Dow Nosedives as Coronavirus Rocks a Complacent U.S. Stock Market

Dow bulls took a triple-digit point hit on Friday as coronavirus fears rocked Wall Street. An elevated stock market was already exposed to risk-off conditions after the Fed’s huge liquidity injection over the last few weeks. ING believes the most important upcoming risk event will be the Fed decision on repo actions next week. The […]

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Dow Rallies Aggressively After WHO Calms Stock Market’s Virus Panic

The Dow Jones rallied off its lows as the World Health Organization calmed fears about the Wuhan coronavirus in China. It was still a tough day for the Dow, which declined amid risk-off trading conditions. Further weighing on the stock market, Trump appears committed to starting a trade war with the European Union. It was […]

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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’s Mind-Blowing Rally at Risk as Economic Index Flirts with Recession

The Dow rose by more than 100 points on Friday. A comprehensive economic indicator is flirting with a year-over-year decline. That’s happened five times in the last four decades, and four of those times heralded recessions. It hasn’t been the most exciting week for the stock market, but the Dow Jones Industrial Average strung together […]

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Dow Fights Gravity as Unemployment Metric Spirals to 10-Month High

The Dow fought to moderate gains on Thursday. Data continues to provide a confusing picture of the US economy. US unemployment claims dropped from a 2-year high, but a less volatile metric is still moving in the wrong direction. The Dow Jones betrayed a lack of conviction on Thursday, and the US stock market clung […]

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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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5 Reasons Why the Dow Jones Skyrocketed by 300 Points on Friday

The Dow skyrocketed on Friday, rising more than 300 points. The DJIA has virtually erased the 550-point plunge it suffered at the beginning of December. Here are the factors behind today’s massive upswing. Before the stock market opened on Friday, the Dow Jones Industrial Average looked like it would close out the week with a […]

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Tariffs Aren’t Saving Boeing (BA) from Airbus Onslaught

The Dow index has gone up by nearly 18% in 2019 while Boeing has appreciated less than 10%. Airbus’ order book in 2019 is several times bigger than Boeing’s. The EU jet manufacturer has also broken Boeing’s five-decade record in sales. Boeing (NYSE:BA) isn’t benefiting from the 10% tax slapped on Airbus civilian aircraft two […]

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