Stock Market Checks 3 Out of 4 Boxes That Triggered The 1987 Crash

In 2007, 20 years after the 1987 stock market crash, a Wall Street columnist for USA Today reviewed the four conditions that caused the storm. The column ran within days of the Dow and NASDAQ peaks, just as the Great Recession and 2007 – 2009 bear market began. Today we’re seeing three of the four […]

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Dow Jones Rally Has Even the Biggest Bulls Fearful, And It’s a Bad Sign

The Dow Jones rally is heating up so fast it has big bulls on Wall Street worried. Low earnings growth and the over-confidence of investors signal that a pullback is likely. Top money managers expect the stock market to return to fair value in the short-term. The Dow Jones Industrial Average (DJIA)’s longest-running bull run […]

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3 Dow Stocks That Would Fortify Your Portfolio Against a 2020 Melt-Up

The Dow closes 2019 with good prospects to set new records in 2020. Yet there are still threats looming ahead that could “melt up” equities. Here are three defensive Dow stocks that offer exposure to continued bullish Dow growth, while also fortifying your portfolio against downside risks. After broaching record highs this week, the Dow […]

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Dow Sways as Trump Conspires to Unleash His Next Trade War Torpedo

The Dow fluctuated on Wednesday, fresh off securing its second straight record close. Stock market analysts believe equities have more room to run in December. The China trade deal hasn’t been signed, but the Trump administration is already conspiring to launch its next trade war. The Dow remained little changed on Wednesday after notching its […]

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Dow Teeters as Strategists Advise Investors to Ignore ‘Black Swan’ Index Warning

The Dow fell slightly in response to weaker-than-expected economic data. The stock market’s ‘Black Swan’ index is nearing its highest mark since 2018’s fourth-quarter sell-off. JPMorgan says to ignore the apocalyptic warnings and double down on stocks. Between the trade war, a global economic slowdown, and an upcoming presidential election, markets have plenty to worry […]

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Dow Whipsaws, But a Volatile Stock Market Avoids Another Ugly Loss

The Dow rocked violently on Tuesday. Rumors of a tariff delay brightened investor sentiment. Chinese consumer inflation looks dire but may strengthen Beijing’s leverage in future trade negotiations. The Dow whipsawed on Tuesday, stringing together its second straight loss as investors braced for a potential escalation in US-China tensions. Stock market bulls still expect a […]

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Dow Wavers Because the Fed Won’t Rescue Wall Street from Trump

The Dow struggled to build on last Friday’s monster rally. There’s a crucial tariff deadline approaching. This week’s Federal Reserve policy meeting won’t rescue stocks from Trump. US stocks traded cautiously on Monday, preventing the Dow from building on last Friday’s monster 337-point rally. There’s a Federal Reserve policy meeting coming up this week, but […]

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41% Billionaire Investors Wrongly Predicted 2019 Stock Market. Here’s Their 2020 Call

41% of the world’s biggest investment funds predicted a stock market downturn in 2019. They were dead wrong. The Dow Jones is up 18% year-to-date and hovering just below all-time highs. The bearish sentiment is even higher going into 2020 with 48% now predicting a downturn. Even the experts get it wrong. A whopping 41% […]

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Dow Plods Higher After Jobless Claims Plunge to 7-Month Low

The Dow rose for a second consecutive day on Thursday. Investors continue to imbibe on trade war optimism following a few days of sobriety. US jobless claims plunged to a seven-month low. The Dow climbed for a second straight session on Thursday. China gave a bittersweet update on the state of trade negotiations with the […]

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Deutsche Bank Reveals the Real Reason Stock Market Is at All-Time Highs (& Why It Can’t Continue)

Corporate stock buybacks are the primary driver of the epic ten-year stock market bull run since 2009, according to Deutsche Bank statistics. Companies are buying back their own stock at record pace, artificially inflating share price value. Real domestic investor inflows appears to be declining. The US stock market bull run has been raging for […]

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