Category: Markets

U.S. Stocks Surge in Rebound From 6-day Slump

Markets have been volatile since China decided to weaken its currency earlier this month (NEW YORK)—U.S. stocks surged Wednesday in a broad rally, rebounding from a big slump that was driven by worries about...

U.S. Stock Market Closes Down 588 Points

The day marked the biggest decline—almost 1,100 points—on record in a trading day In a historic day of turbulence, the stock market whipped between nauseating drops and roaring comebacks on Monday before closing with...

Learning To Love Preferreds With Yields Over 5%

Preferreds are the redheaded stepchildren of income investing. They just don’t get any respect, even though in these times of diminished rates of return on all but the lowest-rated junk bonds, failing to consider...

Stocks Tumble on Global Growth Fears

The Dow index could see its worst trading day in more than a month A global market sell-off sent U.S. stocks plunging on Thursday morning, as investors worried about flagging oil prices and uncertainty...

How Netflix Plans to Grow Its Profits

Making sense of the streaming company’s bullish valuation. With Netflix NFLX -7.38% stock seemingly hitting new highs every day, soaring about 85% in the past six months alone, it’s a good time to take...