These 10 stocks from a sector that is a bear-market bulwark have upside potential of up to 30% – MarketWatch

During times of uncertainty, it can help to look at what happened during other down cycles for stocks. True, we don’t know when the stock market will hit bottom during this cycle, or if it already has. But you might want to tilt toward a sector that has fared well during previous downturns. You might […]

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Stock market sees first gain this week – Businessday

Nigeria’s equities market on Thursday recorded its first gain of the week, though on a slight note (+0.01percent or N12billion), driven by stocks like Nahco Plc, Honeywell Flour Mills Plc, and Academy Press Plc. At the close of trading session on the Nigerian Exchange Limited (NGX), the market’s positive returns year-to-date (YtD) increased to +20.71percent. […]

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Streetwise: Tanker shares were a bright spot in a dark stock market in year’s first half – TradeWinds

It has been a tough year to be in the stock market, with the broader US exchanges officially sinking into bear territory, the S&P 500 down 20% and the small-cap Russell 2000 index falling 30%. But in a climate of rising interest rates, inflation and fears of a global recession, shipping stocks have done better […]

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Stock Market: Investors Need To Fight The Negatives – Seeking Alpha

peepo Don’t tell the bears, but the S&P 500 rose for a third day in a row. Oil prices edged lower after the third largest single-day drop on record the day before, while interest rate rose on stronger economic data. Investors were unphased by the release of the Fed’s minutes from last month’s meeting, which […]

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5 Stocks and Industries That Moved the Market in June – The Motley Fool

June was another wild month in the stock market, with some stocks posting big gains while others suffered steep losses. There are a few major themes that are influencing stocks right now, and it’s important for investors to understand them as we prepare for the second half of the year. These industries and individual stocks […]

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Stock market outlook: Bottom near after short-sellers make $300 billion – Markets Insider

A stock market bottom could be right around the corner as short-sellers hesitate to add to their bearish bets against equities, according to a note from S3 Partners. The short-selling research firm said short-sellers are sitting on nearly $300 billion in mark-to-market profits this year as the S&P 500 and Nasdaq 100 fell more than […]

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Stock market news live updates: Stock futures tick higher ahead of weekly jobless claim data – Yahoo Finance

U.S. stock futures pushed higher in pre-market trading Thursday as investors weighed minutes from the Federal Reserve’s last meeting and looked ahead to the release of weekly employment data. Futures tied to the S&P 500 rose slightly while Dow Jones Industrial Average futures added 100 points, or roughly 0.3%. Contracts on the tech-heavy Nasdaq Composite […]

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Can You Pull Off Early Retirement, Despite the Recent Stock Market Downturn? – The Motley Fool

Many people dream of retiring early, whether it’s to escape a stressful job or enjoy activities like travel, while they’re still fairly young. If you were planning for an early retirement that’s set to kick off in the next year or two, you may now be wondering if moving forward is possible given the recent […]

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How Nigeria’s stock market evolved since 2008 crash – Haruna Jalo-Waziri, Managing Director, CSCS – Nairametrics

Haruna Jalo-Waziri is the Managing Director/Chief Executive Officer of the Central Securities Clearing System (CSCS). In this interview with Nairametrics, he attributed the new rules and governance witnessed in the Nigerian Capital Market to the aftermath of the 2007/2008 market crash. According to him, the crash has helped bring in new rules and a new […]

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Stock market news: US futures edge up after Fed talks tough – Markets Insider

Global stocks rose Thursday after the Federal Reserve reiterated its commitment to tackling red-hot inflation, while oil prices steadied after falling as investors continued to worry about the risk of recession . Minutes from the Fed’s June meeting indicated the US central bank is willing to hike interest rates by another 75 basis points in […]

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