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Dow Jones Index (DJIA) Posts Record Close on Good Economic Data The Dow Jones Industrial Average (DJIA) hit an all-time high on Monday as the stocks witnessed another strong day. The S&P 500 was lifted higher by the strong financial sector, and the NASDAQ also gained on the back of…

Dow Jones (DJIA), NASDAQ, and S&P 500 Post All-Time Closing Highs   The stock markets ended at record highs on Monday on account of the jump in oil prices. There is renewed optimism that the Organization of the Petroleum Exporting Countries (OPEC) will agree to cut output. The…

NASDAQ Hits New Intraday High Stock prices took a pause Friday from their near-record levels on account of profit taking. Overall, the benchmark indexes gained for the second week in a row. The rally has been fueled by optimism that Donald Trump’s policies like lower tax rates, financial…

Stock Market News: Tech Stocks Rise The Dow Jones Industrial Average (DJIA) and the S&P 500 ended the trading session on Thursday marginally higher, and the NASDAQ posted good gains. Expectations of high growth and inflation are getting stronger as President-elect Donald Trump fills key posts which, together…

Pfizer Stock: Benefiting From Trump Healthcare Policies  Pfizer Inc. (NYSE:PFE) stock has been surging after the stunning victory of Donald Trump for the Whitehouse’s top spot, on hopes that his healthcare policies will benefit biotech companies. Pfizer stock, which is one of the biggest global pharmaceutical firms, is leading…

Are We Doomed to Repeat the 2008 Stock Market Crash? As smoke cleared from the 2008 stock market crash, economists emerged from the wreckage questioning everything they knew. They had believed the stock market was destined for balance, that it tended towards stability, but history showed otherwise. The…

Asian stock markets witnessed mayhem as the news of Republican candidate Donald Trump all set to walk the White House floated in. Donald Trump led the victory by winning 278 electoral votes against 218 by Hillary Clinton. In a remarkable no-holds-barred  U.S. election result, which has taken the…

Stock Market Crash 2017 Spells Opportunity This is one of the craziest starts to the year, and our stock market advice for 2017 is to focus on your risk exposure, but also consider ways to profit from a stock market crash. It is the case that the stock…

The Dow Jones Industrial Average (DJIA) fell about 105 points and closed at 18,037.10 on Tuesday. Investors turned jittery on the rising uncertainties related to next week’s presidential election outcome. The FBI’s renewed investigation of Hillary Clinton’s e-mails appears to have dented the clear lead that the Democratic…

Twitter Inc (NSYE:TWTR) is starting to gain fuel again as the latest round of speculation begins to swirl regarding a takeover. This is not the first go-around for TWTR stock, as we have heard this story before. It's the same thesis. Twitter stock is struggling to find itself…

Fundaments Suggest Stock Market Crash Still Possible Key stock indices are breaking above their all-time highs, but should you buy? Be very careful if you’re considering stocks. I wouldn’t rule out a stock market crash just yet. Looking at the stock market from a technical perspective, we have…

APOG Stock Battered but Worth a Look? The small-cap sector dissipated in February as traders dumped risky trades and moved to the safer confines of large-cap, lower-beta stocks. What we witnessed afterwards was an encouraging rally that drove up some small-caps to double-digit gains. There are excellent opportunities…

Autonomous, or self-driving, cars are being tested by Alphabet Inc (NASDAQ:GOOG), Tesla Motors Inc (NASDAQ:TSLA), and many other automakers but their entrance into the mass market is still years away. In the meantime, we are seeing a ramp up in the technology used on current vehicles to help…

With the global sell-off that hammered technology stocks now in the rear-view mirror, it’s time to look at a technology stock devoid of the Brexit drama. By that I mean the coming initial public offering (IPO) of Line Corp., the most popular messaging app in Japan. With a…

More Downside for TSLA Stock? Elon Musk, the inspirational leader of Tesla Motors Inc (NASDAQ:TSLA), seems to love attracting the headlines and telling the market how TSLA stock is a technology play and not simply an automaker. So, in a big surprise that came out of nowhere, Tesla…

Brexit Bad News for U.S. Market? The Brexit will affect markets everywhere. The bookies in London got it wrong and the markets got it wrong. The Brexit will impact the U.S. market; make no mistake about that. Analysts and investors had optimistic expectations until the very last minute.…

If things weren’t bad enough for the stock market here in 2016, the Brexit could bring down the S&P 500 by 40%. Even before the Brexit, U.S. corporate earnings were outright collapsing. S&P 500 earnings have been declining for four consecutive quarters—since the second quarter of 2015. And…

Stock Market Crash in 2016? If you are not paying attention to fundamentals, you could be making a big mistake. They are screaming that the stock market crash in 2016 could be very possible. It can’t be stressed enough, and sadly, it continues to get ignored. Earnings matter—they…

Brace for a Stock Market Crash? Two ominous death crosses are warning of a potential stock market crash in 2016, one that could see the markets experience a 10% correction or more. And that might just be the beginning. A death cross has formed on both the S&P…