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.
Hong Kong is blocking citizens of Hubei Province from entry as the WARS epidemic of a novel coronavirus threatens to get out of hand.
There is only one way to logically navigate this action -- and that is to wait for the price action to shift.
Try not to become too caught up in timing the indices and focus more on managing individual positions.
Coronavirus scare in Asia is causing pressure, but U.S. markets refuse to embrace negativity.
All stocks related to global economic growth, especially China, will get hit as expected demand is perceived to be hit.
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.
BlackRock's doin' it, Microsoft's doin' it, so all traders should think about ESG-based investing.
Here's a page-turning strategy on how to profit from publisher and television company Meredith.
While the president is pushing coal, this corporate giant is stepping up to cut the carbon cord.
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.
Surprises in the political arena and in corporate profitability are my most important deviations from the consensus.
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.
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.
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.
What appeared as a day ready to take gains higher was knocked off balance by old news.
There are a couple of key VIX numbers to watch -- and a way to trade it.
Global tensions have spiked, but don't let disinformation drive your investment choices -- especially when it comes to recent Middle East headlines.
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.
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.
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?
And as long as the Fed continues to supply cheap capital the trend will continue higher.
Iran tension is not the market-turning catalyst one might have expected.
News of the last 24 hours created a huge swing in the market from overnight futures to close -- so here's my advice.
Let's dissect these two concepts that explain why we're rallying like we are now.
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.
There are 2 trades now, depending on how you see the Iran conflict playing out.
The stock market's reaction yesterday to the Soleimani attack and even more so to the tweet storm from Washington astonished me.
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.
This strength illustrates how much buying power there still is in this market.