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April 2, 2015

Another Sloppy Stock Day as Jobs Report, Long Weekend Loom?

Yes, yesterday’s close marked a back-to-back drop and the sixth lower finish out of the past eight sessions. But the remarkable aspect ...

April 1, 2015

Hang on Tight, Stock Volatility Finds Spring Awakening

Volatility woke up early Wednesday morning as Asia’s stock market drop and a fresh flurry of “safe haven” yen buying after a weaker Japanese business ...

March 31, 2015

Can Deal-Driven Stock Stamina Continue as Quarter Closes?

Add it up: Over $17 billion in deals in Monday’s session to push major stock indices solidly higher for the day. That included the strongest session for ...

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March 30, 2015

Will Good Friday Jobs Release Be Kind to Stocks?

Put another quarter in the books. As Q1 wraps this week, new job market data and end-of-quarter position-squaring are likely to drive market action ...

March 27, 2015

Losing Skid is Deepest Since January as Economy Paused

Five days of red? U.S. stock futures maintained negative ground and the dollar turned lower as the government had no revision to a 2.2% U.S. Q4 GDP reading ...

March 26, 2015

Could Stock Market's Wake-Up Call Come From Afar?

Stock indicators are flashing warning signs for a second day and the biggest headline overnight may be renewed Middle East tensions ...

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March 25, 2015

Durable-Goods Downer Could Kill Mega-Deal Buzz

Is there some secret holiday at work in the stock and currency markets that I’m unaware of? Volume is non-existent, with only deal buzz potentially stirring ...

March 24, 2015

Sloppy Stocks Track Mixed Batch of Data, Dollar Slack

Wall Street’s leading stock averages finished with a tint of red on Monday thanks to a late-day pullback. But the tiny move still allowed the S&P 500 (SPX) to cling ...

March 23, 2015

Stock Volatility Cools but Other Markets Stay Heated

Last week’s turnaround snapped the broader stock market’s weekly losing streak and landed the S&P 500 (SPX) within striking distance of a fresh record high ...

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March 20, 2015

After All That, Stocks Could Clock Weekly Gain

Oil stained the stock averages again on Thursday yet early indications today leave Wall Street on track for roughly 1.8% to 3% weekly gains.

March 19, 2015

Sloppy Footing for Stocks After Fed’s Dove Delivers

Little traction for stocks early today on the heels of a volatile session on Wednesday, when the indexes wiped away early losses to close sharply higher.

March 18, 2015

Fed Fears, Crude Reality? The Waiting Continues

No one’s really afraid of the Federal Reserve. Janet Yellen and crew are getting pretty good at clueing markets in to their process. And, today’s policy meeting ...

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March 17, 2015

Soggy Housing Data Add to Pre-Fed Stress

Wall Street is struggling for repeat green this St. Patrick’s Day even after robust gains lit up the screens in a light-volume rally.

March 16, 2015

Will Fed Open Door to Rate Hike, More Stock Losses?

The roller coaster continued on Wall Street and may not stop as another potentially market-moving Federal Reserve meeting dominates the agenda this week.

March 13, 2015

Wild Week Wraps with Attention Already on Fed

Back on the plus-side! Anyone else’s neck kinked after this week’s swings? Tugged higher by Thursday’s gains for financial shares, stocks logged their biggest gain ...

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March 12, 2015

Stock Market Follows the Money, Eyeing Euro Parity

The stock market followed up its worst day in five months with a soggy finish on Wednesday as fears bubble up for the health of future export-sensitive earnings.

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