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Mid-Morning Market Update: Markets Surge On Earnings, Lockheed Martin Posts Upbeat Profit

Following the market opening Tuesday, the Dow traded up 0.86 percent to14,692.19 while the NASDAQ surged 0.96 percent to 3,264.55. The S&P also rose, gaining 0.71 percent to 1,573.62. ... Read >>

Market IQ

Why has Gold been plummeting?

By Adil Yousuf The price of Gold dropped by more than 10% last week, raising concerns about the yellow metal's credibility as a safe haven. Let's consider the main reasons behind Gold's... Read >>

Emerging Money

Market Update – U.S. dollar higher and emerging market currencies lower

The dollar Index (DXY) ( UUP , quote ) is going higher and emerging market currencies are near the lows for the year, all while European Union rates grind to record lows. Something has... Read >>

Emerging Money

The battle rages on between Apple and Samsung

Do we still need to do this?  Not even close on market share anymore as Samsung pre-announced last week and imputed numbers say they are 30% of the smartphone market vs. Apple's ( AAPL , ... Read >>

Emerging Money

European Union macro falls after weak China results

Last night's macro in a word is terrible.  China PMI and German manufacturing offer no relief for commodities and they are linked. Weaker-than-expected reading in Germany puts all of... Read >>


Chinese & German PMIs Drop in April, Raises Fears of Summer Swoon

New reports overnight showed that the Chinese and German economies continued to weaken in April following disappointing data from March globally. The data raised fears of another summer... Read >>


Benzinga Market Primer: Tuesday, April 23

Futures Lower on Weak Chinese, German Data U.S. equity futures traded lower in pre-market trade following weak data out of China and Germany. However, European shares traded higher on hopes of... Read >>


Market Wrap for April 22: Stocks Rise Moderately to Begin Week

The U.S. stock market rose on Monday to start the week. The lone domestic economic report was existing home sales, which edged down and missed consensus estimates. Investors will primarily be... Read >>


Mid-Afternoon Market Update: Markets Continue to Rise, Copper Slows its Rally

Toward the end of trading Monday, the Dow traded up 0.17 percent to 14,571.86 while the NASDAQ surged 0.92 percent to 3,235.79. The S&P also rose, gaining 0.52 percent to 1,563.65. ... Read >>


Emerging Asia, Japan ETFs And The Correlation Myth

As Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe and Bank of Japan Governor Haruhiko Kuroda have moved to employ an ultra-loose monetary policy that would make even Federal Reserve Chairman Ben Bernanke... Read >>