China Virus Gives Markets a Reason for Rest

The market was looking for an excuse to sell off and come back to more normal levels, and now we have the pandemic that is the coronavirus.

China Delays Date for Financial Markets to Resume as Coronavirus Fear Spreads

Hong Kong is blocking citizens of Hubei Province from entry as the WARS epidemic of a novel coronavirus threatens to get out of hand.

If a Pandemic in China Can't Slow This Market, What Will?

There is only one way to logically navigate this action -- and that is to wait for the price action to shift.

Good Earnings News Offsets Negative Headlines

Try not to become too caught up in timing the indices and focus more on managing individual positions.

More Excuses for Corrective Action, but Dip Buyers Remain Confident

Coronavirus scare in Asia is causing pressure, but U.S. markets refuse to embrace negativity.

Fears of Coronavirus Could Make Market Selloff a Self-Fulfilling Prophecy

All stocks related to global economic growth, especially China, will get hit as expected demand is perceived to be hit.

China Adds Economy the Size of Mexico

China's economy has broken past the $14 trillion barrier, two-thirds the size of the United States. But population and output increases are at decades-long lows.

Bull Market, Treasury Notes and Green Investing: Market Recon

BlackRock's doin' it, Microsoft's doin' it, so all traders should think about ESG-based investing.

Read All About It: This Media Company's Stock Tells a Good Story

Here's a page-turning strategy on how to profit from publisher and television company Meredith.

Jim Cramer: The Earth's New Cop? The Microsoft Protection Agency

While the president is pushing coal, this corporate giant is stepping up to cut the carbon cord.

Don't Sleep on the Grains Following Trade Deal

Here's why grain prices are softening on the news of the China trade pact that promises huge buys of U.S. corn and soy.

Kass: 5 Big Surprises That Could Impact Markets in 2020

Surprises in the political arena and in corporate profitability are my most important deviations from the consensus.

Phase 1 Trade Deal Done, Now What's Left to Tweet About?

The trade deal is done, with many loopholes, and Phase 2 won't proceed until after the election, so all eyes are now on the Fed FOMC meeting at the end of January.

Jim Cramer: In the U.S./China Deal, the Engagement Camp Won

I have been among the most wary of China and its ability to change. I remain that way. But the U.S. got more than I ever thought.

U.S./China Phase One, Yield Curve, Jobs Survey, Trading Disney: Market Recon

One concern for traders and investors would be that the good cheer created by the development of this Phase One deal, as well as actions taken by the FOMC, are nearing or at the point where the headline risk points in the other direction.

China Trade Headline Pulls Market Back to Reality

What appeared as a day ready to take gains higher was knocked off balance by old news.

What Will the End of the Trade War do to VIX?

There are a couple of key VIX numbers to watch -- and a way to trade it.

Risks on Iran May Turn Out in Our Favor

Global tensions have spiked, but don't let disinformation drive your investment choices -- especially when it comes to recent Middle East headlines.

China Eases Relations With Seoul as U.S. Deal Awaits

Beijing appears to have eased up on its ban on tour groups and individual travel to South Korea. Watch Korean consumer stocks in 2020 if that continues.

Will Big News Catalysts Slow the Market Uptrend?

Stocks are set to gap up at the open this morning, but the big question is whether the news flow will be used as an excuse for some further profit taking.

Taiwan Takes to Presidential Polls With Stocks Near All-Time High

The Taiwan stock market has peaked in the spring three times only to suffer a huge selloff. Can it continue its 31% run after presidential elections on Saturday?

The Wall of Worry Is Crumbling and Bears Are Capitulating

And as long as the Fed continues to supply cheap capital the trend will continue higher.

Iran, 5G, China Trade and Bed, Bath & Beyond: Market Recon

Iran tension is not the market-turning catalyst one might have expected.

Volatility Rules the Day

News of the last 24 hours created a huge swing in the market from overnight futures to close -- so here's my advice.

Jim Cramer: Resilience and Complacency Define Our Moment

Let's dissect these two concepts that explain why we're rallying like we are now.

Market Responds to Iran Overnight Missile Attack With a Morning Yawn

The most interesting market dynamic right now is that bad news, such as a possible war with Iran, mainly is used as an opportunity to put cash to work.

Should You Buy Gold on Iran Conflict?

There are 2 trades now, depending on how you see the Iran conflict playing out.

Kass: As Stocks Grow Expensive, Markets Ignore the Geopolitical Risks

The stock market's reaction yesterday to the Soleimani attack and even more so to the tweet storm from Washington astonished me.

Here's Context Into How Iran Could Respond to Redrawn Lines in the Sand

We handicap the potential impact of responses that could range from military actions by Iran and its surrogates to cyberattacks against the U.S. and its allies.

Dip Buyers Are Preventing Overdue Corrective Action

This strength illustrates how much buying power there still is in this market.