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July 21, 2016

Markets Looking For Direction As Earnings Parade Keeps Coming

The slow grind higher persists, and today may resemble a carbon copy of early yesterday, with stocks bouncing around as investors look for something to trade on.

July 20, 2016

Markets Advancing; Fear and Greed Index Screaming ‘Extreme Greed.’

The market record ride looks to continue again amid better-than-expected Q2 results. Will today’s earnings parade provide enough dazzle to power new peaks?

July 19, 2016

Where’s the Market Momentum? Stocks Struggle for Direction

In the early going, the three major benchmarks were flagging the flat line in search of direction. Could the better-than-expected housing starts fuel another record day?

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July 18, 2016

Can Bank Earnings Keep Humming? Financial Sector Remains Key In Busy Week

Economic data slows a bit in the coming week, but that’s more than made up for by a heavy earnings docket. The financial earnings season continues in full swing.

July 15, 2016

Strong Bank Earnings, Retail Sales In Focus, But France Attack Darkens Day

U.S. investors have a host of earnings and data to digest on Friday, but Thursday’s terror attack in France casts a shadow on the trading day.

July 14, 2016

Yin and Yang: Strong Earnings From JP Morgan But UK Holds Rates Steady

It may be a yin and yang type of day, as strength in the U.S. financial sector competes for attention with a disappointing development out of the UK.

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July 13, 2016

Can the Markets Do It Again? Major Benchmarks on Track for Fresh Peaks

The Dow Jones Industrials (DJIA) and the S&P 500 (SPX) touched pinnacles never seen before yesterday as energy and materials shares rallied. What’s on tap today?

July 12, 2016

What’s Driving Market Mania? Investors’ Appetites for Risk Appear Voracious

Welcome to the search for yield. Last week's warmly welcomed jobs report and the U.K.'s new prime minister help power benchmarks to record-breaking highs.

July 11, 2016

After Blowout Jobs Report, Can Rally Continue Ahead of Earnings, Key Data?

Friday’s blowout jobs report gave the market some positive momentum heading into a big week. But can the rally continue? Earnings and retail sales data loom large.

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July 8, 2016

Jobs Party! Big Surprise as June Jobs Growth 100,000 Above Consensus

The job market hit a home run in June, with 287,000 jobs created. That’s well above consensus expectations for 175,000 and a sharp turn-around from May.

July 7, 2016

Jobs Watch: Resilient Market Looks Ahead to Key Friday Employment Data

The waiting game is on to see if last month’s shockingly weak jobs number was an anomaly or the start of a trend. On Friday, investors get a look at June job growth.

July 6, 2016

The Brexit Crush: Is this Panic Selling or a Steady Selloff?

Global markets tumble; U.S. follows suit. Bond yields collapse to levels never seen before, the pound plunges, gold advances as investors scurry to safe-haven assets.

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July 5, 2016

No Summer Doldrums This Year: Jobs Report, Earnings Loom After Brexit Volatility

After a long holiday weekend, investors return this coming week in anticipation of a key jobs report and the start of earnings season.

July 1, 2016

Treasury Yields Touch Record Lows as Safety Trade Intact Ahead of July 4

U.S. Treasury bond yields continue to crater, and remain in focus as the three-day holiday weekend approaches. U.S. Treasury bond yields fell to record lows.

June 30, 2016

Brexit Vote In Rear-View Mirror, Markets Seen Quieter After Five Days Of Fireworks

After four of the most volatile days of the year, markets seem calmer Thursday as the July 4 holiday approaches, and trading could remain in a tight range.

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June 29, 2016

Hold on! Dow Opens in Triple Digits, S&P Advances as Brexit Fears Settle

Stocks go up and stocks go down, and this week we’ve seen sharp swings in both directions. What drove Tuesday’s market mania and is it powering markets today?

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