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  1. Stock Bulls Are Now the Ultimate Contrarians

    Bloomberg via Yahoo FinanceSep 23 20:47 PM

    Such a view would make sense if not for one thing, which may come as a surprise to some: Stock investors are actually a lot more downbeat than the indexes indicate, and that can only be seen ...

  2. The Market's Garbage Is Starting to Stink

    Bloomberg via Yahoo FinanceSep 26 20:47 PM

    At least four speculative-grade companies have pulled their debt offerings this month, and a growing number of others have been forced to either boost the interest rate offered on their bonds ...

  3. Trump Understands What Markets Truly Care About

    Bloomberg via Yahoo FinanceSep 25 20:23 PM

    The real play, as seen in the move in equities, is betting that the politics in Washington pressure Trump to rapidly de-escalate the trade war by reaching some sort of agreement that he can ...

  4. The Fed Now Has a Reason to Cut Rates Again

    Bloomberg via Yahoo FinanceOct 01 20:26 PM

    The gauge’s 1.24% drop far was triple the 0.31% decline in MSCI’s measure of equities outside the U.S. That’s concerning because it happened even as the bond market stepped up its bets on future ...

  5. Global Bonds Are Selling Off for All the Right Reasons

    Bloomberg via Yahoo FinanceOct 01 15:33 PM

    Central banks have taken a lot of heat by trying to combat slowing economic growth and inflation with the same strategies that have so far largely failed — that is, cutting interest rates even ...

  6. U.S. Data Is Beating Forecasts. Hold the Applause.

    Bloomberg via Yahoo FinanceSep 23 17:12 PM

    U.S. stocks have rebounded, with the S&P 500 Index gaining about 5% since late August, built on the notion that the economy isn’t doing as poorly as Treasury yields suggested. Then economic ...

  7. The IPO Rout Has a Silver Lining

    Bloomberg via Yahoo FinanceSep 27 15:32 PM

    With major stock indexes hovering near all-time highs, it’s no surprise that private companies would try to get in on the action before investors retrench or the economy turns. Various surveys ...

  8. The Stock Market Can Be a Humbling Place

    Bloomberg via Yahoo FinanceOct 03 20:53 PM

    The thinking was that better-than-forecast data on housing, factory orders and industrial production meant talk of a looming recession was overdone. On Thursday, two days after a factory index ...

  9. For the Fed, Unemployment Is a Lagging Indicator

    Bloomberg via Yahoo FinanceOct 07 9:00 AM

    Central bankers are focused on the risks to future outcomes and will tend to pay less attention to lagging indicators such as the unemployment rate as they consider their next move. In the wake ...

  10. How to Get Super Rich Selling Superyachts

    Bloomberg via Yahoo FinanceOct 04 16:42 PM

    Floating in Port Hercules the other week—ensigns fluttering, halyards singing—was one of the most spectacular displays of seagoing craft ever seen: 125 superyachts with a combined value of $4.4 ...

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