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Market Perks Up as Holiday Weekend in Sight

Market Perks Up as Holiday Weekend in Sight

Friday could see similar action, but as trade news or presidential tweets might make headlines, it's important to avoid jumping to conclusions and stay ready to react rationally.

Tough Day to Pick Stocks

Tough Day to Pick Stocks

Despite movement following statements from the Dutch Central Bank, Thursday's action is mostly technical trading, with no change in fundamentals.

Yield Curve Points to May '20 Recession, December '19 Stock Selloff, Stifel Says

Yield Curve Points to May '20 Recession, December '19 Stock Selloff, Stifel Says

Investment bank says historical trends indicate the U.S. will see a recession next May. Stocks would sell off roughly five months beforehand.

Indexes Bounce Back, but Lack Oomph

Indexes Bounce Back, but Lack Oomph

The messy trading range action will help charts of individual stocks develop, but there's no technical reason to put cash to work right now.

Semiconductor Stocks Are Getting Overextended -- Despite Tariff War Risks

Semiconductor Stocks Are Getting Overextended -- Despite Tariff War Risks

Tech hardware valuations are rising, while the risks to those stocks are rising as well. One investment chief is warning against this group of stocks now.

Bears Have a Point, But Timing Is Everything

Bears Have a Point, But Timing Is Everything

The bear argument has seldom been more obvious and the challenges facing the market are clear, but trying to predict what will happen is futile --so just be ready to act.

Protecting the Portfolio Against Recession? Take a Hint From Autodesk's Guidance

Protecting the Portfolio Against Recession? Take a Hint From Autodesk's Guidance

Autodesk's management pinned its weak guidance on the global trade conflict and slowing eurozone economy.

Recession Check: What Is the Yield Curve Telling Investors Now?

Recession Check: What Is the Yield Curve Telling Investors Now?

The 10-year treasury has fallen to its lowest level against the 2-year treasury since 2007, signaling heightened fears of a recession.

Market of Misery

Market of Misery

With China trade, Fed and slowdown worries already in the mix, the inverted-yield curve news offered no comfort to investors Tuesday.

Cash Looks Better and Better in This Market

Cash Looks Better and Better in This Market

With no positive news on China trade, the economy or the Fed, the dreary action on Tuesday makes for miserable stock picking.