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‘The world is more screwed up’ than the stock market is currently reflecting, warns billionaire investor

Howard Marks, the billionaire founder of Oaktree Capital, sees as a huge disconnect between what the coronavirus pandemic is doing to the global economy and what we’re seeing in the stock market.

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Stock winners and losers in the post-Covid 19 work-from-home world

Arranging your home for work and play will benefit many companies, from consumer-electronics makers to home-furnishings purveyors.

Stocks end mixed as investors assess Gilead coronavirus drug

Stocks trimmed or erased early gains in a choppy trading session Thursday to post a mixed finish. Stocks lost ground after a news report said that an experimental treatment for COVID-19 delivered disappointing results in a...

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This battle-tested pro in the stock market explains how you can ‘come out swinging’ when the pandemic eases

Kim Scott of the Ivy Mid Cap Growth Fund says to avoid ‘cyclical’ companies and focus on those with strong growth prospects.

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What could turn around this slumping stock market: Big government checks to families

Investors tend to get bullish when Congress or the Federal Reserve steps in with support.

Stocks open higher after 2-day decline

U.S. stocks rose at the opening bell Wednesday, bouncing after a two-day tumble as investors appeared to find comfort in a firmer tone for the hard-hit oil market. The Dow Jones Industrial Averate rose around 450 points, ...

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These 5 low-key tech stocks with appealing dividend yields are profiting from coronavirus-induced uncertainty

The stock market isn’t doing well, but these companies are.

Dow ends more than 600 points lower as oil slide continues

Stocks fell sharply for a second day on Tuesday, taking a cue from a further slide in oil futures. The Dow Jones Industrial Average dropped dropped around 632 points, or 2.7%, to finish near 23,019, according to prelimina...

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This is the one leading economic indicator stock investors should follow

The U.S. stock market is itself a forward-looking instrument, writes Mark Hulbert.

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The S&P 500 index is struggling against key resistance levels

Core position in the stock market remains bearish.

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Stock market could retest lows once investors see coronavirus toll on earnings, says Mark Mobius

Mark Mobius, the emerging-markets investing pioneer, is confident the world economy will bounce back from the COVID-19 pandemic and offer investors a round of bargains—but sees the potential for another round of pain.

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Coronavirus Update: Small-Business Aid Deal, Americans Fear Early Restriction Lift

The Treasury and Democrats say they are close on a new rescue deal for small businesses, debate over lockdowns ramps up as the U.S. coronavirus death toll tops 40,000, and what to expect from earnings this week. WSJ’s Jaso...

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26 safe dividend plays for income investors to buy now

Yes, there are even some in the energy sector.

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A treatment for the coronavirus would be priceless — and worth about 5,000 points in the Dow Jones Industrial Average

Positive, but only anecdotal, news about Gilead’s remdesivir anti-viral treatment pushed up stocks Friday. A highly successful treatment for the coronavirus would prompt a massive rally.

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Why Goldman Sachs’ bullish turn is bearish for stocks

Market rally not being met with skepticism is a troubling sign, writes Mark Hulbert.

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‘Sell in May and go away’ is a warning to stock investors now more than ever

Dow’s weakness since last Halloween is a bad omen for the next six months, writes Mark Hulbert.

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Wall Street wants you to believe everything is peachy

It’s important to understand the motivation behind sell-side analysts’ recommendations.

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The U.S. stock market may enjoy the biggest rally ever when the pandemic is over

There are seven reasons for that, including record federal and central-bank stimulus, unattractive investment alternatives such as bonds, and a reconfiguration of supply chains that will unleash a torrent of capital spendi...

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Stock rally could run another 4% as Fed responds to coronavirus and ‘fear bubble’ bursts, says analyst who called 2018 rout

Stocks have room to run further to the upside as an overwhelming policy response to the coronavirus pandemic by the Federal Reserve and a possible bursting of a “fear bubble.” But the road will get harder after midyear, sa...

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The biggest mistake stock market investors are making now — failing to look ahead

Thinking in time frames is important for investors. The economy’s depressive state may end soon.