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Jun.19 -- Peter Cecchini, global chief market strategist at Cantor Fitzgerald, Jason Trennert, chief investment strategist at Strategas, and Bloomberg's Lisa Abramowicz discuss the attractiveness of cash and the best trades in the current market. They speak with Bloomberg's Jonathan Ferro on "Bloomberg Markets: The Open."
The four major markets are the Dow Jones Industrial Average (^DJI), S&P 500 Index (^GSPC), Nasdaq 100 Index (XNAS:NDX) and Russell 2000 Index (^RUT). Some might argue that the Nasdaq Composite Index (^IXIC) is more important than the Nasdaq 100, but the Nasdaq Composite also has many small-cap stocks that are already included in the Russell 2000, so the Nasdaq 100 is a better indicator overall. With that, the Russell 2000 and the Nasdaq 100 are higher-beta markets, but with one material difference.
Oil prices and energy companies rallied Friday after OPEC said it will produce more oil, but not as much as investors feared. While trade tensions remained in the headlines, U.S. stocks finished slightly higher at the end of a bumpy week. U.S. crude futures jumped 4.6 percent after OPEC nations agreed to produce about 1 million additional barrels of oil per day.
Oil prices and energy companies rallied Friday after OPEC said it will produce more oil, but not as much as investors feared. While trade tensions remained in the headlines, U.S. stocks finished slightly higher at the end of a bumpy week.
The Dow slid 2% on the week. For those keeping score in dollars, the Wilshire 5000 had a paper loss of $225 billion, or 0.7% What really weighed on the stock market was the escalation of the trade wars, notably with President Donald Trump calling for tariffs on an additional $200 billion of imports from China, on top of the levies on $50 billion already announced. Trump also threatened 20% tariffs on European autos, especially all the Mercedes autos parked on Fifth Avenue in Manhattan that have aroused his ire.
Global stocks and oil prices were higher Friday as investors monitored OPEC's discussion on increasing crude production. Caution remained, however, over trade disputes between China and the U.S. as well ...
Surging small-cap ETF flows consistent with pause or correction: de GraafParamount/Everett CollectionEverybody is going small. Small-cap stocks are kicking tail, taking names and generally looking good on the charts, says one of Wall Street’s most closely followed technical analysts. “Small-cap everything looks better than large‐cap, with the exception of technology,” wrote Jeff deGraaf, chairman of Renaissance Macro, in a Thursday note, a day after the small-cap benchmark Russell 2000 index (^RUT) logged its 23rd record close of 2018, leaving it up 11.2% in the year to date.
The Russell 2000 Index of small-cap stocks has been racing from one all-time high to the next, while the Dow Jones Industrial Average and S&P 500 Index are slacking. In fact, the Dow Jones Industrial Average (^DJI) is 7% below its high and just suffered seven consecutive down days. • iShares Russell 2000 ETF (IWM) set a new all-time high on June 20.
Global stock markets were mostly lower Thursday amid concern over the trade tensions between the U.S. and China. KEEPING SCORE: France's CAC 40 was down 0.4 percent at 5,349 and Germany's DAX shed 0.7 ...
Stocks closed higher Wednesday, when the Nasdaq composite and small caps reaffirmed their leadership with record highs.
The Dow Jones industrials fell 1.1 percent, but the broader S&P 500 posted a smaller decline as stocks pared some early losses. WASHINGTON (AP) -- Trump's proposed new tariffs would amount to the latest round of punitive steps in an escalating rift between the world's two largest economies. The two nations are edging toward a trade fight that analysts say would undermine both their economies and likely slow global growth.
Big industrial and technology companies skidded Tuesday as the trade dispute between the U.S. and China threatened to come to a boil. Smaller companies less focused on overseas trade fared better, as did ...
Smart glasses maker Vuzix Inc. said Tuesday it is set to join the Russell 2000 index of small-cap stocks on June 25. "We anticipate many benefits from our inclusion in the index, including increased ...
Global stock markets fell Tuesday after U.S. President Donald Trump escalated a dispute with China over technology policy by threatening a tariff hike on an additional $200 billion of Chinese goods. KEEPING ...