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Anyone nostalgic about trips downtown to go shopping with their families is likely to appreciate Thursday’s full menu of department store earnings.
It’s the dog days of summer. Volatility is low. Oil prices are under pressure. Earnings are just about over. But the resilient stock market keeps posting highs.
Markets have been stuck in 2% trading range for more than two weeks now. Why? Traders are taking in those last days of summer before the kids head back to school.
What’s the next act after Friday’s July jobs report blew away expectations and lifted stocks to new highs? Retail sales for one, and several other reports are also on tap.
The U.S. is still creating jobs in a big way, according to Friday’s July Non-farm Payrolls report. Can the data help light a fire under a sluggish stock market?
With earnings season waning, the market may get a new catalyst from the Bank of England, which cut rates Thursday for the first time since 2009.
Broad-base pullback in global markets sees ties to oil price slump. Are the markets again dependent on the ebbs and flows of oil prices?
Crude oil dips below $40 a barrel as supply far outweighs demand; investors worry about European, Japanese markets. Good news? Consumers are still spending.
Investors still digesting Friday’s surprisingly sluggish Q2 gross domestic product (GDP) data face another critical week, highlighted by the July employment report.
It’s a busy day to end a busy week on Wall Street, and it’s starting with a thud. Today’s first government estimate of Q2 GDP came in way below expectations.
Social media outdid bricks and mortar, at least in the latest 24 hours of earnings season. Facebook earnings got a big "like," but Ford, ConocoPhillips disappointed.
Markets reaction is predictive too as benchmarks climb but don't budge much off the flat lines ahead of session's close.
Traders appear to be mostly standing still in the early going as they usually do ahead of the closely watched interest-rate outcome from the Fed. What's the tone?
Traders took on a guarded tone ahead of the Federal Reserve meeting, a flood of earnings reports, and a packed week of economic reports. Why jump in so soon?
The recipe for this coming week? A stew of earnings, peppered with data and a Fed meeting. Also ahead: A first look at estimated Q2 gross domestic product (GDP).
After weeks of jubilation, stocks appear ready to extend their rally Friday as positive news from the earnings front keep rolling in. The strength comes despite weak oil.