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Can NIO Stock Recover After Falling into Bear Territory?
NIO stock has closed with losses for two days now and is down 21.2% from its high of $16.44 on Monday. Can NIO get out of bear market territory?
Why NIO Stock Investors Should Brace for More Downside
NIO stock has fallen almost 10% this week. While the stock is still up 236% for the year, it has fallen almost 18% from its 52-week high of $16.44.
BofA Survey: Fund Managers Warn on US Tech Stocks
Yesterday, the BofA (Bank of America) released its July fund manager survey. The monthly survey is based on responses from over 200 global fund managers.
Worried about a US Stock Market Crash? So Is Everyone!
Investors are concerned that US stock markets might crash. Notably, markets have staged a remarkable comeback from their March lows.
Strategist Thinks S&P 500 Volatility Could Rise
Art Hogan, the chief marketing strategist at National Securities, hinted about higher S&P 500 volatility. Any burst in market volatility could impact investors.
Will US Stock Markets Crash? IMF and Rogers Weigh In
Several analysts have said that US stock markets are ripe for a crash. They called out the disconnect between financial markets and the economy.
Jeremy Grantham Said US Stock Markets Are in a Bubble
Legendary investor Jeremy Grantham said that US stock markets are in a bubble. As a result, he expects the markets to crash.
Why the Fed Fears the Second Wave of Coronavirus
Fed officials are concerned about a second wave of the coronavirus. Chinese authorities have been struggling to contain the second wave of COVID-19.
Goldman Sachs Gives Its Top Picks: Buy Tech, Sell Energy
David Kostin of Goldman Sachs (NYSE:GS) is bullish on the tech sector. The sector has outperformed the broader markets this year.
US Stock Markets Might Crash amid Fears of Another COVID-19 Wave
US stock markets might crash today based on the price action in futures. Fears of a second wave of COVID-19 infections spooked investors.
US Stock Market Crash Patron Druckenmiller ‘Humbled’
Stanley Druckenmiller called US stock markets “overvalued” last month. He said that the rise in the markets has “humbled” him.
China’s May Trade Data: Record Surplus, Imports Fall
Today, China released its May trade data. The country’s exports fell 3.3% YoY (year-over-year). In April, China’s exports rose 3.5%.
CFOs Expect a Dow Jones Crash: Is Double-Dip Next?
According to a CNBC survey of global CFOs, most of them expect the Dow Jones Index to crash below 19,000 or its March lows.
Why Warren Buffett and Berkshire Are Underperforming
Warren Buffett, Berkshire Hathaway’s chairman, is trailing SPY this year. However, a few months of underperformance shouldn’t bother long-term investors.
China May PMI: Economy Revives, External Risks Remain
Today IHS/Markit released China’s May PMI data. The data came in 50.7 compared to 49.4 in April. Notably, the reading was better than expected.
Are the Global Fund Flow and US-China Tension Related?
Increasing US-China tension could threaten the financial market. The COVID-19 pandemic caused the economic and healthcare crisis across the globe.
Should US Stock Market Crash Proponents Admit Defeat?
Several leading fund managers have been forecasting a US stock market crash. However, the prophecy has turned out to be an illusion.
Warren Buffett and Berkshire Hathaway Struggle in 2020
Last year, Warren Buffett had his worst underperformance compared to the S&P 500 in a decade. So far, 2020 doesn’t look any different.
US Moves to Delist Chinese Companies, Will China Blink First?
The US Senate has passed legislation that could eventually lead many Chinese companies to delist. There are a lot of steps for the bill to become a law.
Warren Buffett Has Missed 2 US Stock Market Crashes
Due to Warren Buffett’s reluctance to part with Berkshire Hathaway’s cash, the stock has been underperforming the S&P 500.
What Warren Buffett’s Stock Market Pessimism Means to You
Warren Buffett’s stock market actions speak louder than words. Berkshire Hathaway’s (NYSE:BRK.B) chairman has been on a selling spree.
