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Greek 'day of reckoning' shakes stock markets

...than doubled in the last year."People are thinking maybe the party is over in China," said Doug Cote, chief market strategist for Voya Investment Management. "China recognizes that it could be creating a bubble, and now it wants to slow...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2015-04-17/greek-day-reckoning-shakes
Nasdaq 5,000: index passes dot-com milestone after 15 years

...industry sectors of the Standard and Poor's 500 index."Today, it's about the consumer," said David Joy, chief market strategist at Ameriprise Financial. "Consumers appear to be feeling a little bit better."The Standard & Poor's 500 closed...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2015-03-02/nasdaq-5000-index-passes-d
US stocks slump as oil rout continues

...to strengthen."The biggest event next week is clearly going to be the Fed meeting," said James Liu, global market strategist for J.P. Morgan Funds.A bull run for stocks that has lasted for nearly six years has come against a backdrop...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2014-12-12/us-stocks-slump-oil-rout-c
Dow, S&P 500 push further into record territory

...stimulate growth, to stimulate demand, and that always equates to better stock markets," said Quincy Krosby, a market strategist at Prudential Financial.All 10 sectors in the S&P 500 index rose, with materials stocks climbing the most...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2014-11-21/dow-sp-500-push-further-re
QE draws to a close; how well did Fed's stimulus work?

...the Fed moves closer to its first interest rate increase since 2006.Schwab's Sonders notes that economists and market strategists can usually find similar situations in the past and use them to guide projections. But history offers little guidance...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/2014-11-01/qe-draws-close-how-well-did-feds-st
Best to wait until energy stocks hit rock bottom

...looking to buy energy stocks now should expect to hold them for at least two or three years, said James Liu, global market strategist at J.P. Morgan Funds. "Unless you can really commit to that window, I think there's too much volatility in...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2015-01-18/best-wait-until-energy-sto
High dollar dents company earnings

...for the final three months of 2014."It's clearly a drag on corporate profits," said David Kelly, the chief market strategist at J.P. Morgan Funds.A few months ago, Kelly notes, analysts had expected a double-digit annual rise in corporate...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2015-01-16/high-dollar-dents-company-
Dow Jones surges as tech, energy stocks make gains

...currency has plummeted."What we're seeing is a move back to fundamentals," said Karyn Cavanaugh, a senior market strategist at Voya Investment Management. "Earnings continue to be good ... The U.S. economy is continuing to do well...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2014-12-18/dow-jones-surges-tech-ener
US stocks surge to biggest gain of the year as Fed signals no rush to raise interest rates

...weeks."I don't think this is going to end until the Fed's meeting in October," said James Liu, a global market strategist at JPMorgan Funds."The market is in a tug-of-war between the slowdown in international economies and the strong...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2014-10-08/us-stocks-surge-biggest-ga
Janet Yellen says job market shows economy still needs Fed support

...first rate increase but said this view could change if the economic data strengthens.Nicholas Colas, the chief market strategist at the investment firm ConvergEx, said Yellen's speech did nothing to change his expectation that the Fed will...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2014-08-22/janet-yellen-says-job-mark