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November 17, 2015

Stocks May Find Traction in Wal-Mart Report, Inflation Data

Stocks are positioning for a stronger start Tuesday as Wall Street looks to slap together back-to-back gains after tough trading last week.

November 16, 2015

Stock Week Ahead: Volatility Potentially Flares as Fed Agenda in Question

U.S. stocks fell Friday, snapping a broad-market streak at six weekly wins. Stocks felt the tug from weak energy prices and revived nerves centered on ...

November 13, 2015

Freaky Friday for Stocks as Street Digests Soggy Data, Questions Fed

Broad stock averages headed lower Friday and put a streak of weekly wins in jeopardy. Is the bad luck of Friday the 13th at work? Probably not. This lower ...

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November 12, 2015

Stocks Back in Defensive Mode as Many Fed Members Take the Mike

It’s a tale of two banks. Bank one is the U.S. Federal Reserve and what many believe is an inclination there to raise interest rates sooner versus later.

November 11, 2015

Stock Sellers Take a Break as Fed Fears Cool Off

Broad stock averages are positioning for back to back gains on Wednesday after Tuesday’s late-session spring higher broke what had been a string of four declines...

November 10, 2015

S&P 500 Tracking Fifth Straight Drop as Fed Jitters Return

The S&P 500 (SPX) tips lower in early action, leaving the broad index on track for a fifth straight drop as worries for a potential interest rate overshoot brew again.

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November 9, 2015

Stock Week Ahead: Handicapping the Pace of Fed Moves is Back in Play

The S&P 500 (SPX) logged a sixth straight weekly gain even after a challenging Friday—a streak that most analysts think could have some backbone.

November 6, 2015

Stocks’ Weekly Gains Streak Looks to Get Lift From Strong Hiring

Stocks tilt higher and Treasury yields rise (moving the opposite of falling bond prices) after the latest labor market check-in shows the U.S. economy ...

November 5, 2015

S&P 500 Up on the Week But Continues its Churn Near 2100

Stocks are tipping higher in early action, with broader indexes finding traction on the back of mostly encouraging earnings news outside of the energy sector.

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November 4, 2015

Can Full Fed Docket, Job Market Clues Fuel Stock Win Streak?

Stocks bend higher in early action Wednesday, setting up the major averages for what could be a third straight day for gains, and so far largely untouched by ...

November 3, 2015

Solid November Start May Be Up for a Breather Amid Earnings, Deal News

Stocks started November by continuing October’s charge, but action turned choppy early Tuesday. The pause follows the Dow industrials’ ($DJI) move ..

November 2, 2015

Stock Week Ahead: Will Jobs Data Score Points for Fed Hawks?

Can November echo the stock market’s chart-busting October? It was the best single-month performance for broad averages in four years ...

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October 30, 2015

Few Boos Here—Stock Market Logging Best Month in Years

Small stock gains may be in order for Friday but that’s a headline buried by the fact the broader stock market is on track for its biggest monthly percentage gain ...

October 29, 2015

Is the Economy Just Hot Enough to Trigger a Dec. Rate Hike?

Stocks tip lower as Wall Street continues to chew over a strong signal from the Federal Reserve that a December interest rate hike is on the table.

October 28, 2015

Fed Reaction: No Action Today But December Hike Could Happen

As expected, the Federal Reserve took no action on interest rates Wednesday, delaying what will be the first rate hike since 2006 for at least another ...

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October 28, 2015

Fed Watch: Are Hawks and Doves Growing Further Apart?

With the Fed clock ticking, the stock market is tilting higher, snapping two days of declines, after a flurry of mostly upbeat earnings news ...

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