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The prospect of lower interest rates in Europe and the U.S. has driven the stock market into a bullish stampede. The S&P 500 Index (SPX) broke out to a new all-time high — and did it strongly, blasting through the old highs at 2,940-2,950 points. The Nasdaq Composite Index (COMP) as well as the Invesco QQQ Trust exchange traded fund (QQQ) are a bit further behind, although not much.
Fund managers are the most bearish they’ve been since 2008, and they’re rushing into bonds and defensive sectors. But with pessimism so high, the odds may favor more upside.
The VIX Index -- often referred to as the market’s “fear gauge” -- is up over the past three sessions, as of 1:40 pm. in New York. The higher reading belied the brisk advance of more than 2% for the S&P 500 Index over the same three-day stretch. During Friday’s 1.1% advance in the S&P 500, the VIX -- which measures the 30-day implied volatility of the S&P 500 based on out-of-the-money options prices -- also moved higher.
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It’s rare on Wall Street for a technical analyst’s core insight to be confirmed by a Nobel-prize-winning economist. The far more common situation is for academics to deny that technical analysis has any value whatsoever — and for technicians to return the favor.
The volatility index shows why this month's sell-off has been different than the drop in December.
Aside from a punchy increase in US consumer confidence, I am not sure we heard news in European/US that we hadn’t already heard and interpreted in Asia yesterday. However, the US reaction was certainly vastly different from how Asia traded yesterday and there has been a clear bid in safe-haven assets.
The Latest on Market Volatility, Apple, Chip Stocks, and MoreVolatility surged after the return of the trade warThe CBOE Volatility Index, which is also tracked by the iPath S&P 500 VIX ETF (VIX), a gauge of fear in the stock markets, has been
Most U.S. hedge funds aren't expecting another big stock market sell-off as more firms curb bets on volatility, according to Nomura.
In our opinion, there are a number of elements to the unfolding global market economics that play into our future expectations. China becomes one of the biggest unknowns simply because we believe the best information we have at the moment is shaded and hidden in terms of true values. Let’s take a minute to discuss a few of them…
Stocks are in a phase of apparent recovery after a tariff-sparked selloff threatened to put a lasting end to the bull run for U.S. equity markets.
Alessio de Longis, OppenheimerFunds portfolio manager for the Global Multi-Asset Group, talked to Yahoo Finance On the Move about whether investors should be worried about the inverted yield curve.
There’s a surprisingly easy and profitable trading strategy to use during extraordinary stock-market volatility like now. There have been six trading sessions over the past three weeks in which the Dow Jones Industrial Average (DJIA) suffered a triple-digit loss — including Monday of this week when the U.S. market benchmark shed more than 600 points. The way for an investor to respond to such volatility is also simple: Whenever the market’s volatility jumps, hedge your stock holdings.
The Dow Jones Industrial Average rose 0.82% to close at 25,532.05. The S&P 500 gained 0.80% to end at 2834.41, and the Nasdaq Composite rose 1.14% to close at 7734.49.
From the YFi Interactive touch screen, Jared Blikre joins Alexis Christoforous to break down the latest moves in U.S. equities and the leaders in the Nasdaq 100.
It's time to get technical with YFi Interactive. Joining Yahoo Finance's Myles Udland is Jared Blikre to break down the day's market action and some of the big winners and losers.
Erin Browne, Portfolio Manager at PIMCO, says any deal with China could take a lot longer than anyone’s anticipating, and that could put “downward pressure” on global trade. But Keith Fitz-Gerald, Chief Investment Strategist at Money Map Press, says the U.S. is “perpetually underestimating” China’s resilience. They spoke with Yahoo Finance’s Alexis Christoforous and Brian Sozzi.
A slide in the ten-year treasury bond along with oil and small caps entering bear market territory could all be recession warning signs. Yahoo Fianance's Julie Hyman, Adam Shapiro, Brian Cheung, Akiko Fujita and Tim Courtney - Exencial Wealth Advisors Chief Investment Officer discuss.
The International Monetary Fund is out with a study, stating that U.S. tariffs on Chinese goods have been mostly paid for by American importers. James Liu, Clearnomics Founder & CEO and Ashley Feng, Researcher at the Center for a New American Security, join Seana Smith on 'The Ticker' to discuss
UBS is warning higher tariffs could force 12,000 stores to close within a year, putting more than $40 billion of sales at risk. John Petrides, Managing Director at Point Wealth Management, joins Seana Smith on ‘The Ticker’ to discuss how retailers are competing against ecommerce giants amid trade tensions.
Yahoo Finance's Adam Shapiro and Julie Hyman discuss with BBG Ventures President Susan Lyne and College Board President Jeremy Singer.
Stocks are up across the board today on strong earnings from the likes of Walmart and Cisco. Daniel Morris of BNP Paribas says earnings have been much better than feared a few weeks ago, but still not great in absolute terms. He talks with Yahoo Finance's Julie Hyman and Adam Shapiro.
Markets rebounding on reports that President Trump will be delaying decision on auto tariffs up to six months. Haverford Trust Co-Chief of Investment Hank Smith says Trump is a slave to the stock market. He joins Yahoo Finance's Seana Smith.
As President Donald Trump gets ready to apply tariffs on all U.S., China important, market volatility continues. Yahoo Finance's Brian Sozzi talks to Evercore ISI Managing Director and Head of Technical Analysis, Rich Ross, who says the CBOE Volatility Index is a "coincidence indicator" and "the currency of fear."