Hopes of trade war, Brexit breakthrough bring cheer
US STOCKS rallied last week as two of the darkest clouds on the market horizon parted simultaneously.
US bulls in play on hopes that weaker data could spur rate cut
US STOCKS snapped back last week after a brutal selloff, even as economic data went from bad to worse. The rationale was that weakening economic data could spur the Federal Reserve and international trade negotiators into action.
Fear gaining on US bulls
IN THE 2019 battle between fear and greed, fear is getting the upper hand again. US stocks fell slightly on a volatile week with political instability and another twist in the trade war.
Odds of a trade deal - and of survival for bull market - fading fast
IN THE grand diplomatic game of "Deal or No Deal", the odds of a deal - and of survival for the bull market in US stocks - are falling fast.
Hopes for trade war truce, looser monetary policy may be in vain
STOCKS rallied to the brink of new record highs last week amid hopes that the trade war between the US and China was ending and the era of ultraloose monetary policy beginning again.
Will ECB, Fed and Trump's tweets sap market optimism?
STOCKS rose last week as traders bet that central-bank action and a trade stalemate between the US and China will be enough to keep the world out of recession.
Geo-political, weather volatility on the gloomy horizon
IT'S hurricane season in the US, and it may not spare the stock market. US stocks rose last week, racking up one of their biggest gains of the year as a glimmer of light appeared on the gloomy geopolitical horizon. Analysts caution that the storms - literal and figurative - have not yet passed...
Little to save US stocks from continuing slide
WITH a cry of havoc, US President Donald Trump let loose the dogs of trade war, threatening to bury the 2019 stockmarket rally.
Fed speak, trade war and corporate earnings to hog market attention
MAJOR US indexes finished more or less flat for the second straight week - amid volatility.
Amid all the volatility, can central banks rescue the bull market again?
US stocks were flat last week but the calm waters masked an explosion of volatility below the surface that could represent a turn in the market cycle.
Market concludes Fed can't save the economy from a trade war
THE US stock market had its worst week in months and the selling could continue as investors lose confidence that the Federal Reserve can save the US economy from a trade war.
Strong earnings a threat to rate cut expectations
CALL it the reverse silver lining: earnings and economic data are coming in a little too strong for stock-market bulls hoping for drastic action from the US Federal Reserve this week.
Potential rate cuts music to market bulls' ears
THE message is clear from the world's central bankers: We've got the bull market's back. With that kind of support, more record highs look likely this week.
Bulls could continue to have their cake and eat it too
CALL it the trade-peace rally.
All eyes on economic data, G-20, Gulf crisis as stocks hit record high
LAST week, US stocks rose to near records as threats of economic and military conflict were eclipsed by promises of assistance from the world's largest central banks.
Stocks rise ahead of Fed updates, G-20 outcome
US stocks rose slightly last week as traders treaded water ahead of key updates from the Federal Reserve and the Group of 20.
Inflation data, US-China trade talks to set market direction this week
US STOCKS surged last week and the Dow Jones Industrial Average registered its biggest weekly gain of the year as investors focused on the interest-rate silver lining among dark economic clouds.
Market losses may pile up with release of key data
US stocks slid last week, tumbling towards correction territory amid fears that US President Donald Trump was ready to fight trade wars to the economic death.
Trade talk posturing, Brexit to unnerve US markets again
US stocks endured another volatile week, edging down for their fifth straight weekly loss as indexes oscillated alongside expectations for the end of a trade war and a chaotic Brexit.
More loop-the-loops on the track ahead
US stocks finished a wild week slightly lower but strategists say there are more loop-the-loops on the track ahead.
This week will decide whether Goldilocks rally has run its course
THE US-China trade deal is in jeopardy, and with it the "Goldilocks" stock rally.
US stocks savouring 'Goldilocks' moment but risks loom: analysts
GOLDILOCKS is back and she's in a hurry. US stock indices will ride momentum to new records this week, as long as inflation data does not spoil the economic fairytale.
US stocks likely to continue climbing
US STOCKS rose last week and the momentum looks set to continue thanks to a better-than-expected earnings season and talk of a "melt-up".
Does the US market have enough upward momentum to test new highs this week?
US stocks came within inches of new record highs last week, and will test those records this week if earnings season and Chinese trade talks stay on track.