Is the Fed Only Helping US Stock Markets Right Now?
The driving force behind the recovery in US stock markets, despite ongoing lockdowns amid COVID-19, has been the Federal Reserve’s stimulus package.
Goldman Sachs Warns about a US Stock Market Crash
Goldman Sachs expects the S&P 500 to crash to 2,400. However, the firm expects the S&P 500 to end the year at 3,000 level.
Were Strategists Right about the S&P 500 in 2019?
The S&P 500 finished last year with an increase of 28.9%. The Dow Jones Industrial Average and the Nasdaq-100 Index (QQQ) rose 22.3% and 38%, respectively.
Nvidia’s Toughest GPU Competitors and Stock Outlook
AT the CES 2016, Intel stated that it’s developing a gaming NUC (Next Unit of Computing) that will compete with AMD’s and NVIDIA’s GPUs.
Tesla Institutional Investors: Who All Sold Too Early?
In 2019, Tesla (TSLA) rose 29.3%. The S&P 500 Index gained 29.2%. The top institutional investors were bullish on the electric car manufacturer in Q3 2019.
Why Did the Dow Rise despite Trump’s Impeachment?
Yesterday, the Dow Jones and the S&P 500 gained approximately 0.5% each and hit a new all-time high. We’re about to enter the last trading week of the year.
Why AAPL Stock Could Take a Hit in 2020
Apple (AAPL) closed at $279.74 yesterday, falling 0.24% from the previous trading session. This change lagged the S&P 500’s (SPX) 0.04% decrease on the day.
Is Microsoft Stock Going to Surge Higher?
In the December 18 trading session, Microsoft Corporation (MSFT) stock traded at $155.42 as of this writing, up 0.43% from the previous session.
How to Profit When the Stock Market Goes Down
Beginners in the stock market tend to think about investing as buying stocks and making money when those stocks go up. But it’s not the only way.
After China Suspends Auto Tariffs, Should Detroit Rejoice?
The S&P 500, Nasdaq, and DJIA hit their highs today. The trade waters seem calmer, with China suspending tariffs on US goods, including auto tariffs.
General Electric Options Traders Betting on a Bullish Jump
General Electric stock has returned 0.2% over the past month, outperforming the US industrials industry. The industry returned -1.1% at the same time.
What Were the Top Holdings of Citadel Advisors in Q3?
In Q3 2019, Citadel Advisors’ portfolio of publicly traded securities was worth $212.04 billion. In Q2 2019, its portfolio was worth $155.1 billion.
JPMorgan Chase’s 2020 Market Outlook
On Wednesday, JPMorgan Chase’s strategists discussed the market’s 2020 outlook. These strategists expect stocks to rise next year, while gold could decline.
Retirement Investing: Yes, You Can Do It Yourself
Investing for retirement has its own unique characteristics. Your priorities change, and so should your investing strategies.
Goldman Sachs: Views on the US Economy and Gold
Goldman Sachs (GS) Chief Operating Officer John Waldron believes that the US GDP growth rate could improve next year compared to what we’ve seen in 2019.
Micron Stock Will Fall, Says Technical Analysis
Micron stock closed at $47.93 on Friday, rising 2.81% from the previous trading session. This change lagged the S&P 500’s (SPX) 0.91% increase on the day.
Options Traders Think AT&T Stock Will Climb Higher
AT&T stock (T) closed trading at $38.10 on December 4, rising 1.44% from the previous trading session, and I’m seeing more upside ahead.
NIO Still Has Work to Do as Spring Nears for EVs
NIO stock has been mostly on a downward trend in 2019. Year-to-date, it’s down more than 68% on a weaker macro environment and company-specific issues.
Dow Jones Index: What to Expect as Trade Talks Advance
The Dow Jones Index and the S&P 500 have risen more than 20% and 25%, respectively, this year. The Dow Jones Futures indicate a flattish opening today.
