It’s the best start for the stock market in 32 years by one measure — so why is Wall Street so uneasy?
U.S. equity markets are on an unmitigated tear, by several measures, but the recent span of buoyancy for equity benchmarks, including a nine-week win streak for the 122-year-old Dow industrials, has produced equal parts wonderment and dread. Friday’s finish, for one, capped the best start to a year for the Dow Jones Industrial Average DJIA, +0.70% and the S&P 500 index SPX, +0.64% since 1987, according to Dow Jones Market Data, measuring the first 36 trading sessions for those indexes at the beginning of a calendar year. Over that period, the Dow has rallied 11.6%, and the S&P 500 has risen 11.4%. Read More @ https://www.marketwatch.com/story/its-the-best-start-for-the-stock-market-in-32-years-by-one-measure-so-why-is-wall-street-so-uneasy-2019-02-23
WHAT IS THE TECHNICAL CHART SAYING AND HOW TO TRADE THIS PSEi?
Asia Stocks to Gain, Yuan Climbs on Trade Optimism: Markets Wrap
Stocks in Asia looked set to build on recent gains and U.S. equity futures advanced amid positive signals emanating from trade negotiations. The yuan and the Australian dollar advanced. President Donald Trump said he will delay the March 1 deadline for higher U.S. tariffs on $200 billion of Chinese goods. An advance that took Asian shares to the highest level since October was poised to build with small gains indicated for Monday. The yuan edged higher amid reports there has yet to be an agreement on the critical issue of how to enforce a proposed currency pact that would ensure Beijing doesn’t depreciate the currency. Read More @ https://www.bloomberg.com//news/articles/2019-02-24/asia-stocks-to-gain-yuan-climbs-on-trade-optimism-markets-wrap?srnd=markets-vp
WHAT IS A BEAR MARKET?
A bear market is a period marked with falling stock prices. In a bear market, investor confidence is extremely low. Many investors opt to sell off their stocks during a bear market for fear of further losses, thus fueling a vicious cycle of negativity.
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