Volatility Strikes Markets in Q4 Kickoff
The broader equity markets are off to a volatile start amid uncertainty over the U.S.- China trade war and slowing global economic growth. The October Federal Reserve meeting and earnings season are anticipated.
Tariffs Could Drag Semi Sector Lower
Earnings forecasts for the semiconductor and equipment sector have been hit by tariff concerns. Sectors that are sensitive to tariffs are projected to issue weaker profits.
The ETF Show - Industry Outlook
The race to zero fees may be in the spotlight amid recent moves that slashed commissions on trades. Gavin Filmore of Barclays Investment Bank offers insight into the iPath Gold ETN and the iPath Silver ETN. Mike Castino of U.S. Bank discusses the industry outlook for ETFs and examines the shifts in the landscape. Click here to access Barclay's prospectuses: Bit.ly/ipathprospectus
Goldman Sachs: We're Not Close to a...
Weak manufacturing data has reignited recession fears for some investors, but Goldman Sachs thinks data could start to stabilize, if not improve, somewhat soon. Chief Global Equity Strategist Peter Oppenheimer just published a note on why he thinks this extremely long economic cycle stretch on and get even longer.
US Trade Blacklist Hits Chipmakers
The US Commerce Department added 28 Chinese companies and public security bureaus on its blacklist. The action prevents firm from purchasing components from American firms without government approval.
Powell Says Fed Will Soon Announce Plans to...
Fed Chair Jay Powell just announced that the Fed is going to add short-term reserves to give its balance sheet a boost, but he was very adamant about not calling it quantitative easing. He told an audience at the National Association for Business Economics annual event that the Fed’s Treasury purchases should not affect monetary policy. He also reiterated his stance that the Fed is data-...
US Jobs Data Maintains Fed Rate Cut Hopes
The September jobs report managed to strike a balance between positive economic growth and expectations of another interest rate cut by the Federal Reserve.
Biotech Debuts Soothe Ailing IPO Market
The 2019 IPO market is cooling as Q4 gets underway and private companies are coming under increased scrutiny. Viela Bio Inc. (NASDAQ: VIE) and Aprea Therapeutics (NASDAQ: APRE) saw an initial advance after going public. Frequency Therapeutics (NASDAQ: FREQ) eased back in its downsized IPO.
2 risks to the current economic expansion
What keeps portfolio manager Alan Wilson up at night? Here he reveals two risks he believes could derail this long-running bull market.
The ETF Show - Sustainable Investing
Socially responsible investing is gaining ground as it expands into a trillion dollar category AUM in the U.S. ETFs are reflecting this evolution with offerings that embrace awareness and ROI. Claire Smith, CEO of Beyond Investing (NYSE: VEGN), focuses on sustainability and a vision for a new fund. Toby Loftin, Founder of BP Capital Fund Advisors and TriLine Index Solutions (NYSE: RENW),...
Stocks Fall on Weak Manufacturing Data
Stocks started the first day of the final quarter of the year in the red. All the major indexes closed down more than 1% as ISM data spooked investors. Several strategists say the U.S.-China trade war is the biggest risk to the economy, but Trump is blaming interest rates and the Federal Reserve.
Q4 Kickoff Hints at Trade Dispute Headwinds
The final quarter is historically the best one of the year. Headwinds and tailwinds continue to be monitored, as tariffs and geopolitics pose a risk to economic growth.
The ETF Show - Non-transparent ETFs
Precidian Investments' ActiveShares model became the first non-transparent ETF to get approval from the SEC. Douglas M. Yones, Head of Exchange Traded Products at the NYSE, considers the outlook for the ETF industry . Ed Rosenberg, SVP & Head of ETFs at American Century Investments, discusses the impact of active, non-transparent ETFs on the market.
U.S.-China Trade Dispute Swings Market...
Ongoing concerns about the prolonged trade dispute between the U.S. and China continued to sway the broader market. Expectations of renewed trade talks and expectations that the White House could limit investment in China saw a reversal in sentiment.
Peloton Hits Brakes After Public Debut
Peloton Interactive (Nasdaq: PTON) pulled back after it opened below the IPO price. Both Endeavor and WeWork pulled their respective offerings adding to the chill in the IPO market.
Jim Rogers: U.S. Market Nearing Last Inning...
International Investor and Author of Street Smarts, Jim Rogers, considers the volatility in the global capital markets and offers his perspective on the outlook for precious metals, commodities, and the U.S. dollar. Rogers examines the economic slowdown in nations around the globe and whether or not investment opportunities abound.
ESG Integration: The Final Piece of...
Eoin Murray, head of investment at Hermes Investment Management, emphasizes the importance of investing in ESG factors sooner rather than later and underscores that wealth creation can co-exist with 'saving the planet.'
Catalyzing Markets to Achieve SDGs
Jeff Gitterman, co-founding partner of Gitterman Wealth Management, LLC, considers the role that public and private markets play by catalyzing markets for achieving the 17 Sustainable Development Goals.