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Investors appear to be switching gears from complacency to uncertainty amid jitters caused by NK's bold move and ongoing havoc Tropical Storm Harvey is wreaking.
Fed Chair Janet Yellen usually delivers when investors expect her to address monetary policy and the economy. But she didn't Friday, so data could tell tale.
Hurricane Harvey is blowing toward the Gulf Coast, but the market’s collective attention rests thousands of miles away. Yellen speaks today at Jackson Hole.
As the sun rises over Wall Street, investors look west toward the Rocky Mountains in hopes of a catalyst that might help wake the sleepy markets. Yellen speaks Friday.
The countdown to Jackson Hole is on after one of the market’s biggest rallies of the year. Low volume continues to be the story in these dog days of summer.
Earnings season is in its endgame, leaving market-moving stimulus behind with little ahead beyond Jackson Hole symposium and durable goods report later this week.
Last year when Fed Chair Janet Yellen addressed investors from Jackson Hole, markets were finishing a dull, placid summer. How things have changed.
The safety trade is back in town after yesterday’s earnings-driven sell-off, with gold, bonds and the VIX all on the upswing.
Shoppers flocked to the nation’s biggest retailer last quarter, but it might not be enough to satisfy the market. Fed minutes are still being assessed.
Fed minutes and Target (TGT) results step into the spotlight today as the market continues to ease back on the so-called “fear trade” after last week’s volatile action.
As quickly as it surfaced, the so-called “fear trade” appears to be receding into the murky depths as tensions over North Korea fade.
A stormy week is over, but the new week promises excitement with the fast moving Korea situation and some major retail earnings likely to remain on front pages.
Fear awoke and once again stalks the markets as tension sizzles between the U.S. and North Korea. We're seeing some flight-to-safety type trade.
Attention shoppers: Big retailers report today. These closely watched earnings compete for investor attention as the U.S./North Korea standoff casts a shadow.
Geopolitics splashed cold water on the markets as tensions grew between North Korea and the United States. The 9-day streak of record DJIA closes is over.
Like a train rolling uphill, the Dow Jones Industrial Average ($DJI) keeps moving steadily higher, even if the gains haven’t been very steep lately.