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Dow looks set to break 4-day win streak

U.S. stock futures are heading lower on Thursday, as investors digest the latest Federal Reserve minutes and President Donald Trump’s decision to disband a pair of his advisory business panels.

9:00 a.m. Today
These 5 underloved stocks deserve your attention

Look past what’s popular and focus on these hidden gems.

8:08 a.m. Today
Most popular stocks ›
BAC /quotes/zigman/190927/composite 23.98 -0.21 -0.85%
C /quotes/zigman/5065548/composite 67.22 -0.50 -0.73%
MSFT /quotes/zigman/20493/composite 73.22 -0.43 -0.58%
INTC /quotes/zigman/20392/composite 35.50 -0.31 -0.87%
CSCO /quotes/zigman/20039/composite 31.18 -1.16 -3.59%
F /quotes/zigman/264304/composite 10.75 -0.05 -0.46%
WFC /quotes/zigman/239557/composite 52.35 -0.34 -0.65%
JPM /quotes/zigman/272085/composite 91.69 -0.40 -0.43%

SectorWatch »

Why media companies struggle to meet the demand for great storytelling

Avid CEO Louis Hernandez Jr. talks to MarketWatch about the harsh realities of economic change that the media industry faces, as it undergoes digital transformation. video content

7:00 a.m. Today
How AI could make living in cities much less miserable

Here's how artificial intelligence can be used to create the 'smart city' of the future. video content

7:00 a.m. Aug. 15, 2017
Think you would win an argument with a robot? Watch this.

Osaka University and NTT Laboratories recently created the first "discussion dialogue" androids - the only robots that have human-like independent cognitive abilities, as opposed to scripted speech. video content

1:10 p.m. Aug. 11, 2017
Here's the real reason why U.S. health care is so expensive

The U.S. is the largest health-care spender in the world, but that doesn't actually translate into better health outcomes for Americans. Dr. Clay Johnston, Dean of the Dell Medical School at The University of Texas at Austin, explains why. video content

2:07 p.m. Aug. 10, 2017

Mutual Funds »

Buy mutual funds and ETFs that are big on substance, not style

The hotly contested active vs. passive investing debate misses the point.

7:48 p.m. Aug. 10, 2017
Smart investors obsess about risk more than return

Be the type of investor who doesn’t chase the latest, greatest, hottest stock.

5:58 p.m. Aug. 3, 2017
How Venezuela chaos could spark oil rally OPEC has failed to achieve

Political and economic turmoil in Venezuela could fuel a rise in oil prices—something the Organization of the Petroleum Exporting Countries, despite it’s efforts to cut back production, hasn’t been able to do.

6:50 a.m. July 31, 2017
Most popular funds ›
Fidelity Contra /quotes/zigman/226510/realtime 119.00 +0.33 +0.28%
Vanguard 500 Idx /quotes/zigman/245160/realtime 228.48 +0.38 +0.17%
CGM Tr Focus /quotes/zigman/188272/realtime 49.70 -0.02 -0.04%
Dodge Cox Stock /quotes/zigman/224556/realtime 194.28 +0.03 +0.02%
Fairholme /quotes/zigman/265845/realtime 20.15 -0.06 -0.30%
T. Rowe Price Eq Inc /quotes/zigman/240035/realtime 33.34 -0.02 -0.06%
USAA Metals Min /quotes/zigman/244622/realtime 12.94 +0.28 +2.21%

Exchange Traded Funds »

Doctor Says Health Care ETFs Look Healthy

Doctor Says Health Care ETFs Look Healthy

7:29 a.m. Today (Benzinga.com)
Snap and Blue Apron aside, IPO-themed ETF strategies are winning in 2017

Two high-profile initial public offerings this year may have resulted in disappointment for market participants, but the general strategy of putting money into Wall Street’s newest names has performed well in 2017, with a pair of exchange-traded funds dedicated to the idea outperforming the broader market.

