The stock market had a strong 2017, and so far this year it has also been soaring, with the Dow Jones industrial average hitting the 25,000 mark last week. "What we saw is a whole rotation. We saw a big surge in financial firms for a while, …
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John Templeton, the late investing guru, once said bull markets in stocks "mature on optimism" before they eventually "die on euphoria." Chalk up 2017 as another year of maturity for the current bull market -- on a record scale. Defying …
President Trump seemed to fault investors on Wednesday for this week's historic stock market dive, claiming “good news” on the economy should have positively affected the markets. “In the ‘old days,’ when good news was reported, the …
This stock market correction was a long time coming. The Dow Jones industrial average's meteoric rise was completely unsustainable and pretty much every analyst knew it. It was amazing when the Dow took only 23 days in January to …
For the moment, the stock market rout seems to be over. After several days of weakness and back-to-back gut-punch drops on Friday (666 points) and Monday (1,175 points), the Dow Jones Industrial Average (along with the other big …
As recently as last week, President Trump was bragging about how stock market gains he purportedly engineered were propelling an economic surge benefiting all Americans. “[It’s] smashed one record after another, gaining $8 trillion in …
The week's gut wrenching volatility on stock markets tell us two important things. First, that over a year or more, most stocks are still performing incredibly well. Second, that Canada's stock market looks awful when compared to U.S. …
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The New York Stock Exchange has been leaving mouths agape and investors pinching themselves ever since Donald Trump was elected president. The Dow Jones Industrial Average has surged on a virtually vertical line, from about …
Repeat after me: The Dow Jones Industrial Average is not the stock market. The stock market is not the economy. And nobody should be treating short-term shifts in any of the above as fodder for their political fights on Twitter. It was …