David Tepper’s Appaloosa: Analyzing Its Top Holdings
In the third quarter, David Tepper’s Appaloosa included three new stocks, exited five securities, and increased its stake in the existing eight stocks.
The George Soros Fund Shares 13F Analysis
On November 14, The George Soros Fund Management LLC filed 13F. The firm’s total market value was around $3.6 billion at the end of Q3 2019.
How Are Citadel Advisors Hedging their Portfolio?
Kenneth Cordele Griffin is the CEO of investment management firm Citadel Advisors LLC. He is the hedge fund manager and he founded Citadel in 1990.
Dow Jones Stares at Record High, Apple Beats Estimates
The Dow Jones Index (DIA) rose 0.4%, while the S&P 500 (SPY) rose 0.3%. The uptrend could continue today with Apple’s solid fourth-quarter earnings.
George Soros: Warren Is Most Qualified Candidate
On October 25, George Soros weighed in on the 2020 election. He told the New York Times that Elizabeth Warren is the “most qualified to be president.”
Dow Jones Could Be in Trouble, Recession Fears Rise
The Dow Jones (DIA) and the S&P 500 (SPY) continue to linger around their all-time highs. Trade tensions between China and the US haven’t eased.
3M Earnings: Q3 Revenue Miss, Lower 2019 Guidance
Industrials bellwether 3M (MMM) reported its Q3 earnings today—missing its revenue game and lowering its 2019 aim. CEO Mike Roman weighed in.
Could the Model Y Change Tesla’s Profit Game?
This year, Tesla (TSLA) stock has fallen 21.3%, underperforming broader markets. Let’s look at how Tesla’s Model Y could turn things around.
Markets Rebound as China Proposes Partial Trade Deal
Stock futures rose on October 9 after Bloomberg reported that China is ready for a “partial trade deal.” US-China talks are slated to start on October 10.
Interest Rate Cuts: What’s Jerome Powell’s Stance?
On Tuesday, Fed Chair Jerome Powell expressed willingness towards interest rate cuts amid the slowdown. So far, the Fed has cut the rates twice this year.
Will Interest Rate Cuts Be Enough to Lift the US Economy?
The Fed’s stance for upcoming interest rates will be clear when it releases the September meeting minutes on Wednesday. Policymakers seem to be divided.
Tepper’s Appaloosa Has 50% S&P Call Option
The S&P 500 (SPY) and Nasdaq-100 (QQQ) call options show that David Tepper is optimistic about the economy. But the market is worried about a recession.
Tesla Stock: ‘No Reason to Own’ It? Here Are a Few
Tesla is down 30% year-to-date. This marks a significant underperformance given the 16% and 21% gains of the S&P 500 and the Nasdaq Composite.
Are Recession Fears Overpowering Trade War Concerns?
After taking some time off, recession fears have again started raising their ugly heads. Barclays’ chief US economist Michael Gapen shares this view, too.
ISM Services Data Adds to Market Gloom, Stocks Tank
Today, the ISM released its nonmanufacturing purchasing managers’ index data—also known as the services PMI—which came in below market expectations.
With Dow’s 800-Point Fall, Strategists See Gold at $2,000
On October 2, Independent Strategy President David Roche told CNBC for the second time that gold prices could touch $2,000 next year.
Gundlach: How Trump Could Improve Reelection Chances
On September 30, Jeffrey Gundlach talked to Fox Business and shared his views on the US economy, the 2020 presidential election, and the recession outlook.
Why Buffett’s Outperformance May Be a Thing of the Past
Berkshire Hathaway Chair Warren Buffett has outperformed the markets for five decades. However, Berkshire’s returns have lagged the S&P 500’s this year.
If S&P 500 Falls to $2,700, Will AAPL, GE, and BA Fall?
Mike Wilson, Morgan Stanley’s chief investment officer, said that the S&P 500 could fall to $2,700 in the fourth quarter. SPY settled at $3,005.7.
Tesla’s Profitability, Not Demand, Could Be a Problem
If Tesla’s (TSLA) deliveries and demand are strong, why is its stock weak this year? The problem might be Tesla’s profitability.
