Posts Tagged ‘stocks’

Stocks Rise, Bond Yields Rise With December’s Upcoming Price Data in Focus

NEW YORK, LONDON—Wall Street’s major stock averages closed higher on Tuesday, steadying in the afternoon after early volatility while Treasury yields rose as investors waited anxiously for U.S. inflation data due later in the week. The U.S. dollar was little changed versus the euro and other major currencies, hovering close to its weakest level in […]

Stocks Close Lower on Wall Street; Southwest Losses Mount

A broad slide for stocks added to Wall Street’s recent losses Wednesday, as investors count down to the end of the worst year for the S&P 500 since 2008. The S&P 500 fell 1.2 percent, with technology, energy and industrial stocks among the biggest weights on the benchmark index. The tech-heavy Nasdaq composite slid 1.4 […]

They KNEW: Federal officials who worked on COVID outbreak dumped stocks ahead of market-collapsing pandemic

(Natural News) There are many instances of blatant scandal stemming from the COVID-19 pandemic involving federal government officials, but none so aggravating as findings reported this week by The Wall Street Journal. It seems that as federal officials who worked on the pandemic were first getting word of some ‘new virus’ spreading across the globe after… […]

Jamie Dimon Sees ‘Easy 20 Percent’ Drop in Stocks but Warns It Could Be Worse

JPMorgan Chase CEO Jamie Dimon commented that it was unlikely that the Federal Reserve would be able to slow the economy without causing a “tough” recession. Dimon spoke at a financial industry conference in Washington on Oct. 13 where he made his prediction. He said that Wall Street could suffer another “easy 20 percent” drop, plunging the […]

Powell Scrapped His Original Jackson Hole Speech Just To Crush Stocks…yet very few got it.

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Global Stocks Sink as Europe Faces New Squeeze on Gas Supply

BEIJING—Global stock markets sank Monday as Europe faced a new squeeze on Russian gas supplies. London and Frankfurt opened lower. Tokyo, Hong Kong, and South Korea fell while Shanghai gained. Oil prices rose more than $2 per barrel while the euro edged lower. Markets were roiled by Russian energy giant Gazprom’s announcement Friday that a […]

Pollution erodes fish stocks and livelihoods in Egyptian lake

Set between irrigated farmland and rocky desert south-west of Cairo, once pristine Qarun Lake used to teem with tilapia, bass, bream and shrimp, offering generous catches to fishermen from surrounding villages, Reuters reports. But pollution from agricultural runoff and industrial and domestic waste has, in recent years, sullied its beauty and sent those stocks plunging, […]

Stocks Slide, Dollar Spikes as September Starts With a Bump

LONDON—September got off to a bumpy start as persistent worries about rising global interest rates and recessions hounded stock and bond markets on Thursday and drove the safe-haven U.S. dollar to a 24-year high against the yen. Near 1 percent falls in London, Frankfurt, Paris, and Milan pushed the STOXX 600 to its lowest since […]

Interest Rate and Recession Fears Knock Stocks and Oil

LONDON—Record-high inflation in the eurozone compounded recession fears stalking markets on Wednesday as central banks on both sides of the Atlantic prepared to raise borrowing costs for businesses and households again next month. Wall Street was set for a muted start as U.S. crude oil prices sank for a second day, trading below $90 a […]

Stocks, Euro Edge Higher as Markets Watch Jackson Hole

LONDON—Share markets pushed higher and Europe’s bond markets and euro stole a breather from energy-price driven sell-offs on Thursday, as investors waited to hear the latest reaction of the world’s top central bankers to soaring inflation. Asia had tailgated Wall Street higher overnight and Europe’s bourses did the same as oil and gas stocks made […]

World Stocks Eye Best Month Since Late 2020, Dollar Slips

LONDON—Global stocks rose on Friday, on course for their best month since late 2020, as eurozone growth beat expectations, while the dollar staged a recovery from the day’s lows as traders await fresh U.S. data for clues to the outlook for rates. As inflation surges across major markets and central bankers fight to raise rates […]

World Stocks Skid as Consumer Data Flashes Recession Worry

LONDON—Global stock markets slipped for the second straight day on Wednesday and bond yields inched lower on growing fears that policymakers bent on dampening inflation will tip their economies into recession. A succession of weak data releases in Europe and the United States has not prevented central bankers from doubling down on hawkish rhetoric. More […]

Firearm Stocks Soar Over Fears Of New Gun-Control Laws

Shares of gun and ammunition companies jumped Wednesday over speculation of new gun control laws in the wake of Tuesday’s horrific mass shooting that killed at least 19 children and two teachers at a Texas elementary school. Investors anticipate increased sales ahead of calls for stricter gun laws by Democrats.

Stocks Tied To China’s SWIFT Alternative Are Soaring

As the Western world still obsesses with how Russia’s expulsion from SWIFT will impact the Russian economy, commodity prices and the global funding markets, a quick note on how forward looking markets are reacting. While we wait for US cash markets to open (as futures reverse a modest bounce and trade at session lows), China’s micromanaged […]

The Fed Has Stepped Up: Now Can Stocks Survive?

