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Stocks' Week Ahead Features Pharma Earnings, Capped By Jobs Report

The U.S. stock market remains tethered to oil but Friday’s action offered another gentle reminder: global stock and economic moves reach U.S. shores quickly. Watch for continued attention on Asian economies and markets, and those of other global giants, in coming sessions.<p>Friday’s story centered on …

Opinion: Bill Ackman actually had a point with his index fund bubble theory

A lot of mutual fund investors heard the phrase “index fund bubble” for the first time this week.<p>Without knowing what one is, what it could look like …

The 10 most important economic charts of the week

America’s GDP is growing more slowly (see oil).<p>Japanese trade is getting dragged down by China.<p>Taiwan’s GDP is not growing at all for largely the same reason.<p>Swiss watch exports are slumping hard.<p>Japanese retail sales are on the downside of their perpetual yo-yo-ing.<p>US new home sales are growing at …

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STOCKS GET CRUSHED: Here's what you need to know

For now.<p>Stocks got slammed again on Friday as the market continues its terrible start to 2016 that is, on a first-10-trading-days basis, the worst start ever .<p>Yes, ever.<p>Crude oil also continues diving to new lows with Brent crude oil, the international benchmark, falling below $29 at one point on …

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Stocks, Forex, Bitcoin, Ethereum: Portfolio & News

Join the millions of people using the Investing.com app every day to stay on top of global financial markets!<p>Investing.com offers a set of financial …

Giving up on stocks: China's retail investors seek safety first

SHANGHAI (Reuters) - As China’s legions of retail investors flee the country’s tumultuous equity markets, pushing stock prices down around 15 percent so far this year, money is flowing into perceived safe-haven assets such as domestic bonds, gold and the dollar.<p>Unlike Western markets where …

Stock Markets

Late selloff puts stock indexes in correction

Intense selling returned to Wall Street in afternoon trading Wednesday, pushing the Dow down 365 points and slicing 3.4% off of the tech-packed Nasdaq, dashing hopes for a third straight day of gains on Wall Street and extending the financial pain in what has been a horrific start to the year on …

Russia warns cuts needed to avoid repeat of '98 crash

MOSCOW (AP) — Russia's leaders are warning the government will need to make more cutbacks if the nation is to avoid a repeat of the 1998 financial …

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US stocks suffer their worst first week of the year since records began

Standard & Poor’s 500 and Dow Jones Industrial Average fell by 6% and 6.2%, respectively, in the biggest ever fall for the first five days of January<p>Happy new year, investors. US stocks have suffered their worst first week of the year since records began.

Stealth bear market mauls Wall Street

There is mounting evidence that the U.S. stock market is being decimated and undermined by a so-called "stealth" bear market.<p>If it feels like a bear market on Wall Street -- even though the 9.8% drop for the S&P 500 from its May peak doesn't even meet the 10% dip needed to be classified as an …

China Is Headed for a Debt Meltdown Like the U.S. in 2008 -- But Worse

World attention has focused in recent months on an acute refugee crisis occasioned by the mass migration to Europe of hundreds of thousands now fleeing the Syrian civil war. Less noticed has been another refugee crisis at least as ominous as that underway in the Middle East and Europe -- the …

Economics

Stocks close sharply lower as oil prices plunge and China worries return

U.S. stocks tumbled to two-month lows Wednesday as fears about China's economy slowing down led to more widespread selling. The price of oil plunged to its lowest level since 2008 on the prospect that global demand could fall further.<p>For the second time in three days, markets slumped on concerns …

10 things you need to know today

<b>It was another wild day for China.</b> China's Shanghai Composite tumbled more than 3% at the open before racing to a 1% gain. Action whipsawed throughout the session and managed to make new lows in the final hour of trading. Reported government intervention in the market trimmed the loss to 0.3% at …

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What Today's Stock Market Plunge Tells You About 2016

When it comes to the stock market, first impressions are not as lasting as it seems. That’s the good news, perhaps the only, from the first day of …

What the 2015 Merger Boom Means for the 2016 Stock Market

We’re wrapping up a record year for mergers and acquisitions. By mid-December the total value of deals involving U.S. acquirers in 2015 had topped $2 …

17 Ways to Make More Money in 2016

There are concrete ways you can begin to improve your economic outlook starting now.<p>Look at the most popular New Year's resolutions. In addition to spending time with family, living life to the fullest, and getting healthy, people want to stop being broke. It's understandable -- and also one of the …

Warning: The ‘stealth bear market’ is about to show its teeth

The new year is beginning with a mauling for many investors, as Chinese stocks fell so sharply Monday that they triggered a trading halt.<p>Following …

Oil and gold prices rise on Middle East tensions

<b>Oil prices have jumped as worsening relations between Saudi Arabia and Iran raised concerns about possible supply disruptions.</b><p>Brent crude prices rose more than 3% on Monday, before easing to $38.10 a barrel, still up about 2%.<p>The price of US crude was up more than 2% to $37.81 a barrel.<p>Share …

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Has the Dollar Reached a Peak?

After a two-year rally, investors are playing down their expectations for the U.S. currency in 2016<p>Investors seeking an edge in foreign-exchange markets are playing down the dollar’s role in their portfolios, reflecting diminished expectations in 2016 for the U.S. currency following a sustained …

Stock Markets

2016 is a turning point for markets

It was approximately 10 years ago, however, that oil not only climbed, but conquered the wall of worry. The rise of China was drilled into every investor's mind, demonstrating unequivocally that high oil prices were here to stay .<p>Back in 2005, oil began the year in the low $40s and finished in the …

Stock Markets

Here's How to Start Investing Your Money

Everything you've ever needed to know about the stock market.<p>The stock market can be a smart way to clone your money, but it makes plenty of people break out in hives. A recent Bankrate.com survey showed that only 26 percent of Americans under age 30 own any stock-based investments. Alexa von …

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