Stocks plunge, resuming volatility, as traders, analysts find data lagging

Mar 5, 2020
"Analysts have their hands in the air," one investment strategist says as markets struggle to predict the future.
There's evidence that the more markets go up and down, the more they are driven by emotion.
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What’s really happening when markets react to trade war news

Aug 26, 2019
When news breaks on the trade war, algorithms and wishful thinking kick in.
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Apple shares drop after news of waning iPhone sales

Jan 3, 2019
Cook also attributes challenges in China to the projected downturn in revenue.
Apple CEO Tim Cook delivers the keynote address at the Apple 2012 World Wide Developers Conference (WWDC) at Moscone West on June 11, 2012 in San Francisco, California.
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Can Trump fire Fed Chair Jerome Powell?

The president isn’t happy with the Federal Reserve’s interest rate hikes.
President Donald Trump looks on as his nominee for the chairman of the Federal Reserve, Jerome Powell, speaks during a press event at the White House last year.
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How falling bond yields are both good and bad for the economy

Dec 20, 2018
Thursday saw another big stock market sell-off.  The Dow Jones Industrial Average slumped 464 points, or 1.9 percent. The Dow is off 10 percent for December, and the Nasdaq is down more than 19 percent since Aug. 29. The bond market…

Here’s why the market is looking past the trade war

Sep 20, 2018
As the trade conflict between the United States and China goes on, it can sometimes feel like there’s no end in sight. Just this week, the Trump administration announced plans to slap $200 billion in tariffs on Chinese goods on…

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How savvy investments help members of Congress

Aug 9, 2018
U.S. Rep. Chris Collins of New York was arrested and charged this week with allegedly passing on information he learned as a board member of a Australian pharmaceutical company to family members who quickly sold their stock to avoid big…
The U.S. House of Representatives chamber is seen December 8, 2008 in Washington, DC. 
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Italy gridlock shakes up global markets

May 29, 2018
New worries about the euro sent the currency to its lowest level against the dollar in nearly a year.
Traders work on the floor of the New York Stock Exchange (NYSE) on May 29, 2018 in New York City. 
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