A mysterious crash in an obscure corner of the Hong Kong Stock Exchange (HKEX) has elicited regulatory scrutiny, fanned rumors of conspiracy, and renewed calls for changes in the city’s financial markets. Over a period of two days in …
(Reuters) - U.S. stock index futures were little changed on Tuesday as investors waited for earnings from big U.S. companies to set the tone for the markets. Shares of UnitedHealth Group (NYSE: UNH) rose 1.8 percent in premarket …
Bubbles everywhere: The price-to-earnings multiple of the S&P 500 (25) is far greater than its historic norm (14.5). I have, in previous articles here on MarketWatch, pointed out the fundamental risks in the U.S. stock market. I have identified the ...
Stocks are on fire! The indices seem to have made a habit out of making new highs. In fact, they're pretty much on a one-way street up: As we wrote to you last week, this stellar display has attracted many new first-time investors to the …
Should You Follow Paul Singer Elliott Management? Investing in the “Paul Singer portfolio” is like throwing a saddle on a shark. It’ll be a wild ride, but you know there’ll be food along the way. This is, after all, the same Paul Singer who took ...
Another day of listless trading on Wall Street ended today with the major stock indexes closing out having shifted marginally from the day before. Gains in energy and technology companies were canceled out by losses among banks, …
Snapchats birth onto the stock market has not gone as smoothly as some expected. With the camera app becoming the biggest rage for smart phone users the past few years, most thought after its IPO its stock price would sky rocket. …
$10 trillion! That's how much money China's stock market is worth right now. As of the end of May, the Shanghai Stock Exchange had a total market cap of $5.9 trillion while the Shenzhen Stock Exchange clocked in at $4.4 trillion, …
LME Copper Prices, Source: LME While copper prices are up, investor interest in Freeport has cooled considerably over the past few months, as evidenced by the decline in the company’s stock price and the news of Mr. Icahn lowering his …
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China’s stock market is more than 100 years old and ranks second in size behind the U.S. But access for foreign investors has been tightly controlled. That might be about to change. In what has become an annual ritual, investors are awaiting …