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Market Extra: The Swiss franc suffers a mini ‘flash crash’: Here’s what happened

The Swiss franc suffers a sudden drop across the board during Monday’s Asian trading session, seemingly out of nowhere. Here’s what happened......»»

Category: topSource: marketwatchFeb 11th, 2019

Market Extra: How geopolitics have helped drive this haven currency to a 3-year low

The euro-Swiss franc pair is trading.....»»

Category: topSource: marketwatchApr 18th, 2018

Fed Follows the Market

FLASH: No matter what the Fed Fund’s rate is they cannon make people borrow. The Big Q: What happened with Wednesday’s .....»»

Category: topSource: livetradingnewsMar 20th, 2019

Swiss Franc Flash Crashes

One month after various Yen, Lira and Pound cross flash-crashed.....»»

Category: blogSource: zerohedgeFeb 10th, 2019

In One Chart: The ‘average stock’ signals a market teetering on the edge of another crash

The last time the Value Line Geometric Index met resistance at this level was in 2015. Before that it was 2007. And before that, 1998. Let’s just say bad things, for bulls anyway, happened each time......»»

Category: topSource: marketwatchJan 16th, 2019

Swiss National Bank Suffers $15 Billion Loss On 2018 Market Rout

In the third quarter of 2018, the hedge fund known as the Swiss National Bank did something it had not done in years: it sold stocks. As we showed in November, the .....»»

Category: blogSource: zerohedgeJan 9th, 2019

Everything Is Plunging: Stocks, Yields, Dollar Tumble As ISM, Apple Panic Spreads

it did not take long for the market to flush today, when after a tentative drop following last night's AAPL revenue guidance cut and the FX multi-flash crash, s.....»»

Category: blogSource: zerohedgeJan 3rd, 2019

The Longest Bull Market In History Is Over As S&P Suffers Worst Christmas Eve Crash On Record

The S&P crashed to 2,351.10, closing below.....»»

Category: blogSource: zerohedgeDec 24th, 2018

Treasury Flash Crash Inverts 1Y-2Y Curve

Things are just breaking left and right in the market now. Shortly after the 1.....»»

Category: blogSource: zerohedgeDec 24th, 2018

Market Extra: This brutal stock-market rout mirrors the 1987 crash in 1 important way

As the Dow Jones Industrial Average faces its ugliest Decembers loss since 1931, the time of the Great Depression, there is another notable way to put the severity of this persistent bout of losses into historical context......»»

Category: topSource: marketwatchDec 21st, 2018

Need to Know: A near flash-crash spooks markets, so it’s time for ‘maximum caution,’ says trader

Investors will return to some ugly markets Thursday, and something happened in the overnight session that has spooked a lot of people out there. One trader says he’s advises ‘maximum caution’ right now......»»

Category: topSource: marketwatchDec 6th, 2018

October’s mini-crash is setting the stage for a happy ending in the stock market

Excessive fear almost always washes out ‘weak hand’ investors, resulting in strong rebounds......»»

Category: topSource: marketwatchNov 1st, 2018

This Day In Market History: Stocks Begin Crash With Black Thursday

Each day, Benzinga takes a look back at a notable market-related moment that happened on this date. What Happened On Oct. 24, 1929, the Dow Jones plunged 11 percent to kick off the first U.S. stock market crash. read more.....»»

Category: blogSource: benzingaOct 24th, 2018

Why Endocyte, Inc. Stock Is Soaring Today

What happened Shares of cancer specialist Endocyte NASDAQ ECYT rose by as much as 51 3 in pre market trading this morning The catalyst The stock is jumping in response to a 2 1 billion buyout agreement with Swiss drugmaker Novartis AG NYSE NVS This all.....»»

Category: futuresSource: nasdaqOct 18th, 2018

Yuan Tumbles, Tests Critical Support As Gold"s Golden Week Pattern Repeats

With most of China on holiday as Golden Week is in full swing, offshore yuan is plunging tonight - back near yesterday's mini-flash-crash lows...   Testing critical support levels above the cycle lows from August... Obviously there has .....»»

Category: blogSource: zerohedgeOct 3rd, 2018

Vancouver Home Sales Crash 44% As "For Sale" Inventory Soars

What happens when prices rise so high that a chasm forms between bids and asks? The market grinds to a halt. That's what happened in Vancouver housing in September, when accord.....»»

Category: blogSource: zerohedgeOct 2nd, 2018

Market Extra: A 6-month win streak for the stock market may mean that the rally is just getting started

The S&P 500 rose for six months between April to September, something that has only happened six times since 1928. And each of those time, the stock market has gone on to notch strong gains for the remainder of the year......»»

Category: topSource: marketwatchOct 1st, 2018

This Day In Market History: Cornelius Vanderbilt Prevents A Stock Market Crash — For One Day

Each day, Benzinga takes a look back at a notable market-related moment that occurred on this date. What Happened On this day 145 years ago, Cornelius Vanderbilt’s plan to support the U.S. stock market by buying stocks worked for one day. read more.....»»

Category: blogSource: benzingaSep 19th, 2018

Market Extra: Barclays trader reportedly took a $19 million hit from Turkish bonds

A trader at Barclays PLC reportedly suffers a loss of around 15 million pounds ($19 million) from trading Turkish corporate bonds in the last few days.....»»

Category: topSource: marketwatchAug 15th, 2018

Market Extra: Behold the ‘scariest chart’ for the stock market

Doug Ramsey, chief investment officer at Leuthold Group, has been on a mini-campaign highlighting the parallels between 2000 and 2018......»»

Category: topSource: marketwatchAug 8th, 2018

Singapore Dollar: It’s Time to Own USD/SGD (SGD=X)

Singapore Dollar: It’s Time to Own USD/SGD (SGD=X)  Yen, Swiss franc, Singapore dollar and the greenback top picks Emerging market FX seen struggling; Kiwi worst G10 performer If a U.S. or global recessi.....»»

Category: topSource: livetradingnewsJul 15th, 2018