US stock market strength underpinned by strong fund inflows

The US stock market’s march to new record highs was driven by a $14.5bn inflow to US equity funds, according to figures released on Thursday. The rush of new money in the week ended Wednesday was the largest weekly inflow into such funds since the middle of March, data from EPFR Global showed. Investors shrugged […]

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I'm A Conservative, But President Trump's Stock Market Cheerleading Infuriates Me

U.S. President Donald Trump. Photographer: Oliver Contreras/Pool via Bloomberg The S&P 500 hit another all-time high today and president Donald Trump tweeted, in his usual fashion, “S&P 500 HITS ALL-TIME HIGH Congratulations USA!” Though I am a conservative myself, president Trump’s stock market cheerleading angers me because he’s fanning the flames of a dangerous asset bubble (see […]

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Stock Market News For Sep 20, 2018

U.S. stock markets closed mostly higher on Wednesday lifted by the financial sector on the back of record high yields in U.S. government bonds. However, lukewarm performance by the technology sector somehow marred the market rally. The Dow and S&P 500 closed in the green while Nasdaq Composite ended in red. The Dow Jones Industrial […]

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Dow Jones Industrial Average notches first intraday record in 8 months as stock market rallies

The Dow Jones Industrial Average DJIA, +1.05% on Thursday morning put in its first intraday record in about eight months and the S&P 500 index opened at an all-time high as well, as the stock market extended a recent rally underpinned by a healthy economic backdrop in the U.S. The Dow rose by more than […]

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Dow, S&P 500 trade at records as stock market rallies broadly

U.S. stocks rallied Thursday, with both the Dow Jones Industrial Average and the S&P 500 climbing to records, following strong economic data, which helped alleviate concerns over escalating U.S.-China trade tensions. Where are the major benchmarks trading? The Dow DJIA, +0.96% gained 249 points, or 1%, to 26,656, hitting an all-time high for the first […]

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Household net worth climbs by $2.19 trillion, driven by stock market, house prices

Reuters People walk by the New York Stock Exchange. The numbers: Household and nonprofit net worth rose by $2.19 trillion in the second quarter, the Federal Reserve announced Thursday. That represents a seasonally adjusted annual rise of 2.1% to $106.93 trillion, driven in part by gains in the stock market as well as in the […]

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Aston Martin's Ferrari-like Stock Market Valuation Looks A Tough Sell

This 2003 Aston Martin V12 Vanquish is the same model used in the James Bond movie Die Another Day. Harking back to the classic Aston DB5 used in Goldfinger, the movie version of the Vanquish had all the requesite Bond modifications, such as a pair of machine guns that come up through the bonnet vents, […]

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This Canadian Pot Company Had An Unbelievably Wild Day on the Stock Market

Tilray investors could probably use a bit of the company’s products right now. The maker of cannabis extracts finished a whipsaw session 40 percent higher. That’s a great day for any stock. But Tilray was up as much as 94 percent, peaking at $300.00 at 2:50 p.m. in New York. Fifty-three minutes and four trading […]

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Should Stock Market Investors Fear The Coming Yield Curve Inversion?

Since the start of the year, U.S. investors and market commentators have been buzzing about the impending inversion of the U.S. Treasury yield curve and what it means for the economy and stock market. Inverted yield curves have successfully warned about each of the seven recessions over the past 50 years, which is why investors keep an eye out for […]

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Not just tech: The stock-market rally is broader than it's given credit for

The U.S. stock market is back near all-time highs, and while most of the chatter has revolved around the outsize gains seen in a few major technology-related stocks this year, the rally has been broad based, an underappreciated factor that could bode well for future returns. While those tech-related shares have been major drivers, market […]

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