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After stocks rallied yesterday on news that the potential trade war between the U.S. and China was being put on hold, the positive news flow continued.
This week could help set the tone for the next several. Geopolitical events like U.S. trade relations with China are starting to dominate the conversation.
The market has been tough on companies that didn’t quite meet expectations this earnings season, and Friday provided further examples.
Wal-Mart (WMT) reported solid results, highlighted by its e-commerce business. But rising 10-year Treasury yields appear to be causing more concern for investors.
Investors appeared to be searching for direction Wednesday after yesterday’s selloff amid strong earnings from Macy’s (M) and mixed housing data.
It appears Wall Street may have trouble hanging on to a string of gains as a big home improvement retailer reported mixed earnings and trade worries seemed to flare up.
Wall Street goes shopping this week, starting with retail sales data tomorrow and then moving along to earnings reports from some of the major department srores.
Today we’ll see if the market can roll a “lucky” seven as the Dow Jones Industrial Average ($DJI) enters Friday up six sessions in a row.
Oil fuels a lot of things. On Wednesday, it helped to fuel a move higher in stocks, with that momentum spilling over into the pre-market this morning ahead of news of ...
Inflation apparently took a breather last month, possibly helping set up Wall Street for more strength Wednesday. Watch financials and energy to see if strength continues.
Geopolitical concerns once again appear in the forefront for investors as President Trump is set to announce his decision on whether to reimpose sanctions on Iran.
As the new week dawns, the question is whether stocks can build on a pretty impressive turnaround rally that began late Thursday and carried into Friday.
Jobs growth seems to be leveling off a little after many months of feverish gains. Employment rose 164,000 in April and wage growth remained relatively low.
Investors seem to be nervous, unsure what to take away from the Fed statement and not bullish enough to push the market strongly higher despite strong earnings.
Inflation is closer to the Fed’s long-term target but seems to be under control, the Fed said as it kept its target rate unchanged between 1.5% and 1.75%.
Investors are digestingTuesday afternoon’s Apple (AAPL) earnings report as they await the Fed meeting conclusion later today. No rate change is expected.