Has the coronavirus selloff created a stock-buying opportunity, or is it too early? Here’s what analysts and strategists are advising

The outbreak of COVID-19 has bludgeoned risk assets and sent those perceived as havens — gold and government bonds, for example — to new heights. And the landscape that has emerged since the emergence of the coronavirus-borne disease late last year in Wuhan, China, is increasingly uncertain. That dynamic has left many investors, traders, analysts […]

Will coronavirus stock selloff end bull market’s 11-year run?

The longest bull market in U.S. history is set to hit another milestone on Monday. But with worries over the economic impact of the spread of COVID-19 sending major stock indexes well into correction territory, it’s no surprise that investors are questioning how much further it can run. “I recognize that bull markets don’t die […]

Groceries v.s. Restaurants

Hey Scoopers, The recent market volatility gives investors a lesson about the merits of long-term thinking and investing. – more on that in the “Overall Market” section. Beyond the overall market, a new battle has emerged. Grocery stocks are battling restaurant stocks in the coronavirus arena. Who is winning? — more on that in the “What’s Up?” […]

Coronavirus has prompted these tech companies to ask employees to work from home

Some of Washington state’s largest employers are telling their workers to telecommute to minimize the spread of coronavirus, and the policy could soon extend to Silicon Valley. Microsoft Corp. MSFT, -2.51% has told employees in the Puget Sound region in Washington state and the San Francisco Bay Area to work from home until March 25, […]

What a Yo-Yo

Hey Scoopers, The politics found its way through the coronavirus-induced market and the election results pushed the stock market higher. As if that wasn’t enough excitement, the Congress pitched in with an emergency spending bill and the market soared – more on that in the “Overall Market” section. Beyond the overall market, healthcare stocks were particularly […]

Earnings Results: HPE earnings: Shares drop on revenue miss

Hewlett Packard Enterprise Co. shares fell 3% in after-hours trading Tuesday after the technology giant reported first-quarter revenue that did not meet Wall Street estimates. HPE HPE, -2.33%  reported net income of $333 million, or 25 cents a share, in the quarter, compared with net income of $177 million, or 13 cents a share, in […]

These stocks took the biggest hit after the Fed’s interest-rate cut sent markets reeling

Investors were disappointed with the Federal Reserve’s surprise interest-rate cut Tuesday, reversing the previous day’s massive rally to send U.S. stocks down sharply. The Dow Jones Industrial Average DJIA, -2.94%  shed 786 points (or 2.9%) to close at 25,917.41. The S&P 500 Index SPX, -2.81%  fell 2.8%, and the Nasdaq Composite Index COMP, -2.99%  fared […]

Are We Back?

Hey Scoopers, Roses are red, Violets are blue, Markets are green, And so are your portfolios. — more on that in the “Overall Market” section. Beyond the overall market, this company got a few percentages gain, that company got a few percentages gain, everyone got a few percentages gain, except for shares of one specific sector […]