Trade uncertainty darkens U.S. small caps outlook By Reuters

© Reuters. Traders work on the floor at the NYSE in New York By Sinéad Carew NEW YORK (Reuters) – Shares of smaller publicly listed U.S. companies have fallen more on recent U.S.-China trade tensions than larger corporations and could face an even rougher road as the year wears on unless the prospects for economic growth improve. Wall Street has been forecasting a return to growth for the S&P 600 index of small cap stocks in the second half of 2019, but an intensifying trade battle between the world’s two…

The Gold ETF Held Key Level, Commodities Near ‘Golden Cross’ As Dollar Peaks

The Gold ETF Held Key Level, Commodities Near 'Golden Cross' As Dollar Peaks

Here are the daily charts for the gold, commodities and the dollar ETFs. The gold ETF tracks the spot price of gold and is said to be backed by gold bars in vaults in London. SPDR Gold Trust ETF (NYSEARCA:GLD) Courtesy of Refinitiv XENITH The gold ETF ($120.65 on May 17) is down just 0.5% so far in 2019 and is 8.6% above its Aug. 15 low of $111.06. GLD is trading between its 200-day simple moving average at $118.64 and its 50-day simple moving average at $121.97. The weekly…

Top 4 Companies Owned by Google

Google has expanded far beyond its original claim to fame as a search engine. The company, founded in 1998 by Sergey Brin and Larry Page, went public in August 2004. In 2015 the company organized all of its businesses under the name Alphabet, Inc. In its financial reports, Alphabet breaks down its results in two categories: Google and “Other Bets.” Google is the only reportable segment of the two since the Other Bets do not meet the quantitative threshold for reporting, according to the company. Alphabet owns more than 200…

Saudi Arabia stocks lower at close of trade; Tadawul All Share down 1.12% By Investing.com

© Reuters. Saudi Arabia stocks lower at close of trade; Tadawul All Share down 1.12% Investing.com – Saudi Arabia stocks were lower after the close on Sunday, as losses in the , and sectors led shares lower. At the close in Saudi Arabia, the declined 1.12%. The best performers of the session on the were Saudi Arabian Amiantit Co. (SE:), which rose 9.94% or 0.53 points to trade at 5.86 at the close. Meanwhile, Al Sorayai Trading&Industrial Group (SE:) added 6.92% or 0.66 points to end at 10.20 and Anaam…

IGV Is Crushing The Market – iShares Expanded Tech-Software Sector ETF (NYSE:IGV)

Andres Cardenal, CFA

They call it the stock market, but it’s actually a market of stocks. While the broad indexes have been struggling in recent months, the software sector remains in a strong bull market. As a reference, the iShares Expanded Tech-Software Sector ETF (IGV) has gained over 20% in the past year, while the SPDR S&P 500 ETF (SPY) is up by a far more modest 7% in the same period. Past performance does not guarantee future returns, but the software sector offers exposure to many high-growth companies with attractive fundamentals, and…