Should You Buy Financial Stocks in 2018? – Motley Fool

This article was originally published on this site The U.S. stock market rose an impressive 19% in 2017 as measured by the S&P 500 index. The financial sector performed even better, though, notching 30% returns thanks to an economy that continues to strengthen. With 2018 under…

Cryptocurrency crash ripples through Tokyo stocks – Nikkei Asian Review

TOKYO — This week’s plunge in cryptocurrency prices appears to have prompted sell-offs in some corners of Japan’s equity market as squeezed investors seek quick cash, a trend that could accelerate as tax season approaches. Cryptocurrency exchange operator GMO Internet tumbled nearly 5% Friday and gave up…

Stock indexes veer mostly higher in afternoon trading – Newsday

Traders work on the floor of the New York Stock Exchange on Wednesday, Jan. 17, 2018. Photo Credit: Getty Images / Spencer Platt By The Associated Press Updated January 19, 2018 3:32 PM Retailers and consumer goods companies led U.S. stock indexes mostly higher in afternoon…

US stock indexes veer mostly higher in afternoon trading – Fox Business

Retailers and consumer goods companies led U.S. stock indexes mostly higher in afternoon trading Friday as the market recouped some of its modest losses from a day earlier. Energy companies were the biggest laggard as the price of crude oil declined. Investors were monitoring developments in…

Basic Option Strategies for the New Investor Set – The Ticker Tape

This article was originally published on this site Getty Images In 2018, the exchange-traded equity options market will celebrate its 45th anniversary in the U.S. Though 2017 marked another year of historically low volatility, with an average daily volume of 16.7 million contracts, the year still…

Call Buyers Rush Netflix Stock Ahead of Earnings – Schaeffers Research

This article was originally published on this site Earnings season is officially in full swing, with next week featuring off some high-profile names of its own. Among those slated to report is streaming giant Netflix, Inc. (NASDAQ:NFLX), which is scheduled to unveil its fourth-quarter earnings after…