By Peter Eavis, New York Times Updated 5:11 pm, Monday, June 18, 2018 Photo: DON EMMERT /AFP /Getty Images Image 1of/1 CaptionClose Image 1 of 1 In this file photo taken on August 01, 2017 the US flag flies in the front of the New York Stock Exchange in New York. In recent weeks, against the expectations of many on Wall Street, investors have not run for the exits as President Donald Trump has stepped up trade brawls with China, Canada and the European Union. less In this file photo taken on August 01, 2017 the US flag flies in the front of the New York Stock Exchange in New York. In recent weeks, against the expectations of many on Wall Street, investors have not run ... more Photo: DON EMMERT /AFP /Getty Images Investors fret about a trade war, but they aren’t fleeing the stock market 1 / 1 Back to Gallery … [Read more...] about Investors fret about a trade war, but they aren’t fleeing the stock market
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For the first time since the election in 2016, more Americans expect stocks to fall over the next 12 months than rise, according to Conference Board's Consumer Confidence survey in April.Stocks peaked in January 2018 after a 22% surge in the prior year.Americans have turned on the stock market — for now. More people expect the stock market to fall over the next year than people who predict the opposite, according to the Conference Board's April survey of consumers.The index that tracks expectations for a decrease frequently zooms past the index that tracks an increase. But this happened in April for the first time since the election in November 2016, when the stock market extended what became known as the Trump rally. Stocks peaked in January 2018 after a 22% surge in the prior year, the second-best annual gain since the Great Recession. That month, the index of expectations for stocks to continue rising peaked, too. The good news is that consumers' overall … [Read more...] about Americans just made a major about-face on the stock market for the first time since Trump’s election
VietNamNet Bridge - The Vietnamese stock market in 2017 saw stock prices escalating, but not all investors could make money. The stock market in 2017 saw stock prices escalating Tuan, a 27-year-old investor, spends most of his time watching electronic boards on securities and trading floors and calling brokers. He was surprised that the CMG share price had dropped so dramatically despite the upward trend of the market. The high GDP growth rate, the government’s actions, and foreign capital flow are the three factors behind the strong rise of the stock market in 2017. ‘Too strong’, ‘crazy’ and ‘incredible’ are the words investors use to describe the rise of the stock market in 2017. RELATED NEWS GDP growth must rely on internal strength: economists Three scenarios for Vietnam stock market in late 2017 Kim Chi … [Read more...] about What’s behind the strong performance of the stock market in 2017?
Gina Heeb, provided by Published 8:00 am, Saturday, April 14, 2018 Thomson Reuters Credit spread is the difference between yields with the same maturities and varying quality. The credit spread has widened over recent weeks. A widening credit spread is the "biggest risk" to the stock market, according to one analyst. Tightening credit conditions could mean bad news for the stock market. The credit spread, which is basically the difference between yields with the same maturities but varying quality, is widening. The 10-year Treasury yield has fallen since last month and the 10-year BBB corporate bond yield has been on a slight climb. Business Channel Now Playing: Now Playing Mark Zuckerberg’s Testimonies Won’t Lead to Major Changes at Facebook Fortune Habits You Should Break Before You Turn 30 Buzz 60 What's the Strangest Use of Tabasco? Cheddar TV Why the Culinary Community Loves Tabasco Cheddar TV … [Read more...] about It’s time to start paying attention to the stock market’s ‘biggest risk’
The Trump administration is giving Wall Street whiplash. The stock market famously hates uncertainty, and the White House is producing a lot of it these days. Investors are struggling to understand conflicting messages on US trade policy with China and President Trump's erratic tweets. Related: Wall Street to Trump: No trade wars. And lay off Amazon Market bulls and bears are waging a tug of war "directly related to the mixed policies coming out of the White House," said Ed Yardeni, president of Yardeni Research. Although the United States Trade Representative found that Chinese theft of intellectual property costs up US businesses up to $600 billion a year, business leaders warn that a trade war with China would stunt global economic growth, raise costs for producers and hike prices on consumers. On Monday, the Dow gained more than 350 points. On the Sunday political talk shows, Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin and National Economic Council head Larry Kudlow had soothed … [Read more...] about The stock market can’t figure out Trump’s trade policy