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The Stock Market

  1. the top line
    The Recession Started in February — And Is Probably Already OverWe are not out of the woods. But we are on the upswing.
  2. the economy
    Is This What a Recovery Looks Like?The economic data is brightening. But it’s still hard to reconcile Wall Street’s euphoria with Main Street’s boarded-up (and/or broken) windows.
  3. the media
    Watch: Testy CNBC Anchors Clash Over Coronavirus Death Toll“100,000 people died, Joe, and all you did was try to help your friend, the president.”
  4. buyer's market
    Here’s How to Square a Rising Stock Market With the Dire EconomyIt depends a lot on what story you are telling.
  5. the top line
    How a Riskier World Has Me Rethinking My InvestmentsMy strategy had long been to buy and hold for the long term. That changed – in part, anyway – earlier this month.
  6. coronavirus
    Trump Brags of Stock-Market Surge Following His National Emergency DeclarationThe president sent supporters a signed stock-market chart showing the end-of-day gains caused by his coronavirus press conference.
  7. markets
    Trading Halted for 15 Minutes After Markets Plunge at the OpenThe S&P dropped 7 percent, triggering a “circuit breaker” and temporarily pausing trading.
  8. the top line
    Which Stocks Are Rising on Coronavirus Fears?The companies that bucked Monday’s 1,000-point Dow drop paint a bleak picture of what a coronavirus pandemic could mean for the global economy.
  9. the top line
    The Stock Market Is Plunging Because of Bigger Coronavirus FearsThe market is starting to price in two big concerns: supply-chain disruption and the chance of a global pandemic.
  10. the top line
    Tesla Stock Is Way Up and Nobody Really Knows WhyThe price chart for Tesla shares has lately looked like a hockey stick. Are Elon Musk fans driving the action or is something else going on?
  11. the top line
    Casper Will Go Public, Offering the Latest New and Exciting Way to Lose MoneyDon’t call Casper a mattress company. Casper, which filed paperwork to go public on Friday, says it is “a pioneer of the Sleep Economy.”
  12. the top line
    The House Impeached Trump, and the Stock Market Did Not Crash. Sad!Despite Trump repeatedly warning that impeaching him would lead to a stock-market tumble.
  13. the stock market
    Here Are the Non-Impeachment Reasons the Stock Market Is FallingThere is new data — and it’s not good.
  14. the top line
    Why Does the Stock Market Even Care About Impeachment?News that Trump might be out has sent it tumbling. But the key dynamic to understand here is a love-hate one.
  15. the top line
    Here’s What the ‘CRAZY INVERTED YIELD CURVE’ Means for YouAn unusual configuration of bond yields is not proof that we’re going into a recession. But there’s a reason the stock market is spooked.
  16. the top line
    Trump Faces Same China Dilemma As Ever: He Loves Tariffs, Investors Hate ThemIf he wants China to take his trade threats seriously, he’s got to be ready to accept a big drop in the Dow.
  17. long vs short
    Long Vs. Short: Is Chipotle a Healthy Investment?The stock has doubled in the past year — but the shadows of past PR disasters linger.
  18. the top line
    China’s Economic Loss Is Not Likely to Be America’s GainGlobalism was hard on American workers — as would be any move away from it.
  19. the economy
    December Was Bad for Stocks — But Great for WorkersWages rose sharply, employers expanded payrolls way more than expected, and discouraged workers reentered the labor market.
  20. the stock market
    Stocks Bounce Back From Christmas Eve Dive With Record One-Day RiseThe Dow rose 1,086 points on Wednesday, in part because the White House assured investors Trump isn’t firing everyone in sight.
  21. the top line
    Trump’s Attacks on Jerome Powell Show He Doesn’t Know How the Fed WorksTrump has been fantasizing about firing Powell because he’s upset about interest rates going up – but the Fed chair doesn’t unilaterally set rates.
  22. the stock market
    Dow Plunges More Than 650 Points, the Worst Christmas Eve Trading Day EverMeanwhile, Trump tweeted attacks on the Fed from the White House.
  23. the top line
    Here Are Maybe Some Reasons Stocks Have Been FallingWall Street thinks there’s a problem out there. The Federal Reserve thinks the economy is doing fine.
  24. the top line
    If Trump Is Obsessed With Stock Prices, Why Is He Still a ‘Tariff Man’?It’s one of the core contradictions of Trump administration.
  25. the top line
    The Stock Market Plunged Yesterday, for ReasonsWere investors making too much of Trump’s “Tariff Man” tweet?
  26. the stock market
    5 Reasons Why the Stock Market Is TankingTrade wars and bad press are sinking tech stocks, while mounting corporate debt and declining earnings expectations have investors feeling bearish.
  27. the top line
    This Election Might Be Important to You—But It’s Not So Important to the EconomyWhile the midterms obviously have vast significance to the public, the markets are mostly yawning.
  28. long vs short
    Long vs. Short: Can Ford Survive in a World of Self-Driving Cars?With the stock at a nine-year low, and the company heavily affected by Trump’s trade policy, two investors make the bull and bear cases.
  29. the economy
    Trump Should Blame Himself for the Federal Reserve Policies He Thinks Are ‘Loco’Since he is mad again about the Fed raising rates, it’s time to review the things he’s done to cause the Fed to do so.