A credit bubble (China), inflation (Brazil), and the threat of war (Russia) have made BRICs a dangerous place to invest.
One definition of insanity is doing the same thing over and over while expecting a different result.
Note to the reader: “High-frequency trading” also known as “HFT” is done by firms established for sole purpose of gaining an unfair advantage over other stock market participants.
Former high flying industry sectors like biotech (NASDAQGIDS:IBB) and social media stocks (NYSEARCA:SOCL) have crashed between 14-16% over the past month.
In December 2013 it was tough to find the gold bugs (NYSEARCA:NUGT).
Was the S&P 500 the last proverbial man standing?
The Dow and S&P 500 (SNP:^GSPC) have declined 2% from their highs, while the Nasdaq (NASDAQGIDS:^IXIC) and Russell 2000 (NYSEARCA:IWM) have been hit much harder, down over 5% each from their...
Is another surge in stock market fear and volatility ahead?
Money is flowing out of risky emerging market stocks (NYSEARCA:VWO), and guess where it’s going?
The U.S. stock market keeps making new highs as the S&P 500 approaches 1900 and many popular media discussions revolve around price-to-earnings or P/E multiples that are far from historical highs.