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With OPEC’s production agreement out of the way, the deck is cleared for Friday’s jobs report, one of the last major economic highlights before the Fed meeting.
Oil hit a gusher early Wednesday on hopes for an OPEC deal, and stocks, especially the energy sector, appeared set to follow suit.
Tumbling crude oil prices and a pause in the dollar rally came into focus early Tuesday, and both factors remain strong influences on the broader market.
With Thanksgiving feasts and “Black Friday” out of the way for another year, investors face another data-packed week, highlighted by employment on Friday.
Stocks again seemed poised for new record highs early Friday as the holiday shopping season began in earnest.
With markets closed Thursday for Thanksgiving and a shortened trading day scheduled for Friday, a lot of people could be headed for the exits early today.
The incredible stock market run to all-time highs continues, fueled in part by rising oil prices. Can the current strength develop into a so-called “Santa Claus” rally?
It's a short, holiday week, but there’s still going to be some economic data, as well as Fed minutes, to keep things simmering ahead of those Thanksgiving feasts.
A frenzied week is nearly over, leaving investors with a major question as the weekend approaches: Can stocks set a new record high today?
There’s excitement and intrigue today as investors digest the latest economic prognosis from Fed Chair Janet Yellen, along with Wal-Mart earnings and CPI.
Oil prices slumped early Wednesday, and the stock market followed suit. Meanwhile, a Fed interest rate hike next month appears more likely than ever.
Can the election-related rally continue? Strong retail sales, rising oil prices, and better-than-expected Home Depot earnings provided early support.
After an historic week on Wall Street, there may not be much time to rest as the new week begins. There could be more excitement as election buzz lingers.
After a big week for stocks, profit taking could be the theme of Friday’s session as investors start unwinding some positions ahead of the weekend.
The incredible post-election rally that began yesterday and continues today is the opposite of what most investors expected, and it's all about economic optimism.
Stock markets fell overnight after Trump won the presidential election. However, by early in the day, most markets had recovered a great deal of their losses.