From Tyler Durden: Trader bets against the S&P 500 has all but vanished, with short interest as a percent of market cap for the benchmark index plunging to three-year lows. NYSE:SH August 16, 2016 7:07am
BlackRock analysts recently gathered to update their second half 2016 outlook, and there's not a bull in the bunch.
The expert consensus centers on a few key themes for the rest of the year: low rates, low returns, policy limits, and volatility. NYSE:SH July 13, 2016 8:08am
David Fabian: Pick your favorite casino vice – craps, roulette, black jack – each of these games involves a little bit of skill and luck to leave the table with more money than you started with. Nevertheless, every gambler knows that overstaying your welcome will lead to tragic results. NYSE:SH June 16, 2016 12:12pm
David Fabian: Hedging your portfolio is a strategy that is often employed by those who want to take out some downside protection against the possibility of a market drop. The most successful application of this process is to reduce your exposure in highly NYSE:GLD February 19, 2016 4:16pm
Lawrence Meyers: Many investors are fearful of short selling, but shouldn’t be. The path to profits are just as easily obtained on a falling security as they are on a rising security. In recent years, securities firms have created ETFs that you can buy that give you a short position in various indexes. NYSE:PSQ February 1, 2016 4:16pm
David Fabian: Starting in the hole for the year sucks. It’s psychologically defeating and immediately makes you feel like you are playing catch up for the entire first quarter, if not the first half. Most investors I speak with are rightfully scared and questioning NYSE:SDS January 11, 2016 4:16pm
Though the U.S. stock market rode past the nagging Greek debt drama in July, occasional sell-offs in China and severely low oil prices this year, it lost steam in recent sessions. NYSE:CHAD August 24, 2015 5:17pm