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Global strategy chief says the biggest concern for markets is the election, and breaks down the best ways to protect investments heading into November

Mark Grant of wealth management firm B. Riley FBR told CNBC “the biggest concern for the markets, frankly, is the election.” The chief global strategist said there’s risk because of the distinct differences between the Democratic and Republican tax proposal plans. Grant suggests investors have more cash, buy ETFs that […]
Global strategy chief says the biggest concern for markets is the election, and breaks down the best ways to protect investments heading into November
Markets

Here are the15 best-performing stocks in the S&P 500 this year

The beauty-care company Coty Inc. is the top performing S&P 500 stock this year, with a return of over 100%. The S&P 500 has gained 14% in 2019. Visit MarketsInsider.com for more stories. After a volatile fourth quarter in 2018, the stock market has surged in the opening months of […]
Here are the15 best-performing stocks in the S&P 500 this year
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Dow tanks 600 points, tech gets rocked

US stocks were lower Monday for a third straight day. Technology was pressured amid worries of slowing iPhone demand. Oil gained as Saudi Arabia signaled it would cut production in December, but rolled over after President Donald Trump tweeted his displeasure. Local stocks look set to fall at the open […]
Dow tanks 600 points, tech gets rocked
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Dow plunges more than 600 points, Nasdaq enters a correction

The Dow Jones Industrial Average wiped out its 2018 gains. Technology stocks were among the biggest losers, with the Nasdaq entering a correction. Futures markets are pointing to falls of more than 2% on the ASX today. Wall Street wiped out gains for the year overnight, as corporate-earnings season failed […]
Dow plunges more than 600 points, Nasdaq enters a correction
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The Dow tumbles more than 800 points

Stocks fell overnight as Wall Street sweats over global growth prospects and a bond selloff. The 2-year yield hit its highest level since 2008. Trade-sensitive industrial stocks also fell as tensions between Washington and Beijing persisted. Stocks took a beating Wednesday as concerns about global economic growth and ongoing trade […]
The Dow tumbles more than 800 points
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Stocks and commodity prices are diverging as global growth slows

After a period of strong correlation, US stocks have diverged from commodity prices. It’s been caused by unexpected developments which have slowed commodity supply. Meanwhile, stocks are struggling for momentum as doubts emerge about the global growth outlook. US stocks have tracked a close path with commodity prices since the […]
Stocks and commodity prices are diverging as global growth slows
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Dow plunges at end of Wall Street trade

The Dow rose by more than 1% in morning trade, before falling 450 points to close 0.7% lower Analysts say the move was driven by the market re-interpreting the minutes from the US Fed’s January meeting The stock selloff was a reaction to moves in the bond market, as US […]
Dow plunges at end of Wall Street trade