I am currently editor of Reuters U.S. Markets; former writer of WSJ's MarketBeat Blog, author of Never Buy Another Stock Again.

What's Behind the Global Market Selloff?

www1.realclearmarkets.com — Global stock markets are on their shakiest footing in years. Investors are fleeing stocks and running to safe-havens like bonds and gold, driven by concerns about economic growth and the...

Timing the Rebound

blogs.reuters.com — It would be nice to go into a day with futures higher and feel like there was a reason for some optimism, but we've seen this movie before, and the market ends up dying at the end. Essentially, equities ended with yet another day Thursday that looked to be a bloodbath going in and turned into something less than that.

What's behind the global stock market selloff?

reuters.com — NEW YORK Global stock markets are on their shakiest footing in years. Investors are fleeing stocks and running to safe-havens like bonds and gold, driven by concerns about economic growth and the effectiveness of central banks' policies. At the same time, tumbling energy prices are upending the economies of oil-producing countries, further slicing into global economic growth.
Feb 13, 2016

With a decline of 18% so far this year, S&P 500 financials are by far the worst performing sector. reuters.com/article/idUSKC…

Feb 13, 2016

"Investors whose livelihood revolves around oil and gas and commodities are liquidating because they need the cash." reuters.com/article/idUSKC…

Feb 13, 2016

Spread between two- and 10-year US Treasury notes slips to 0.95 percentage point, smallest gap since December 2007 reuters.com/article/idUSKC…

What's behind the global stock market selloff?

finance.yahoo.com — Global stock markets are on their shakiest footing in years. Investors are fleeing stocks and running to safe-havens like bonds and gold, driven by concerns about economic growth and the effectiveness of central banks' policies. At the same time, tumbling energy prices are upending the economies of oil-producing countries, further slicing into global economic growth.

What's behind the global stock market selloff?

reuters.com — NEW YORK Global stock markets are on their shakiest footing in years. Investors are fleeing stocks and running to safe-havens like bonds and gold, driven by concerns about economic growth the effectiveness of central banks' policies. At the same time, tumbling energy prices are upending the economies of oil-producing countries, further slicing into global economic growth.
Feb 11, 2016

RT @ReutersBiz: What's behind the global stock market selloff? @davidgaffen & @dkrandall explain: reut.rs/1PFW9iX https://t.co/6ZVz…

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What's behind the global stock market selloff?

finance.yahoo.com — Global stock markets are on their shakiest footing in years. Investors are fleeing stocks and running to safe-havens like bonds and gold, driven by concerns about economic growth the effectiveness of central banks' policies. At the same time, tumbling energy prices are upending the economies of oil-producing countries, further slicing into global economic growth.

The Negative Interest Rate Policy phase

blogs.reuters.com — We are in for another big selloff today if the decline in U.S. stock futures is any kind of sign here. Banks continue to struggle, which has been the common theme since the Bank of Japan decided to go into a negative interest rate regime at the end of January.
Feb 11, 2016

MORNING BID - The Negative Interest Rate Policy phase reut.rs/1Sjbbkq

Viacom's past share buyback binge leaves investors hungry

reuters.com — In a conference call after the company's disappointing results on Tuesday, Viacom Inc (VIAB.O) Chief Executive Philippe Dauman, among other things, said he was "focused on getting Viacom's stock price back" to levels it had been "just a short time ago." He has his work cut out for him.
Feb 10, 2016

Viacom's past share buyback binge leaves investors hungry reut.rs/1TSZ797 via Reuters

Viacom's past share buyback binge leaves investors hungry

businessinsider.com — By David Gaffen (Reuters) - In a conference call after the company's disappointing results on Tuesday, Viacom Inc Chief Executive Philippe Dauman, among other things, said he was "focused on getting Viacom's stock price back" to levels it had been "just a short time ago." He has his work cut out for him.

Viacom's past share buyback binge leaves investors hungry

finance.yahoo.com — Shares of Viacom are down 64 percent from their peak in July 2014, a period when it was heavily repurchasing its shares. Buybacks have been criticized as a poor use of funds, particularly as many companies tend to increase their purchases as their stock price is rising, as Viacom did in this case.
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Feb 12, 2016

@morningmoneyben how is that statement hard to understand? When bulk of media property is owned by a handful of properties?

Feb 11, 2016

@greg_ip they were good for one day when BOJ announced them. We've been selling ever since.

Feb 11, 2016

@MylesUdland congrats on the new position! Now fix everything, thanks.


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