Home Buyer Abandons Major Downpayment in Savage Hong Kong Selloff

Home Buyer Abandons Major Downpayment in Savage Hong Kong Selloff

2 Hong Kong housing market fiascos demonstrate how sentiment has declined.

Apple's Revenue Warning Not a Worry for Samsung, Huawei

Apple's Revenue Warning Not a Worry for Samsung, Huawei

Samsung is less exposed to China than Apple.

Wild Ride Ahead: 2019 Begins With a Bearish Bent

Wild Ride Ahead: 2019 Begins With a Bearish Bent

The markets will continue to be volatile as global economic data shows bearish signs into the start of the new year.

Stocks Gain on Last Day of Worst Year for Equities Since 2008

Stocks Gain on Last Day of Worst Year for Equities Since 2008

Stocks rise Monday on positive trade news from President Donald Trump on China.

What Are Emerging Markets? Characteristics and List in 2019

What Are Emerging Markets? Characteristics and List in 2019

Emerging markets are those that are striving to become advanced economies through increased production, development of regulatory bodies and exchanges, and increasingly sophisticated markets.

Economist Perspective: Market Volatility: Headwinds, from Trade War to Rates

Economist Perspective: Market Volatility: Headwinds, from Trade War to Rates

2018 was a transformational year for the global markets. Will the lag effects of major market events cause economic headwinds in 2019?

Market Movers: Equities Outlook

Market Movers: Equities Outlook

2018 saw two stock market corrections plus a slew of market events some positive and some negative.

Saudi Arabia Is Wishing for Rising Oil Prices to Balance Their Budget

Saudi Arabia Is Wishing for Rising Oil Prices to Balance Their Budget

But there is a lot of oil in the market, so if the market does undergo a recession or a slowdown, oil prices can, and will, trade lower.

Market of the Week with Dan Gramza: Silver Futures

Market of the Week with Dan Gramza: Silver Futures

Sustained strength in the U.S. dollar and global growth risks continue to be pressure points for precious metals, like silver.

Texas Fund's Soured Bet on Exotic-Country Stocks Takes Further Hit

Texas Fund's Soured Bet on Exotic-Country Stocks Takes Further Hit

The Teacher Retirement System of Texas lost 0.6% during the third quarter on its $14 billion holdings of stocks from countries like China, Brazil, Russia and Turkey. Such declines helped to cap the fund's overall return to 2.2% -- well below the average for U.S. institutional investment plans.