How Tesla Plans to Lead in the EV Race in China
Citing Piper Jaffray, CNBC reported on September 26 that Tesla’s China deliveries were up more than 175% year-over-year in the third quarter.
China Investments: A New US Target in the Trade War?
Bloomberg reported today that Trump administration officials were discussing putting controls on China investments by US companies and funds.
Tesla V10: Do Other Cars Feel Like ‘Owning a Horse?’
On September 26, Tesla (TSLA) rolled out its version 10 software update—its biggest software update ever—which customers were eagerly awaiting.
Tesla Deliveries: Do Analysts Expect a Record Q3?
Tesla (TSLA) expects to report its Q3 delivery numbers late next week. TSLA stock has been trading with a year-to-date loss of about 31%.
Netflix: Soros Exited Even before Barclays’ Warning
According to Barclays, Netflix’s current business model and expected total addressable market until 2026 don’t justify its current valuation.
S&P 500, Tech Fall as These Investments Win Today
After opening higher today, the S&P 500 was trading 0.6% lower at 11:47 AM ET. The tech-heavy Nasdaq and industrials-focused Dow were down 0.5% and 1%.
Trump Impeachment: Cramer and Wall Street Weigh In
On Tuesday, Nancy Pelosi, the speaker of the House of Representatives, formally ordered an investigation into President Trump’s impeachment.
Trade War, Consumer Confidence Index Hit the Markets
President Trump criticized China’s trade practices at the UN. His remarks rekindled trade war worries, leading to a fall in the US and global indexes.
Trump’s Impeachment: What Will It Cost Wall Street?
With the inquiry into President Trump’s impeachment, it might be the right time to accumulate gold. Will gold reach $2,000 per ounce?
Trade War Hits Consumer Confidence, Stocks Retreat
Today, the Consumer Confidence Index data fell sharply to 125.1 in September from August’s 134.2. The reading was below the expected 133.5.
Can Tesla Top Its Q2 Deliveries Record with a Q3 Push?
Tesla achieved record deliveries in the second quarter with 95,200 cars shipped. This figure implied rises of 134% year-over-year and 51% sequentially.
Slack Stock Hits Its Lowest Close, Down 37% since Debut
After losing 11.4% between September 1 and September 20, Slack stock crashed 4.8% yesterday to take its September losses to 15.7%.
Goldman Sachs: Expect Volatile October, Rising Gold
Yesterday, Goldman Sachs’ strategist warned of high volatility in October. Based on Goldman Sachs’ data, since 1928 volatility in October is 25% higher.
MS: Model Y, Pickup Truck to Drive Tesla’s Market Share
Yesterday, Morgan Stanley analyst Adam Jonas provided his thoughts on Tesla while maintaining his rating and target price on its stock.
Leon Cooperman: Trump Is Better than Elizabeth Warren!
On Thursday, Leon Cooperman, a billionaire hedge fund manager, expressed concerns about Elizabeth Warren’s leftist thinking.
Blackstone Strategist: Brace for Bear Market!
Blackstone’s strategist Joseph Zidle warned investors of trouble in the equity market. He said the Fed could disappoint Wall Street.
Paul Singer Sold Apple before Buying AT&T!
Paul Singer sees significant upside in AT&T’s stock prices. He expects the stock prices to reach $60 in the next two to three years.
How the Fed and Saudi Arabia Could Affect Gold Prices
Yesterday, gold prices rose around 1%, or $15.90, following drone attacks on Saudi Arabia’s Aramco oil facilities on September 14.
Soros Exits, Buffet Increases: Who Is Right on Apple?
In Q4 2018, legendary investor George Soros sold all his holding in Apple (AAPL). In Q3 2018, Apple represented around 0.2% of his total portfolio.
Is Tesla Bear Jim Chanos Buying Something New?
Jim Chanos, the founder and president of Kynikos Associates, is a long-time short-seller of Tesla stock. Tesla stock has fallen 17.5% in the last year.
