Posts filed under “Markets”

The World’s Wealth in 2014

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Category: Digital Media, Markets, Wages & Income

Today in 1929: Dow hits YTD low at 198.69

Today in 1929:

The stock market hits its low for the year as the Dow slumps to 198.69, off from its yearly high of 311.90 on September 3. The carnage in individual stocks is far worse: AT&T closes at $197.25, down from $304 on September 3; General Electric ends the day at $168.13, versus $396.25; Westinghouse closes at $102.63, a loss of $187.25 per share since September 3.

Source: This Day in Financial History

 

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Category: Markets

Sell Side Consensus Indicator

Source: Bank of America, Merrill Lynch

Category: Markets

Succinct Summations of Week’s Events for 11.7.14

Succinct Summations week ending November 7th Positives: 1. S&P 500 and Dow Jones both made new all-time closing highs. 2. ADP employment report showed +230k private sector jobs in October, up from 225k in September; 3. Nonfarm payrolls show at least 200k jobs have been added for the last nine months. 4. Unemployment rate fell…Read More

Category: Markets

Investors Always Seem to Miss Stock Market Rallies

Source: Business Insider     UPDATE: We’ve shown the opposite over the years as well — here is what happens if you manage to miss the worst days. • Missing Best & Worst Days in Markets – April 28th, 2011 • Missing Best & Worst Days of S&P500 – September 14th, 2010 The fascinating wrinkle about…Read More

Category: Cycles, Investing, Markets

10 Friday AM Reads

Where ever did this week go? It went by fast — unless you own a lot of gold — than it was a painfully slow week! Oh, and morning train reads: • Endowments Turn Skeptical Eye on Private Equity (Chief Investment Officer) • The Advantage of Owning Gold Over U.S. Stocks Since 2008 Has Vanished…Read More

Category: Markets

A Global Boom, but Only for Some

Source: NY Times

Category: Economy, Markets

The spread of state minimum-wage laws is making Congress look bad

Source: Washington Post

Category: Markets

Economic Indicators Dashboard

Source: Russell Investments

Category: Data Analysis, Economy, Markets

Money and happiness: The link between happiness and income is fraying

Source: The Economist

Category: Markets