Ark Invest boss Cathie Wood's year has gone from bad to worse in December, with the flagship ARKK ETF tumbling 10%.
Sales by CEOs and insiders of their own stock surged to a record high total of $69 billion in 2021, according to Verity data.
"We advise against hasty shifts in investment strategy and recommend staying invested," UBS Global Wealth Management said.
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"The fundamental construct of the United States stock market is in wonderful condition," Brian Belski of BMO Capital Markets said.
The SkyBridge Capital boss said the Federal Reserve is now less likely to tighten aggressively, making this plunge in stocks a buying opportunity.
Oil prices initially moved higher despite the White House announcing it would release reserves to try to cool the market.
Markets have interpreted the President's decision to nominate Jerome Powell for a second term as a "hawkish" one, with bond yields and the dollar up.
"I do think a correction will come, the question is how high stocks can get before then," Jeremy Siegel said.
Stocks have remained buoyant on the back of strong earnings and economic optimism. But crypto has taken a hit in recent days.
PIMCO founder Bill Gross went as far as to say that markets may collapse in the coming years unless interest rates go up.
Inflation is soaring in the US, and it seems to be top of mind for many S&P 500 bosses, particularly in goods-focused sectors.
Stocks remain around records highs despite inflation soaring, in part because the bond market is so unattractive.
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Stock market investors are grappling with a number of worries including higher inflation, hawkish central banks, and a Chinese slowdown.
Some optimism returned to stock markets at the end of the week, as earnings season picked up pace.
Stock market investors were waiting for nonfarm payrolls data, which could give the Fed the green light to start tapering asset purchases.
Stock market investors are worrying about soaring energy prices pushing up inflation, among a host of other concerns.
US and global stocks fell sharply in September but the rally should soon resume, UBS Global Wealth Management said.
Global stocks fell again after the S&P 500 slumped 4.8% in September, its biggest monthly fall since March 2020.
US stocks looked set to to climb after a rocky start to the week, with the prospect of the country defaulting on its obligations on investors minds.
Jeremy Grantham said stocks are in a huge bubble, but said "the end of a bubble is like a killing off a vampire."
US stocks looked set to climb at the open, but an energy crunch, the US debt ceiling, and China's Evergrande gave investors plenty to think about.
Stock markets were unfazed by the Federal Reserve saying it was likely to cut back its bond purchases soon - which most analysts read as November.
The buy-the-dip crowd sprang into action on Monday, the 4th biggest day of retail investor purchases during the pandemic.
Stock market investors were keeping one eye on Evergrande and one eye on the Federal Reserve, which sets monetary policy on Wednesday.
Bitcoin advocates often call the cryptocurrency "digital gold", but it didn't behave like it as stocks cratered on Evergrande debt default fears.
JPMorgan's Marko Kolanovic said he remains bullish on US stocks and that the dangers from Chinese property giant Evergrande are overblown.
There was a strong "buy-the-dip" impulse after the Evergrande crisis sent stocks tumbling, strategists said.
US stocks looked to rebound after falling a day earlier in the wake of key inflation data.
US stocks are likely to undergo a retreat of between 5% and 10% before the end of the year, RBC Capital Markets said.
US stock futures rose as investors looked ahead to Tuesday's CPI inflation data for August.
Fundstrat's Tom Lee said US stocks are likely to climb sharply in September but warned October could see a long-awaited correction.
Chinese exports and imports surged in August, assuaging fears about a slowdown and boosting stocks, as traders return from the Labor Day holiday.
Chinese stocks listed in the US have slumped as "no company appears safe from a Beijing crackdown," one analyst said.
Nonfarm payrolls data for August will be very closely watched as it could influence when the Federal Reserve will start cutting its bond purchases.
"Cash has been trash for a long time but there are now new contenders for the investment garbage can," Bill Gross said in a letter this week.
"We think some further relief in cyclical assets - higher equities and higher bond yields - is likely over the near-term," Goldman's analysts said.
After a mostly quiet week for stock markets, investors turn to Jerome Powell's speech at the Jackson Hole Symposium for clues about monetary policy.
Bank of America analysts said they think stock investors are also underpricing the risk of a change in Federal Reserve policy.
"Anytime you see stocks move down 3% or less, you're seeing people come out really quickly to buy things," JJ Kinahan said.
Data company 2iQ said it wants to increase transparency around what stocks and securities US politicians are trading.
Rising Delta-variant COVID-19 cases and a reduction in fiscal stimulus will create headwinds for the economy and certain stocks, David Rosenberg said.
Retail investors think inflation is the biggest threat to their portfolios, according to a survey by trading app eToro.
So far, 88% of S&P 500 companies have beaten earnings per share estimates for the second quarter, according to data provider FactSet.
Some of Wall Street's biggest firms are singing the praises of European stocks, which could rise sharply as the region's economy bounces back.
