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Dow Drops 500 Points, S&P 500 Sees 4-day Losing Streak
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Author: Michael Stern

Monday saw stocks fall as fears over the possible worsening of the current COVID-19 virus. The market also reacted to the uncertainty of a future fiscal stimulus. The Dow Jones Industrial Average fell by 1.8 percent to close 509.72 points lower at 27, 147.70. The S&P 500 did not fare any better. It lost 1.2% […]

23 Sep 2020
Wall Street is Flashing Warning Signs
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Author: Michael Stern

There have been signs lately that the dramatic rise in the stock market is unsustainable. With investors driving the market value of Tesla up to the point where it exceeds that of JPMorgan Chase and Citigroup combined, and the $2 trillion market cap of Apple surpassing that of 2,000 companies making up the small-cap Russell […]

14 Sep 2020
Is There a Perfect Storm Brewing in the Stock Market?
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Author: Maria Andretti

The coronavirus pandemic has made this a wild and wonderful year for Wall Street and investors. The panic caused by the virus at first sent the broad-based S&P 500 lower by a staggering 34 percent in a matter of a little over a month. It took a scant 17 days for the index to drop […]

9 Sep 2020
Are We Are Headed for a Stock Market Crash?
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Author: Maria Andretti

The coronavirus pandemic continues to rage across the globe. No one knows how it will impact the economy; not today, not over the next few months, not even over the longer term. The only thing that is known is the ever-increasing number of new COVID-19 cases. The numbers today are almost twice those when the […]

20 Jul 2020
Why Are Stocks Doing Well During the Coronavirus Pandemic?
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Author: Michael Stern

As COVID-19 spread rapidly during March, stock prices plunged. Then, things turned around, markets rebounded, a move that seemed irrational to observers. When the number of coronavirus cases was rising, what was it that what driving a reversal in stock prices? It appeared as if investors were not overly interested in the number of cases. […]

14 Jul 2020
Although There Is Chaos on the Streets, the Stock Market Is Up
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Author: Maria Andretti

The world is trying to deal with the effects of a pandemic. As well as the pandemic, the US is also facing racial strife and political upheaval. Nevertheless, even with all this chaos, the stock market continues to rise. Although this is 2020, the year somewhat echoes the events of 1968. Both years, 1968 and […]

5 Jun 2020