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Market Extra: Should Wall Street fear a government shutdown? Here’s how stocks fared during past closures

If the government fails to avert a shutdown next week, investors should hope that Wall Street treats President Donald Trump like Barack Obama rather than Jimmy Carter......»»

Category: topSource: marketwatchApr 21st, 2017

Market Extra: These are the 15 stocks Wall Street is most afraid of

Fear has been in short supply on Wall Street lately, but that doesn’t mean that investors are seen smooth sailing across the market......»»

Category: topSource: marketwatchMay 18th, 2017

Market Extra: Wall Street ‘fear gauge’ tanks, stocks and bonds soar—something’s gotta give

Curious moves in assets have raised eyebrows on Wall Street......»»

Category: topSource: marketwatchMay 2nd, 2017

Market Snapshot: U.S. stocks face a muted start, even as Amazon, Alphabet get set to roar

Wall Street was set for a slightly weaker open on Friday, as investors braced for more earnings and a possible government shutdown, a day after Nasdaq closed at a fresh record high......»»

Category: topSource: marketwatchApr 28th, 2017

Market Extra: Bearish traders keep stock-market complacency in check

Valuations for U.S. stocks are historically high, while volatility is unusually low. As Wall Street continues its general march higher, are investors whistling past the graveyard?.....»»

Category: topSource: marketwatchMar 14th, 2017

Market Extra: Fear in a time of Trump: How Wall Street thinks about risk

Risk. It is one of the central themes Wall Street is focusing on as they survey a stock market that has staged a relentless assault on all-time highs over the past few months and as President Donald Trump settles into his chair in the Oval Office......»»

Category: topSource: marketwatchFeb 7th, 2017

Market Extra: Fear in a time of Trump: How stock-market investors think about risk

Risk. It is one of the central themes Wall Street is focusing on as they survey a stock market that has staged a relentless assault on all-time highs over the past few months and as President Donald Trump settles into his chair in the Oval Office......»»

Category: topSource: marketwatchFeb 7th, 2017

Market Extra: How Wall Street gauges fear in a time of Trump

Risk. It is one of the central themes Wall Street is focusing on as they survey a stock market that has staged a relentless assault on all-time highs over the past few months and as President Donald Trump settles into his chair in the Oval Office......»»

Category: topSource: marketwatchFeb 7th, 2017

Market Extra: How the stock market gauges fear in the age of Trump

Risk. It is one of the central themes Wall Street is focusing on as they survey a stock market that has staged a relentless assault on all-time highs over the past few months and as President Donald Trump settles into his chair in the Oval Office......»»

Category: topSource: marketwatchFeb 7th, 2017

Stocks turn broadly lower; Twitter dives

Healthcare and real estate stocks are leading a broad decline on Wall Street on Thursday as the market gives back some of a gain from the day before. Yields on government bonds rose again. Crude oil climbed past $50 a barrel, the highest price since June......»»

Category: topSource: latimesOct 6th, 2016

Stocks turn broadly lower, giving up gains from day before

NEW YORK (AP) — Health care and real estate stocks are leading a broad decline on Wall Street on Thursday as the market gives back some of a gain from the day before. Yields on government bonds rose again. Crude oil climbed past $50 a barrel, the highes.....»»

Category: topSource: yahooOct 6th, 2016

Market Extra: Wall Street’s ‘fear gauge’ nears 9-month high as ‘fire and fury’ sparks stock-market slump

A popular gauge of fear and volatility on Wall Street surged on Thursday and was nearing its highest level since U.S. Election Day amid rising geopolitical tensions centered on North Korea......»»

Category: topSource: marketwatchAug 10th, 2017

Market Extra: Wall Street’s ‘fear gauge’ nears 3-month high as ‘fire and fury’ sparks stock-market slump

A popular gauge of fear and volatility on Wall Street surged on Thursday and nearing its highest level since mid May......»»

Category: topSource: marketwatchAug 10th, 2017

Market Extra: Stocks are ignoring U.S. political uncertainty, but the dollar isn’t

Wondering where political uncertainty is showing up on Wall Street? Don’t look in the stock market—check the dollar......»»

Category: topSource: marketwatchJul 25th, 2017

Market Extra: Forget conventional thinking: stock moves signal bond moves, not the other way around

The thinking that higher interest rates eventually hurt stocks is common on Wall Street. But in the current environment, it will instead be a dramatic change in equities that will impacts rates, according to some analysts......»»

Category: topSource: marketwatchJul 7th, 2017

Market Extra: Wall Street’s fear index bounces off 23-year low as tech stocks sink

Wall Street’s so-called fear index claws back from a 23-year low on Friday as a selloff in tech stocks spooks investors......»»

Category: topSource: marketwatchJun 9th, 2017

Market Extra: Stock market and bonds rallied at the same time, and it’s befuddling investors

The stock market is surging to records on Friday, while government bonds are in rally mode, pushing long-dated Treasury yields to their lowest levels in seven months, marking a puzzling dynamic on Wall Street......»»

Category: topSource: marketwatchJun 2nd, 2017

Market Extra: Bonds and the stock market are rallying at the same time, and it’s befuddling investors

The stock market is surging to records on Friday, while government bonds are in rally mode, pushing long-dated Treasury yields to their lowest levels in seven months, marking a puzzling dynamic on Wall Street......»»

Category: topSource: marketwatchJun 2nd, 2017

Market Extra: Wall Street’s ‘fear gauge’ books largest daily pop in nearly a year

On Wednesday, a closely watched measure of fear on Wall Street posted its biggest daily jump since the day following Britain’s vote to exit from the European Union, which roiled global markets last June......»»

Category: topSource: marketwatchMay 17th, 2017

Market Extra: Wall Street’s ‘fear gauge’ threatens largest daily pop in nearly a year

A popular gauge of fear on Wall Street on Wednesday biggest daily jump in since the day following Britain’s vote to exit from the European Union, which roiled global markets last June......»»

Category: topSource: marketwatchMay 17th, 2017

Market Extra: Wall Street’s ‘fear gauge’ threatens largest daily pop in 8 months

A popular gauge of fear on Wall Street on Wednesday is on track to see its biggest daily jump in eight months, according to FactSet data......»»

Category: topSource: marketwatchMay 17th, 2017