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Hong Kong’s tumbling equity market is stoking fears for the economy, as well as the stability of the capital markets.
Amid the anxiety, which has pushed the Cboe Volatility Index (VIX) toward 20 again, investors were dumping riskier assets like stocks and oil and moving into the relative safety of U.S. government debt and gold. With the yield on the 10-year Treasury below 1.7%, today might not be a great day for the Financials sector.
A rally in stocks on Tuesday may take shape after an ugly Monday selloff but any rebound ought to be treated with skepticism and as preparation for the next wave of selling, warns one quantitative analyst at Nomura.
On Wednesday, as falling global bond yields were taking stocks down with them, a team of analysts at Jefferies suggested it was time to be overweight real estate.
U.S. equity markets took a big hit on Monday as the benchmark S&P 500 fell 3% and indexes saw their worst trading day of 2019 on Monday. The sell-off began last week when President Donald Trump announced new tariffs on Chinese goods. Volatility spiked, with the CBOE Volatility Index (VIX) rising nearly 25% to settle above the 21 level.
Wall Street fell again on Thursday, abruptly reversing early gains after U.S. President Donald Trump put concerns about the U.S.-China trade war back in the spotlight, tweeting that he would impose an additional 10% tariff on $300 billion in Chinese imports. Having spent most of the session on track for their best day since June, all three major U.S. stock indices took sudden U-turns as investors quickly turned into sellers after the tweet.
Wall Street abruptly reversed its gains on Thursday as U.S. President Donald Trump tweeted that he would impose an additional 10% tariffs on $300 billion in Chinese imports, sending the long-running U.S. China trade war that has rattled markets for months back to center stage. Trump's remarks also sent U.S. Treasury yields lower, with the 10-year yield dropping to its lowest level since November 2016.
The CBOE Volatility Index , a popular gauge of stock-market volatility known by its ticker symbol VIX, jumped to a nearly two-month high Thursday as stocks sold off in the wake of President Donald Trump's announcement of new tariffs on $300 billion of Chinese goods. The VIX rose more than 13% to trade above 18.0 for the first time since June 4. Volatility has been subdued, with the VIX trading below its long-run average around 19. Trump, via Twitter, announced the U.S. would impose 10% tariffs on $300 billion of Chinese goods and products beginning Sept. 1, after trade talks this week failed to make much progress. Stocks sold off following the announcement, erasing gains, with the S&P 500 down 0.8% at 2,955 and the Dow Jones Industrial Average falling more than 230 points, or 0.9%.
Flows into ETFs and mutual funds show the scars of last December’s sell-off, as well as the ongoing hunt for yield
Options oddsmakers aren’t expecting fireworks after Apple Inc. or Advanced Micro Devices Inc. report their much-anticipated quarterly results after Tuesday’s closing bell.
This morning delivered a diversion from the steady drumbeat of earnings with an update from the European Central Bank (ECB). The ECB finished its meeting today without announcing a new rate cut, but hinted strongly that one could happen in September. The ECB hasn’t cut rates since 2016, and the economy there continues to sputter.
This week saw bank earnings bolstered by consumer lending, retail sales up strongly, and airline earnings kept aloft by travelers willing to spend...All of the S&P 500 Consumer Discretionary industries’ stock price indexes—with the notable exceptions of Department Stores and Housewares & Specialties—are up strongly year to date...Of the 22 Consumer Discretionary industries with gains, 21 are up by double digits. This week’s news reports have confirmed investors’ bullish expectations for consumer-related stocks. July 18: One of the most important charts that traders should be watching in the days and weeks ahead is the CBOE Volatility Index (VIX).
It's time to get technical at the YFi Interactive touch screen. Joining Yahoo Finance's Myles Udland is Jared Blikre to break down today's moves in stocks, bonds, market internals, semiconductors and the Nasdaq 100 component heat map.
Investors are looking for stability after one of Wall Street's most volatile weeks. Rebecca Walser, president of Walser Weath Management, joins Yahoo Finance to discuss what to expect, especially after President Trump suggested a planned meeting between U.S. and Chinese officials next month may not happen, the possibility of a recession, and more.
While waiting for the next move in the U.S.-China trade dispute, investors might be tempted to cash out before tensions rise higher – and risk more damage to their portfolios. With so much concern over growth around the globe, here’s why Kim Forest, CIO of Bokeh Capital, says it’s best not to cash out of stocks.
Stocks are touching session highs earlier - after their worst trading day of the year yesterday. But this comes as investment bank Nomura says investors should brace for a second wave of volatility. And this time it can be "Lehman-like." Jimmy Lee, Founder and CEO of The Wealth Consulting Group joins Yahoo Finance's Akiko Fujita.
The ongoing U.S.-China trade war has evolved into a currency war with markets moving off their worst day of the year. Yahoo Finance's Julie Hyman, Adam Shapiro, Sibile Marcellus, David Kotok of Cumberland Advisors and Ron Weiner - RDM Financial Group at HighTower Managing Director and Partner discuss.
Stocks see worst day of 2019 as U.S.-China trade war concerns escalate. Yahoo Finance's Zack Guzman, Brian Cheung & Julia LaRoche, along with NY Post Hedge Fund reporter Carleton English discuss with Hayman Capital Management Founder & Chief Investment Officer Kyle Bass.
A huge sell-off on Wall Street as China and U.S. continue to ratchet up trade tensions. Yahoo Finance's Julie Hyman, Adam Shapiro, Andy Serwer, Brian Sozzi and Anna Ashton - US-China Business Council Director, Business Advisory Services discuss.
From the YFi Interactive touch screen, Jared Blikre joins Alexis Christoforous and Brian Sozzi to break down the latest moves in bitcoin as Libra draws Congressional and regulator criticism and concern.