4:56 p.m. Aug. 16, 2017
8/17/2017 11:16am
SPDR S&P 500 ETF Trust
-1.13 -0.46%
Exchange traded funds ›
PowerShares QQQ /quotes/zigman/105934/composite 143.03 -1.25 -0.87%
iShares Russell 2000 /quotes/zigman/260873/composite 137.21 -0.23 -0.17%
Financial Sector SPDR /quotes/zigman/246222/composite 24.94 -0.11 -0.42%
Energy Sector SPDR /quotes/zigman/246199/composite 62.66 -0.24 -0.38%
iShares MSCI Em Mkt /quotes/zigman/322623/composite 43.76 -0.10 -0.23%
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Bonds »

Frankly My Dear…: Dow Drops 90 Points as Washington Rifts Grow

Stocks are sliding today as concerns about the President's pro-growth agenda move to the fore.

9 min ago
Wearable Devices Market Will Reach Over $150bn Annually by 2027 Forecasts IDTechEx Research

Wearable Devices Market Will Reach Over $150bn Annually by 2027 Forecasts IDTechEx Research

11 min ago
8/17/2017 11:13am
U.S. 3 Month Treasury Bill
-0.03 -2.47%
Bonds ›
6 mo Treasury /quotes/zigman/15866663/realtime 1.12 -0.02 -1.35%
2 yr Treasury /quotes/zigman/15866656/realtime 1.33 -0.0082 -0.61%
5 yr Treasury /quotes/zigman/15866662/realtime 1.78 +0.0033 +0.19%
10 yr Treasury /quotes/zigman/15866666/realtime 2.22 -0.0018 -0.08%
30 yr Treasury /quotes/zigman/15866668/realtime 2.80 -0.0043 -0.15%

Options »

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Extremely low volatility could lead to a sharp, but short-lived, decline in stocks

Still, a chart of the S&P 500 reveals an undercurrent of bullishness, says Lawrence G. McMillan.

1:42 p.m. July 19, 2017
Who trades options the most? Millennial investors

Millennials are frequently criticized by market experts for the way they invest—or, more accurately, the way they’re not investing—but recent research indicates that at least some young market participants are going about things in a more sophisticated way than they’re typically given credit for.

1:32 p.m. May 24, 2017
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CBOE Volatility Index
+0.99 +8.43%
Options ›
SPX /quotes/zigman/3870025/realtime 2,457.33 -10.78 -0.44%
DJIA /quotes/zigman/627449/realtime 21,943.91 -80.96 -0.37%
COMP /quotes/zigman/12633936/realtime 6,303.38 -41.73 -0.66%
RUT /quotes/zigman/2759624/delayed 1,380.40 -3.13 -0.23%
MID /quotes/zigman/6015543/delayed 1,721.70 -4.13 -0.24%

Currencies »

Dollar holds gain after jobless claims, Philly Fed reports

The U.S. dollar edges higher against most major rivals Thursday, recovering some ground lost as investors weigh the possibility the Federal Reserve won’t raise interest rates again this year.

9:27 a.m. Today
The pound is ‘extremely undervalued’ right now, according to UBS

With the pound falling to a seven-year low against the euro this week, sterling’s “journey south against the euro is probably closer to the end than the beginning,” UBS says.

3:17 a.m. Today
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Japanese Yen
-0.2770 -0.2514%
One U.S. Dollar Buys ›
British Pound /quotes/zigman/16008140/realtime/sampled 1.2887 -0.0004 -0.0310%
Brazilian Real /quotes/zigman/15936989/realtime/sampled 3.1613 +0.0080 +0.2537%

Commodities »

Akzo Nobel, Elliott Make Peace After Protracted Spat

Akzo Nobel reached a truce with Elliott Management giving the activist investor board representation following a monthslong standoff over Elliott’s push to force the Dutch chemicals company into talks over a $28 billion takeover bid.

10 min ago
Commodities ›
Brent Crude /quotes/zigman/18185162/delayed 50.77 +0.50 +0.99%
Heating Oil /quotes/zigman/25024089/delayed 1.57 -0.0012 -0.08%
Natural Gas /quotes/zigman/2306592/delayed 2.94 +0.02 +0.55%
Gold /quotes/zigman/7730417/delayed 1,289.00 +6.10 +0.48%
Silver /quotes/zigman/60158948/delayed 17.02 +0.08 +0.47%
Platinum /quotes/zigman/74312941/delayed 978.30 +3.80 +0.39%
Corn /quotes/zigman/25518705/delayed 364.75 -1.75 -0.48%
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