Investors React to Trade War Fears and 4 Other Stories You Must Know Friday

As the markets react to tariff news coming out of both the U.S. and China, these are the stories you must know premarket.

The Fed Is Just One of the Monsters Stalking This Stock Market: Market Recon

Other 'monsters' are getting a pass right now in terms of both media coverage, and market impact.

This Tech Stocks Lineup Is a Modern Day Murderers' Row -- Market Recon

And in the heart of the order lies the semiconductor industry. Nothing happens without these guys.

Market's Volatility Ugly Stick Is Out and 'They' Won't Defend You - Market Recon

The algos have not been reacting to the 50-day. SPX 2700, that's a horse of a different color.

The S&P 500 Has Arrived at a Critical Crossroads -- Market Recon

Wednesday's morning's action upon the opening bell is crucial to short-term equity market direction.

Maybe This Is Not Really About Inflation -- Market Recon

Overreaction seems to be what markets are good at in this 'golden age of electronic trading.'

Will Inflation Set Stocks' Hearts Aflutter or Be a Poison Arrow? -- Market Recon

The Wealth Effect is what former Fed Chairs Ben Bernanke and Janet Yellen aimed for with their QE program.

The Ugly Stick Is Paying a Visit to Bitcoin Holders

If you purchased Bitcoin one month ago today, you are now down heavily on your investment.

How to Play the Banks as They Get Set to Report Earnings

One surprising name may be the 'clean-up hitter' for the sector.

Have Tax Cuts Stolen Santa's Rally This Year?

This late December-early January move usually does work, but you have to wonder this time.