Stocks’ Bumpy Ride Resumes as Bond Jitters Linger: Markets Wrap

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Treasury yields push higher after auction; commodities decline U.S. indexes lose day’s gains after rebounding from rout U.S. stocks remained on unsteady footing as the bout of volatility that’s gripped global financial markets persisted amid signs that the rise in Treasury yields has yet to run its course. Pressure Wednesday came from a weak 10-year… Read more »

Bloomberg Business

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Lu Wang from Bloomberg.com writes about how technology stocks have continued to rise. Michael Ball is quoted, going over the “buying stampede” that has been witnessed in these stock and how that relates historically to other periods of large buying periods (05/15/2017).   Click the image to view the article on the Bloomberg.com.

Bloomberg Business

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Joseph Ciolli writes about stock paralysis eases at a great time for those holding cash. Michael Ball is quoted going over managed money and what happens when the goal is to follow the markets (10/30/2016).   Click the image to view the article on the Bloomberg.com.

Bloomberg Business

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Lu Wang writes about how chaos in the stock market has put live money managers ahead of robot indexers. Michael Ball is quoted going over managed money and what happens when the goal is to follow the markets (9/11/2016).   Click the image to view the article on the Bloomberg.com.

The Wall Street Journal

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Timothy Puko and Tiva Gold from the Wall Street Journal write how the U.S. equity markets have rebounded and quote Michael Ball on the markets and the possibility of an interest rate rise. Wall Street Journal 8/29/2016.   Click the image to view the article on the Wall Street Journal.

Michael Ball quoted on Nikkei.com

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    Michael Ball was quoted on www.nikkei.com speaking about US markets. The article is in Japanese and was posted on 4/20/2016.     NY株ハイライト 立ちはだかる「イエレンの天井」   上値追いに不安も 2016/4/20 7:14 【NQNニューヨーク=岩切清司】19 日の米株式市場でダウ工業株 30 種平均は約9カ月ぶり の高値を付け、2015 年5月 19 日の過去最高値(1万 8312 ドル 39 セント)を視野に入れる。 「米景気は年初の想定ほど悪くない」との見方が米株買いの底流にあるようだ。だが、この日 のダウ平均は下げる場面もあり上昇幅は限られた。投資家は上値追いに自信が持てずにいる。   投資会社ウエザーストーン・キャピタル・マネジメントのマイケル・ボール社長は年初から   3月上旬まで守りの姿勢を貫いていた。金融市場のボラティリティ(変動率)の高まりを米景   気の先行きに対する警戒のシグナルと受け止めた。混乱が一巡した後の米経済指標を注意深く   見ると、市場の描く未来図と実体経済に違いが浮かび上がり始めた。       不況入りという最悪シナリオの回避を確信した3月中旬から、ボール氏は動いた。多くの投   資家が参考指標とするS&P500… Read more »

Financista

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Vinicius Andrade writes about the current week (March 28th) and all of the information that is coming out this week to investors including Janet Yellen’s speach as well as unemployment numbers. Open in Google Chrome to have the page automatically translated to English. Click the image to view the article on the www.financista.com.br  3-28-2016

Bloomberg Business

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Lu Wang writes about the current pause in the bull market run and how the S&P 500 has gone 10 months without a new market high. Michael Ball is quoted going over the current market environment.   Click the image to view the article on the Bloomberg.com.

The Wall Street Journal

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Mike Cherney and Sam Goldfarb write why junk bonds have had such a comeback after starting the year negative and quotes Michael Ball about the their rise. Wall Street Journal 3/7/2016.   Click the image to view the article on the Wall Street Journal.

Yahoo Finance

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Ann Shields from Market Realist writes about why 2016 has been a challenging year in Cyber Security and quotes Michael Ball about the challenges. Yahoo Finance/ Market Realist on February 22nd, 2016.   Click the image to view the article on Yahoo Finance.