The Stock Market Is Looking Bullish – So Why Don’t Americans Agree?

Expectations of higher stock prices fell in May, according to the Fed’s consumer expectations survey. Consumers see a mean probability of less than 50% that stock prices will be higher a year from now. Consumer sentiment about the stock market is dipping as analyst sentiment grows stronger. When the U.S. stock market started to rebound […]

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Warren Buffett Should Follow His Own Advice – He’d Be $81 Billion Richer

Warren Buffett’s Berkshire Hathaway has underperformed the broader stock market for a decade. If he followed his own advice and just bought an S&p 500 tracker fund, he’d be $81 billion richer. In fact, he’d be the richest man on the planet. It’s been a rough year for Warren Buffett. The March sell-off wiped out […]

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Market Wrap: Bitcoin Can’t Stick to $9,000 While Stocks Rally

The equities markets far outpaced cryptocurrencies Tuesday on optimism that economic restrictions put in place to help slow the spread of the coronavirus are easing. Bitcoin (BTC) poked its head above the $9,000 level briefly during morning trading in New York but fell to below $8,700 on selling. As of 20:35 UTC (4:35 p.m. ET), […]

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Wild Stock Market Has a Bottom. That’s When the Panic Really Begins

The stock market is facing an “important test” according to Fidelity strategists. The S&P needs to hold 2,500 or stocks will careen back to the March 23 low, or even further. Morgan Stanley is confident we won’t go below that level and is aggressively buying the dips. We’ve just witnessed the fastest crash in the […]

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US, European Stocks Up but Crypto Traders Remain Cautious

American and European equity markets extended their gains on Thursday while major cryptocurrencies made only slight moves on the day. Bitcoin (BTC) was up 1 percent while ether (ETH) up by less than 1 percent. Notable 24 hour performances on CoinDesk’s digital asset board today as of 20:00 UTC include monero (XMR), up 8 percent; tron […]

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U.S. Stocks Slam on the Brakes as Fed’s Powell Expects Coronavirus to Disrupt Global Economy

The Federal Reserve voted on Wednesday to keep interest rates on hold. Stocks extended their rally post-FOMC but later declined as Chairman Jerome Powell expressed concerns over the caronavirus outbreak. Traders are skeptical about the Fed’s claim that rates will remain on hold this year. The Dow and broader U.S. stock market finished mixed on […]

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Gold Price Dangerously Close to 3-Month Lows as Dow, S&P 500, Nasdaq Touch All-Time Highs

Gold sinks to a low near $1,460/oz. Bullion suffered its third consecutive drop and is now on the brink of re-testing three-month lows. S&P 500, Dow and Nasdaq surge to all-time highs. The price of gold suffered another selloff Monday and headed for its third consecutive loss, as U.S. stocks touched new all-time highs on […]

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