July Fed Meeting Anticipated
Ahead of the July Federal Reserve meeting comments from FOMC officials are being scrutinized. Market sentiment continues to be swayed by trade war expectations and geopolitics.
Rates and Earnings Take Center Stage
Ahead of the highly anticipated July FOMC meeting, earnings reports are being scrutinized for insight into the impact of US-China trade dispute in the latest quarter.
US Stocks Soar to Record Highs
The Dow Industrials, S&P 500 and Nasdaq Composite Index rallied to end a historic week with new closing highs. Federal Reserve rate cut expectations strengthened on the heels of Powell's testimony.
Fed Commentary Pushes Equities Higher
Testimony by Fed Chair Jerome Powell extended the rally in the U.S. equity averages. As the July FOMC meeting approaches, rate cut expectations propelled the Dow and S&P 500 to close at record highs.
Fed Rate Cut Bets Tempered
All eyes are on the Federal Reserve ahead of Jerome Powell's testimony before the House Financial Services Committee and the Senate. The countdown to the July FOMC meeting continues with aggressive rate cut expectations moderating on the heels of the U.S. jobs report.
U.S. Stocks Retreat on Strong Jobs Report
The broader market pulled back as the U.S. employment report showed strength in confirm payrolls. Ahead of the July FOMC meeting, the spike in NFP tempered expectations for the number of rate cuts on the horizon.
Trade Optimism Fades on Fresh Tariff Risk
Uncertainty surrounding the prospect of a U.S.-China trade deal and a fresh threat of tariffs on Europe kept investors on their toes. The Trump administration proposed placing tariffs on an additional $4 billion of E.U. imports.
Mid-Year Fixed Income Outlook: Don't...
Jan van Eck, CEO of VanEck, provides his fixed income mid-year outlook as we embark on the second half of 2019. He emphasizes the importance of having enough risk in fixed income portfolios and highlights key fundamentals to monitor.
Wall Street Digests Geopolitics and Fed...
U.S. equity markets digested the latest commentary from Fed officials and escalating tensions in the Middle East. Ahead of the Trump-Xi meeting at the G20 Summit, expectations for a trade pact were tempered.
Wall Street Hits Record Highs
U.S. stocks advanced with the Dow Industrials and S&P 500 notched record levels. Global monetary policy expectations boosted equities and pulled bond yields lower.
Grocery Outlet Pops and Retreats
Grocery Outlet (NASDAQ: GO) shares advanced as the discount grocer marked its debut after raising $378 million. Several biotechs also launched with mixed results as they went public.
Fed Reserve Rate Signal Awaited
The Federal Reserve kicked off its June policy meeting with the rate decision widely expected to bring no change in rates. The FOMC statement will be scrutinized for the word "patient" and whether it will be replaced with alternative language.
Jobs Report Stirs Fed Rate Cut Expectations
The Labor Department's jobs report reflected a cool-off in hiring for U.S. nonfarm payrolls in May. The economy also created far fewer jobs in March and April, raising expectations of the Federal Reserve slashing interest rates this year.
Big Tech Under Regulatory Scrutiny
U.S. regulators and politicians are scrutinizing the major technology giants to investigate whether the juggernauts have too much power.
Positive News Could Send the Market Ripping...
Danielle Shay, Director of Options and Trader Specialist at Simpler Trading, discusses global fundamentals and considers signals from the key industry groups and sectors that may indicate the end to the market correction.
CrowdStrike Sets IPO Price
CrowdStrike may soon take the title of tech unicorn with the biggest U.S. IPO for a VC-backed cybersecurity company.
Global Payments Acquires Total System
Global Payments is merging with Total System Services in a $21.5 billion deal. Alibaba is considering a secondary share listing on the Hong Kong Stock Exchange.
UK PM Theresa May Resigns
The GBP advanced and the FTSE 100 held its gains after U.K. Prime Minister Theresa May announced her resignation.
View From the Floor
From the headwinds to the tailwinds that sway market sentiment, the focus is on fundamentals and geopolitics that can create whirlwinds in the investing landscape. This channel features updates from the NYSE and the NASDAQ MarketSite.