Commentary Last week, the Fed finally drew a clear line. We’re probably going to get a quarter-point rate hike by May—and then another by July—and at least one more before Thanksgiving. A year from now, overnight lending rates could be a full percentage point above where they are today. If you’ve been conditioned to get […]

Stocks to See in New Year Near Record Highs After Banner 2021

LONDON—Stock markets dipped on Friday in thin trading but were set to see in the New Year with double-digit gains for 2021 while oil prices hovered near $80 a barrel following their biggest annual rise since 2009. The U.S. dollar, which has had its best year since 2015 with a 6.7 percent rise, was steady […]

Here’s How Stocks Have Performed Under Fed Chair Jerome Powell, so Far

For investors who took a break from the market during Thanksgiving week, one of the biggest Wall Street headlines they may have missed was President Joe Biden’s decision to renominate Federal Reserve Chairman Jerome Powell for a second term in the position as the Fed begins its post-COVID-19 pandemic tightening program. Stocks finished down last […]

Oil Stocks Jump After Biden Releases 50 Million Barrels From US Strategic Petroleum Reserve

The United States Oil ETF traded higher by 2.4 percent on Tuesday after President Joe Biden announced he will be releasing oil from U.S. strategic reserves in an attempt to lower global gasoline prices. What Happened The White House said Tuesday the United States will release 50 million barrels of crude oil from its Strategic […]

Stocks Close Higher, but Indexes Still End Week in the Red

Stocks closed higher on Wall Street on Friday, but the market still ended the week lower as inflation worries weighed on investors’ moods earlier in the week. The S&P 500 index added 33.58 points, or 0.7 percent, to end at 4,682.85. While it closed higher, the benchmark index still ended the week down 0.3 percent. […]

Oscar The Grouch Refuses The Vaccine, Stocks Up On Ivermectin

SESAME STREET, NY—With the COVID-19 vaccine now approved for 5 to 11-year-olds, many of the residents of Sesame Street are flocking to get the vaccination, even though it has not been specifically approved for large birds, monsters, or vampires.  “Yay! Inject Elmo!” Elmo was heard shouting as he got in line for the shot. There […]

Oil Shrugs Off Higher US Crude Stocks, Strong Dollar

LONDON—Oil prices held steady on Thursday after rising above $80 a barrel this week, shrugging off bearish factors such as rising U.S. crude oil inventories and a strong dollar amid consensus that a supply deficit will stay for coming months. Brent crude for November delivery was up 21 cents at $78.85 a barrel by 0856 […]

Pfizer recalling ALL stocks of its anti-smoking drug Chantix

Pfizer recalling ALL stocks of its anti-smoking drug ChantixPublished on September 22, 2021Written by The Daily Mail Pfizer has recalled its popular anti-smoking drug Chantix after it was found to contain high levels of cancer-causing agents called nitrosamines. According to a notice posted on the Food and Drug Administration’s (FDA) website Thursday, the drug maker is ‘voluntarily recalling […]

Fed Officials to Sell Stocks to Avoid Apparent Conflict of Interest

Two Federal Reserve officials said on Thursday they would sell their individual stock holdings by the end of the month to address the appearance of conflicts of interest. Dallas Fed President Robert Kaplan and Boston Fed President Eric Rosengren issued statements saying they would invest the proceeds of those sales in diversified index funds and […]

Gun Stocks Get Bump After CA Judge Overturns Assault Weapons Ban; Background Checks Break New Record

Shares in firearms related stocks nudged higher on Monday after a federal judge in California overturned the state’s ban on assault weapons late last week (which the state has 30 days to appeal before it takes effect on the 4th of July). Vista Outdoor, American Outdoor Brands, Ammo Inc., Sturm Ruger, Smith & Wesson and Clarus all […]

Fake Stocks in a Fake Stock Market?

The GME buying frenzy instigated by the Wallstreetbets Subreddit provoked a completely disproportionate response from The Powers That Be. Major Finance pundits started warning against buying GME on their talk shows. For the first time ever, a coordinated (but illegal) effort was made by retail brokerage apps to restrict the buying of the shares. It […]

Trump stocks new PAC with tens of millions as he bids to retain control of GOP

The money in Trump’s PAC, detailed in a new financial report filed with the Federal Election Commission on Sunday evening, was largely raised via grassroots fundraising appeals pleading for help with legal challenges aimed at the 2020 election results. But Save America spent little money at the end of last year, reporting only $218,000 in […]

GameStop, BlackBerry, AMC Skyrocket Higher as Stocks Drop! What A Mess! — The Duran

[embedded content] source / The Money GPS We can leverage our stock positions, our entire portfolio in fact, to the maximum level. We can borrow money from everyone we know, from our credit cards, cash advance places, and every other means of acquiring more capital, because the Fed has my back, right? 1,844 more words GameStop, […]

GameStop news – live: Stocks soar again as restrictions lifted while under-fire Robinhood gets $1bn injection

Robinhood boss defends GameStop trading restrictions GameStop’s shares have soared again in pre-market trading, appearing on course to significantly recoup the $11bn lost on Thursday, as under-fire investment app Robinhood partially reversed its decision to restrict trading of its stocks and reportedly secured €1bn from its backers. The ailing video game retailer found itself at […]

GOP senator stocks office with 13 former Trump staffers

John Rader, a native of Cookeville, Tenn., will be Hagerty’s chief of staff and was most recently deputy assistant to the president for strategic initiatives at the White House and also previously served on the National Security Council, working on policy and strategy. The new job is a return to Capitol Hill for Rader, who […]

European stocks rise as traders anticipate Biden’s COVID recovery plan ahead of inauguration

Stocks advanced in most global markets on Thursday, including those in Europe, as traders waited to see details of President-elect Joe Biden’s plan for helping the US economy recover from the coronavirus crisis. Benchmarks rose in London, Paris, Tokyo and Hong Kong but fell in Shanghai. Germany’s DAX picked up 0.4% to 13,992.29, the CAC […]

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