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Outside the Box: A ‘dirty’ rally is taking shape as the stock market is heavily oversold

Outside the Box: A ‘dirty’ rally is taking shape as the stock market is heavily oversold

Here’s the case for a “dirty” rally in stocks that may appear soon. But why a dirty rally? Because investors just dumped stocks (see: worst redemptions on record) on the… Read more »

The NAACP is calling on Facebook users to log off on Tuesday

The NAACP is calling on Facebook users to log off on Tuesday

Activists are seeking to start a conversation by attempting to silence one on Facebook. Civil rights group the NAACP has called on users to #LogOutFacebook in a digital protest of… Read more »

Futures Movers: U.S. oil prices plunge over 5% as fresh supply worries pummel market

Futures Movers: U.S. oil prices plunge over 5% as fresh supply worries pummel market

By Markets/commodities reporter Markets reporter Oil futures tumbled anew on Tuesday, with a more than 5% loss in U.S. prices putting them on track to finish at a 15-month low,… Read more »

The Tell: Wall Street’s really bullish on the stock market in 2019, but don’t get too excited

The Tell: Wall Street’s really bullish on the stock market in 2019, but don’t get too excited

If this soul-crushing stock market has you lamenting your prowess at forecasting the direction of equities, wait till you see just how miserably even well-compensated Wall Street professionals have fared… Read more »

Outside the Box: Are kids a good investment? Will they make you happier?

Outside the Box: Are kids a good investment? Will they make you happier?

Do children bring happiness? As someone who has invested heavily in small people over the years—I have two children and two stepchildren—I want to believe the answer is “yes.” But… Read more »

Market Snapshot: Dow rises more than 200 points as stocks attempt to shake global growth fears

Market Snapshot: Dow rises more than 200 points as stocks attempt to shake global growth fears

U.S. stocks staged a modest rebound Tuesday morning, after a multisession rout took the Nasdaq and the S&P 500 to their lowest levels since the autumn of 2017, and as… Read more »

Key Words: Greenspan tells stock investors: ‘Run for cover’

Key Words: Greenspan tells stock investors: ‘Run for cover’

Alan Greenspan, the former Federal Reserve chairman who famously sent global stocks reeling when he warned of “irrational exuberance” at a dinner speech more than two decades ago, is nervous… Read more »

Metals Stocks: Gold slips from 1-week high ahead of the Fed’s policy update

Metals Stocks: Gold slips from 1-week high ahead of the Fed’s policy update

By Markets/commodities reporter News editor Gold prices on Tuesday slipped from the roughly one-week high they settled at a day earlier, with a weaker dollar limiting any losses for the… Read more »

The Fed: Wall Street says Fed’s ‘quantitative tightening’ program could end much sooner than Powell has flagged

The Fed: Wall Street says Fed’s ‘quantitative tightening’ program could end much sooner than Powell has flagged

By Senior economics reporter Runners pass the Federal Reserve’s headquarters in Washington, D.C. The Federal Reserve’s “quantitative tightening” program, designed to incrementally shrink its balance sheet without disrupting financial markets,… Read more »

Cannabis Watch: Tilray partners with Novartis in Big Pharma’s first deal of its kind with Big Marijuana

Cannabis Watch: Tilray partners with Novartis in Big Pharma’s first deal of its kind with Big Marijuana

Tilray Inc. announced early Tuesday that it has inked a global supply and distribution agreement for medical marijuana with pharmaceutical giant Novartis AG, continuing a trend of legacy industries linking… Read more »

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