Tag: stock market


  • Aeropostale Stock Losing More Ground

    Aeropostale stock tanks again after reported fourth-quarter loss

    Aeropostale stock tanked again on Thursday after it reported an adjusted net fourth-quarter loss of $10.8 million on net revenue of $498 million. The company’s stock dropped 47.83 percent to 25 cents a share in morning trading. The company added that it expects first-quarter 2016 losses if $24 million to $29 million, or a net […]

  • Stocks turn positive

    Stocks turn positive for the first time in 2016

    The Dow Jones Industrial Average and the S&P 500 turned positive for the first time in 2016. The positive turn marks a remarkable comeback from what analysts called Wall Street’s worst start ever to a year. The Dow was up 102 points just after noon on Thursday to 17,427, pushing past the 2015 close of […]

  • Stock Market Downturn

    Stocks tank as oil hits $30 a barrel

    The Dow dropped 250 points on Monday morning as oil prices hit the $30 a barrel price point. The tech-heavy Nasdaq sunk by 2.3% and is preparing to close at its lowest level since October 2014. The S&P 500 was also down 1.6% and off by 9.5% on the year. Wall Street is under growing […]

  • Cash is King

    Cash is absolutely crushing other types of investments right now

    Cash is all the rave these days among investors as they flee from temperamental stocks to the safety of cold hard money. Bank of America Merrill Lynch reports a $208 billion inflow of cash, compared to $7 billion in stocks and $46 billion from bonds. That’s just the latest evidence that investors are getting spooked […]

  • Stock markets and investors - Lost money most of the time in January 2016

    93% of investors lost money in January

    If you played the stock market in January you probably lost money. Investment tracking app Openfolio tells CNNMoney that 93% of investors were in the red in January. The company says the stock market crash in China, a strong US dollar, and slipping oil prices, all contributed to the Dow closing down 5.5% on the […]

  • Japan Nikkei stock market

    Japan’s Nikkei just hit its lowest close in a year

    Japan’s Nikkei stock market closed on Monday at its lowest close point in a year. The market has continued to slide over concerns of China’s economic outlook, deterioration of oil prices which have hit the lowest price point since 2003 and a continually strengthening US dollar. The Nikkei share average fell 1.1% to 16,955.57. Information […]

  • Leon Cooperman

    Billionaire hedge fund manager: The bottom is near

    Billionaire hedge fund manager Leon Cooperman believes the stock market slide is about to bottom out. During an interview with CNBC on Friday, Cooperman said that high-yield investors unable to sell their paper were shorting the S&P as a hedge. “There is no liquidity in the credit market in the high-yield area. They can’t sell […]

  • China Stock Market

    China’s stock market starts week with 5.3% drop

    The Shanghai Composite closed down 5.3%, and the Shenzhen Composite ended 6.6% lower to start the week. Turmoil in China’s markets have rattled worldwide markets. Last week the Dow lost 1,079 points, or more than 6%, over the week — the index’s worst five-day start to a year on record. Chaos in China last week was […]

  • Dow Jones down 1079 points

    The Dow lost 1,079 points during the first trading week of 2016

    The Dow lost 1,079 points this week, or over 6% of its overall value. Investors have gone bearish as fears about China and crashing oil prices dealt Wall Street a painful blow. It was the worst five-day start to a year on record according to Dow Jones. Even during an excellent US jobs report and […]