Expect a Massive Year-End Rally for U.S. Stocks Expect a Massive Year-End Rally

There’s a good chance that stocks finish 2019 with a powerful rally. Catalysts include positive seasonality, strong market breadth, bearish sentiment, desperate fund managers, and a more dovish FOMC. Fear of recession and a poor outcome to the trade war have led investors to remain on the sidelines; both factors could now become tailwinds. A …

Asian Stocks Levitate as Fed’s Repo Bonanza Continues – CCN.com

Japan leads Asian equity markets higher on Friday. | Image: AP Photo/Eugene Hoshiko Asian stocks rose on Friday, with Japan’s benchmark index reaching new five-month highs amid reports that the Federal Reserve was pledging more liquidity to prop up the financial markets. Asian Markets Rise Stocks across the Asia-Pacific region rose in the final session …

Recession No More? Bond-Market Selloff Pushes Treasury Yields to Six-Week High – CCN.com

U.S. bond markets extended their slide on Friday, as investors continued to reevaluate the recession risk. | Image: AFP PHOTO / Stan HONDA U.S. government debt yields continued to rise on Friday, booking their biggest weekly gain in three years on better than expected data, China trade progress and looser monetary policy. Treasury Yields Extend …

Why Bitcoin Rules in the ‘Insane’ World of Negative Interest Rates

Central banks around the world are on a negative rate binge to further a compelling case for bitcoin.. | Source: Shutterstock By CCN Markets: In Denmark, some depositors are now paying the bank to look after their money. In Germany, the 30-year bond yield just went negative. A total $17 trillion of global bonds are …

Don’t Blame the Fed or Tariffs Alone for this Stock Market Rout

Corporate earnings season is underway, and fundamentals are driving the stock market more than usual because valuations are so lofty already. | Source: Shutterstock Stock market investors who were expecting that the Fed would be more accommodating with its monetary policy or that trade talks between the U.S. and China would go swimmingly were in …

Dow Sputters to Half-Hearted Recovery as Investors Digest Fed Fallout

The Dow sputtered to a half-hearted recovery as Wall Street struggled to digest the meaning of yesterday’s shocking Fed remarks. | Source: AP Photo / Richard Drew The Dow sputtered to a half-hearted recovery on Thursday as investors grappled with the realization that, despite cutting interest rates for the first time since 2008, the US …

Dow Shoots North But Hedge Fund Pro Warns of 40% Stock Market Crash

 By CCN: The Dow overcame a worrisome jobs report to shoot higher on Friday, as the US stock market plowed ahead toward its best week since November 2018. However, one hedge fund legend warns that if Donald Trump fails to mount a successful reelection campaign, his successor could trigger a brutal 40% stock market crash. …