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Could Friday’s strong retail sales report, along with numerous data this coming week and rising Q2 GDP estimates, help revive a sluggish market?
Upbeat government report on April sales stemmed early losses. Is it the first sign that consumers have not taken their toys and gone home?
The market’s seesaw week continued Thursday, with major stock indices climbing slightly after Wednesday’s sharp losses.
Will Walt Disney (DIS) and its famous mouse prevent the market from building on Tuesday’s gains? Exuberance that lifted stocks to two-week highs is threatened.
Market activity appears to show some signs of strength with most arrows pointing upward, but there’s little conviction given the pullback from solid gains earlier.
With most of the big earnings and the April jobs report now behind, two key data reports dominate the coming week: Retail sales and the Producer Price Index (PPI).
The markets turned deeper to the downside early Friday after the government's all-important employment numbers revealed that nonfarm job growth is slowing.
Higher oil prices got a lift from wildfires impacting oil production in Canada to ignite the markets after three days of trading to the downside.
“Sell in May and go away” advocates getting out of equity markets now to sidestep May-October seasonal volatility. Will the adage prove itself out this year?
China continues to haunt markets, as disappointing manufacturing data from the Asian giant tripped up U.S. and European stocks early Tuesday.
After two feverish weeks of earnings reports and a couple of central bank meetings, key data this coming Friday may give an even better picture of the economy.
With the bulk of earnings season fading in the rear-view mirror, interest rate policy is back on the front burner Friday and uncertainty is the key word.
U.S. markets appeared caught in some cross currents early Thursday, with the Bank of Japan’s interest rate policy competing with a slew of earnings for attention.
A nasty after-hours session Tuesday set the tone for today’s downward pitch in trading but there are glimmers of hope -- see crude prices -- elsewhere.
Markets are looking for some oomph amid a bevy of economic reports, earnings and the Federal Reserve decisions on interest-rate hikes
After two weeks of feverish earnings activity, investors approach the coming week still looking for direction.