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It’s hard to imagine a busier week. It includes a slew of key earnings reports, a Fed meeting, and the April employment report on Friday. MCD got things started.
As earnings season rolls on, it appears the economy is firing on all (or at least most) cylinders. But it may not be "full speed ahead" as a few potential headwinds remain.
The market was revving its engine Monday morning, but a caution flag was still flying, keeping stocks from being off to the races.
Momentum from Facebook’s (FB) ...
Companies keep churning out impressive earnings, but the market doesn’t seem to give them much credit. Instead, fear and caution remain the watchwords.
Equities futures were pointing to a higher opening for U.S. stocks Tuesday morning as the 10-year Treasury yield paused close to a level that apparently has concerned ...
A boatload of earnings drop anchor in coming days, and the benchmark 10-year yield is on the verge of hitting 3% for the first time in more than four years.
The positive earnings flow continued Friday as General Electric (GE) and Honeywell (HON) saw their stocks lifted in pre-market trading after reporting results.
U.S. equities futures were slightly lower Thursday morning as the market was a bit directionless, waiting for more news after yesterday’s mixed finish.
Volatility was ...
The big banks are five for five after Morgan Stanley (MS) beat Wall Street’s expectations Wednesday. The Q1 reporting season is off to a strong start.
Investors appear to be focusing on earnings season and letting their worries about Syria and trade recede.
Equity futures are stronger this morning ...
Missiles flashed over the Syrian skies late Friday, but by Monday, it looked like Wall Street had shrugged off the attacks and was ready to move higher.
After strong earnings from three of the biggest banks this morning, the S&P 500 (SPX) finds itself on the cusp of an important price level.
Equity futures were higher Thursday morning as worries about a U.S. missile strike on Syria abated and investors looked forward to what analysts expect to be a bumper Q1 earnings season.
Geopolitics stormed back into the picture early Wednesday, threatening to wipe out Tuesday’s sharp gains as investors fretted about possible U.S missile strikes on Syria.
Equities futures were higher this morning, with investors apparently recouping some of the optimism that had faded toward the close yesterday.
Trade war jitters took the wind out of the sails Friday, and the question heading into the new week is whether this same issue might keep waving a yellow “caution” flag.