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The markets edged higher in the early going, riding off yesterday’s upward momentum amid higher oil prices. Can it hold throughout the day?
Markets react favorably to Fed Chair Yellen's slightly hawkish comments about interest-rate hike; S&P 500 flirts with all-time high and Dow pushes toward 18,000
Does Friday’s disappointing May jobs report dramatically change the U.S. economic outlook? And how will it shape the Fed’s strategy going forward?
Talk about a letdown.
Friday’s monthly jobs report was a big whiff, raising questions about the health of the economy and the odds of a summer interest rate hike.
One day before the U.S. May jobs report, attention turned overseas Thursday as Europe held rates steady and OPEC officials debated a possible output ceiling.
In data-packed day, any piece of economic news like the ISM index, auto sales and, later on, the Federal Reserve’s Beige Book, may sharply turn market sentiment.
Fed Chair Janet Yellen capped off Friday with remarks echoing what investors have heard from other Fed officials recently: A near-term rate hike may be in order.
The long weekend beckons, but before it starts there’s updated U.S. growth data, a Janet Yellen speech, and disappointing economic news from China to ponder.
Looming data and a speech by Fed Chair Janet Yellen scheduled for Friday loom large as the markets open. Could investors take some money off the table later?
The three major benchmarks vaulted to their largest daily gains in three months, with financial and technology stocks leading the way. But we've been here before.
Where’s the oomph? Investors appear to be in a wait-and-see mode as talk of an interest-rate hike in June gains ground ahead of the long Memorial Day weekend.
How the tables have turned. Just weeks ago, Fed-funds futures showed little chance of a June rate hike. But after hawkish Fed speeches last week, that's changed.
The last few Fridays haven’t been kind to the Street, with the market closing lower three weeks in a row. Will today be a different story?
After so many brick-and-mortar retailers disappointed with weak first-quarter results, Wal-Mart (WMT) easily surpassed estimates. Still, Fed policy is the focus.
Major benchmarks trend lower as investors worry that the closely watched minutes of the Federal Open Market Committee’s last meeting will lean toward June hike
Stocks wandered into negative territory in early trading Tuesday, giving back some of yesterday’s gains. Was Monday’s rally an anomaly?