Chris Dieterich, Wall Street Journal

Chris Dieterich

Wall Street Journal

New York, NY, United States

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Past articles by Christopher:

Global Stock Surge Mints More Than $9 Trillion in Market Value

Soaring stock prices across the globe added more than $9 trillion in market value to equity markets in 2017, the biggest one-year swell since the financial crisis. → Read More

After Bitcoin Futures, an ETF Could Be Next

The debut of bitcoin futures trading this week is rejuvenating efforts to list the first exchange-traded fund linked to the cryptocurrency. → Read More

A Stock Picker’s Guide to Playing Bitcoin

One analyst put together a bitcoin primer for stock investors, highlighting a dozen ways to play bitcoin and blockchain. → Read More

30 for 30: DJIA Reaches 24000 in Just 30 Days

It took only 30 trading sessions for the 30 stocks in the Dow to reach their latest round-number mark. → Read More

Tech Stocks Crushed As Sector Flirts With Worst Decline of 2017

High-flying tech and internet stock were smacked for stiff losses Wednesday as investors abruptly dumped this year's biggest winners and snatched up out-of-favor ones. → Read More

As Questions Swirl, Facebook’s Record Quarter Isn’t Enough for Investors

Even after a stellar earnings report, investors appear skittish after a forceful response by Facebook executives to beef up security against “bad actors” on its social media platforms → Read More

Cheap, Boring ETFs Rake in the Bulk of New Money

Nearly 75 cents of every new dollar invested in ETFs this year targeted the cheapest funds on the market, a trend that partially highlights investors' urge to mimic major U.S. equity benchmarks that continue to notch all-time highs. → Read More

Tech Stocks Roar Again in Faint Echo of 2000

A swell of enthusiasm for shares of America’s best-known technology and internet companies carried the Nasdaq Composite Index to another record, reminiscent of the rally that crested 17 years ago. → Read More

Traders Gird for Stock Pickers’ Market

Market-implied measures of stock market correlation show that investors foresee corporate fundamentals and only corporate fundamentals driving stock prices in the weeks ahead. → Read More

See Markets React to Debt Deal in 7 Charts

Traders bid up riskier assets and dumped havens including gold after President and congressional leaders agreed to extend the debt limit and fund the government until Dec. 15, twinning the funding measures with aid for victims of Hurricane Harvey. Yields fell on Treasury bills that mature immediately after the beginning-of-October deadline to raise the debt. […] → Read More

Meet the New Member of the Dow: Dow

The newly created DowDuPont is about to become a part of the Dow Jones Industrial Average (no relation). → Read More

Harvey Reduces Chances of Government Shutdown, Goldman Says

Economists at Goldman Sachs Group lowered the odds for government shutdown to 35% from 50%, saying that the need to authorize and implement hurricane disaster relief efforts will make a shutdown less politically tenable. → Read More

Investors Big and Small Ramp Up Gold Bets

That retail and professional investors are now in sync with their bullish bets is sign that the precious metal can continue higher. → Read More

Debt Ceiling ‘Brinksmanship’ Could Test U.S. Top-Notch Credit Rating

Fitch Ratings warned that a failure to raise the U.S. debt limit in a “timely manner” would prompt a review of the U.S. sovereign credit rating, which is currently at AAA -- the highest possible. → Read More

Vanguard Reveals Plans for New, Low-Cost Bond ETF

Fund giant Vanguard Group unveiled plans Tuesday for a total-market corporate bond ETF that would offer the lowest expense ratio on the market. → Read More

Urban Outfitters Leads Retail Stock Rebound

The up-and-down ride for retail stocks continued Wednesday, as a massive gain for heavily shorted Urban Outfitters lifted the sector. → Read More

Rates Shmates: Banks Poised to Boost Buybacks and Dividends

A high correlation between financial stocks and bond yields signifies that investors are obsessively focused with the prevailing macroeconomic environment, seemingly at the expense of the sector's other virtues, like buybacks and dividend payments. → Read More

Dow 22000! Sure, But the Bar is Getting Lower

It took 106 trading sessions for 30-member stock average to muster a 1000-point and cross above 22000. Should the Dow manage to close above the round number, it would be the sixth-fastest milestone-to-milestone trek on record. → Read More

Dow Discord: As DJIA Flirts With 22000, Transports Send an Ominous Signal

With the the Dow industrials poised to ride boffo earnings from Apple Inc. above 22000 on Wednesday, investors ought to also take heed of a worrisome trend developing in the benchmark's cousin, the Dow transports. → Read More

Stock Indexes Push Back Against Dual-Class Listings

Companies with multiple share-class structures, such as Snap Inc., won’t be allowed to join the S&P 500, according to new rules outlined by the operator of the most widely followed market benchmark. → Read More