Investors need to keep emotions under control in this volatile market

NicolasMcComber | E+ | Getty Images Whether you’re new to investing or have been in the market for years, you may feel a little bit like you are lost at sea looking for a safe harbor. Investors are contending with a confluence of market forces such as inflation, interest rates increasing, and the Russia/Ukraine conflict. … Read more

5 things to know before the stock market opens Wednesday, May 18

Here are the most important news, trends and analysis that investors need to start their trading day: 1. Stock futures fall as inflation claims another retailer Traders on the floor of the NYSE, May 17, 2022. Source: NYSE US stock futures dropped Wednesday as rising inflation slammed another retailer. Target sank 24% in the premarket, … Read more

Ukraine war pushes Brussels to break a taboo with joint arms spending plan – POLITICO

Press play to listen to this article The European Commission will on Wednesday put forward a plan under which it would acquire a groundbreaking new defense role by helping the member countries co-ordinate their increasing military spending. Russia’s invasion of Ukraine has triggered sweeping changes in European defense policy, pushing Sweden and Finland toward NATO … Read more

Charts suggest upside for oil is limited despite short-term rallies, Jim Cramer says

CNBC’s Jim Cramer said Tuesday that while the price of crude oil might see some gains, it’ll be limited in duration and scale, leaning on analysis from DeCarley Trading commodity strategist Carley Garner. “The charts, as interpreted by Carley Garner, suggest that the good news for oil might be mostly baked in, meaning the upside … Read more

Stock futures rise slightly as Wall Street looks to build on recent rebound

US stock futures moved modestly higher on Tuesday evening as investors looked to build on a solid rally. Futures for the Dow Jones Industrial Average added 43 points, or about 0.1%. S&P 500 futures and Nasdaq 100 futures ticked up about 0.1% each. The move in futures came as the stock market’s recent sell-off appeared … Read more

Beware of the Gains in Stocks. It Looks Like a ‘Bear Market Rally.’

Text size Morgan Stanley expects more losses to follow the recent gain in the S&P 500. Dreamstime The stock market has enjoyed a mini-rally in the past few days, but the latest gains look like an upsurge in the middle of a larger decline. The major indexes have shot higher since Thursday afternoon, when the … Read more

Beware of the Gains in Stocks. It Looks Like a ‘Bear Market Rally.’

Text size Morgan Stanley expects more losses to follow the recent gain in the S&P 500. Dreamstime The stock market has enjoyed a mini-rally in the past few days, but the latest gains look like an upsurge in the middle of a larger decline. The major indexes have shot higher since Thursday afternoon, when the … Read more

What market capitulation means and what investors should do

Nosystem Pictures | E+ | Getty Images Amid market turmoil, there’s a term that analysts often start throwing around: investor or market capitulation. It generally means a point at which investors throw in the towel and sell, basically giving up on the asset and the hope of recouping lost gains. Generally, capitulation happens at a … Read more

The S&P 500 dodged a bear. How’ve stocks done after other near misses?

The S&P 500 just missed the dreaded milestone of falling into a bear market, and that could mean strong gains for the benchmark index going forward. At one point last week, the S&P 500 was down more than 19% from a record closing high set in early January. However, a bounce on Friday helped the … Read more

Stock Market Today: Dow Futures Rise, Tech Outperforms, China Lockdowns to Ease

text size Fed Chair Jerome Powell is one of six officials from the central bank speaking Tuesday. Tim Williams/Getty Images Stocks rose as China moved to curb Covid-19 lockdowns that have threatened global disruption, with a wave of US economic data and Federal Reserve speakers in the day ahead as investors continue to focus on … Read more