Tagged: Markets

Dow futures slide 150 points

Wall Street futures underlined a global market sell-off on Monday as investors fretted over the potential knock-on effects of U.S. President Donald Trump’s surprise failure to deliver on health-care reform. Dow futures were set...

These are risks for markets in the week ahead

Expect another wild ride for markets in the week ahead. Wall Street gets back to business Tuesday after the Martin Luther King holiday Monday. But even before U.S. stocks open, traders will already be...

Russia, the Ukraine, and the Markets: Broken BRICs

Russia, the Ukraine, and the Markets: Broken BRICs

For a couple of years now, one of my very smartest sources, Ruchir Sharma, head of emerging markets at Morgan Stanley Investment Management, has been saying that the emerging market story was over. Coming...

Davos Debate: Are the Markets Any Safer?

Davos Debate: Are the Markets Any Safer?

“Are Markets Safer Now?” is the title of a panel I’m looking forward to attending Wednesday at the World Economic Forum in Davos. Five top financiers and financial experts, including hedge funder Paul Singer...

Will Markets Go Up in 2014?

Will Markets Go Up in 2014?

That’s the big business question of the year. On the pro-side — markets, like rolling stones, tend to stay in motion. Bull runs create their own momentum, and then often takes a few months...

Merry Christmas: Markets Close at Another Record High

Merry Christmas: Markets Close at Another Record High

The stock market closed at its 48th record high of 2013 on Monday, aided by Apple’s weekend deal with China Mobile to offer iPhones to 700 million-plus subscribers next year. The Dow Jones average...