Paul Singer Hedges His Portfolio against a Recession
Paul Singer increased his holdings in QQQ put option contracts by 22%. He reduced his holdings in QQQ call option contracts by 60% on a sequential basis.
Trump Demands a 2% Rate Cut: 2020 Election Strategy?
Yesterday, in a series of late-night tweets, President Trump attacked the Federal Reserve and Jerome Powell again, calling them “boneheads.”
China: De-Dollarization Bid Continues amid Trade War
As the trade war rages on, China’s de-dollarization bid continues. The trade war is taking a toll on the US and Chinese economies.
Cramer and Trump Were Right about the Market Rebound!
On August 27, Jim Cramer predicted that the equity market could witness a rebound in September. President Trump said that the US economy is in great shape.
Shiller: Trump Could Cause Another Great Recession
Robert Shiller said, “There was a trade war in the great depression in the 1930s.” He thinks that the economic narrative could repeat.
Jim Cramer on Trump’s Stimulus, Recession, and AMZN
President Trump’s claims of a strong economy are based on the unemployment rate. The August US unemployment rate was 3.7%, just up from a 49-year low.
Why Chipotle Isn’t Done Making Money for Bill Ackman
Chipotle Mexican Grill (CMG) is helping Bill Ackman’s Pershing Square outperform the broader markets YTD. The fund has gained 54.5% through August.
Is Mnuchin’s Optimism on Trade Talks Justified?
While talking to Fox Business News today, Treasury secretary Steven Mnuchin presented his views on the upcoming US-China trade talks.
Larry Kudlow: Will the US and China Reach a Deal?
In an interview on September 6, Larry Kudlow said that it’s very hard to predict the outcome of trade talks. However, he’s optimistic about the meeting.
Powell: Trade War Slowing Economy
Chair of the US Federal Reserve Jerome Hayden Powell said the uncertainty around trade policy is one of the major factors behind the global slowdown.
Mark Mobius Warns of Trump’s Crypto Bubble!
In an interview to CNBC, Mark Mobius warned about blockchain technology. Since President Trump’s tariff shot in June last year, bitcoin has gained 41.4%.
Global Times Editor Hints at a US-China Trade Deal
On Thursday, Global Times editor-in-chief Hu Xijin hinted that there could be a possibility of a US-China trade deal following the talks slated for October.
Why Bill Ackman’s Fund Bucked August’s Downtrend
Bill Ackman’s Pershing Square Holdings netted gains of 3.5% in August, in sharp contrast to the losses posted by the major stock benchmarks in the month.
Alan Greenspan: Why Is Trump Dead Wrong?
On Wednesday, Alan Greenspan told CNBC, “Overall, the economy seems to be sagging.” According to President Trump, the economy is in great shape.
Hong Kong’s Extradition Bill Withdrawal and the S&P 500
Reports state that Hong Kong could withdraw its controversial extradition bill that sparked mass protests. This event could impact the US-China trade deal.
Is Trump Hinting at a Currency War?
The currency can be weakened by the central bank or government intervention. If President Trump is reelected, a currency war seems obvious.
Slack: Will Its 2Q Earnings Arrest the Stock’s Downfall?
Slack is scheduled to announce its second-quarter earnings today after the market closes. Be ready for some wild action in Slack stock!
JPMorgan and Bank of America: Time to Buy Stocks
In August, JPMorgan Chase (JPM) and Bank of America Merrill Lynch (BAC) suggested that investors not buy just yet. Their opinions are now changing.
Trade Deal: Wake Me Up When September Ends!
President Trump has given mixed signals about his level of optimism regarding the trade deal between the US and China. Tariffs could impact the trade deal.
Why Is Slack Stock Sliding as the S&P 500 Recovers?
Today, Slack stock was trading under $30, heading into the red for the third straight trading session. At 1:24 PM ET, Slack (WORK) was down 0.87% at $29.54.