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Stock Market Crash

China, the Stock Market Crash, Scott Walker, and the Wonders of Economic Freedom (A Satire)

Tim Koechlin | Posted 08.28.2015 | Politics
Tim Koechlin

Chinese-style "manipulation" is clearly a disaster. While it has generated 35 years of stunning economic growth, it has also forced rich people around the world to endure a week-long, anxiety-provoking drop in stock prices!

China's Market Crash Means Chinese Supergrowth Could Have Only 5 More Years to Run

Brad DeLong | Posted 08.28.2015 | World
Brad DeLong

Markets do fluctuate, but the crash of Shanghai means China will soon need a new development model. And there seems to be no secret Chinese institutional or developmental sauce. China will -- unfortunately -- likely become another corrupt middle-income country in the middle-income relative development trap.

The Amazing Harbinger of the Dow's 531-Point Slide, August 21, 2015

Timothy J. Barnett | Posted 08.26.2015 | Business
Timothy J. Barnett

How could a stunning one-day decline in a 2,000 point index be projected within 2 points of the 1971.89 close? How could the Dow's ninth largest point decline ever, and largest point decline since August 8, 2011, be projected within one percent?

Why You Shouldn't Sell Stock During A Market Panic

The Huffington Post | Shane Ferro | Posted 08.25.2015 | Business

If you are a retail investor with money in the stock market, you probably lost a lot of money in the last couple of days (on paper, at least...

Blaming China Is Not the Answer

Daniel Wagner | Posted 08.25.2015 | Business
Daniel Wagner

Global investors and lenders have learned relatively little since 2008, creating more bubbles, ignoring more warning signs, and, until recently, continuing to party like it's 1999. The chickens are coming home to roost.

Pat Robertson Blames Market Crash On Planned Parenthood

The Huffington Post | Lydia Oconnor | Posted 08.24.2015 | Media

Never mind China’s stock market crash. Televangelist Pat Robertson proclaimed Monday that the massive Dow drop is actually divine...

Should You Prepare for the Next Bear Market?

David A. Dedman | Posted 08.20.2015 | Business
David A. Dedman

There are probably plenty of reasons to start preparing for trouble. Far be it for me to tell you to not be a doomsday prepper. Between the Federal Reserve, China and bonds, what's a poor investor to do?

The Next Economic Recession Will Take On...

John A. Tures | Posted 06.02.2015 | Business
John A. Tures

Using data on economic recessions, I take a look at how long growth periods have been after recessions, and to see when the latest economic boom will likely come to an end. You're probably thinking "Economic boom? When did that take place?"

Here's Why Investors Are Now Facing Another 'Lost Decade' in The Stock Market

Jesse Felder | Posted 03.29.2015 | Business
Jesse Felder

At best, equity returns over the coming decade will simply reflect earnings growth, assuming valuations can remain elevated. Historically, this has averaged about 3.8 percent over time.

What's Your Plan if the Market Falls?

David A. Dedman | Posted 12.23.2014 | Money
David A. Dedman

If you've been investing for any length of time then you've experienced a market correction much like the one we are in now. But I'm not talking about a mere 10 percent correction. I'm talking about a drop like we saw in 2008 and 2009. Do you have a plan?

4 Year-end Portfolio Moves

David A. Dedman | Posted 12.21.2014 | Money
David A. Dedman

October is month when leaves are changing color, there's a nip in the air signaling the beginning of fall, and of course... stock market corrections!

Facing the 7 Biggest Money Fears This Halloween, Part 2

David A. Dedman | Posted 12.16.2014 | Money
David A. Dedman

First, make sure you have all the information you need to make a good decision. Second, don't make a quick decision about money. Finally, like I said before, make decisions that you would feel comfortable making for your own money.

Dow Has Its Worst Day In Years Amid Global Market Freakout

The Huffington Post | Mark Gongloff | Posted 12.15.2014 | Business

October is a month known for market panics, including the crashes of 1929 and 1987.

Is It Time for a Correction?

David A. Dedman | Posted 10.14.2014 | Money
David A. Dedman

I read that it has been over 1,042 days since we corrected 10 percent or more. Holy crap! That's three years!

Avoid the Freak Out!

David A. Dedman | Posted 06.15.2014 | Money
David A. Dedman

Remember, market corrections are a part of investing, like it or not. Stick with your plan.

Flash Boys Puts a Flashlight on Dark, Predatory HFT Trading

Dennis M. Kelleher | Posted 06.03.2014 | Business
Dennis M. Kelleher

The industry counters by denying these facts and boldly claiming that they provide liquidity and lower costs, but it has been demonstrated that HFT is more often a liquidity taker than a liquidity provider and, if anything, raises the costs of trading.

Eerie 1929 Chart Is Scaring Wall Street

Chris Wang | Posted 04.16.2014 | Business
Chris Wang

Last December, a chart began circulating among Wall Street trading desks that drew parallels between 1929 and today. This chart is obviously frightening as the market fell over 40 percent in one month back in 1929. So should you sell everything?

Is the Market Oversold?

David Bergstein | Posted 04.15.2014 | Business
David Bergstein

The NASDAQ, DOW Jones and S&P 500 are all experiencing record highs. But does this mean that the market is oversold and we should expect declines? Not necessarily.

Is the Stock Market Going to Kill You?

Chris Wang | Posted 03.30.2014 | Money
Chris Wang

When people talk about the keys to good health, they always talk about balancing mind, body and spirit. However I believe they are missing the key ingredient of financial health. Health and wealth are interconnected and if any of the pillars of health are disturbed, it can cause sickness and even death.

The Key Lesson From The Crash Of 1929 That Still Rings True Today

The Huffington Post | Posted 10.30.2013 | Business

Tuesday marks the 84th anniversary of the stock market crash of 1929, also known as Black Tuesday. Despite the many decades that have passed, one ...

GOP Financial Terrorism Must End, Shutdown Must End, Social Security and Medicare Must NOT Be Cut

Brent Budowsky | Posted 12.10.2013 | Politics
Brent Budowsky

The latest offer from those I have called Banana Republicans would keep the government shut down and threaten again to default the nation and crash wo...

The Carbon Bubble

Aiko Stevenson | Posted 06.22.2013 | Business
Aiko Stevenson

Five years after the Great Recession wiped trillions of dollars off global stock markets, the world is facing another economic risk from the fossil fuel industry.

Jason Linkins

Fiscal Cliff Primer: Should We Be Worried About A Market Crash?

HuffingtonPost.com | Jason Linkins | Posted 12.04.2012 | Politics

No.* *We explain in the video above. Previously on The Huffington Post: CNBC Pretty Sure That Brief Appearance From Raul Grijalva Devastated The...

Why Investors Still Fear Stocks

Reuters | Posted 05.13.2012 | Money

By Chris Taylor March 13 (Reuters) - By all accounts, investors have enjoyed a terrific start to 2012. Stocks had thei...

This May Have Wrecked Your Mutual Fund In 2011

AP | By MARK JEWELL | Posted 03.12.2012 | Money

BOSTON -- Managers of stock mutual funds had an unusually tough time beating the market last year, with fewer than one in five achieving that goal, a ...