Why geopolitical events are not a good reason to buy gold

2020-01-06

Gold’s haven appeal amid mounting U.S.-Iran tensions and uncertainty in the Middle East could turn sour following the precious metal’s recent price rally to near seven year highs. “The geopolitical instability is adding fuel to the fire,” said Maria Smirnova, senior portfolio manager at Sprott Asset Management, following a sharpRead More →

Tesla stock ‘bull case’ is $500 at Morgan Stanley

2019-12-06

The best-case scenario for Tesla Inc. stock is zooming to $500, an upside of nearly 50% thanks to the Silicon Valley car maker’s Cybertruck and the progress of its China factory. That’s from analysts at Morgan Stanley, led by Adam Jonas, in upping their “bull case” on Tesla TSLA, +2.03%Read More →

Here’s the right way to trade ETFs

2019-10-24

iStockPhoto You don’t have to be this guy. Just one simple trading tactic can help you buy and sell ETFs. What’s the best way to trade an ETF? That’s not a question about growth versus momentum stocks or the best fund manager. There are a few distinct methods for buyingRead More →

European airlines skid after Air France-KLM warning

2019-09-09

Shares of Air France-KLM on Monday nosedived on a warning over bookings, and other airlines weakened, in mostly listless European stock markets on Monday. Air France-KLM shares AF, -8.13%  plunged 9% as the airline said “close-in bookings in the peak travel period are weaker than foreseen in view of softeningRead More →

London Stock Exchange suffers worst outage in 8 years

2019-08-16

Getty Images People walk past the logo of the London Stock Exchange A fault at the London Stock Exchange prevented blue-chip British companies from trading on Friday for over an hour, the longest such outage in 8 years. What was called a “technical software issue” kept FTSE 100 UKX, +0.47%Read More →