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February 16, 2016

Week Ahead: Fed Speakers, Price Data Likely to Feature

Stocks finished a volatile trading week under pressure from steep declines in oil, weakness overseas, and market-crushing remarks by U.S. Federal Reserve ...

February 12, 2016

Relief Rally Ahead? Stocks Post Rebound Amid Oil Recovery as Data Eyed

A rebound in oil overnight and stronger-than-expected retail sales helped stocks track a moderately higher open, but the question is whether the market ...

February 11, 2016

Yellen Testimony Deemed Bearish, Sending Stocks Plunging

Stocks moved sharply lower in early action Thursday as investors continue to contemplate guardedly upbeat comments from Federal Reserve Chair ...

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February 10, 2016

Stocks Climb in Anticipation of Yellen Testimony, Stronger European Markets

Stocks are scrambling for modest gains early Wednesday after a rough start to the week. The Street is pulling some juice from a rally in Europe ...

February 9, 2016

Stocks Struggle Amid Global Questions, Interest Rate Rethink

U.S. stocks twitched in volatile trading Tuesday but held up relatively well considering a more than 5% drop for Japan’s Nikkei stock average ...

February 8, 2016

Week Ahead: Disney Earnings, Retail Readout Put Emphasis on Consumer

Stocks wrapped the trading week on wobbly footing as investors digested a decidedly mixed reading on the U.S. job market and a fleeting ...

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February 5, 2016

Is Slower Job Growth Latest Sign of Economic Cracks?

Stocks tipped lower in early action Friday as job report headlines revealed slower hiring but other details, including wages, proved more positive.

February 4, 2016

Repeat Theme? Weaker Dollar, Stronger Oil Propping Up Stocks

Oil was pointing higher for a second session and that was good enough for Wall Street in Thursday’s early action. Add in the presumed benefits for ...

February 3, 2016

Stocks Sway Between Gains and Losses; Eyes on Hiring, Oil’s Drag

U.S. stocks struggled between narrow gains and losses in early action, tracking declines in Asian and European stocks and following a steep drop ...

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February 2, 2016

Oil’s Drag Returns for Stocks; Car Sales and Earnings in Focus

Oil and stocks decoupled for a day, allowing the broad equity averages to close essentially flat to start the week despite another sharp drop in crude prices.

February 1, 2016

Busy Stock Week Ahead: Global Action, Oil Swings, Earnings, Jobs

The U.S. stock market remains tethered to oil but Friday’s action offered another gentle reminder: global stock and economic moves reach U.S. shores quickly.

January 29, 2016

U.S. Looks to Join Global Stock Rally Tickled by Japan Stimulus

The Bank of Japan doesn’t want to wait around for deeper evidence of an economic setback. Policymakers there surprised global markets on Friday with a shift to ...

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January 28, 2016

Struggles and More Volatility for Stocks as Fed Assessed, Oil Improves

U.S. stocks struggled in early action but could find some sector-specific relief as Facebook (FB) and other select stocks find traction following earnings.

January 27, 2016

Add Fed Uncertainty to Stock Market Worry List

Stocks nosed higher then turned choppy, while Treasury yields fell and the dollar weakened after the Federal Reserve conceded that U.S. economic growth ...

January 27, 2016

Slower Apple iPhone Sales Could Set Sour Tone; Fed Wraps Up

U.S. stocks tipped lower early Wednesday as Apple (AAPL) and Boeing (BA) dropped post earnings, oil dipped back under $31 a barrel, and the Fed ...

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January 26, 2016

Stocks Try for Rebound in Step with Oil as Fed, Earnings Also Factor

A recovery session may be in order on Tuesday after fresh losses topping 1% for the leading stock averages leave the S&P 500 (SPX) and the Dow Jones...

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