Tuesday, October 23, 2012

The markets

  • Daily State of the Markets: My Best (And Most Disappointing) Call

    Good morning. As I may have mentioned a time or two hundred, I don't make "market calls." I just don't believe in investing according to what I expect or suspect is going to happen next.


  • Iowa Electronic Markets favor Obama in weeks leading up to presidential election

    The Iowa Electronic Markets - a system of real-money future exchanges run by University of Iowa faculty - is calling a front runner in the upcoming election.


  • Markets Slide After Weak US Earnings Reports

    Stocks suffered one of their worst sessions in weeks on Tuesday following another batch of weak U.S. corporate earnings and uncertainty over the outcome of the race for the White House.


  • How To Play Marc Faber's 20% Market Drop Prediction

    Marc "Dr. Doom" Faber has amassed quite the following in the financial world given his outspoken nature and uncanny ability to time the markets. This year has seen Faber urge investors to store their gold overseas and a warning that no matter who holds ...


  • Market waits for election; earnings disappoint

    Besides the election, an economic report due Friday also has the markets in a holding pattern. That's when the government is supposed to report how much the U.S.


  • FOREX-Euro falls, yen weak on BOJ easing expectations

    Euro falls to 1-week low versus dollar. * Spain yields rise as Moody's downgrades 5 regions. * Yen hovers near 3-month low versus dollar.


  • European Markets Extended Losses Amidst Earnings Disappointment

    (RTTNews.com) - The European markets finished to the downside again Tuesday, extending the weakness from the previous session.


  • Gold Ends Solidly Lower on Bearish Outside Markets, Fresh Technical Selling

    (Kitco News) - Comex gold prices ended the U.S. day session solidly lower and hit a fresh six-week low Tuesday. The precious metals were hit by fresh technical selling and by fully bearish outside markets—a higher U.S. dollar index and sharply lower ...


  • How to swing the prediction markets and boost Mitt Romney's fortunes

    Political junkies and campaign reporters often pay close attention to Intrade, a prediction market where investors bet on things like the outcome of the 2012 presidential election.


  • Markets are weighed down by disappointing earnings

    Trading was light, and the developments that could move the market are happening later this week. Yahoo will report earnings after the market closes this afternoon. Bellwether companies like Apple and Procter & Gamble report earnings later this week.


  • COMMODITIES-Markets skid on risk-aversion; US oil at 3-month low

    Risk flight over French recession fears, Spain borrowing costs * Dollar rises to one-week high vs euro, pressuring commods * US crude down about 3 pct, Brent falls for 6th day * Copper, gold hit six-week lows By Barani Krishnan NEW YORK, Oct 23 ...


  • Markets Hub: AMC/Dish Settlement Produces Several Winners

    By Paul Vigna. While AMC Network's settled lawsuit with Dish Networks may have seemingly produced a clear winner, AMC did, after all, get $700 million, it's not quite that simple, Heard on the Street columnist Miriam Gottfried said this morning when ...


  • Gasparino: Schapiro's Work Left Undone

    And he is here to break it down for and that would be the structure of the markets what why we have not just in New York Stock Exchange -- the NASDAQ we actually have markets on every trading desk on Wall Street. And that is something apple don't ...


  • A Dangerous Point in the Market

    That makes it a dangerous market. The poor earnings commentary that hurt technology stocks last week has now spread to the broader markets - to global industrials, materials, and what are referred to as "multi-industry" companies that sell in many ...


  • Markets subdued as focus remains on US

    Facebook's earnings results after the market close will be key for its future. The social network has had a dire time since its stock flotation earlier this year, losing over a third of its value, as investors have grown concerned about the company's ...


  • U.S. stocks edge lower amid earnings

    NEW YORK (MarketWatch) - In a late-session turnaround, the U.S. stock market erased losses to end marginally higher Monday, with the technology sector posting the biggest gains as investors considered corporate-earnings reports.


  • Why These Stocks And Markets May Bounce Now

    The markets continue to sell sharply today with more blue chip earnings weighing on the indexes. Horrid earnings are increasing the view that the economy is not recovering and QE policy by the Federal Reserve has just inflated food, energy and the ...


  • How the Fed began rigging the stock market

    Just the year before President Reagan had put together the apparatus for rigging the market when he signed an executive order that created the President's Working Group on Financial Markets. The commander-in-chief had created the rigger-in-chief or, as ...


  • Q&A: Why low-risk stocks will give you better returns

    Inside the Market, our newly enhanced blog on the markets and investing, will now give you the opportunity every week in a live chat to ask questions of, and challenge, leading investment gurus.


  • Markets Hub: For Facebook, All About Ad Revenue

    When Facebook reports earnings after the bell, ad revenue will probably be the most important metric, even more so than earnings, some analysts think.


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