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What Recession? The Yield Curve Inversion Is a Flashing Buy Signal

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By CCN Markets: The Dow Jones fell 800 points on Wednesday, as a major recession indicator - the yield curve inversion - clicked on, spooking investors. Yet this recession indicator isn't always correct, and the S&P 500 and the stock market have traditionally provided impressive returns, at least in the short-term, following its appearance. The dreaded inverted yield curve This indicator is...

Dow Suffers 750 Point Crash as German Economy Teeters on Recession

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By CCN Markets: The Dow and broader U.S. stock market plunged anew on Wednesday, erasing the previous day's recovery after a slumping German economy raised red flags about the health of the global economic recovery. Dow Jones in Free-Fall; S&P 500, Nasdaq Follow All of Wall Street's major indexes were headed for massive losses, mirroring a volatile pre-market for Dow futures. The Dow Jones...

Dow Feasts on Apple Rally, But Tariff Delay Won't Fix Trump's Trade War

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By CCN Markets: The Dow and broader U.S. stock market shot higher on Tuesday, bucking a dismal start to the trading day after the Trump administration announced it would delay new tariffs on several categories of Chinese goods. However, delays don't mean the trade war is over. Fresh duties on several Chinese imports will go into effect early next month, with the remainder scheduled to follow on...

Newsflash: Bitcoin Price Craters Below $11,000 as Trump Stuns Market

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The bitcoin price slid below the $11,000 mark for the first time in more than a week on Tuesday, as the flagship cryptocurrency's burgeoning inverse correlation with the S&P 500 came back to bite investors. Bitcoin Price Careens Below $11,000 Bitcoin had entered the day trading sideways in the low $11,000s, where it had more or less languished since the Saturday sell-off that followed BTC's...

Dow Plunges 400 Points as Haven Demand Fuels Gold & Treasuries

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The Dow and broader U.S. stock market plunged anew on Monday, as threats to global economic health fueled a massive rally in haven assets like Treasuries and gold bullion. According to Goldman Sachs, bullion prices are heading higher over the next six months as U.S.-China trade tensions continue to erode risk sentiment. Dow Plunges 400 Points; S&P 500, Nasdaq Follow All of Wall Street's major...

Dow Leaps 280 Points But Bond Markets Scream 'Recession!'

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The Dow and broader U.S. stock market were in recovery mode on Thursday, as investors moved past China's controlled devaluing of the yuan renminbi. Despite the recovery, one doesn't have to look very far to see systemic imbalances in the financial markets. From Germany to the United States, government bond yields are plunging, raising fresh warnings about the health of the global economy. Dow...

Stock Futures Stabilize After Wild 600 Point Dow Swings

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Stock market futures point to a stable open on Wall Street after yesterday’s wild session which saw the Dow Jones plunge 600 points before recovering. The volatility subsided overnight as China stabilized the yuan and US Treasury yields recovered after plunging near all-time lows on Wednesday.  Stock futures gain composure after stormy session Dow Jones Industrial Average (DJIA) futures were flat...

Gold Beats the S&P 500 YTD but Risks Abound for the Safe-Haven Asset

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As volatility ravages the stock market, it is no surprise that demand for safe-haven assets is soaring. The controversial godfather of defensive assets, gold, has outperformed the S&P 500 year-to-date, and it’s undoubtedly no coincidence. Traditional anti-equity plays like the Japanese yen, Swiss franc, and government bonds are also in multi-week bull trends while bitcoin too has started to...

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