The S&P 500 is hitting record highs - but Wall Street analysts think the march higher will continue, led by energy and materials stocks.
JPMorgan boss Jamie Dimon said the Q2 earnings were "solid" and that customers and clients were faring well as the economy reopened.
Allianz's chief economic advisor said the Federal Reserve may have to slam on the brakes, which would rattle investors.
Stock market investors are starting to worry that growth may be softer than expected, and are nervous about the delta COVID-19 variant.
"We see US growth momentum peaking," said BlackRock, which cut its stance on US stocks to neutral in its midyear outlook.
The S&P 500's stellar rally leaves it vulnerable as investors worry over inflation and economic growth slows, Deutsche Bank analysts said.
The so-called reflation trade has faltered in recent days, but strong growth mean it should pick back up, JPMorgan Asset Management reckons.
Wall Street banks are starting to consider the risks to US stocks, after the S&P 500's remarkable rally.
Stocks should benefit from "a positive combination of low rates, low inflation, and a recovery," Willem Sels said.
President Joe Biden's deal, which would see more than $1 trillion spent on infrastructure, boosted US and global stocks.
Stock market investors awaited US jobless claims and more comments from Fed officials, while the Bank of England prepared to set monetary policy.
Moody's Analytics chief economist, Mark Zandi, said headwinds were now building for stocks after a stellar rally.
US inflation shot up at the fastest pace in 13 years in May, but stocks rose and bond yields fell, leaving some investors "rubbing their eyes."
Stocks were mixed while the dollar edged higher as investors awaited key inflation data, which is expected to show a jump in prices.
Legendary investor Jeremy Grantham talked about everything from Tesla to his tie collection in a wide-ranging interview with Morningstar.
"It will be a relief to get some real market movement, after the snooze-fest of the past couple of weeks," one analyst said of the nonfarm payrolls.
Stock valuations are likely to compress and future price gains will be more down to earnings than economic factors like bond yields, Goldman said.
Despite an underwhelming US jobs report on Friday, inflation once again spooked Wall Street and hit tech stocks at the start of the week.
Joe Biden's first 100 days have seen US stocks soar. But a JPMorgan strategist says taxes and inflation could now pose problems.
Stocks climbed after major companies posted strong earnings and the Federal Reserve pledged to keep up support.
A busy week for stock markets continued on Wednesday, with a Fed interest rate decision and more big tech earnings coming into focus.
US investors were in an optimistic mood ahead of Microsoft and Alphabet's first-quarter earnings, pushing stocks to new heights.
Although there are some signs markets are overstretched, stocks should continue to rally as economies reopen, JPMorgan said.
"Pending regulatory approval, the recommended protocol adjustments could accelerate trial completion by more than a year," its CEO said.
Karen Ward of JPMorgan Asset Management said inflation could average 3% over the next 10 years, in what would be a major change for markets.
Stocks were on track for a quiet end to the week after Fed Chair Jerome Powell soothed investors' nerves by repeating his dovish mantra.
The communication services stocks have seen several weeks of near-record outflows as the 10-year Treasury yield rebounded, the bank said.
US futures and European stocks rose after minutes showed the Fed plans to keep monetary policy loose.
Traders looked set for a quieter day after the Dow Jones and S&P 500 hit record highs on Monday in the wake of strong employment data.
Credit Suisse said it and other unnamed banks were selling assets related to a US hedge fund, leaving traders guessing about who was exposed.
The bank's analysts are most positive about "procyclical" and non-US stocks, which are poised to do the best out of rapid global growth.
US bond yields rose sharply in European trading after the Fed decision, dealing a fresh blow to tech stocks.
Stock market investors sat on their hands ahead of the Federal Reserve decision, but the key US bond yield hit its highest since early February 2020.
Bridgewater Associates boss Ray Dalio also said the economics of investing in bonds "has become stupid."
Strong economic growth, rising inflation, and higher earnings should fuel the value rally for a while longer, JPMorgan and Barclays said.
Markets were calm on Wednesday after the tech-heavy Nasdaq 100 index jumped 4% on Tuesday in its strongest one-day rally since November.
Nasdaq futures climbed in European trading after the index entered technical correction territory - a fall of 10% from recent highs.
We asked Scott Thiel, chief fixed income strategist at the world's biggest asset manager, for some answers.
"I'm worried the bubble problem in foreign financial markets will one day pop," banking regulator Guo Shuqing said.
Paul Singer, the boss of $42 billion fund Elliott Management, also struck a pessimistic tone on bitcoin and Tesla.
The yield on the benchmark 10-year Treasury note had risen around 41 basis points as of Friday after investors dumped bonds.
Deutsche Bank found survey respondents planned to put around 37% of any upcoming stimulus checks into stocks.
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