Tuesday, August 4, 2020

Goldilocks Takes Over the Fed

So much for a hawkish Fed sinking the stock market. Jerome Powell veered away from aggressive interest-rate hikes on Wednesday, saying monetary policy is "just...

Cloud Giant Rips on Blowout Quarter

A cloud-computing giant was highlighted on Market Action this week. It's posed to open higher today after a blowout quarter. Salesforce.com (CRM) reported earnings of...

Why Stocks Move: Margins

This post is the fourth in a series about the catalysts for stock movements. It’s based on a series of talks at TradeStation’s Master Class learning...

Will Jerome Powell Break the Cold Spell?

Forecasts pointed to a cold Thanksgiving, but that's not the only thing cooling off. Several economic reports this week have shown a quick deterioration of...

Junk Bonds Have Gotten Dumped

In another potentially bearish sign, junk bonds are getting dumped. The Barclays High Yield Bond Index ($JNK.IV) closed at its lowest price in 2-1/2 years...

Volatility Spreads to Retail as Bears Multiply

Extreme gloom is spreading from technology to retailers. Target (TGT), Lowe's (LOW), TJX (TJX), Kohl's (KSS) and L Brands (LB) are all dropping today. Some...

Fed Signals Potentially ‘Dovish’ Turn

After years of steady rate hikes, the Federal Reserve may be signaling a change of course. The U.S. central bank's top two policymakers made potentially "dovish"...

Why Stocks Move: Business Volumes

This post, originally published on September 27, is part of a series about the catalysts for stock movements. It’s based on a series of...

Showdowns in Tech: Let the Ad Wars Begin

Amazon.com (AMZN) has disrupted plenty of industries, and now the e-commerce giant is challenging major players in Silicon Valley. We're talking about digital advertising, a...

Market Action Summary: 11/12/18

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