• Here's a super-quick guide to what traders are talking about right now

    9 days ago - By Business Insider

    Dave Lutz, head of ETFs at JonesTrading, has an overview of today's markets.
    Most of the global markets are red on Wednesday.
    Copper, zinc and nickel were all slipping.
    Here's Lutz:
    Morning! Ugly sea of red out there, with US Futures down 50bp - Papers blaming the weaker China data yesterday weighing on Commodities, thus equities. Selling in the US seemed to accelerate yesterday as peeps flushed into Treasuries on headers Trump is considering Mohamed El-Erian for Federal Reserve Vice Chair. DAX is getting mushed for 1.3%, as the Euro Mining Index off nearly 2% and Energy stocks weaker too...
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  • We talked to the bond chief at the $6 trillion fund giant BlackRock about the most important issue for markets right now

    We talked to the bond chief at the $6 trillion fund giant BlackRock about the most important issue for markets right now

    9 days ago - By Chron

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    Jeff Rosenberg is BlackRock's chief investment strategist for fixed income.
    He remains optimistic about the Federal Reserve's quantitative-easing program and sees opportunity for profits in emerging-market bonds.
    "The most important issue, with a little bit longer time horizon, is going to be the evolution of - and what we eventually get out of - tax reform and the tax-reform debate in the US," he said.
    Fixed-income investors are carefully watching the changing of the guard at the Federal Reserve.
    Janet Yellen, who initiated the end of quantitative easing, will finish her...
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  • BlackRock: Foreign Equities Make A Lot Of Sense Right Now

    BlackRock: Foreign Equities Make A Lot Of Sense Right Now

    9 days ago - By ETF Daily News

    From BlackRock : We like stocks in Europe, Japan and emerging markets against a backdrop of surging corporate earnings and sustained global growth. Richard Turnill explains.
    Upbeat third-quarter earnings and sustained, above-trend global growth underpin our preference for stocks in Europe, Japan and emerging markets. Profit growth is solid, valuations are attractive, and major central banks outside the U.S. remain accommodative
    Corporate earnings outside the U.S. have snapped back, as the chart below shows, and are now catching up with those in the U.S. Why did they underperform for so...
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