U.S.
  • Trump Blames Democrats For Stock Market "Disruptions"

    Somewhere, Jerome Powell just breathed a sigh of relief. After months of bashing the Fed and blaming Powell for the stunning market rout that closed out 2018, President Trump has finally figured out a better narrative to assuage the fears of concerned supporters who are anxious about the recent hit to their 401(k)s: Don't blame the Fed, blame the Democrats. In a Friday morning tweet, Trump followed up on his pre-midterm claim that "if you want stocks to fall, vote Democrat" by blaming...

    Zero Hedge