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41% Billionaire Investors Wrongly Predicted 2019 Stock Market. Here’s Their 2020 Call

41% of the world’s biggest investment funds predicted a stock market downturn in 2019. They were dead wrong. The Dow Jones is up 18% year-to-date and hovering just below all-time highs. The bearish sentiment is even higher going into 2020 with 48% now predicting a downturn. Even the experts get it wrong. A whopping 41% of the world’s biggest investment firms predicted a stock market downturn going into 2019. Instead, they were blindsided by one of the most sizzling stock market runs in history. The Dow Jones is up 18%…

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Expect a Massive Year-End Rally for U.S. Stocks Expect a Massive Year-End Rally

There’s a good chance that stocks finish 2019 with a powerful rally. Catalysts include positive seasonality, strong market breadth, bearish sentiment, desperate fund managers, and a more dovish FOMC. Fear of recession and a poor outcome to the trade war have led investors to remain on the sidelines; both factors could now become tailwinds. A powerful year-end rally in stocks is very likely. It would be fitting given that 2019 has been a sneakily strong year with the S&P 500 22.2% higher. Market conditions are supportive, and there are a…

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The Dow Could Have Its Best Week Ever

The doom and gloom that prefaced this earnings season could be clearing to reveal a rainbow of epic proportions, and some are predicting that markets could have the best week ever this week as the bulk of S&P 500 companies announce their results. Both the S&P 500 and the Dow finished last week only 1% away from record-breaking highs and if the stars align in the coming days, it could be very profitable week. Both the S&P 500 and the Dow are nearing all-time highs. | Chart: Yahoo Finance Last…

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Dow Futures Blow Past 27,000 as China Touts “Constructive” Trade Talks With U.S.

Futures on the Dow and broader U.S. stock market rose sharply ahead of Monday’s open, as investors rallied behind apparent progress in trade talks between America and China. Dow Futures Rally; S&P 500 Follows Futures on all three major U.S. indexes rose in after-hours trading. Dow Jones Industrial Average (DJIA) futures gained as much 151 points, or 0.5%, to reach 27,045.00. Dow Jones futures cross 27,000 in early Asian trading. | Chart: Bloomberg Markets S&P 500 futures contracts climbed 0.4% to 3,000.75. The Nasdaq 100 futures contract rose 0.5% to 7,867.25….

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Key Economic Indicators Due This Week a Gauge of Consumer Strength

The stock market is on the brink of setting new records and the consumer, which has been propping up the U.S. economy, has the power to make or break that momentum. A couple of key economic indicators that are set to be released this week happen to be a gauge on the strength of the consumer. The results should provide some clarity as to whether the economy and corporate America will continue to grow, data that the stock market and Fed officials are no doubt watching closely. Despite the stock…

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Prominent Investor Sees Big Breakout For S&P, Says Bears Lost Control

Amidst a slight pullback in the U.S. stock market, Ed Yardeni, president of Yardeni Research, said that the S&P 500 is expected to see a big breakout heading into 2020, predicting an increase to 3,500 points. The S&P 500 slightly dipped on Friday as the U.S. stock market experienced a swift sell-off. | Chart: Yahoo Finance Currently, the S&P 500 stands at 2,992 points after a sell-off on Friday and a rally to 3,500 points would indicate a 17% increase. Why Yardeni sees swift recovery for S&P 500 and the…

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This Vegan ETF Is the Most Woke Millennial Thing Ever –

The New York Stock Exchange welcomed its newest ETF recently, known as the U.S. Vegan Climate ETF, which trades under the symbol VEGN. Passive ETFs are all the rage, as investors seem more interested in passively investing in general concepts as opposed to permitting fund managers to actively shift assets around in a themed ETF. As always, there is the marketing around a themed ETF, and then there are the facts. Then there’s also the question as to the merit of an ETF based upon its composition. The Silliest ETF…

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Stock Market Legend Warns of Depression, but He’s Been Wrong Before – CCN Markets

The Bridgewater Associates co-chief investment officer warns that the stock market could be gearing up for a repeat of the 1930s. | Source: Shutterstock Forget all the recession talk, Wall Street tycoon Ray Dalio is afraid an economic depression could be in the cards. The Bridgewater Associates co-chief investment officer warns that conditions in the financial markets are beginning to look a lot like the 1930s when the U.S. economy was mired in the Great Depression. As fate would have it, an adage from the 1930s says: “Sharp indecision is resolved…

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Op-ed S&P 500 U.S. Market News Xerox 

This S&P 500 Stock Is Up 50% in 2019 & It’s Just Getting Started

S&P 500 stock Xerox (XRX) is in the green by 47.18% year-to-date even though it recently dipped. Will it keep rising? | Source: REUTERS / Brendan McDermid By CCN Markets: Xerox (XRX) has been one of the S&P 500’s most impressive surprises in 2019. The 113-year-old stock has climbed nearly 50 percent already, and its technical picture suggests the rally is just getting started. Experts point to the hiring of a new CEO, John Visentin, as the primary driver of growth. With Visentin at the helm, the company is expanding…

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Dow Plows Toward Triple-Digit Rally as Jackson Hole Unfolds

The Dow plowed ahead toward a triple-digit rally, leaving the S&P 500 and Nasdaq in the dust as the critical Jackson Hole summit unfolded. | Source: REUTERS/Leah Millis By CCN Markets: The Dow diverged from the broader U.S. stock market on Thursday, as concerns over the economy and monetary policy kept investors on the sidelines. Dow Rallies; S&P 500 Flatlines The U.S. stock market was mixed in late-afternoon trading, mirroring a tepid pre-market for Dow futures. The Dow Jones Industrial Average was the lone bright spot among the major indexes,…

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