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Fed Chair Janet Yellen and others are share their thoughts Friday, meaning we may enter the weekend with a better sense of the Fed’s position on rate hikes.
For the moment, it looks like a mixed open, with little in the way of catalysts other than continued chatter about a possible March rate hike.
Stock futures signaled a much higher open Wednesday after the President’s speech, even as odds for a March rate hike climbed significantly.
Maybe President Trump might be able to nudge the markets in one direction or another after he rolls out plans on taxes, health care and deregulation tonight.
Markets open marginally lower, threatening halt to record-highs rally, ahead of at least two important speeches this week from President Trump and Fed Chair Yellen
Steep losses overseas and policy caution may put the Dow Jones Industrial Average’s ($DJI) 10-day streak of record highs in peril.
Many market participants seem focused on Fed minutes. But to get a picture of the economy, it may make more sense to look at an earnings report.
After hitting fresh highs again yesterday, the three major benchmarks are barely budging in the early going. Insight into Fed thinking on interest rates might jolt them.
If upward trajectory holds throughout the day, it will mark eight of nine days to the upside and four straight weeks. Stay tuned.
The streak of five record closes for the Nasdaq and S&P 500 (SPX) is over, but the market appears to remain resilient amid hopes for business-friendly tax policy.
Expectations for a rate hike appear to be getting closer, judging by action in Fed funds futures. Stock prices pulled back in pre-market trading Thursday.
How ironic that on the very day Fed Chair Yellen sounded about as hawkish as she ever has in a meeting with Congress, all the major indices rang up new record highs.
The “Trump jump” continues, with all major indices setting new record highs Monday. Today's highlight is Fed Chair Janet Yellen's testimony to Congress.
The main bulk of earnings are in the rear view mirror, but there’s plenty of excitement this week, including key data and a visit to Capitol Hill by Fed Chair Janet Yellen.
President Trump’s promise of a “phenomenal” tax policy announcement in the next two to three weeks appears to have put the markets into party mode.
Both CocaCola (KO) and Twitter (TWTR) posted quarterly results today, and despite TWTR weakness, stock futures point to another possible test of recent highs.