Thursday , 16 August 2018


Stock Indices

8 Myths About the Wilshire 5000 Index & Workplace AI

Both the S&P 500 and Wilshire 5000 are designed to track the largest publicly-traded U.S. stocks. In both cases, they are viewed as proxies for the U.S. stock market and to a lesser extent the U.S. economy but there are certain differences between the two.

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Fate Of Stock Market Now In Donald Trump’s Hands – Here’s Why

Bank of America's proprietary "Global Wave" indicator [see below] has just peaked for only the tenth time in 25 years and both the economy and markets are now set to stagnate for the next year, or worse, if more adverse developments emerge. Which scenario the markets will follow will depend on how the U.S.-China (and global) trade war develops; in other words, the fate of the stock market is now in Donald Trump's hands.

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Take A Look: The Longest Bull Markets of the Modern Era

During the longest bull market in modern history, the S&P 500 surged a whopping 418% over the 9.5 years between November 1990 and March 2000 but, in mere months, this famed bull market may lose its title as the “longest” in the modern era because, according to data and analysis from LDL Research, the current bull market will take over the claim to fame in late August 2018. In today’s chart, we show every bull market since WWII, including the top six which are covered in more detail.

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Prepare Yourself: These 5 Famous Investors Believe the Stock Market Will Crash Soon

Wall Street hasn’t been this scary since the depths of the global financial panic in 2009 so is this the end of the bull market? Only 18% of money managers surveyed by Bank of America Merrill Lynch believe that stocks have peaked. That being said, the market is historically frothy after a near-record nine-year bull run and, if history teaches us anything, it’s that the key to success in investing is a willingness to go against the grain. Here are the warnings of five well-known strategists about impending market doom that shouldn’t go unheeded.

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